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I have the Antec 900... CM690? Need Help NOW!!!

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I have the Antec 900.. but I was looking at exchanging it for the CM690 because it has fans that will blow directly onto my HR03 and alot of room to put more fans in and from what I have heard once I put new fans in all the slots, it will have better cooling than my stock A900. I have tried to figure out a way to put a fan directly onto my HR03 but it will not work because my true and HR03 would be fighting for the same air.

Could I get some suggestions on if this is a good thing to do, because I have to have the case in the mail back to newegg by tomorrow if I decide to get the CM690 instead.
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post #2 of 9
would something like this work?

http://shop2.outpost.com/product/529...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG

http://shop2.outpost.com/product/495...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG

http://shop2.outpost.com/product/476...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG

they also have adjustable fans that you can put anywhere in the case.
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They won't blow air onto my HR-03 thats the problem

And I can basically get the CM690 as an exchange because they are issuing me a shipping label
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Heh.. I didn't expect to get all these options I was just asking if I should get the other case as an exchange
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post #6 of 9
i'm sorry i misunderstood. i see what your talking about now, the 690 has that fan right where you want it. if thats what you need, then i would say go for it, even though i think the A900 is a really good case.
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post #7 of 9
do what u think is right. it's ur case and u have to live with it why even make a thread about indecision
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post #8 of 9
probably in the hopes that someone points out something he missed so he doesn't have to go through the hassle of an rma/exchange. my guess at least....
post #9 of 9
The CM690 is a great case for it's price, but the A900 is a pretty elite case. I would consider that a bit of a downgrade. Check other A900 threads (there are a million) for GPU cooling alternatives rather than replacing the entire case.
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