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So, the starting of the great adventure begins somewhere.

Yesterday, i started the cutting of my window panel, installed my modular PSU (which has questions later, not sure where to post it)

Anyways...
I have a REV1 of the CM 690II advanced with top mounted radiator (cut out required for the rad to fit.

Side panel -

I used the stock side panel (non window version) and cut out the lower fan, and the entire side where the hard drives are, will be cut out.

The cut is fully complete, and will be cleaned up tonight (hand driven air saw sucks for this, the edges are not nearly perfect, so my buddy is going to clean up the cuts with his dremel)


More mods to come - side panel reservoir mod with an external mounted coolant line going to it. (lighted probably.) This will take some planing as most rads will not fit under the shroud.

pics to come later tonight. & draw ups.

<<<<< This is a slow build, im not used to dropping 1000+ at once>>>>>
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take plenty of pics! i love a good case mod!
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Well this didn't get very far.... I had the hole drilled out for the plastic, went to cut it and it shattered into a million pieces. I wont be making another side panel for it.

So on that note... where can i purchase a decent one that wont rape me?
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post #4 of 9
I believe you can buy most of the parts for the 690 at Cooler Masters part store:

http://www.cmstore-usa.com/
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I've looked for the stock window, and can't find it anywhere without paying as much as buying a new case. Still weighing my options out, but i think a new case may be in order. Which sucks because i was really hoping to mod the crap out of this one.

Mods can delete this thread. If need be, ill remake it.
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post #6 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by js593 View Post

I've looked for the stock window, and can't find it anywhere without paying as much as buying a new case. Still weighing my options out, but i think a new case may be in order. Which sucks because i was really hoping to mod the crap out of this one.
Mods can delete this thread. If need be, ill remake it.

What window are you referring to? Is this close to what you want?

http://www.cmstore-usa.com/cm-690-ii-left-side-panel-oem-package-1/
post #7 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by yanks8981 View Post

What window are you referring to? Is this close to what you want?
http://www.cmstore-usa.com/cm-690-ii-left-side-panel-oem-package-1/

Nope, windowed side panel. Unfortunatly, its going to cost me around 70$ after taxes, duty and shipping.... I hate being on this side sometimes.

http://www.cmstore-usa.com/cm-690-ii-black-transparent-side-window-panel/
Edited by js593 - 11/14/12 at 1:17pm
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post #8 of 9
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This thread can now be deleted. Traded a bunch of hardware yesterday for a Storm Stryker case.
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post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by js593 View Post

This thread can now be deleted. Traded a bunch of hardware yesterday for a Storm Stryker case.

I'd love to see this build, as I also have a Storm Trooper smile.gif
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