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nice double helix tank - im still air atm, I will be liquid cooled soon enough though. Ill probably go Corsair H100 or basic EK set up.
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Well, went with a second rad to be able to put my gpu in line. A standard sized rad will fit up top, but standard sized 120 fans will NOT clear RAM sinks or CPU plug on extreme3 boards. Had to modify the case to mount them up top. More pics when it's all back together.

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Originally Posted by ramkatral View Post

Well, went with a second rad to be able to put my gpu in line. A standard sized rad will fit up top, but standard sized 120 fans will NOT clear RAM sinks or CPU plug on extreme3 boards. Had to modify the case to mount them up top. More pics when it's all back together.
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What? Mine fit up top without a problem.

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Edited by MKHunt - 12/24/11 at 1:50pm
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post #16434 of 19729
Do you have the extreme3 board? Also, I'm talking about mounting the fans on the rad on the bottom, inside the case. As you can see in my pic, obviously the rad fit fine itself.
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post #16435 of 19729
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Before the heart transplant

Hey, I went from a v3 to the 690 II Advanced myself as well!

would you happen to know where I can maybe get my hands on a side panel for the v3 by any chance? The one on mine was my first side panel window mod and it came out BAD. And I cant seem to find a replacement panel alone anywhere to put on the case incase I want to use it again
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post #16436 of 19729
After some flip-flopping (rolleyes.gif), finally decided to pull the trigger on the 690 ii adv with the windowed door.
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Hey, I went from a v3 to the 690 II Advanced myself as well!
would you happen to know where I can maybe get my hands on a side panel for the v3 by any chance? The one on mine was my first side panel window mod and it came out BAD. And I cant seem to find a replacement panel alone anywhere to put on the case incase I want to use it again

First of all, excellent choice in upgrading to the larger mid tower... much bigger.
As for the side window on the V3... I will do some recon work to see if Thermal Take does like what Cooler Master does in that you can get scratch and dent sales or refurbs... if you were in the Baltimore area - I would just sell you my V4 which has the same side panel biggrin.gif
I will let you know if I come across anything:thumb:
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Just got my case and I have to say, after owning Thermaltake Armor, CM HAF 932, Mountain Mods Ext. Ascension, and the 800D, the 690 is a small thing to behold. But I'm really digging it and its very versatile.

The only pickle I've ran into is my psu. Its 160mm (6.3") long and with the modular cables attached, its gonna fight the RX240 that's going down at the bottom. Now I have a Lian Li psu extender bracket that pushes the psu back 60mm but that requires cutting the case which I want to avoid frown.gif. Anyways, what suggestions do you guys with bottom rads and a 160mm psu have? I've done a couple of cases where I have installed the psu extender but I want to avoid hacking a brand spanking new case.


My window door should arrive next week but I'm in no rush. In the mean time, more shopping for the remainder parts and sleeving the rainbow strand of cables from the i/o panel.
post #16439 of 19729
Does anyone know about the ASUS GeForce GTX 580 can be fitted in to the Cooler Master 690 Nvidia edition?
Edited by c3l3r0n1 - 12/30/11 at 4:05pm
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Originally Posted by wermad View Post

Just got my case and I have to say, after owning Thermaltake Armor, CM HAF 932, Mountain Mods Ext. Ascension, and the 800D, the 690 is a small thing to behold. But I'm really digging it and its very versatile.
The only pickle I've ran into is my psu. Its 160mm (6.3") long and with the modular cables attached, its gonna fight the RX240 that's going down at the bottom. Now I have a Lian Li psu extender bracket that pushes the psu back 60mm but that requires cutting the case which I want to avoid frown.gif. Anyways, what suggestions do you guys with bottom rads and a 160mm psu have? I've done a couple of cases where I have installed the psu extender but I want to avoid hacking a brand spanking new case.
My window door should arrive next week but I'm in no rush. In the mean time, more shopping for the remainder parts and sleeving the rainbow strand of cables from the i/o panel.

I have a PSU with the exact same dimensions and similar cables (AX850) and it fits just fine. Bit of a squeeze to be sure, but it fits without any modding. Put the PSU and cables in first, put the fittings on the rad BEFORE it goes in. Having the tubes on before helps as well. You can do tube routing without the PSU all cabled. Then once the cables are in squeeze the rad in roughly, organize the cables a bit behind the rad, then while pushing with your fingers, frantically attach the rad in as many points as possible underneath. I was able to get three holes to line up. Admittedly, it was MUCH easier once I used cables that weren't individually sleeved in paracord lol.

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