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Old January 3, 2008, 03:36 PM
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600W should be plenty for that rig.



Because it's a good case overall for a first-time builder, but not a great case for cable management. Some builders don't care about this aspect of assembly. I do, and that's why I will never buy one.
Good case for a first time builder IS the 690 or the Sonata 3.
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Old January 3, 2008, 03:41 PM
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But the 690 / Sonata III don't have the looks of the 900. And the 900 appeals more to the younger first-time builders.
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Yeah I basically want it because of its airflow and looks.
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But the 690 / Sonata III don't have the looks of the 900. And the 900 appeals more to the younger first-time builders.
Yah I get that part but then I don't like how they complain about the dust afterwards
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Yah I get that part but then I don't like how they complain about the dust afterwards
One day the youngsters will learn and understand that with air movement comes dust. And lots of it.

But hey, they have the looks and the great cases. And us old farts don't.
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I'm getting the CM690 cause it has great airflow and great looks. The only downfall to the 690 is filters but I'll just make some, haven't decided if I want to use a black nylons, swifter sheets or cut a part furnance air filter that is too small for my furance.
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I'm getting the CM690 cause it has great airflow and great looks. The only downfall to the 690 is filters but I'll just make some, haven't decided if I want to use a black nylons, swifter sheets or cut a part furnance air filter that is too small for my furance.
Front/bottom has filters
Top has the mesh from the case
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Front/bottom has filters
Top has the mesh from the case

True, but what about the sides. This is how my fan setup is going to be.


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Top = In
Front = In
Rear = Out

With my tuniq i can't put any on my door and my cabling from my power supply won't allow the bottom one.

But I also have a 120mm blowing onto my 8800
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Personally for me I like the top being exhaust as hot air rises.
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