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Cooler Master V8+ Cooler Master CM690

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September 17, 2009 8:35:06 PM

Hey there was wondering if the V 8 will fit in my CM 690 with both 120 MM fans attached to the sidepanel. Thank you in advance.


Nick

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September 17, 2009 9:25:54 PM

doubt it, u might have to remove the top 1
September 17, 2009 9:43:41 PM

did some more research.... you might be right.

i am leaning to the Dark Knight CPU cooler, would that fit in a CM690 ?
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September 17, 2009 10:20:06 PM

Most of the popular HSF's are around the same height.
Pretty sure they're both around 160mm tall.

IMO the V8 isn't worth it. It's a good cooler, but overpriced. A CCF, Mugen 2, or S1283 would perform better then the V8, as well as being much cheaper. If you want all out performance, get a True or Megahalems.
September 18, 2009 12:59:50 AM

also spire thermax 2
September 18, 2009 4:26:44 AM

The Coolermaster 690 case is 8.4 inches wide. A 160mm tower style cpu heatsink will fit. You just will not be able to install a 120mm fan in the upper opening on the side panel.
September 18, 2009 12:53:24 PM

+1 for dropping the V8 - seriously it's not up to scratch for the price when you can get better performance for cheaper.
September 19, 2009 3:17:14 PM

thank you very much for all the support, i could not reply any faster as work is swamping me :p 

September 19, 2009 4:11:30 PM

You're welcome!
September 19, 2009 7:11:21 PM

I have the CM690, it's massive and any cooler will fit, but you may have to remove one of the sidepanel fans (which you probably never needed in the first place.)
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