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Old April 21, 2010, 02:54 PM
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Oh man, should I buy this or the 690 II?
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Old April 23, 2010, 12:16 AM
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Oh man, should I buy this or the 690 II?

Depends on what you want more. Silence, or ultra cooling. I'm going to settle for slightly less cooling and get silence to go with my 6 core AMD processor in a few days
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Old April 23, 2010, 05:54 PM
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Old April 24, 2010, 05:59 AM
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Wow.. what a nice case ! I'dd sure would like toolless design for hard drives and 5,25 devices but anyway, the case comes with a lot of cool features. AND: finally a case with a decent amont of 3,25 bay... It really is something I dislike about most case, there's like 5-6 5,25 bays and 4-5 3,25 bays. This one makes me want to throw away my lancool... its fans are so loud.. -.-

Only downpoints I see from this case
hard drive bays and drive bays are not screwless
not a lot of space for high GPU's (yet not a problem for me) and that's about it..

I still wonder if there's a lot of room for cable management...
this would definitly make a great lil' home server case.. and I'dd prolly use it for a HTPC too.
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Old April 24, 2010, 06:11 AM
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Personally, I never really trusted toolless designs. None I've seen have ever been as strong and stable as a good ... (ahem) screw. And I always found it kind of silly that enthusiasts will spend hours overclocking to last MHz and not spare some time to drive a screw that keeps their hardware safe.
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Old April 24, 2010, 08:42 AM
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Personally, I never really trusted toolless designs. None I've seen have ever been as strong and stable as a good ... (ahem) screw. And I always found it kind of silly that enthusiasts will spend hours overclocking to last MHz and not spare some time to drive a screw that keeps their hardware safe.
On a lan case I would'nt want a toolless design, but for a case that is never moved around, I think toolless is plenty. I agree toolless for pci cards with huge gpu's is not interresting, but it's quite cool for hard drives I think even if you don't swap 'em often. And less time mounting hard drives = more time overcloking to last MHz !
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Old April 24, 2010, 11:54 AM
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Hehe, fair enough. I think toolless design with the option of using tools to secure stuff would be ideal.
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I think I may scoop one of these up for an older Core2 I've laying around. Just need to decide between black or titanium finish.
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Looks lovely for the price!
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Old April 25, 2010, 05:50 PM
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Stupid question to ask, but I just got this case and I haven't really got the time to transfer my stuff over to the new case. However, how do I install a 5.25" drive into the case? My biggest complaint about the case is the lack of documentation. I'm afraid of breaking something so that's why I ask until the day comes for me to move my stuff into the new case.

Btw, the case looks every bit as good as on the Youtube videos. I'm incredibly excited to have this case in my room right now.
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