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post #19681 of 19729
Project has slowed due to time constraints, but I am still working on it here and there...





Nothing is bolted together in these photos, everything is just kind of "sitting" there...everything fits together nicely/square once I put the bolts in. I am about 10 nuts short to assemble it right now. Entire chassis will be painted purple, like I said before. A bit of cleaning up to do yet, but I decided I didn't need to bother filing, I am just going to get some small u-channel/c-channel molding to go over the cut edges to clean them up. The acrylic floor will be the same colour as the chassis, I just painted it black so it wasn't transparent for the time being. I also still need to put in a hard drive mount, I think I will just use a left over 5.25"-to-3.5" adapter and bolt it in somewhere. Not sure where yet though...might just go with 2.5" drive mounted behind the motherboard tray as well...still undecided.

Very quick paint mock up of hardware placement -



And just playing around -


Edited by Aaron_Henderson - 8/16/15 at 7:28pm
post #19682 of 19729
This is very cool. I like the mod work! Interested to see the final product. smile.gif
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Just added a 2nd 290 to my water loop and reconfigured my pump/reservoir. I was actually thinking of getting rid of my 690 and going for something bigger but I really do like this case. It was a bit of a struggle to get it all to fit but the case was definitely capable, just don't think I can fit anything else in. What do you all think?






There was just enough room for all the cables. I can only just get the side panel back on, albeit with much difficulty.
I call this 'organized chaos' .


Edited by Whiteshadow2569 - 8/19/15 at 10:13pm
post #19684 of 19729
looks good, how many hours have you spent on the wire management? biggrin.gif I'm also considering a new case, maybe for Christmas... Rocking my 690ii since 2011.

Current state:

Edited by BLAMM0 - 9/7/15 at 10:49am
post #19685 of 19729
Upgraded my old CM 690 II to a CM 690 III green edition. had a spare case, as a final goodbye with my best friend we decided to do make something cool with the old case. we decided to paint it pink, for when his GF eventually would get a gaming PC instead of that slow old laptop.

she wanted the colors pink and white, and this is wat we came up with smile.gif

woop woop, first post ever on OC.net smile.gif

post #19686 of 19729
Will post my Green themed 690 III when im back from work!
post #19687 of 19729
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post #19688 of 19729
Wow... that looks awesome. Nice work sir!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ongmail View Post

My Case

Are those Cougar Vortex fans painted white?

Sadly my CM 690 II was decommissioned 1-2 months ago for my new desk/case (DK-Q2X). The 690 II had a good run, it will still be kept for a possible backup system one day.
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I've sold mine to my best friend smile.gif
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