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u cant.... they are expensive as!

imo they are just a bunch of resistors with a knob on it
exactly... maybe some caps. I mean come on. how much does it cost to make a variable voltage knob.... it cant be that much....
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post #1992 of 19729
Hi

I found out about the Cooler Master CM690 club so registered to join in! I have an unmodded case and in fact I've left the panels off because the BFG power supply I bought has such a huge freakin' mess of cables it's impossible to slide the panels on without seriously bending a ton of cables all over.

Some quick photos I took just a few moments ago; unfortunately the battery was running low so I had to turn off the flash for one of the shots.





I'll get some more of the front etc later on.

EDIT - forgot to mention that the above are clickable thumbnails. Apologies for the confusion.
Edited by Quantum Reality - 11/16/08 at 10:46pm
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post #1993 of 19729
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anybody know where i can get a 5.25" fan controller for like $10?
You can get a Sunbeam Rheobus for about $15, works great.
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post #1994 of 19729
Pics are little smaller though slightly viewable.

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I have an unmodded case and in fact I've left the panels off because the BFG power supply I bought has such a huge freakin' mess of cables it's impossible to slide the panels on without seriously bending a ton of cables all over.
Trust me, it's possible. I used to have a 750tx in mine and I made it work.

What I did was place the panel on top, pushed down to where it was lined up on the holes, then just pushed it forward and wa la it was on. Then I just put the screws in and I was done.

I hope that was clear what I meant .
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post #1995 of 19729
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Pics are little smaller though slightly viewable.

click them
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post #1996 of 19729
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click them
I tried but they wouldn't load, though now they do.



Now that I can see it better it looks like your PSU is covering a bit of that hole where you can put wires through.

You can probably stash them in the hard drive area if you only have a couple HD's.
Edited by Sonic - 11/16/08 at 10:48pm
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post #1997 of 19729
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Pics are little smaller though slightly viewable.
Trust me, it's possible. I used to have a 750tx in mine and I made it work.

What I did was place the panel on top, pushed down to where it was lined up on the holes, then just pushed it forward and wa la it was on. Then I just put the screws in and I was done.

I hope that was clear what I meant .
The problem mainly has to do with the 90 degree alignment of the HD bays and the fact that BFG chose a design for the SATA power connectors that does not work well with the CM690's layout.

(Though as you can see the big mess of surplus cables at the bottom also doesn't help, heh)
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post #1998 of 19729
Addendum. After seeing the "cable management" pictures I've got some ideas about how to try and clean things up a bit inside my case, especially if/when I get a smaller motherboard than my current one. I'm planning on upgrading to an Asus P5Q (possible Pro/Deluxe) along with a faster CPU of some sort. Once I do that I can take the opportunity to reroute some cables, particularly the SATA ones.
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post #1999 of 19729
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hmm after i finish this video, ill get to updating the roster.

also, if there are people who does not have the cm690 anymore thats on the roster, please tell me, will move you, as well as myself, down to the new list of "Nostalgics".

*edit*

updated and added all the new members. Hope i didnt miss anyone. Also, if you have an SLi or Crossfire system, tell me also, so i can put an icon next to your name. uhhh...


Welcome to all the new members. Hope this thread has inspired you to do more than just put everything into the case
Edited by iandroo888 - 11/16/08 at 11:39pm
 
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post #2000 of 19729
this fan controller any good? http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...oducts_id=5398
    
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