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Quote:
Originally Posted by Owlmus;13640612 
Hey, this is my first post on these forums and I am a relative noob to computer building anyway.

I have a few simple questions I need to ask because I need some reassurance.

Specs:

CPU: AMD Phenom X4 965 BE (3.4 Ghz stock)
MOBO: MSI 890FXA-GD70 - http://www.msi.com/product/mb/890FXA-GD70.html
RAM: 4 GB Dual Channel DDR 3 (gonna get 4 gigs more in two weeks)
GPU: 5570
PSU: Cooler Master Extreme Power Edition 600 W
Case: CM 690 II Advanced

1.) MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III PE/OC Radeon HD 6950 2GB : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127575



Will this fit in the case?

2.) Will I need to replace my PSU? If so, what do you guys recommend?

I want to be extremely sure that this card will fit in this case. Seriously. Thanks for your help. Appreciate it a lot.


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Yes it will. In wost case, the bottom 4 HDD cage can be removed for extra long graphics cards.
    
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post #15072 of 19729
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Originally Posted by rheicel;13639996 
beautiful
thanks biggrin.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by Owlmus;13640612 
Hey, this is my first post on these forums and I am a relative noob to computer building anyway.
I have a few simple questions I need to ask because I need some reassurance.
Specs:
PSU: Cooler Master Extreme Power Edition 600 W
Case: CM 690 II Advanced
1.) MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III PE/OC Radeon HD 6950 2GB :
Will this fit in the case?
2.) Will I need to replace my PSU? If so, what do you guys recommend?
I want to be extremely sure that this card will fit in this case. Seriously. Thanks for your help. Appreciate it a lot.
1. MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III PE/OC dimension: 270L*116W*39D mm. 690II should accept the 304mm VGA length
2. If i'm not mistaken, the eXtreme series of CM PSU are not that extreme.
In fact they are lower class compared to GX series and i have doubt that it could deliver power at the 600W continuously.
I would go for seasonic X series if i could afford it, sigh *
post #15073 of 19729
I can assure you it does as i have one biggrin.gif

And the specs on the box recommend 550W, so you have some head room for OC, and I doubt very much you'll need anew one.
Edited by ManOnFire - 5/26/11 at 8:57am
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post #15074 of 19729
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Originally Posted by neeno;13639405 
please add me as CM690 II Advanced User (Modded) biggrin.gif
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next plan:
-hate the black n white concept, going for bare metal
-hate the black n white, going for white on white
-discard the mesh, change the front and top panel with metal plate
-make a custom left side panel

Very nice. I wouldn't touch it, it looks perfect. It's time to move on to another build, not to revamp the whole mod.
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post #15075 of 19729
Anoyone know where I can buy the top pannel for the orginal CM690? I cut it out for a rad ages ago but have moved to a new case and want another build in there smile.gif.

Only see this in the cm store.
   
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post #15076 of 19729
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Originally Posted by Rian;13645311 
Anoyone know where I can buy the top pannel for the orginal CM690? I cut it out for a rad ages ago but have moved to a new case and want another build in there smile.gif.

Only see this in the cm store.

There you go smile.gif
http://www.coolermaster.nl/shop/product_info.php?cPath=67&products_id=279
(I think they ship worldwide?)
post #15077 of 19729
I am having a very annoying issue with the CM690 side panel fan. I tried three different fans and they all make the same whirring noise. Its like the rush of the air through the side of the case is causing the noise. I've thought about buying a filter that supposedly reduces wind shear noise but I dont want to waste my money. I've even thought about buying the windowed side panel for CM690II. Does that work with a regular CM690? Has anyone else had this issue? and how did you solve it?

BTW: The CM europe store doesnt ship to the US
Edited by welly321 - 5/26/11 at 12:20pm
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post #15078 of 19729
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Originally Posted by greg0986;13645365 
there you go smile.gif
http://www.coolermaster.nl/shop/product_info.php?cpath=67&products_id=279
(i think they ship worldwide?)

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post #15079 of 19729
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Originally Posted by welly321;13645864 
I am having a very annoying issue with the CM690 side panel fan. I tried three different fans and they all make the same whirring noise. Its like the rush of the air through the side of the case is causing the noise. I've thought about buying a filter that supposedly reduces wind shear noise but I dont want to waste my money. I've even thought about buying the windowed side panel for CM690II. Does that work with a regular CM690? Has anyone else had this issue? and how did you solve it?

BTW: The CM europe store doesnt ship to the US

Happens to all CM690 side panel fans it just the design and how air moves through the honeycomb...i made rubber spacers reduced noise by 50%. others have used zip tie spacers, others cut the grate out all together and use a fan gaurd....not sure if you cna fit cm690 II side panel on the cm690 that would be a good thing
 
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Originally Posted by ryan w;13646214 
Happens to all CM690 side panel fans it just the design and how air moves through the honeycomb...i made rubber spacers reduced noise by 50%. others have used zip tie spacers, others cut the grate out all together and use a fan gaurd....not sure if you cna fit cm690 II side panel on the cm690 that would be a good thing

How do you make rubber spacers?
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