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I have a bunch of tower PCs I'm getting ready to put out, and I'm looking for something to make the wires coming out the back a little harder to tamper with and look a little nicer — something like a cheap wire cage that will be attached via the thumb screws.

I've been doing my own searching, but I can't find anything. It occurs to me that perhaps I just don't know the right keywords to use (which takes this beyond a shopping recommendation), and so I'm asking here if anyone can point me in the right direction.

I'm looking more here for aethetics — any tamper resistance is just a bonus.

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Maybe you're looking for 'cable management'? –  Shinrai Dec 9 '10 at 18:05
    
@Shinrai - not really, and solutions there tend to focus more on either server racks or internal cable arrangements anyway. –  Joel Coehoorn Dec 9 '10 at 18:56
    
@Joel - Agreed that that is the usual concern, but it's really the same regardless of where it is. I don't know of another name for it, and that's usually how I see velcro strapping, desk-attached cable brackets, etc sold. (I am unfamiliar with a product like you're thinking about, that seems potentially problematic though.) –  Shinrai Dec 9 '10 at 19:03
    
" wire cage that will be attached via the thumb screws."....Maybe you should invent one and make millions selling them, I have never seen these except for a few select models of Dells, nothing for the after market. Necessity if the mother of invention! –  Moab Dec 10 '10 at 3:17
    
@Moab - haha, if only –  Joel Coehoorn Dec 10 '10 at 4:42
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Try a search on pc case "exterior cable management".

Some of the items on this page look interesting and might be adaptable.

WireMate™ Cord Organizer

Here's a case that includes integrated exterior cable management.

BitFenix Collosus

Here's a case that has the motherboard rotated 90° so the cable attachment is at the top under a cover and they exit through an opening in the back.

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