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CM 690 or A900?

Poll Results: Antec Nine Hundred or CM 690?

 
  • 23% (4)
    Antec Nine Hundred
  • 76% (13)
    CM 690
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post #1 of 24
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I saw the CM 690 for ~$85 and the Antec 900 for ~$100. I want a quiet PC with good enough airflow to keep things nice and cool. I need it quiet, though. Low dust would be a plus as well.
post #2 of 24
The A900 for the nice tri cool fans. Provantage.com sells the Antec 900 usually below $90.
    
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post #3 of 24
if its got a decent airflow, it's usually got dust.

my Friends cm690 can back that up. (and if free didn't touch his computer for about a month, he probably could aswell, for the ammount of airflow in his pc.)

I'd go for the CM 690 though. top mounted usb area
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post #4 of 24
which do you like the look of more?

both have as good airflow as you can get in a mid tower and with some fans spinning 1k ish they will both be silent so it comes down to your personall prefference.

thats the reason i went with mine.
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post #5 of 24
never had a a900 so i cant tell you about it.

The cm690's are great though. U get 3 fans as standard which should be enough to keep you contented until you want to buy some more ( there are 7 availible fan locations), as well as an internal cable management system which really helps the airflow get to the components. Another plus is the top mounted I/O area which has USB2.0 support as well and headphone/microphone 1/4 inch jacks along with an e-sata port.
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post #6 of 24
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Any other quiet, cheaper cases to recommend? (Don't want to spend more than $100 on a case.)
post #7 of 24
cm690 > a900, the a900 is cramped with longer video cards. If anything I'd recommend the NZXT Tempest.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...zxt%2btemptest
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post #8 of 24
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I need something quiet, though.
post #9 of 24
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Originally Posted by cyborg939 View Post
I need something quiet, though.
With stock fans its near silent, I have a buddy who got this after his a900 and he loves it.
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post #10 of 24
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Cool. Also, the A900 has a case window and plenty of fans. Just need to do some cable management mods and paint it black and its a winner! Thanks.
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