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690 II cable management woes

Discussion in 'Case Central' started by Goose, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. blitzyuk


    Joined: Jun 7, 2010

    Posts: 484

    Location: Tamworth

    Hey x51m017x nice case and cable management just a quick question.
    Do you notice any difference in temps with that fan on the back of the CPU?
  2. Merlin5


    Joined: Aug 17, 2009

    Posts: 15,427

    Location: Finchley Central, London

    I didn't find it too bad I suppose in my 690 dominator. Getting the cover on over the tangle of cables on the other side was tricky, but with some rearranging and some brute force it was ok :D All I need now is to replace all my fans and get a proper colour theme going.



  3. x51m017x


    Joined: Nov 1, 2008

    Posts: 116

    i'm 65 deg c at 4000 mhz prime 95 for 8 hours +
  4. Goose


    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

    Posts: 4,376

    Location: Kent

    Thanks again everybody. I went to ******s today about about 20 millions cable ties and cable bases. Spent about 2 hours being very methodical and i've had much better results this time. I can even get the right side panel one now!!!! I'll post some pics later on.

    Quick question though. I thought the bottom HDD rack was supposed to be removable? Mine seems to be thoroughly riveted in and doesn't budge an inch.
  5. PapaLazaru


    Joined: Dec 23, 2009

    Posts: 17,658

    Location: RG8

  6. x51m017x


    Joined: Nov 1, 2008

    Posts: 116

    idk mine is the very first 690.
  7. Stripes


    Joined: Feb 2, 2010

    Posts: 325

    Location: Hants, UK

    Have a look at this video, from 6:40 onwards:

  8. Freelanc3r

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Dec 10, 2005

    Posts: 1,531

    Location: Offshore

    Only the 690 II's have the removable bays, you can remove the bottom 4 bays by just taking out 4 screws.