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Hi all.
So I'm thinking about purchasing the CM 690ii...but I want to know if it'll fit the Hyper 212+ with the case being able to close.
Also, if it does close, will I be able to put the side fan on?
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post #2 of 17
The 212+ will fit in for sure, whether or not you can put a side fan on at the same time seems to be a bit unknown. I would be surprised if you couldn't put a side fan on with the 212+ in there, though. Maybe not a 38MM fan, but a 25MM fan should fit no problems.

EDIT: My source: http://www.techenclave.com/overclock...cm-148012.html
post #3 of 17
If you look in my sig, the Megahalem fits in my case no issues, and the 212+ is smaller than my heatsink. However, the side fan would not work out, theres only about 3/4ths of an inches between the door and the heatsink
    
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post #4 of 17
It will definitely fit. I have the Noctua NH-D14 and it fits nicely.
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post #5 of 17
yup it will fit!
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post #6 of 17
It will fit everything (almost...), but you can't put a side fan in front of the CPU (you can still put the one in front of the GPU). So the heatsink will probably block 1 of the 2 side fan.
    
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post #7 of 17
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Originally Posted by vinton13 View Post
Hi all.
So I'm thinking about purchasing the CM 690ii...but I want to know if it'll fit the Hyper 212+ with the case being able to close.
Also, if it does close, will I be able to put the side fan on?
I HOPE THIS HELPS: I HAVE A THE 690 V1 nvidia edition and a mugen two which is very large, will fit in there with about an inch and a half of space between the side panel and itself.
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post #8 of 17
Yes it will fit. No you won't be able to mount a side panel fan over it unless you mount it on the OUTSIDE of the panel. But why would you want to anyway. It won't do a darn thing for you since all it will do is bounce air off of the top of the heatsink and edge of the fan which won't do a darn thing as far as cooling is concerned.
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post #9 of 17
There's not really any point in the side fans on the 690 II to be honest. The top one might help if you're using a down-facing CPU cooler, but even then it's going to interrupt your airflow for the rest of the case. Then the bottom one might help cool your GPU(s), but when I've placed a fan there before it hasn't made any difference.
post #10 of 17
When I had a CM690II with my 5850, putting a low RPM (was a fan that came with an Elite 330), fan in the lower side fan space lowered GPU temps ~5C.
    
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