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Psu and RX240 don't fit frown.gif, gonna go with a smaller psu, looking at the HX650.
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Psu and RX240 don't fit frown.gif, gonna go with a smaller psu, looking at the HX650.

I firmly believe they will. It just takes effort and creativity.

The key is arranging all the cables to kind of weave between the modular plugs as much as possible before even fitting the rad.
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Silverstone uses some thick connectors coupled with the caps that some of the cables have its a super tight squeeze. I'm also running two cards now, so I really don't have a need for a 1kw psu as well.
post #16454 of 19729
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Silverstone uses some thick connectors coupled with the caps that some of the cables have its a super tight squeeze. I'm also running two cards now, so I really don't have a need for a 1kw psu as well.

Mm, the AX850 OEM is Silverstone thumb.gif

Are you running dual 560Tis or 6950s? Basically what two cards are handled by a 650w unit?
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two 470s, I might pick up something different with a bit more oomph. Had I been able to sleeve these cables I wouldn't complain, but silverstone cables are a super pita to remove the pins. I have sleeved about 4-5 psu(s) and I've never had this much trouble. The cables are stiff (cheap braid and cable ties), the connectors are thick, and the capacitors makes is hard to bend and avoid snapping them (happened with an ocz modular psu). I'm looking at a few options right now but I really don't feel like keeping this one and it gives me the opportunity to get something smaller.

Btw, I couldn't fit the Lian Li psu extender as you know the back of the 690 is not completely flat and I had some serious second thoughts about cutting a brand new case.
post #16456 of 19729
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two 470s, I might pick up something different with a bit more oomph. Had I been able to sleeve these cables I wouldn't complain, but silverstone cables are a super pita to remove the pins. I have sleeved about 4-5 psu(s) and I've never had this much trouble. The cables are stiff (cheap braid and cable ties), the connectors are thick, and the capacitors makes is hard to bend and avoid snapping them (happened with an ocz modular psu). I'm looking at a few options right now but I really don't feel like keeping this one and it gives me the opportunity to get something smaller.
Btw, I couldn't fit the Lian Li psu extender as you know the back of the 690 is not completely flat and I had some serious second thoughts about cutting a brand new case.

Ah I thought the 470s were closer to 800 watts than 650. IIRC ~700-750 is recommended for SLI 560Tis. Don't worry about oomph with those though. Once you get a good strong overclock they're about like stock 570s which is nothing to scoff at.

HX series are solid. With 470s I'd get at least a 750 though, and that might be cutting it a bit close.
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I just ordered a Cooler Master GX750w unit. Its a decent unit and with a mir its $75, but most importantly its small, its 5.5" which gives me 0.8" of real estate. It comes with some neatto blue graphics biggrin.giftongue.gif
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Here's my update of how I installed the RAD in the Cooler Master 690 II Advanced

RED circles = Stock Corsair H100 screws (2 per shroud)
BLUE circles = 6-32 1 1/2" machine screws with washer and nut's (2 per fan)
YELLOW circles = Regular fan screws (2 per fan)

As you can see there is a little gap between the fans and shrouds and the shrouds just sit right on the BLUE screws that are helping hold the fans on the bottom of the case.

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Here's my update of how I installed the RAD in the Cooler Master 690 II Advanced
RED circles = Stock Corsair H100 screws (2 per shroud)
BLUE circles = 6-32 1 1/2" machine screws with washer and nut's (2 per fan)
YELLOW circles = Regular fan screws (2 per fan)
As you can see there is a little gap between the fans and shrouds and the shrouds just sit right on the BLUE screws that are helping hold the fans on the bottom of the case.
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Wouldn't however this setup add some hot air inside your case?
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