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Posted 02 October 2013 - 10:04
Posted 02 October 2013 - 12:05
It depends on both PSU
- does the length of CPU power cable permit it?
...and the case
- does it even have a hole at the top and does the case have enough space behind the board, so that you can close the side panel without too much trouble
Posted 02 October 2013 - 12:40
Make sure you get one of the new cases that allows you to put cables beind the motherboard plate. and it all goes away untill they pop out at the hole closest to where they need to go
Posted 02 October 2013 - 12:56
Buy a case with decent cable management options and you should be set. Even if you think that a Mid-tower would suffice, buy a Full tower case. It will save you a lot of headaches in cable management and adding components in the future. A modular PSU is also a must.
Posted 02 October 2013 - 14:42
Posted 02 October 2013 - 14:56
At very least, you can probably squeeze the cable behind the top right corner of the motherboard.
That's what I'd do.
Posted 02 October 2013 - 19:52
Yeah, well, as nice as K380 (and its cousin K280) is for starters (and has decent amount of space behind the board), it doesn't have the hole.
Either squeeze it as Astra says (#1 in the pic) or get a bunch of cable ties and route it as #2 in the pic - all expansion cards have a hole that permits this. Hold it fixed by tying together with front panel audio and USB. Admittedly, it's not nearly as pretty, but still better than none at all.
Or you could make that hole with a dremel
Posted 04 October 2013 - 21:00
ty i ordered the extention