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NightRain

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I've recently added a new things to my PC, some new 1TB WD Black HDD's, a new DVD-ROM, a 2nd Asus 4870 1GB for Crossfire support and a new Corsair HX1000W power supply. Here are some updated pics. The cables need to be cleaned up a little but overall I think the cable management is pretty good. I also added an Artic Cooling 120mm fan over the top of my graphics cards, this is held in place with very strong double sided tape. I plan on getting the Lian Li case cooler if I can find a store that stocks them, but this will do for now.

Without the center support bar



With the center support bar:



What do you think?
 

CroSsFiRe2009

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Not the newest of pics but this is basically my rig, it's been transplanted to an Antec 300, and yes, that's a DIY hard drive enclosure
 

NightRain

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Cables could be much better. Put off any other stuff till you get a decent CPU cooler -- will make it look much better as well as run cooler.
I'm not sure they could be much better. I've just did another tidy job on the cable and this is about as good as I can do, but if you have suggestions feel free. I'm only really concerned with them blocking airflow (which they don't). Looks don't matter much to me since the side panel is always on. I think this is a bit better though. Hard to really tidy the power cables for 4 case fans, 3 HDD's, 3 DVD's, and 4 PCI-E power cables. Along with all the other little things that have wires too.

Without support bar:



With support bar:



Better? I used some tubing to hide the front panel wires and the DVD drive SATA cables better.

As for a CPU fan, I've decided I'm going to try and get a Noctua NH-U12P with two fans. However, these seem to be out of stock in most places or they charge CRAZY shipping prices.

Any other suggestions?
 

NightRain

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Holy crap man, what do you need 3 dvd players for?
In my old system I had 2 DVD-RWs, a DVD-ROM and a CD-ROM. Currently I have two DVD-RW's and a DVD-ROM. I use the DVD-RW's for writing and reading. I use the DVD-ROM for reading, the DVD-ROM is also flashed with Kreon firmware so I can rip Xbox360 games. That way I can play my 360 games on system link without owning two copies. I have a unmodded 360 in my living room and a modded 360 in my computer room. Buying the same game for both systems doesn't make sense.
 

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