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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
The top fan SHOULD help. A side panel (or case door) fan in the lower position would probably help cool the graphics cards, but one in the top position would more than likely have either no effect at all or cause cpu temps to increase if you have a Tower Style CPU Heatsink. It would probably help more if you have an OEM style heatsink that blows down on the motherboard though. The only way to know for sure is to try it and see how it works with YOUR setup.

Also, I recommend you go to the USER CP link at the top of the page, scroll down the left hand side to the Add System link and fill out your system specs in as much detail as possible. By that I mean say 2 x 2g PC2-8500 ram instead of just 4g of ram etc. That way we know exactly what hardware you have when you ask questions so we can offer better suggestions and answers.
Thanks for the CPU fan advice. I was gonna use a different CPU heatsync as opposed to the standard Intel one but I may just stick to the standard Intel one now.

I'm currently using the following as a desktop:

AMD Athlon 64 3500+
2GB RAM
GTS250
Tagan 480W
2x 250GB HDDs

But in a week or so I will have:

Intel i5 2500k
4GB DDR3 1600MHz
GTS250
Corsair HX850W
Cooler Master 690 II Lite
2x 250GB HDDs


So pretty much the GPU and HDDs from my 6 year old desktop are the old parts that are going to be used in my new i5 build.

I will update my CP when I get my new PC and will post back with more info then.


EDIT: Also, is it possible to but a 2.5" mesh for the from of a 690 II? Just that I may get an Asus P8P67 that comes with a 2.5" USB 3 port than can be used at the front of a PC.
Edited by QuackPot - 1/1/11 at 6:23am
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post #13922 of 19729
Hey guys, add me! I just ordered the case tonight and it should be here, along with my new water cooling parts.
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post #13923 of 19729
New NEXUS case, with EXACT the same chassis as the coolermaster CM690

http://www.nexustek.nl/nexus_promine...nt_pc_case.htm
http://tweakz.be/reviews/behuizingen/8117.html


Edited by tonschk - 1/2/11 at 9:33am
    
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post #13924 of 19729
Not overly fond of the Orange/Yellow but overall it's an improvement over the original 690. It would depend on how much it's going to sell for though.
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post #13925 of 19729
Fortunately the Side panels of the new NEXUS case dont have the useless grills ,therefore a silent case is easyer to achieve

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Edited by tonschk - 1/2/11 at 11:05am
    
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post #13926 of 19729
Count me in too!!!!


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post #13927 of 19729
Quote:
Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
Not overly fond of the Orange/Yellow but overall it's an improvement over the original 690. It would depend on how much it's going to sell for though.
Agreed.But for the current price,you better get a CM690 Pure Black imo,Just a exact copy of the chassis except the upper and front bezel,with the difference that the sidepanels are closed and dressed with foam .

A skinny CM690 Pure Black,Nothing more,nothing less imo.
But everyone has a different taste in that.


Quote:
Originally Posted by tonschk View Post
Fortunately the Side panels of the new NEXUS case dont have the useless grills ,therefore a silent case is easyer to achieve

.
If those grills are really that useless,i'll leave that to everyone personal.I didn't bought my CM690 to be quiet,and to not use those grills.
Edited by Ballz0r84 - 1/4/11 at 2:45am
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post #13928 of 19729
Got my new build running over the holidays. This is my 2nd 690 case. First is the original and this one is the 690 II Advanced.





post #13929 of 19729
inside same as 690, outside soooo differnt

kinda like a 690 and 692 hybrid with different colors
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post #13930 of 19729
You can add me in. Just bought the case Monday.
I will update with pics when it arrives.
    
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