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CM 690 II adv for $60 or Corsair Carbide 400r for $65?

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    690 II advanced for $60
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    400r for $65
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post #1 of 13
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So I have the choice of a CM 690 II advanced for $60 or a Corsair Carbide 400r for $65. Which would you choose based on the hardware in my sig rig?

I was certain I was getting the 690, but this sale has got me wanting the 400r more. The only thing from my sig rig I don't own is a case.

Thanks a lot biggrin.gif
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post #2 of 13
I like the 400r, but it's personal preference, really.

EDIT: There's a big sale on a nice Lancool case. Ugly as ****, but it cools well.
http://www.newegg.com/Special/ShellShocker.aspx?cm_sp=ShellShocker-_-11-112-319-_-12232011_4
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post #3 of 13
I say get the 400R. Unlock the X2 555 to X4 B55.
post #4 of 13
I've done many builds in the 690 II and it's one of my favorite cases. It feels sturdier than the 400R, but thats not to say the 400R is flimsy. Within $5 of each other I would recommend the 400R.
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post #5 of 13
I like Carbide 400R better due to styling.
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post #6 of 13
I suggest get the 690 ii, simply because of the superior built. You can mod it to fit two 120mm fans in front. Get the usb 3.0 version. The 400r has a poor built, you dont want to buy a shaking case.
Edited by momonz - 12/23/11 at 4:42pm
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post #7 of 13
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Originally Posted by momonz View Post

I suggest get the 690 ii, simply because of the superior built. You can mod it to fit two 120mm fans in front. Get the usb 3.0 version. The 400r has a poor built, you dont want to buy a shaking case.

Interesting, can you provide link to this mod?? biggrin.gif
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post #8 of 13
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Originally Posted by momonz View Post

You can mod it to fit two 120mm fans in front.

I'd love to see this mod as well.

And yea, couple that with two holes for 240mm rads on top and bottom, along with rear and side vents, it's an ungodly case for aircooling and watercooling. I love mine, but i'd get the USB 3.0 version.
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post #9 of 13
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Originally Posted by Starbomba View Post

I'd love to see this mod as well.
And yea, couple that with two holes for 240mm rads on top and bottom, along with rear and side vents, it's an ungodly case for aircooling and watercooling. I love mine, but i'd get the USB 3.0 version.

I love mine too, coolermaster is going to release the new USB3.0 panel for the older models, I just hope I can buy a set of grommets for it.
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I love mine too, coolermaster is going to release the new USB3.0 panel for the older models, I just hope I can buy a set of grommets for it.

Double agreed. Maybe that's when i could fetch a regular 690 and add the HDD dock from my case, and make cable management a bit neater biggrin.gif
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