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Old September 25, 2008, 08:32 AM
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I'm new to the forum but it seems to be a great site
I want to buy a new case for my pc, and many suggest me the cm690. I was thinking at the A900 also... But I want a case with great cooling and not tight so I can move easely.

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Old September 25, 2008, 08:33 AM
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+1 for the CM690. Cases are a personal thing, but IMO, the 900 doesn't even come close.

(Oh, and welcome to the forums BTW.... :) ).
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Old September 25, 2008, 08:38 AM
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+1 for the CM690. Cases are a personal thing, but IMO, the 900 doesn't even come close.

(Oh, and welcome to the forums BTW.... :) ).
Thx for ur very quick answer

Eum, do u know if the NV690 is a little bit bigger or it's exactly the same. (I know it's NV but I like the green)
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Old September 25, 2008, 08:44 AM
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According to the links on their webpage the two have identical dimensions....

CM 690 - Cooler Master

NV 690 - Cooler Master
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Old September 25, 2008, 08:48 AM
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ok thx! I hope people won't get mad at me if I take a Nvidia case even if there's an ATI card inside loll
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Old September 25, 2008, 09:08 AM
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+2 For the CM690 or the nvidia version, whichever you choose, you should be happy. I'll warn you, just don't get murdered with that nvidia color
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Old September 25, 2008, 09:16 AM
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ok thx! I hope people won't get mad at me if I take a Nvidia case even if there's an ATI card inside loll
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Old September 25, 2008, 09:44 AM
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+1 cm690 is a great case... also, for a few bucks cheaper the antec 300 is pretty solid as well..
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For the price, the CM690 can't be beat, however the airflow won't really compare to the 900's. Grab a few extra fans though and it's cooling will probably match the antec 900's.

If you want something a little more flashy, a 900 with a few cuts for cable management is a very good case as well. Also it comes with almost every fan slot filled(1 on the side isin't while the 690 has 4 open slots).
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Old September 28, 2008, 08:24 AM
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another +1 for the CM case. Antec just isn't what they used to be...
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