Post your "rate my cables" here

Discussion in 'Case Mod Gallery' started by DRJ1014, Aug 10, 2004.

  1. N1GHTRA1N

    N1GHTRA1N Gawd

    Messages:
    781
    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2009
    There is actually a fifth in the drive bat under the optical drives
     
  2. m3ta1head

    m3ta1head 777

    Messages:
    6,309
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2006
    (click for huge)

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2015
    Krenum likes this.
  3. N1GHTRA1N

    N1GHTRA1N Gawd

    Messages:
    781
    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2009
    Ok so I've done a little more work, see my previous post just a little above this one.

    The PC-V1010 isn't exactly great for cable management. I've added some tie down points and replaced my red SATA cables with black ones. Looks better. I'm waiting on a 8Pin CPU extension to route that cable behind the motherboard and then I think I'll have done as much as I can.

    I do have 2 SSD, 3 HDD and 3 optical drives in this system so there are a lot of rights taking up space.

    Please offer me any suggestions and feedback!

    Back of MB tray:
    [​IMG]

    Closer view of SSD and HDD and PSU area:
    [​IMG]

    SSD and HDD and PSU area other side:
    [​IMG]

    Main side:
    [​IMG]

    Windowed panel installed:
    [​IMG]
     
  4. trick0502

    trick0502 [H]ardness Supreme

    Messages:
    5,153
    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2006
    What do you need three rom drives for?
     
  5. N1GHTRA1N

    N1GHTRA1N Gawd

    Messages:
    781
    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2009
    I don't really. I could easily so with just the Pioneer BDR-207D now. The Samsung DVD-ROM I added because it would read Xbox 360 games, I maybe ripped 5 games and it's never been used since. I do use the DVD-RW when burning dvd's instead of the BDR but I rarely burn anything anymore.

    That being said other than a couple extra sata cables they aren't really doing anything negative.
     
  6. jcvjcvjcvjcv

    jcvjcvjcvjcv Gawd

    Messages:
    703
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2007
    Standby energy consumption?
     
  7. Azphira

    Azphira [H]ard|Gawd

    Messages:
    1,821
    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2003
    This side is relatively okay.
    [​IMG]


    Was that rating for cleanliness or crammed messiness?

    [​IMG]

    They should make double window cases with the slogan "Where you gonna hide your wires now, Asshole?"
     
  8. zaniix

    zaniix Gawd

    Messages:
    895
    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2011
  9. Azphira

    Azphira [H]ard|Gawd

    Messages:
    1,821
    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2003
    Well then, I'll be...
     
  10. JayJapanB

    JayJapanB [H]ard|Gawd

    Messages:
    1,448
    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2012
    photo2s8uj8.jpg

    Not too bad for a back panel

    2losyr.jpg
     
  11. colinstu

    colinstu 2[H]4U

    Messages:
    3,563
    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2007
    Awesome looking build. Usually not a fan of Lian Li cases but your machine makes it look great. Noctuas, great looking WC setup, clean wiring and components. 1+
     
  12. silent-circuit

    silent-circuit [H]ardForum Junkie

    Messages:
    16,133
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2005
    ^^^
    Is that hard-piped? If so, how'd you get the bends? If not, what are you using for piping?
     
  13. JayJapanB

    JayJapanB [H]ard|Gawd

    Messages:
    1,448
    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2012
    Thanks! I find it hard to get cases I sort of like. The TJ07, 800D and 909 are some of my favourites. This Lian Li is pretty alright. Could be a bit more ridged though and the back is kinda ugly. Although this is a few years old now it can still play games pretty well at 1440p so I don't plan on subbing anything out anytime soon.

    The tubing is a soft pipe Neoprene tube. The product is Norprene and it's manufactured by Tygon.
    EK use similar stuff on their predator series. It is low evaporative and doesn't leach plasticiser.
     
  14. JayJapanB

    JayJapanB [H]ard|Gawd

    Messages:
    1,448
    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2012
    Post 'before and after's! :D
     
  15. jadesaber2

    jadesaber2 Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    289
    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2005
    My new build. Not much room to work with in this case.

    [​IMG]

    The back of the motherboard tray:

    [​IMG]

    EDIT: busted out the big camera, and got a shot of the back.
     
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2015
  16. jadesaber2

    jadesaber2 Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    289
    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2005
    The Corsair was a bit too cramped for me. So I moved everything over to a Phanteks Enthoo Pro M overnight.

    [​IMG]
     
    Krenum likes this.
  17. aerial-

    aerial- Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    192
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2011
  18. raymondo

    raymondo Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    230
    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2012
    Nice, great looking and tidied up. What case is it? Silverstone Temjin TJ08-E?
     
  19. aerial-

    aerial- Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    192
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2011
    It is same frame as tj08, but this model is named Kublai KL06, different front panel
     
  20. the snake

    the snake [H]ard|Gawd

    Messages:
    1,142
    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2001
  21. CaptNumbNutz

    CaptNumbNutz Bulls[H]it Master

    Messages:
    20,170
    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2007
    My latest Silverstone FT05 build.

    This is by far one of the most difficult cases I've ever worked on, but it was soooooo worth it. Took me almost all day to wire this beast.

    Upon leaving Microcenter yesterday, I picked up a bulk bag of 100 zip ties. I used almost all of them.

    Album here.
    http://imgur.com/a/7fKf5

    ==========

    First up, the mod I had to do to the optical drive caddy. I purchased Silverstone's own CP10 cable set meant for their own slot load drive. Interestingly enough, Silverstone did not design their own case with their own unique cable in mind. This right angle cable would get caught on the plastic housing and not allow me to install the caddy. So out came the dremel and drill. Note the 4pin molex to SATA power adapter plug (bought separately) so I didn't have to use extra cables off my PSU.

    [​IMG]

    ==========

    Next, The front panel cabling and fan wires. I plugged the 2 Silverstone 180mm fans directly into the motherboard, but disabled fan control in the bios opting to use the case's built in fan control instead. There is a crap ton of wires here, bundling them together and snaking them behind the motherboard was a real chore. The biggest trick to pulling this off is actually removing the bottom plate so you can remove both fans. Removing the intake fans allows you to snake several thin cables in the tiny crevice between the fans and the motherboard tray.

    [​IMG]

    ==========

    More front panel cabling and the 8pin EPS connector.

    [​IMG]

    ==========

    24pin ATX power and USB 3.0 plug. By far the worst offenders.

    [​IMG]

    ==========

    SATA, Front Panel connections, and modular PSU plugs. I highly recommend anyone building in this case avoid right angle connectors. There is very little room to fit a right angle plug in your SSD on the back panel, and right angle connectors on the HDD's actually make things worse since the design of the HDD caddy would force right angle cables to bend back on themselves.

    Instead, SATA III cables with tiny latching plugs work really well. I recommend these.

    [​IMG]

    ==========

    The backside where the magic happens. If done right, you can allocate the entire 2nd 2.5" drive bay to cable management. If you have more SSD's, then I suggest mounting them in a PCI slot with one of these (1. or 2.)or figuring out a way to mount them elsewhere.

    [​IMG]

    ==========

    Full view of the hardware. Most cables are hidden. Note the special Vault-Tec bobblehead that helped with the necessary stat increases on my dexterity and patience.
    Ted's just pissed off he didn't get to do something kinky with zip-ties.

    [​IMG]


    ==========

    All buttoned up. Now I just got to deal with the cables coming out the top.

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2016
  22. hound

    hound 2[H]4U

    Messages:
    3,416
    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2004
  23. ITGuy1024

    ITGuy1024 n00b

    Messages:
    53
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2016
    Nothing special but here's mine.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  24. Fud

    Fud Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    276
    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2007
    ITGuy1024 nice and clean...Specs?
     
  25. ITGuy1024

    ITGuy1024 n00b

    Messages:
    53
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2016
    Thanks

    Rosewill Rise Case
    Gigabyte 970A Motherboard
    AMD FX-6300 (6 Core 3.5Ghz) With Hyper 212 EVO
    Rosewill Valens 600W PSU
    Dual GTX 550 Ti's in SLI
    BitFenix Cable Extensions
    8GB of some random memory I had
    250GB ADATA SSD
     
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2016
  26. Bloodwulf

    Bloodwulf n00b

    Messages:
    22
    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2007
  27. Nickbaldwin86

    Nickbaldwin86 2[H]4U

    Messages:
    2,135
    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2009
  28. thefordmccord

    thefordmccord [H]ard|Gawd

    Messages:
    1,044
    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2001
  29. frankmansal

    frankmansal Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    130
    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2013
  30. burgerkong

    burgerkong [H]Lite

    Messages:
    117
    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2012
    Pretty crappy pics I know (I blame the camera heh), did a slight refresh on our home server from 1155 to 1150 (i3 to Pentium). Got a better board with a full complement of SATA3 ports and a socket upgrade for free, not complaining. Had to reorganize some cables in my cramped Lian Li PC-A04 case with absolutely no place to hide cables - partly due to how I configured the hard drive cages for drive suspension and less obstruction to incoming air. All in all, the third rebuild for it!

    View attachment 662

    View attachment 661

    View attachment 664

    View attachment 663

    View attachment 665
     
  31. Nemesis429

    Nemesis429 [H]Lite

    Messages:
    97
    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2012
  32. frankmansal

    frankmansal Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    130
    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2013
  33. Nemesis429

    Nemesis429 [H]Lite

    Messages:
    97
    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2012
  34. frankmansal

    frankmansal Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    130
    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2013
    I'm ordering the wife a silver one soon so I will get to see which one I like better.
     
  35. Nemesis429

    Nemesis429 [H]Lite

    Messages:
    97
    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2012
    Hey,

    Any update did you get your wife one? :D
     
  36. Misterzeno

    Misterzeno [H]Lite

    Messages:
    104
    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2005
    Old case... kind of chaotic

    IMG_20160614_173758510.jpg

    New case and a few other things

    IMG_20160614_221115782.jpg
     
    HAF72 likes this.
  37. m3ta1head

    m3ta1head 777

    Messages:
    6,309
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2006
  38. m3ta1head

    m3ta1head 777

    Messages:
    6,309
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2006
  39. Krenum

    Krenum [H]ardForum Junkie

    Messages:
    15,553
    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2005

    Really clean!

    Where is your vidja card?
     
    m3ta1head likes this.
  40. m3ta1head

    m3ta1head 777

    Messages:
    6,309
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2006
    That's a workstation I built for my dad, no GPU required for the type of work he's doing. This is my personal rig, you can't miss the GPU :D
     
    Krenum likes this.