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post #681 of 19729
I bought this case around Christmas for about 74 bucks. Today CoolMaster gives me $30 rebate. Happy me as well. Anyone has new 9800GTX in this case? Does it fit? I am thinking of acquiring this new video card.
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post #682 of 19729
lol better late than never, I guess.
I don't understand why it takes so long for the MIRs.
    
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Just a question for all proud CM 690 owners,
I think this case is awesome, and when i saw it first, i couldn`t believe something like that exists, especially at that value...
So i`ve been reading many reviews, and I`m interested in build quality, is it strong?
And also does the front mesh tend to acumulate lot of dust that is hard to remove from all those holes (after 4-6 months)?
    
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post #684 of 19729
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Originally Posted by wolfy87 View Post
Just a question for all proud CM 690 owners,
I think this case is awesome, and when i saw it first, i couldn`t believe something like that exists, especially at that value...
So i`ve been reading many reviews, and I`m interested in build quality, is it strong?
And also does the front mesh tend to acumulate lot of dust that is hard to remove from all those holes (after 4-6 months)?
Haha I know man, love at first sight.

The dust does accumulate, especially with high cfm fans, but it's easy to clean out with a can of compressed air.

The build quality is high, but my only complaint would be the side case panels. They feel a bit flimsy and can be a pain in the ass to get on sometimes. A minor qualm.
    
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post #685 of 19729
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i move my case a lot.. VERY sturdy.. pretty heavy too.. i love it. my panel only a butt to get off cuz i painted it. lol. it was easy when stock haha
 
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post #686 of 19729
Yeh i love the Sturdyness and strenght and quality of the build on this case..It is sooo good for a case that is pretty cheap...I had a xclio before and it was soo flimsy compared to the cm-690...
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post #687 of 19729
the chassis itself it super sturdy. The plastic molding is so so. The side panels are pretty weak, but then again you can only expect so much for such a low price. They have to make money somehow, and I have a feeling it's in lower grade steel and specially trained monkey assemblers who work for bananas. Only way i can imagine they could turn a profit. For a bargain performance case, there is nothing better out there, period.
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finishing touch!! replaced the stock black coolermaster fans on my side panel with the antec's I replaced with my loons!


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post #690 of 19729
ran orthos for about 45mins before with passive cooling on my cpu,



not too bad fo a fanless cpu cooler, will you flame me for saying my cm690 blows lol
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