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Originally Posted by crosshairiv View Post
isnt there one on the left too
Nope, that's actually part of the design on the window. Luckily now that I have a strip of rubber and a 120mm fan on it you can't even see the crack and definitely not worth returning. (I just got it a week or so ago)
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post #12532 of 19729
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Originally Posted by T3h_Ch33z_Muncha View Post
cool story: i had to bash out the side panel of my POS thermaltake case for my S1283 fit when i originally got it. The very tops of the heatpipes were butting up against the mesh...
At least you were smart enough to modify the side panel. I was involved in a thread on a different forum where the guy was complaining that his expensive cpu cooler wasn't working. Turns out that it was so tall that to get it to fit he removed a few of the fins and cut off a half inch from each of the heat pipes then epoxied them closed. The guy was clueless and couldn't understand why the loss of a few fins would cause his temps to skyrocket like that. Took us a week to convince him that by cutting the heat pipes he had ruined his brand new expensive heatsink.
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post #12533 of 19729
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
At least you were smart enough to modify the side panel. I was involved in a thread on a different forum where the guy was complaining that his expensive cpu cooler wasn't working. Turns out that it was so tall that to get it to fit he removed a few of the fins and cut off a half inch from each of the heat pipes then epoxied them closed. The guy was clueless and couldn't understand why the loss of a few fins would cause his temps to skyrocket like that. Took us a week to convince him that by cutting the heat pipes he had ruined his brand new expensive heatsink.
LOL... wow.
well i looked around and there seems to be an issue with a 120mm x 25mm fan being on the side panel with large cpu coolers. i have no problem leaving the spot empty and use it as a vent. heck, a friend has a waterjet cutter, i might take my stock panel and have something cut into it for some added bling... now, just gotta catch him when he is free which is never....
    
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post #12534 of 19729
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Bobbavet, what size sheet of acrylic did you use for this window? I won't be ordering my 692 for a few weeks but will be at a store where I can pick up the acrylic for the window over the weekend. This is the only chance I'll have to be there without having to take the bus and transfer about 6 times so it would be a lot easier to do it when we'll be there in a car.
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post #12535 of 19729
u can get some acryllic at home depot
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post #12536 of 19729
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u can get some acryllic at home depot
I know that. I can also get it at Lowe's, Menard's, Fleet Farm, and a few other places that I'll be going right past this weekend on the way to my daughters home. If you notice I didn't ask WHERE to get it, but WHAT SIZE his is. I'm just trying to determine how big of a sheet to get to end up with a larger window like Bobbavet's and have enough left over for a couple of other case windows I will be installing.
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post #12537 of 19729
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
Bobbavet, what size sheet of acrylic did you use for this window? I won't be ordering my 692 for a few weeks but will be at a store where I can pick up the acrylic for the window over the weekend. This is the only chance I'll have to be there without having to take the bus and transfer about 6 times so it would be a lot easier to do it when we'll be there in a car.
I had a sheet that was 500mm x 500mm and then cut it from that.
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Thank you.
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No problem. Crap, I just noticed from my pic I have a small crack on the window by the top right 120mm screw hole. How did I not notice that before?

Luckily it's barely noticeable.
Mine came with 2 holes cracked/broken, I emailed CM and asked for a new plexiglass piece, they asked for a few pictures, and the mailed me a whole new panel with the plexiglass already installed, for free. Great customer service.
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Mine came with 2 holes cracked/broken, I emailed CM and asked for a new plexiglass piece, they asked for a few pictures, and the mailed me a whole new panel with the plexiglass already installed, for free. Great customer service.
for a CM690 or CM690 II Adv. ?
i see the one for the CM690, does CM have the one for the CM690 II Adv ?
    
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