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post #1 of 16
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I'm planning on purchasing a CM690, but I need to know this one thing. How many fans does it support WITHOUT modifying the case, what size, and where are they located?

Thanks.
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post #2 of 16
2x120mm on the side panel, 2x120mm on top, 1x120mm front and back and 1x120mm on the floor.

Edit some spots can house 140mm or 90mm or 80mm fans, but to me the 120mm are the best.
Edited by vwgti - 6/15/08 at 9:55pm
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post #3 of 16
You can put one in the drive bays pretty easily also.
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post #4 of 16
7 120 mm (5 of which can be 140mm) 1 80mm without mods.
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post #5 of 16
Drive bays can easily hold 1 or 2 with 2 120s on top, two 120s on side and some on the back.

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post #6 of 16
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I guess I'll be ordering 6 fans then =). I'm getting the side panel from newegg, which only holds 1 fan.
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post #7 of 16
what fans do you plan on ordering? just wondering.

here's an fyi. to "give yourself more space" inside the case, you can do a mod to the top panel cutting out the plastic honeycomb mesh and put 2 120mm fans in between the chassis and the top panel, reducing the need for fan grills as well. only fan we have found to fit are yate loons only though.
 
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post #8 of 16
i have

standard rear exhaust
front intake
top intake
top exhuast
bottom intake
side exhaust (because of fan mod on 8800GTX)

make sure you use high quality fans such as scythe kama/slipstream
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post #9 of 16
i have to have my fans inside mine as my hr-10 is between the case and the roof cover, works well tho as i have a 120mm fan blowing thru it too
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post #10 of 16
2 top max 140mm, 2 side max 140mm, 1 back max 120mm, 1 bottom max 140mm (you may have to take off the fan bracket depending on how long your power supply is) and 1 blue LED 120mm intake. There is also a 80mm fan spot behind the motherboard (?)
Intake and exhaust come with the case. This is the maximum that the manufacterer intended.

You could add more fans with mods and all but you requested without mods.
Search CM690 review in google and 10 or more websites have reviews.

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