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post #9301 of 19371
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OK, I need someone to sell me on the CM690, versus the HAF 922. AND QUICK!
I don't really want to spend any extra money on the 922, unless it is absolutely worth it.

I have a few extra 120mm fans that are rather quiet, and wouldn't mind buying a few more, as I hear the 690 is great with more fans than the stock count.

Also, how big are the top fan slots on the 690? I've heard 140mm; can anyone verify?

thanks,
the_geek

PS, this is my sig rig I'm planning on downsizing; can someone verify that all my components will fit?
Well tbh, there's not much difference.

CM 690 = better looking, IMVHO. No other case on the planet is as good looking as a 690.
CM 690 = cheaper
CM 690 = same size
CM 690 = similar/better airflow

anything else? A case is more than anything a personal taste. If it has enough space and fulfills cooling and user needs, then it's all up to price tag.
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its like nike said a few years ago. JUST DO IT.
    
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Hi guys!
The first pic was before installing my Megahalems (this week).
This is the Japanese Edition (I'm living in Japan for now, although I'm Brazilian ) so the "usb and etc" bay is on the front.
Anybody else owns this type?

Anyway, its pretty much stock. Just changed the fan config. and added some dust filters.

Great case!






Edited by Ulver - 3/17/10 at 4:43am
post #9304 of 19371
Quick question for the group. Trying to confirm if a 80mm x 80mm x 25mm fan will fit on the side of a CM 690 behind the Mobo or if I need a more shallow one. What is the recommended orientation for that? Intake/EXhaust?

THANKS!
post #9305 of 19371
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Quick question for the group. Trying to confirm if a 80mm x 80mm x 25mm fan will fit on the side of a CM 690 behind the Mobo or if I need a more shallow one. What is the recommended orientation for that? Intake/EXhaust?

THANKS!
its a 80x80x15 i think
    
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its a 80x80x15 i think
correct its a slim 15mm thick fan that fits back there
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correct its a slim 15mm thick fan that fits back there
Where in the world do I find that?

and the the backing plate of my CPU doesn't align with the 80x80x15 fan slot, so is it even worth putting one in anyway? any significant results?
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Where in the world do I find that??

Here

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and the the backing plate of my CPU doesn't align with the 80x80x15 fan slot, so is it even worth putting one in anyway? any significant results?
Mine does line up with the cpu plate and adding the 80x80x15 fan shaved 1-2 degrees off the processor temp. It's not a big benefit, but it doesn't really hurt either...
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Mine does line up with the cpu plate and adding the 80x80x15 fan shaved 1-2 degrees off the processor temp. It's not a big benefit, but it doesn't really hurt either...
Thanks alot, I searched all over newegg and couldn't find them, I was getting aggravated.. +rep

2C is pretty decent drop I suppose, but considering this fan is wedged into such a tight spot, how loud might it be?
post #9310 of 19371
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Thanks alot, I searched all over newegg and couldn't find them, I was getting aggravated.. +rep

2C is pretty decent drop I suppose, but considering this fan is wedged into such a tight spot, how loud might it be?
Hard to say... my rig is stuffed with fans and I live above two bars in a downtown area. My entire existence goes *Blamo* every five minutes. Add to that a 18-year long career of going to concerts and well... you'll have to speak into the hearing aid, sonny!

Seriously though, I don't think you'd notice it above any other fans you may have, but noise is sort of a subjective thing.
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