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post #701 of 19729
@kanman
seen it done but you need 25mm (depth) fans to fit under the top, not sure about mounting the rad but im sure its easy with a dremal and a drill
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post #702 of 19729
How much room is there is in the CM 690 compared to similar cases of it size? Im thinking of investing in one in the summer when i get more money.
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post #703 of 19729
Ok this isn't my system it's my bros but I built it for him, it's decent 5000+ BE at 3.2Ghz (multiplier change)asus m3a 770, OCZ Platinum 2GB ddr2 800, palit 8800gt 512mb w/ duo-orb, 320 gb hard drive, muskin 550 modular, has a infinity stuffed in there like 2 cm clearance from the side of the case lol, and did the front 3 bays 120mm trick for a total of 6 120mm case fans. And i'm extremly tempted to buy one to do a window mod on







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post #704 of 19729
There's plenty of room. The PSU on the bottom allows for more room up top but it does create the need for longer PSU cables. My TT Toughpower 8pin power is not long enough to run behind the mobo tray.

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post #705 of 19729
Quote:
Originally Posted by wolfy87 View Post
So i`ve been reading many reviews, and I`m interested in build quality, is it strong?
Depends on how much you paid for it. Mine was $40 after I got my rebate check. The build quality is very good for $40. I think now they are selling for around $80. I'd say the build quality is on par with $80.

As has been said - the side panels are flimsy. When I got my first one from ZZF the cardboard box had been dented outside from a drop. Inside the flimsy side panels reflected that and they were bent to the point that the bottom thumbscrew would not go in. I traded it for another one. Lots of plastic and thin metal on this case. I'm certainly happy with it for $40 but no, I would say that compared to other cases the build quality is not that good. Nowhere close to Antec 180 or Coolermaster Cosmos. Then again, those are VERY expensive cases compared to this one. It's all relative.

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post #706 of 19729
Would it be possible for me to get that logo in a larger res please?
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post #707 of 19729
Well guys I made a change to my rig...... Now for Ver. 2.0 The nVIDIA Tribute:

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Still waiting for my Green sleeving kit 2 more fans and Green cold cathodes. will get pics when it all arrives.




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post #708 of 19729
hey now! i just realised im not listed in the list under modded
   
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post #709 of 19729
Just picked mine up

Still waiting on some parts though, pics when i'm done!
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post #710 of 19729
sweet job on the paint triplesec. i was thinking about nvidia green on my rig too. but i think i'll just keep it black and simple...
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