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TickleMyElmo

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I have been looking at cases for my friends new build and have come down to the following.

1. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...=thermaltake_versa_h34-_-11-133-270-_-Product

2. http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Carbide-Series-SPEC-02-CC-9011051-WW/dp/B00I0MKMG2

She likes the Corsair's looks better and so do I really but I'm worried about getting the eps cable through the top of the case, very small hole.

What do you guys think? If you have any other ideas that are $60 or less let me know! Thanks guys.
 

EarthDog

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The only hole I see up top is the large hole for the CPU heatsink backplate...None of the links show past that with any clarity...

Why not route it in that hole and THEN mount the motherboard (so the mobo is on top of the cable - before you ask, this will not be harmful so long as you are not tugging the cable under the motherboard)?

Edit get the Corsair...seems like there is more potential for airflow at least...otherwise, I haven't heard about it. You can search for some reviews of the case online as well. :)
 
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TickleMyElmo

TickleMyElmo

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So hook up the psu and run all the wires to the back of the case pull it through the whole and then mount the mb? Would that work? Never tried that before.
 

EarthDog

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All wires? No... just the 12v you are talking about up top for the CPU... there are large grommets everywhere else...

The ones on the side for the 24 pin, may be skinny, but route the 24 pin through it first and the rest (SATA/PCIe) should be easy.