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picked up my CM 690 II advanced couple of hours ago once this CC is done i will re-do my cables and take some pics

only problem i cant put a fan on the top side panel cause of my CM hyper 212+ its too big
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post #14922 of 19729
And it wouldn't do anything except make noise if you could mount one there. All it would do i bounce air off of the top of the heatsink and wouldn't affect temps at all. Don't worry about it.
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Is it possible to zip tie a 200mm fan on the front? Also, how are northbridge/mosfet temperatures with this case when there aren't side fan installed, with an H50/70 or Kuhler 620?

I'm debating between this case and the HAF922. I'm leaning the HAF922 due to the 3 200mm fans I can have installed, but aesthetically I like this case more. I'm just afraid of the airflow not being sufficient in comparison, also the noise if I was to load it up with fans and how they'd compare to the 200mms on the HAF922.

tl;dr I want this case but not sure if I'm completely convinced.
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post #14924 of 19729
I have one. No mod CM 690 II.



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Edited by noswear999 - 5/22/11 at 12:07am
post #14925 of 19729
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Originally Posted by Kvjavs View Post
Is it possible to zip tie a 200mm fan on the front? Also, how are northbridge/mosfet temperatures with this case when there aren't side fan installed, with an H50/70 or Kuhler 620?

I'm debating between this case and the HAF922. I'm leaning the HAF922 due to the 3 200mm fans I can have installed, but aesthetically I like this case more. I'm just afraid of the airflow not being sufficient in comparison, also the noise if I was to load it up with fans and how they'd compare to the 200mms on the HAF922.

tl;dr I want this case but not sure if I'm completely convinced.
I chose this case over the HAF case's. With this case it has 120mm mounts in all but 2 locations, this is optimal for playing the noise/flow balancing act. There are TONS of 120mm fans in every color and flavor you could want. Not so much with the 140mm+ fans, when you get to 200mm+ the pickin's is slim at best. The 690IIAD/B has enough fan mounting locations you can get crazy with how you want to do airlfow. I would go for the 690. I'm very happy with all my temps in this case.

When going to a hybrid water loop your going to take a slight hit on NB and MOSFET temps. You could try mounting the cooler as a top intake set up, with rear exhaust. or mount the cooler at the rear exhaust point with top intake. realyy depends on what OC you plan to hit.
Edited by KhaoticKomputing - 5/9/11 at 11:36pm
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post #14926 of 19729
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I chose this case over the HAF case's. With this case it has 120mm mounts in all but 2 locations, this is optimal for playing the noise/flow balancing act. There are TONS of 120mm fans in every color and flavor you could want. Not so much with the 140mm+ fans, when you get to 200mm+ the pickin's is slim at best. The 690IIAD/B has enough fan mounting locations you can get crazy with how you want to do airlfow. I would go for the 690. I'm very happy with all my temps in this case.

When going to a hybrid water loop your going to take a slight hit on NB and MOSFET temps. You could try mounting the cooler as a top intake set up, with rear exhaust. or mount the cooler at the rear exhaust point with top intake. realyy depends on what OC you plan to hit.
Yeah that's another reason I been considering this over the HAF, due to the fact that the 120/140mm fans are cheaper to replace if one dies, and theres more variety and the form factor doesnt vary per fan.

Like how most 200mm fans wont fit without zip ties.

What temps are you getting on your northbridge?
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idle is at room temp, under full load I havent seen past 32c. ambiants are about 24c.
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Just installed my First WC loop . Had to mod the case quite a bit to allow for the RX 240 rad at the bottom of the case, which included removing the HDD racks and bending back the lip at the front of the case to allow the front 120mm fan to sit on, and cut out a chunk of the bottom so that there is fresh air for the rad.
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EK Supreme HF Nickel Copper
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Planning to OC to 4ghz 24/7 when i have the time .

The pics were taken while leak testing... so ignore the paper towels >

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They work just fine

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Two pictures I took after finishing the sleeving and cutting out the front honeycombs.



Still working on the cable management, though.
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