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Dang those cards are offly very close. Whats your temps?
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Dang those cards are offly very close. Whats your temps?
agreed. could use cable management. nice setup either way
 
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post #363 of 19729
Hi guys..
I also have a CM 690 case and I would like to join the club.. Gonna post some pictures later after I had finished all my work..
Btw, I have a question, can you make a custom hole in the side panel so that you will accomodate 4 fans instead of the original 2??
I had all my fan slots filled with Antec Tricool 120mm fans and would like to drill some holes in order to get 2 more..
Also, I seem to have a cable problem with Antec 1000w TruePower Quattro since its cable is very short. I will post pictures later and hope you guys can help me solve my problems.

Thank You.
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Dang those cards are offly very close. Whats your temps?
Before the CM690, when I had no side fan on them I would idle at 65C & 74C (top card always warmer because of air constraints). With the side fan and this case I idle at 60C & 64C. My load temps never get above 74C on either card even with OCed, as long as I let the fan speed increase up to 80%.

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agreed. could use cable management. nice setup either way
I've tried. I should take a pic of the other side of the case, it is stuffed with wires. My PSU has so many wires, here are the wires I'm NOT using right now: 2 PCI-E adapters, 6 molex connectors, 6 SATA power connectors, and 8-pin power connector.

I could get more organized than what is in the pic if I started cutting holes in the motherboard tray, but I'm getting decent airflow for now. I take more of a utilitarian approach with my cases, I like the case because of it's size, airflow, and classy black mesh look. Although some of the mods in this club look insanely cool too.
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post #365 of 19729
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Originally Posted by lordikon View Post
Before the CM690, when I had no side fan on them I would idle at 65C & 74C (top card always warmer because of air constraints). With the side fan and this case I idle at 60C & 64C. My load temps never get above 74C on either card even with OCed, as long as I let the fan speed increase up to 80%.



I've tried. I should take a pic of the other side of the case, it is stuffed with wires. My PSU has so many wires, here are the wires I'm NOT using right now: 2 PCI-E adapters, 6 molex connectors, 6 SATA power connectors, and 8-pin power connector.

I could get more organized than what is in the pic if I started cutting holes in the motherboard tray, but I'm getting decent airflow for now. I take more of a utilitarian approach with my cases, I like the case because of it's size, airflow, and classy black mesh look. Although some of the mods in this club look insanely cool too.

Cut the wire slot so it is longer, you should be able to fit more wires through then, and I figured out another little trick for hiding wires on this case as well. Run the wires through the hole by the PSU then run the ones you don't need behind the mobo tray on the bottom to the Harddrive bay and just stuff the spare ones in there. My PSU has a lot of wires and they are all very long, and I have 8 Cold Cathodes in my case... so I know what you are talking about with having to many wires.
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Cut the wire slot so it is longer, you should be able to fit more wires through then, and I figured out another little trick for hiding wires on this case as well. Run the wires through the hole by the PSU then run the ones you don't need behind the mobo tray on the bottom to the Harddrive bay and just stuff the spare ones in there. My PSU has a lot of wires and they are all very long, and I have 8 Cold Cathodes in my case... so I know what you are talking about with having to many wires.
I have stuffed most of my cables along the side of the 5 1/4 drive bay. However I haven't cut the hole bigger. I've reached my max OC on my cards and CPU, and both at acceptable temps, so it begs the question of if any more cable management is worth it?
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I have stuffed most of my cables along the side of the 5 1/4 drive bay. However I haven't cut the hole bigger. I've reached my max OC on my cards and CPU, and both at acceptable temps, so it begs the question of if any more cable management is worth it?
ah, ok. Yeah I doubt it would decrease your temps anymore. I only partly do mine for temps, I have a case window on mine so I do it mainly so it looks nice and clean.
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Yea, i cut my mb tray a bit to get the room I needed for the wires from the psu. The problem was I still couldn't run them all behind the mb tray though. If I did I couldn't put the side panel on. So I had to compromise and run the ones I used in behind the mb tray and the spare connectors the same way I did before. That PC P&C 750 just has a good bit of wiring. I couldn't figure out a way around it for better wire management, I'll get some new pics up tonight.
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post #369 of 19729
Hey guys i own a cm690, though it is currently unmodded.
i plan to put a clear side panel on over spring break.
can you guys add me to your club list, ill post pictures when its modded.

thanks
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Hey guys i own a cm690, though it is currently unmodded.
i plan to put a clear side panel on over spring break.
can you guys add me to your club list, ill post pictures when its modded.

thanks
post your pics so you can be added! PM iandroo888 so he can add you
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