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post #14311 of 19729
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I feel silly asking this but what were those knobs on the front of the case in the original post?
They're part of a fan controller.
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post #14312 of 19729
Here's mine at the moment:




It's backside is quite a mess and so is the space below the raid card.
That'll all clear up once I build a NAS.

Edited by Infrabasse - 2/22/11 at 5:50am
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post #14313 of 19729
im confused by this case alittle, I just got it and I did some cable management, how does one close the back cover? I find that I have to use my whole body to close it and thats without all the cables. What am I doing wrong?

And dont know if its right or wrong, but I placed the useless e-sata cable on top of the case above the DVD drive inside that square opening with the case's audio cables.

And for the bottom fan area, do I have to use the screws provided or the fan's screws that are bought separatly?

Also those PCIe thumbscrews, does anyone like to use them? Wouldnt it be better just to use normal screws for everything?
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post #14314 of 19729
Why would you want to use normal screws over thumb screws?

When all my cable are behind, I just put the case flat on my desk and put the cover like this. It's easier to use your body.

But since I have lot's of cable that I don't use, I simply put them all together well placed on the bottom of my case close to my cpu. It take no place when you put them correctly together.
    
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post #14315 of 19729
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im confused by this case alittle, I just got it and I did some cable management, how does one close the back cover? I find that I have to use my whole body to close it and thats without all the cables. What am I doing wrong?

And dont know if its right or wrong, but I placed the useless e-sata cable on top of the case above the DVD drive inside that square opening with the case's audio cables.
That's fine if you aren't using the cable, or you could completely unplug it from the top panel.

Have you tried arranging your cabling behind the motherboard panel, tied down with some twisty cable ties? By spreading the cabling around a bit, there should be less bunching, allowing you to close the cover easier. That said, the arranging can take a little patience and effort, but it should be worthwhile.
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post #14316 of 19729
have a question , i love the cm 690 2 nvidia edition side pannel , do you think we will be able to buy cm 690 2 nvidia editiion side pannel.s i"d like to put it on my advanced edition : http://www.coolermaster.com/upload/p...jpg?1375698709
post #14317 of 19729
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Here's mine at the moment:




It's backside is quite a mess and so is the space below the raid card.
That'll all clear up once I build a NAS.
What kinda fans are those 2 on top?
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post #14318 of 19729
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What kinda fans are those 2 on top?
The same as the front and bottom fans: White 140mm Bitfenix Spectre


Rated @ 800-1000 rpm, mine run @ around 850
Pretty decent airflow considering the low rpm. Very low noise. One out of the 4 mounted has a little clickety bearing noise though. I have a 5th so I'll change it later.

They're also pretty cool for the fact they come with a seperate 2 pin cable for seperate LED control.
Edited by Infrabasse - 2/22/11 at 2:25pm
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post #14319 of 19729
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The same as the front and bottom fans: White 140mm Bitfenix Spectre

Rated @ 800-1000 rpm, mine run @ around 850
Pretty decent airflow vonsidering the low rpm. Very low noise. One out of the 4 mounted has a little clickety bearing noise though. I have a 5th so I'll change it later.

They're also pretty cool for the fact they come with a spare 2 pin cable for seperate LED control.
Nice, (I'm planning myself to add a second one, in fact to change the top fans of my 690) only that I can't easily find them (the led Spectre) here in Italy, and still desiring two NB BlackSilent Fan XK2 (even without the leds)
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post #14320 of 19729
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That's fine if you aren't using the cable, or you could completely unplug it from the top panel.

Have you tried arranging your cabling behind the motherboard panel, tied down with some twisty cable ties? By spreading the cabling around a bit, there should be less bunching, allowing you to close the cover easier. That said, the arranging can take a little patience and effort, but it should be worthwhile.
I can't they are glued to the circuit board. I forgot to have those power led thing and USB cables behind motherboard but they arent a problem. The problem are the PSU cables but im slowely getting there. One thing though, for all the fans, connect them to PSU or mobo? I chosen mobo to have less cables.
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