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post #8841 of 19729
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Originally Posted by scottsee View Post
V2.2 is the current ATX spec... So, as I said before, fans were designed in the most common manner, as a STANDERD to have air drawn out of the case, hence, fan facing in twords the boards.

So, how about them Mets...
Look at the way the 4 mounting screws are positioned in back. Coolermaster designed the case to have the intake fan pointed down. Case (pun intended) dismissed.
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post #8842 of 19729
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Originally Posted by scottsee View Post
V2.2 is the current ATX spec... So, as I said before,
So, how about them Mets...
What the eff? Mets? I think you mean Yanks.
Oh wait if you are a Mets fan, than this level of stupidity is to be expected.
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post #8843 of 19729
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GOOODBYE ANTEC 300 . hello CM 690 . Start pics coming soon. With mods to follow.
NEW CM 690 regular OWNER here. Oh 300 what to do with you..!?..
Welcome! I've heard old cases work great for target practice, and if you want to use the case again you'll have improved airflow!
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post #8844 of 19729
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Still the current starderd model AFAIK. /end debate!

It is an outdated standard. It might be the most recent one but you cannot deny that it is now outdated due to the introduction of quad core processors and the like. It's about time the standards were re-considered and revised.
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post #8845 of 19729
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GOOODBYE ANTEC 300 . hello CM 690 . Start pics coming soon. With mods to follow.
NEW CM 690 regular OWNER here. Oh 300 what to do with you..!?..
I've looked at the 300 and have to say that nothing Antec makes can compete with the CM690 no matter how expensive. There are better cases out there but they are few and far between and cost several times as much. CM690 is the "true" best bang for the buck! I don't even think that Coolermaster makes a better case than the 690.
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post #8846 of 19729
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It is an outdated standard. It might be the most recent one but you cannot deny that it is now outdated due to the introduction of quad core processors and the like. It's about time the standards were re-considered and revised.
I did many, many post ago.
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post #8847 of 19729
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I did many, many post ago.
You're very stubborn, I'll give you that. But I do not understand why you continue to deny that things HAVE changed significantly since the initial release of the 2.2 standards in 2005 meaning that parts of it no longer apply or that there have been innovations in design to make things more efficient.

You're a strange one
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post #8848 of 19729
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I did many, many post ago.
What? It IS outdated. Its from 2005. Quad cores didnt come out until Q4 of 2006. They didn't anticpate the amount of heat radiated from that type architecture. You should effing know about the heat they can generate; you have an i7 and a 4870. I'm beginning to think you don't know much about computers at all.
Edited by KruperTrooper - 10/26/09 at 3:26pm
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post #8849 of 19729
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Originally Posted by MicroMiniMe View Post
I've looked at the 300 and have to say that nothing Antec makes can compete with the CM690 no matter how expensive. There are better cases out there but they are few and far between and cost several times as much. CM690 is the "true" best bang for the buck! I don't even think that Coolermaster makes a better case than the 690.
I agree. I spent years looking for the right computer case for me. I found what I was looking for in the 690. I still look at cases all the time, but nothing can compete with the 690.

I've previously owned:
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Antec SLK3700-AMB
Antec SLK3700-BQE
Silverstone TJ05
Cooler Master Praetorian 730

The 690 is the best all-around in terms of features, and I think that it looks the best.

The Xigmatek Midgard (690 v 2.0 IMO) has awesome hard drive trays with excellent HD vibration isolation, but its exterior aesthetics are inferior to the 690 if you ask me.
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post #8850 of 19729
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Originally Posted by coelacanth View Post
I agree. I spent years looking for the right computer case for me. I found what I was looking for in the 690. I still look at cases all the time, but nothing can compete with the 690.

I've previously owned:
Generic beige case ()
Antec SLK3700-AMB
Antec SLK3700-BQE
Silverstone TJ05
Cooler Master Praetorian 730

The 690 is the best all-around in terms of features, and I think that it looks the best.

The Xigmatek Midgard (690 v 2.0 IMO) has awesome hard drive trays with excellent HD vibration isolation, but its exterior aesthetics are inferior to the 690 if you ask me.
I'm a cheapo and have to spend my cash wisely. Not because I don't like to spend money but because I don't have a lot of it to spend. I love the value of the CM690 and only wish I could justify upgrading my other 3 boxes as well. You're pretty cool for a chimp in a jumpsuit.
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Crucial RealSSD C300 (RAID 0 64 gig x2) Lite-On SATA Windows 7 Pro X64 ASUS MS226 22" 
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