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Question. What Sata Cable is used for the Hot Swap and the Front Sata or does it matter?

Like is it sata 2 sata 3 or some special cable. I want to change it to a black cable and get a shorter one
As far as electronically there is absolutely no difference between SATA 1, 2, or 3 cables. All are completely interchangeable. The only difference between any of them is SATA 1 doesn't have the latch that Sata 2 and 3 have, but you can still plug them into any SATA port. There can be some difference in the quality of the cables depending on who you get them from, but for the most part that shouldn't be a problem. The main problem is that the older SATA 1 cables don't always stay connected due to the missing latch and some of them are old enough to have degraded.

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You think my trusty corsair is not cutting it anymore? I will try that and report back.
That PSU is more than enough for your rig. Are you using the same fans in the 692 that you used in the old case? If not, exactly what fans are they.
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Hey, its just a process of elimination to set what the culprit is.

Sent from my HTC Evo 4g
If it was power related I should experience crashes in games and overall system instability and it's not the case.Everything is perfectly stable and no crashes.
    
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Just an update for anyone struggling with the CM 690 side panel fan making the wierd humming noise. Use one of these

to completely eliminate the noise.
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post #15144 of 19729
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The fans seem to spin very slow(even those connected with molex adapters),I barely feel some air moving.
Any suggestions please? make the fans spin faster somehow?
I have an original 690 and the fans it came with barely moved any air, they were quite though.

Have any pictures of your setup?
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I'm about to buy the COOLER MASTER 690 II Advanced!
I just have a couple questions for you CM experts...

1) A couple reviews on newegg complain about grounding issues. I.e. when the front USB panel is touched, the computer resets/crashes/screen goes dark/etc. Would someone verify this?

2) What would you all suggest fan-wise (extra and/or replace)? Are the stock fans sufficient?

Thanks!
Edited by keellota - 6/4/11 at 4:28pm
    
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Side note: If the grounding is indeed an issue with the 690 II, I'm thinking about going with the Lian Li K63 instead. Same price with the good deal, no grounding problems. I don't want to have to fix a grounding problem myself as this is my first build and I want to make the process as simple as possible, so I may as well go with a similarly priced/quality case that hasn't that issue. The Lian Li isn't too pretty though.

But if there aren't any grounding problems... :D help peoples
Edited by keellota - 6/4/11 at 4:53pm
    
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grounding problem could be a problem for any steel case
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post #15148 of 19729
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Originally Posted by keellota View Post
I'm about to buy the COOLER MASTER 690 II Advanced!
I just have a couple questions for you CM experts...

1) A couple reviews on newegg complain about grounding issues. I.e. when the front USB panel is touched, the computer resets/crashes/screen goes dark/etc. Would someone verify this?

2) What would you all suggest fan-wise (extra and/or replace)? Are the stock fans sufficient?

Thanks!
Just touched it. Nothing happened.

I'm using Gelid Wing 12s and have never used the stock fans actually.
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Originally Posted by Cncrcmoto View Post
I have an original 690 and the fans it came with barely moved any air, they were quite though.

Have any pictures of your setup?
I don't have picks sorry. But I have a basic setup
2x120mm bottom intake,1 original 140mm front intake,1 side intake
1x140 +1x120 top exhaust and 1 x120mm rear exhaust.No cables interfering with airfolw?

Yes some of the fans are from the old case and they are running just like before.
Edited by Yetyhunter - 6/5/11 at 6:47am
    
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Just touched it. Nothing happened.

I'm using Gelid Wing 12s and have never used the stock fans actually.
Hiya Keelota,
1. You could try adding your own grounding wires. All you would have to do is get hold of some wire (not too thick/not too thin) crimp a connecting loop to each end, and with the aid of a Dremel & some small self tappers earth the front usb/audio plate to the chassis. The Antec 300 used to have a similar problem til they added earth wires.

2. have a look at these fans

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Edited by TwoDigitz - 6/5/11 at 10:07am
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