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Oh nice, That should certainly get a good amount of airflow. I could for see cable management being a little trickier in that sort of case. I guess we are all too used to having PSU shrouds for hiding cables and grommet holes for routing cables behind the motherboard tray haha. I can see there is space behind the motherboard tray, so routing of the cables could go from the PSU and straight up behind it. 

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What's the total weight @Spotswood? Bet that things super light compared to mine!

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I like it, definitely well made 🙂

 

As for keeping things neat cable wise, there are ways that can be  done using the extrusions as guides. For instance, 80/20 sells cable tie mounts you can easily slip into t-slots in a cinch. They also sell t-slot covers which can be useful for hiding longer stretches of one or two wires (e.g., from a tmp monitoring device like those sold by Aquacomputer and others), depending on the wire gauge and extrusion t-slot size.

 

Might not be as pretty as your typical hidden routing areas and grommet holes, but you can certainly make things look organized.

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On 4/28/2021 at 9:48 PM, iamjanco said:

I like it, definitely well made ?

 

As for keeping things neat cable wise, there are ways that can be  done using the extrusions as guides. For instance, 80/20 sells cable tie mounts you can easily slip into t-slots in a cinch. They also sell t-slot covers which can be useful for hiding longer stretches of one or two wires (e.g., from a tmp monitoring device like those sold by Aquacomputer and others), depending on the wire gauge and extrusion t-slot size.

 

Might not be as pretty as your typical hidden routing areas and grommet holes, but you can certainly make things look organized.

Those are not bad. I use adhesive mounts that allow you to loop a cable tie through, very useful for creating your own route while keeping the cables taught to the chassis.

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2 hours ago, ENTERPRISE said:

Those are not bad. I use adhesive mounts that allow you to loop a cable tie through, very useful for creating your own route while keeping the cables taught to the chassis.

Yeah, I've got those as well, but don't really use them anymore simply because they tend to loosen up and eventually fall off what they're mounted to if their adhesive backings are subpar/aren't high strength (e.g., equivalent to something like 3M LSE300 specs). Proper surface prep is considered in that statement.

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36 minutes ago, iamjanco said:

Yeah, I've got those as well, but don't really use them anymore simply because they tend to loosen up and eventually fall off what they're mounted to if their adhesive backings are subpar/aren't high strength (e.g., equivalent to something like 3M LSE300 specs). Proper surface prep is considered in that statement.

Yeah that is the only downside to them I agree. Sometimes I tend to replace the sticky on them with something better.

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