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    No offence taken, isn't that the point? If you have a suggestion with a way to do it I couldn't see, feel free to make it.
    But it is a terrible case, and a terrible PSU for wiring, neither of which I will be using again. I've thought many times of switching out the case and PSU just because of that, but when it comes to spending ~£300 to make it look pretty, I find it hard to justify to myself.

    Unfortunately I cant get the 8pin to go anywhere, its barely long enough to go the way it has. there's no way to get it behind the board. There's also some fan cables at the top that do basically the same, they're way too short to do anything with.

    Interesting point about the sata cables, didn't really occur to me that it was that bad.

    At some point if it bugs me enough, I'll probably end up buying some extensions for stuff that like, but for now, its only a blight when posting up here.
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    This is one of those few cases where I'd suggest flipping the powersupply fan down, since that would put the 8pin much closer to any grommet you have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Djinni View Post
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    Apart from the obvious wiring, there seems to be an issue with your airflow.
    The amount of dust makes me think you don't have positive pressure in the case ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    This is one of those few cases where I'd suggest flipping the powersupply fan down, since that would put the 8pin much closer to any grommet you have.
    The only other problem with this, is there is no "vent" at the bottom of the case. the fan on the PSU would be useless. Also, there is no cable access point near the 8pin on the mobo, so it wouldn't actually make any difference, a cable extension would still be required.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Djinni View Post
    The only other problem with this, is there is no "vent" at the bottom of the case. the fan on the PSU would be useless. Also, there is no cable access point near the 8pin on the mobo, so it wouldn't actually make any difference, a cable extension would still be required.
    Ah, well you're fucked then huh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    Ah, well you're fucked then huh.
    I've been looking at the Corsair 600T and the 650D and coupling it with a new modular PSU, but its a lot of money to spend on a machine that actually I want to replace pretty soon anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Majesticii View Post
    Apart from the obvious wiring, there seems to be an issue with your airflow.
    The amount of dust makes me think you don't have positive pressure in the case ...
    I experimented a lot with this, (you may recall a few posts back when I first built it) the only way to make it positive pressure is to have ALL the fans as intake fans. The problem is that this doesn't actually help because you can only put dust filters on the two front fans without some case mods.

    But certainly the cabling could be better, it looked alright at nearly midnight when I did it Might have another crack at it at the weekend when I get my compressor out. Had to use a cheap brush to dust everything off last night.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Djinni View Post
    I've been looking at the Corsair 600T and the 650D and coupling it with a new modular PSU, but its a lot of money to spend on a machine that actually I want to replace pretty soon anyway.
    What are you gonna replace it with then? Since good case and PSU are like the most future proof pieces you can get, unless you are going for something entirely different like htpc.
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    http://i.imgur.com/wqxaO9U.jpg?1

    http://imgur.com/tHCc9g5

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    Quote Originally Posted by shamanele View Post
    http://i.imgur.com/wqxaO9U.jpg?1

    http://imgur.com/tHCc9g5

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    IDK how I'd feel having a keyboard that costs more than the CPU or is about the same price as the GPU :/

    Excessive RAM, SSD, and peripherals. Money could've better gone to better cpu/gpu
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ripox View Post
    IDK how I'd feel having a keyboard that costs more than the CPU or is about the same price as the GPU :/

    Excessive RAM, SSD, and peripherals. Money could've better gone to better cpu/gpu
    You bring up a really good point about peripherals... people seem to go all out on them and forget how much extra money they are dropping on peripherals but cutting so short on the CPU/GPU, when those are what will deliver the actual game to you. While having peripherals that make you comfortable is important, it is also important to have hardware that can drive your games... While WoW isn't much to drive... it is in 20-25 man raids. Seriously, if shamanele had spent a little less on peripherals, maybe just gotten a 128GB SSD, and 8GB of RAM, they could have gotten an Intel Haswell i5 and GTX 760 or something similar, been able to overclock seriously, and get MUCH better performance.

    Such a shame people don't ask before impulse-buying.
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    You'll need hearing protection with those, anyway, i will never buy anything that have stock fans, ever. Windforce 3X all the way baby!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    You bring up a really good point about peripherals... people seem to go all out on them and forget how much extra money they are dropping on peripherals but cutting so short on the CPU/GPU, when those are what will deliver the actual game to you. While having peripherals that make you comfortable is important, it is also important to have hardware that can drive your games... While WoW isn't much to drive... it is in 20-25 man raids. Seriously, if shamanele had spent a little less on peripherals, maybe just gotten a 128GB SSD, and 8GB of RAM, they could have gotten an Intel Haswell i5 and GTX 760 or something similar, been able to overclock seriously, and get MUCH better performance.

    Such a shame people don't ask before impulse-buying.
    i think peripherals are just as important, a new PC will only be faster, but a new keyboard, mouse and monitor makes your overall system feel better

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyanotical View Post
    i think peripherals are just as important, a new PC will only be faster, but a new keyboard, mouse and monitor makes your overall system feel better
    Of course. My peripherals are quite expensive and I have loads of them. Whats the point of a PC if I don't feel comfortable using it? I can't even play WoW without a Naga.

    BUT - priorities
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyanotical View Post
    i think peripherals are just as important, a new PC will only be faster, but a new keyboard, mouse and monitor makes your overall system feel better
    Well yeah, but the K95? WoW Legendary mouse? 16GB of RAM? 250GB SSD? Siberia V2?

    These are all absolute overkill and had he spent a little less on each of these, he could have afforded a better CPU, if not a Haswell i5, (though I seriously believe he could) then a higher-end AMD A10.
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    Yeah, but thing is, his peripherals most likely got upgraded/bought after the rest of the pc was made. He says on bracets:"updated since pic".

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    Oh herro I am back from the dead now that my court case and irl family stuff has finaly settled down my little baby thread is not really little any more after not being around for sometime and I have some catching up to in the computer area of my life as I pretty much completely stopped fallowing it as I was to busy with the lawsuit and to poor because of it but now I am back and as I said need to catch up as anyone who has read the first page my old build is VERY old and I am going to be comming into some money in the next week and plan on making a new build so another words HALP me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fauier View Post
    You'll need hearing protection with those, anyway, i will never buy anything that have stock fans, ever. Windforce 3X all the way baby!
    I won't be needing hearing protection... in fact, I won't be hearing the two cards' fans again! Because I'm watercooling.

    Quote Originally Posted by Firatha View Post
    Etc
    Breathe, man.

    Also, lawsuit? What crazy stuff did you get involved in?! O_o We'll be happy to help you put together a new build though when you're ready, just make a thread when the time comes.

    Look at Marest's thread here: http://www.mmo-champion.com/threads/...-Sample-Builds

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ripox View Post
    IDK how I'd feel having a keyboard that costs more than the CPU or is about the same price as the GPU :/

    Excessive RAM, SSD, and peripherals. Money could've better gone to better cpu/gpu
    My keyboard costed more than my CPU aswell, and i have a 4670K.
    But yeah, the hardware choices are a bit weird...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Firatha View Post
    Oh herro I am back from the dead now that my court case and irl family stuff has finaly settled down my little baby thread is not really little any more after not being around for sometime and I have some catching up to in the computer area of my life as I pretty much completely stopped fallowing it as I was to busy with the lawsuit and to poor because of it but now I am back and as I said need to catch up as anyone who has read the first page my old build is VERY old and I am going to be comming into some money in the next week and plan on making a new build so another words HALP me.

    inb4 Who are you?
    Make a thread in the build help subforum please. This thread has been converted into a thread just for posting existing builds and commenting on them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Majesticii View Post
    My keyboard costed more than my CPU aswell, and i have a 4670K.
    But yeah, the hardware choices are a bit weird...
    also to ripox, yes performance in games are great, but physical ergonomics are far more important then the hardware inside your pc, the settings you play at can always be adjusted, how you interact with what you use is more important as general health should be the number 1 prio of anything, and sadly also the most difficult to get right, so spending money in this area is great.

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