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Cooler Master HAF 912 vs. 690 II

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I'm deciding between getting the HAF 912 or the 690 II. Besides the price difference, what are the differences? Is one better the other, and how so?

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post #2 of 15
HAF 912 hands down. Everyone says that the CM 690 II is the best value, but it only supports up to 11.96" Graphics cards (304MM) while the HAF 912 can support extremely large ones when you take out the HDD Cage.
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But my opinion, HAF 922. Same price as the CM 690 II and it supports around 13.2" graphics cards.
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Haf 922 is where its at!
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post #5 of 15
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Originally Posted by Tpatcher View Post
Haf 922 is where its at!
I completely agree with that statement. CM 690 II is a great case, the downside is you can't put large GCs in them. Well you can't put the HD 6990 or the GTX 590. You can fit the HD 6970 and GTX 580 with no problem at all though. The HAF 922 has a far better stock cooling than the CM 690 II. But if you put a fan in every mount in both cases, the CM 690 II could win.
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lol guys what are u saying? CM 690 II can support FULL length Graphic Cards just by removing the Hard Drive cages which imo are not needed as it has two on the top..Who uses more than 2 Hard drives? Plus its features are a lot better than the HAFs
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post #7 of 15
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Originally Posted by Heartl3ss View Post
lol guys what are u saying? CM 690 II can support FULL length Graphic Cards just by removing the Hard Drive cages which imo are not needed as it has two on the top..Who uses more than 2 Hard drives? Plus its features are a lot better than the HAFs
What are you saying? You can't remove the top part of the HDD bay

as you can see in this image

and this one
post #8 of 15
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Ok, so it sounds like HAF is where to go. What are the differences between HAF 912 and 922? Is it worth the extra $50?
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post #9 of 15
Are you putting a 6990 or 590 in there? do you NEED 12+" room for a GPU? 690 II Advanced Review

The 690 has a hot swap bay, better cable management, and better support for water cooling if you decide to go that route.
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post #10 of 15
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Ok, so it sounds like HAF is where to go. What are the differences between HAF 912 and 922? Is it worth the extra $50?
912 you'll have to buy fans, the 922 comes with fans. i went with the 912 so i could add what i wanted. the 690,922,or 912 are all great choices. you really cant go wrong with coolmaster cases.
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