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Now are they running a USB 3.0 cable through the case to plug into the back of the I/O panel like other cases, or do they connect via a USB 3.0 header?
It uses a USB 3.0 header.
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Fantastic. just what i was hoping for. The CM690 II Advanced suited my needs absolutely perfectly, and is so well thought out and easy to maintain. I remember thinking not long back that it would be stupid for CM to NOT release a revised version, or at least update the top part so it supported usb 3.0

Looking forward to this.
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Knowing Corsair quality 400R feels very cheap. 690 II looks and feels much better.
Function over form ftw. 400r is better in this area.

The 400r does feel a little cheap. That's partly why I changed it for the 500r.
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If they can nail the current price point, this fantastic case just got better I'd like to see them offer a windowed version, too. Buying it separately is a hassle Maybe I can contact CM to see if they'll sell me those grommets, hmm...

Side-note: I've tried to replace my 690 II ADV many times, only to find out that I can't justify it. The 690 II Adv is one of the best values out there. (It could use a few more modern features, but no case is perfect)
    
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Only if they would make a window that doesn't have the stupid fan slot on the side... Just makes the case looks terrible when you trying to display your components.
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Function over form ftw. 400r is better in this area.

The 400r does feel a little cheap. That's partly why I changed it for the 500r.
How does the 400r functionality is better than the 690 ii advanced??? The only thing i see is that the 400r has additional front intake fan on stock. But you can mod the 690 ii to accept two 120mm fans.

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If they can nail the current price point, this fantastic case just got better I'd like to see them offer a windowed version, too. Buying it separately is a hassle Maybe I can contact CM to see if they'll sell me those grommets, hmm...

Side-note: I've tried to replace my 690 II ADV many times, only to find out that I can't justify it. The 690 II Adv is one of the best values out there. (It could use a few more modern features, but no case is perfect)
The only major advantage of 690 ii advanced over Lancool K63 is the looks. Other than that my case trumps yours performance/value wise.

I was hoping CM would revise the top panel with the I/O panel detached.
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How does the 400r functionality is better than the 690 ii advanced??? The only thing i see is that the 400r has additional front intake fan on stock. But you can mod the 690 ii to accept two 120mm fans.
just look at the new additions to the revised 690II. these things the 400r launched with. oh and still only 7 expansion slots.
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just look at the new additions to the revised 690II. these things the 400r launched with. oh and still only 7 expansion slots.
Both the 400r and 500r reminds me of how successful is the 690 ii when those two cases were first announced.
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just look at the new additions to the revised 690II. these things the 400r launched with. oh and still only 7 expansion slots.
Yeah but it also came before 400R. Like 1.5 year ago.
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