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CM 690 II advanced alternative

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Hi,

Ive been looking at this case mainly for wcing for a while now cause of its "smaller" size and its radiator spots.

I have a very long psu so i was worried that it wouldnt fit cause of the bottom radiator. Decided to check with cooler master and they said there wouldnt be any space left for the connectors.

Now is there any alternative to this case that has the same water cooling possibilities and still is in midtower size?
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Originally Posted by Stridarn View Post
Hi,

Ive been looking at this case mainly for wcing for a while now cause of its "smaller" size and its radiator spots.

I have a very long psu so i was worried that it wouldnt fit cause of the bottom radiator. Decided to check with cooler master and they said there wouldnt be any space left for the connectors.

Now is there any alternative to this case that has the same water cooling possibilities and still is in midtower size?
Unless your going to do some modding, i'm afraid not mate. Even then, you could just mod the 690 II in the same way. My advice to you would be to either get a smaller psu, or strap your other rad on the back of the case like I have done. I actually prefer it to the dual internal rad setup, because I am able to keep all of my hard drive bays in, just in case I want to add more in the future.

The 690 II is the best mid tower out there for out of the box water cooling support. Good luck
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