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I will be ordering my 690 sometime next week. I had a hard decision to make between the 690, COSMOS, nine hundred, and twelve hundred. I have a serious back injury that is going to require surgery shortly, and want to take the easiest/cheapest/least work path I can right now. THX to KarmaKiller, I decided for my personal style and needs at this point the 690 is going to end up being the easiest to modify to my likings. I spent the better part of my morning looking at all of the mods everyone has made to theirs and it has been both informative and inspirational. I have a few tricks up my sleeve now and just hope that my back will stand up to the challenge.
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I hope all goes well with the surgery bro. You will enjoy the 690, It's easy to work with and is a great case for cooling, even un modded.
I Look forward to seeing whats up your sleeve.........
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Glad you gonna join the club!
You'll love the case. Everyone that's come over to my house, and seen my setup, always asks first about the case..
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update:

well i just bought this from Cyberdruid to go with my upcoming water cooling setup

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4rp-...waterfall.html


i cant wait to get this thing together to see it in all its pimptacular glory

ill post some pics as soon as its up!
Edited by kkbob33 - 5/17/08 at 8:30pm
   
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post #995 of 19729
Quote:
Originally Posted by Triplesec View Post
I hope all goes well with the surgery bro. You will enjoy the 690, It's easy to work with and is a great case for cooling, even un modded.
I Look forward to seeing whats up your sleeve.........
THX, as do I. It's hard coping with this injury being 26 and having the nickname superman. Had to find out the hard way that I really wasn't invincible

As for some magic tricks, lets just say that I have noticed a few small overlooked details that probably not many others can see that will all should add up in the end, granted that my hands can do the work that my head has envisioned for this case hehe.


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Originally Posted by KarmaKiller View Post

Glad you gonna join the club!
You'll love the case. Everyone that's come over to my house, and seen my setup, always asks first about the case..

I used to have an acrylic that had that same influence on guests, but there was not much I could do in terms of tidying up the cables. There’s nowhere to run or hide them when it’s all open and visible lol. So eventually the combination of wires exposed, cleaning the case once a month, how easily it scratched, and poor ventilation drove me mad enough to trash it. I went back to one of my first modified mid towers running a total of 6 high speed 120mm fans with a fan controller so I could obtain a few drops of performance from the old and outdated system. As you know KarmaKiller, I am still weighing a few options with the new build. I think I am going to hold off on the new parts until the end of June when the "new technology" starts popping up and hopefully the prices of what I want now will drop a few hundred bucks lol.

As for joining the club, I think I will like it around here, just have to get some of the newB smell out of the air lol.



Again THX for the link here and the recommendation of this case I should be ordering it along with a new 24" TV/Monitor the beginning of the week.

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Edited by CRZYSTNG - 5/17/08 at 9:08pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kkbob33 View Post
update:

well i just bought this from Cyberdruid to go with my upcoming water cooling setup

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4rp-...waterfall.html


i cant wait to get this thing together to see it in all its pimptacular glory

ill post some pics as soon as its up!

That looks sweet.
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Originally Posted by kkbob33 View Post
update:

well i just bought this from Cyberdruid to go with my upcoming water cooling setup

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4rp-...waterfall.html


i cant wait to get this thing together to see it in all its pimptacular glory

ill post some pics as soon as its up!
How much do one of those setups cost?
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Can i join the club??????



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Microsis that is NiCE!
do you still have the lower intake fan?
    
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Microsis that is NiCE!
do you still have the lower intake fan?
yup, i switched out the blue one though since it didn't go with the theme
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