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Does it have the grommet like the 400R or just open holes like most cheaper cases ?

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Neither. It has holes that need to be punched out manually by you. You need to be very careful if you do it, because the rear metal is very thin and it will bend easily if you don't take your time doing it. I punched out the holes and put my own gaskets on.

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Neither. It has holes that need to be punched out manually by you. You need to be very careful if you do it, because the rear metal is very thin and it will bend easily if you don't take your time doing it. I punched out the holes and put my own gaskets on.

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I left out that I was referring to the cable management holes in the mobo tray.

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139011

Open holes, you can clearly see in the pictures.

Very nice case, but I'd reccomend a 690II over it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119216&cm_sp=DailyDeal-_-11-119-216-_-Product

Better everything for 15$ more
    
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139011

Open holes, you can clearly see in the pictures.

Very nice case, but I'd reccomend a 690II over it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119216&cm_sp=DailyDeal-_-11-119-216-_-Product

Better everything for 15$ more

CM cases are hideous. Not a fan of a case that screams "gamerz" case. I saw the pictures from corsair's website and newegg bit found it odd it didn't have them. Just thought maybe they were missing.

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post #6 of 6
I've owned a CM690 as well. The 300R is a better constructed and designed case in my opinion. The 300R has sturdier side panels, takes 2 x 140mm fans up front, only plastic in the front and better quality plastic, USB 3.0 front ports, black cables, space between top and bottom drive cages for better air flow, and bigger CPU backplate cutout.
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