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600t has arrived, bye bye CM690!

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Taking apart the old CM690 ready to build my 600t on xmas day



Removing components




Everything ready to go straight in








How it stands until xmas day



Plenty more pics to come in 2 days
post #2 of 36
I love that case of course. Funny, I'm attracted to your PSU as well.
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Nice..golf fans.
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post #4 of 36
nice upgrade, 600t is a great case
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How come you have to wait till Christmas to put it all in the 600t?
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post #6 of 36
looks like it will be a nice build, what do you think of the 600t? quality? standout features?
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post #7 of 36
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Originally Posted by Chef Bobert View Post
How come you have to wait till Christmas to put it all in the 600t?
Its a christmas present off the missus and she wont let me have it until the day

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Originally Posted by CH4PZ View Post
looks like it will be a nice build, what do you think of the 600t? quality? standout features?
It looks really good from what I have seen of it so far. Only managed to get my hands on it for 5 mins (see above for reason lol) but there is much more space behind the mobo tray for cables, which is the main reason I upgraded from the CM690. I love the look of the case as well. I will have a better look in 2 days when I get to put everything in

One thing that dissappoint me is that there is no bezel for a floppy drive included. I have a 3.5" cad reader that goes in the front but no bezel to go around it like I had with the 690

Also, any idea where I can mount the SSD's. I can use 1 HDD rack for the 2x WDC's but want to remove one to create more airflow.
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Its a christmas present off the missus and she wont let me have it until the day
haha, turn out even big boys have to wait for santa, just remember he knows if you've been good or bad, so be good for goodness sake sounds like a good build
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post #9 of 36
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Originally Posted by CH4PZ View Post
haha, turn out even big boys have to wait for santa, just remember he knows if you've been good or bad, so be good for goodness sake sounds like a good build
She be going home tomorrow night around 10pm to be in her house for christmas morning so I may be tempted to get started on it then
post #10 of 36
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Originally Posted by GJF47 View Post
Its a christmas present off the missus and she wont let me have it until the day
I have the same problem with some gifts my brother-in-law sent. I know what he sent, so it seems pointless to wait, but I don't want to look like a greedy bastard to my wife.
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One thing that dissappoint me is that there is no bezel for a floppy drive included. I have a 3.5" cad reader that goes in the front but no bezel to go around it like I had with the 690
I got this Silverstone Bay Adapter for my Mem card reader. Other brands like Startech are half the price, but I don't want something that looks cheap if I can help it. The Silverstone looks OK, with brushed aluminum finish, but what I really need is one that matches the open grill work of the 600T's bay covers.
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Also, any idea where I can mount the SSD's. I can use 1 HDD rack for the 2x WDC's but want to remove one to create more airflow.
I've seen one where the guy mounted the SSD on the case floor, behind the lower rack, with velcro or something. It didn't look too bad.

Good luck with the build! I think the 600T is pretty easy to work with compared with some other cases. I still need to work on cleaning up the cables on the backside after I mount another matching HDD, and an SSD.

Have you joined in on the 600T owners thread yet?
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