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Old 01-24-2009, 04:04 PM   #1
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Hey. Well since I'm getting a new video card that's a lot longer I was worried about the length of a couple cables.

So I thought up a way to fix it. I was just wondering if it was safe? (Heat, static, placement in general, ect.)

I moved my HDD to the front of the case in stead of the bays it's suppose to go in.

And tacky or not, I don't care.


In this pic, it's screwed into the front of the comp (where the power button is)

I just took off the front case, and got a long screw and screwed it in place.





The orange and blue wires is what I was worried about, along w/ the Sata Cable.




And just a front view of where the front case goes on, along w/ the screw I used.





Thanks.
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It'll work. I don't really think it was needed though.
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Shouldn't cause you any problems but looks like a fricking stupid way to fix a cable management problem.
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Shouldn't cause you any problems but looks like a fricking stupid way to fix a cable management problem.
As I said I don't care, all I needed to know was if it would cause any problems.
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Just offering an opinion MNI
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Just offering an opinion MNI
Lol, ok.
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Old 01-25-2009, 01:34 AM   #7
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which cables are too short? Just solder up some longer ones.
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u can always get longer wires. Sata cables are about $5, depending on the length
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which cables are too short? Just solder up some longer ones.
I LOL'd.
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I LOL'd.
If that made you lol you should see my homemade 4pin connector.
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