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Poll Results: Better Case?

Poll expired: Oct 17, 2008  
  • 38% (21)
    Antec 900
  • 61% (33)
    Cooler Master 690
54 Total Votes  
post #11 of 29
antec 900 has a better build quality for sure. However, I do like the HDD installation process in the cm 690...it's much easier.
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post #12 of 29
The cm 690 is a little smaller, none controlable fans (stock that is) and no side window, thus the cheaper price tag. But again, pick one that YOU like, they are both equal.
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post #13 of 29
I swear, there is at least one person that asks this exact question every day.
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post #14 of 29
Yup, and its always a flame war between loyalists...
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post #15 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by cbrazeau1115 View Post
The cm 690 is a little smaller, none controlable fans (stock that is) and no side window, thus the cheaper price tag. But again, pick one that YOU like, they are both equal.
I'm pretty sure the size isn't true. I have my brothers and I cases(900 and 690) sitting on the same table, and my 690 is a bit larger..
post #16 of 29
I Really like how the Antec 900 Looks!
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post #17 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by CorryBasler View Post
I Really like how the Antec 900 Looks!
and thats the main reason to pick 1 of these over the other.
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post #18 of 29
I have both an A900 and a CM690, and I like the CM690 a lot better.

It feels like it's built better, and also I didn't need to mod the hell out of it to get some half-decent cable management. Plus the CM690 has a lot more room in general.

I can't really compare the noise though, my A900 has 7xSY1225SL12SH's (110CFM 38dBa), and my CM690 has stock fans plus two of the old A900 fans, all on their lowest settings.
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post #19 of 29
Neither. They are both awful cases IMO.
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post #20 of 29
The 900 has better airflow. It's also a better case for modding.
 
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