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post #7371 of 19729
hehe, the Legion of 690, sounds great! now get 690 members!
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post #7372 of 19729
Oh dude, I missed so much. I was kinda wondering why my morning felt so electrifying (it's currently 5:03 PM right now, and so I'm referring to 6:30 AM earlier this morning when you guys talked about voltage).

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post #7373 of 19729
Sign me up too. After having read all the great info on this thread I purchased a CM 690 recently and am just about finished putting her together. I replaced the side panel with the Coolermaster windowed version, added more fans plus another front intake. Does that count as modded? Will put up some pictures very soon. I also had a question about the small side fan behind the motherboard and cpu. Do I want to use it as an intake fan or as an exhaust fan. What seems to work best. Thanks
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post #7374 of 19729
CM's airflow schematic for the 690:



- Its supposed to be for exhaust. Shaves a degree or two off temps. The fan can only be 15mm thick. A standard (25mm) fan won't fit.

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post #7375 of 19729
Well, I wanted to take photos, but I don't have batteries. Seems stupid, doesn't it ? I'll post it as soon as I can, but beware, it's not really modded or anything(yet!).
I plan to make a tunnel fan in the upper front slots, as many already did, and I plan to change my sidefan for the Scythe Kaze that is currently placed as exhaust on top of the case. The stock sidefan will probably replace the Scythe Kaze, and I will take another CM blue LED fan so the front is all lighted up. That's pretty much it for the moment, however I'll probably start to arrange my cable arrangement, too.
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post #7376 of 19729
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I also had a question about the small side fan behind the motherboard and cpu. Do I want to use it as an intake fan or as an exhaust fan. What seems to work best. Thanks
It's supposed to be an exhaust, but as exhuast or intake it doesn't do a thing, I put $5 into a useless fan for that slot. But I'm not mad, I like testing things.
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post #7377 of 19729
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Sign me up too. After having read all the great info on this thread I purchased a CM 690 recently and am just about finished putting her together. I replaced the side panel with the Coolermaster windowed version, added more fans plus another front intake. Does that count as modded? Will put up some pictures very soon.
Here are some pics of my new rig. Big rep to this thread for all the info and ideas.




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post #7378 of 19729
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Holy hell, the sidefan is so noisy ! It does a constant ''Criiiiii'' sound... It's not the fan, I tested it outside the case... it probably making the case vibrates or something, because when I put my hand in front of it, the sound stops.
How did you guys fix that up on yours ?
IMO the best fix would be to remove it. The side panel is obviously not a fixated part of the case; it can be taken on and off. This means there's gaps between where it makes contact with the rest of the case. When there's a fan attached to it, it moves, hitting where it's screwed in etc again and again making lots of vibrations which = noise.
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post #7379 of 19729
Hey guys, help appericated here.. How will the Swiftech MCR220-QP-RES go about fitting in the top of a 690? As in the top inside.

Swiftech MCR220-QP-RES
Swiftech MCR220-QP-RES

Sorry if the links didnt help, i need a quick response as i want to buy it soonish. How would i go about mounting? Sorry, New to WC here =]

+Rep for help Thanks.


Edit: Radiator suggestions now needed as i can no longer get that one. Still puzzled as to how these get mounted though, do they just screw in?? Thanks.
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post #7380 of 19729
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Edit: Radiator suggestions now needed as i can no longer get that one. Still puzzled as to how these get mounted though, do they just screw in?? Thanks.
mounting a rad on the top will only allow you to screw one 120mm fan holes in because the spacing between the rad and the case is different. all u do to mount it is use "4m" (metric) bolts from a hardware store. just make sure there the right length or it will puncture the rad behind the hole.
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