Cooler Master 690 III Review & Specifications

Cooler Master 690 III CMS-693-KKN1

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CM 690 III - The Newest Upgrade in the Popular CM 690 Series Is Finally Here
Full mesh on the front panel and top with large vents on the side panel for superior cooling
3 designated places for radiators: 240mm: top, front; 120mm: rear
Supports up to three 200mm large fans for extreme airflow with support for up to 9 total fans (KKN1: 9 fans, KWN1: 7 fans)
New ODD tool-less design “EZ tray” for quick installation
Supports up to 10 SSDs (4 in the removable HDD/SSD combo cage, 1 behind the M/B tray) and 7 HDDs with HDD/SSD combo trays
Dual Super Speed USB 3.0
High-end component support – long graphics cards up to 423mm and tall CPU coolers up to 171mm
Multiple removable dust filters (top, front, PSU) for improved system maintenance
Top compartment with cover to place personal belongings

Specs Overview

Model CMS-693-KKN1
Release Date September 2014
Type ATX Mid Tower
Color Black
Includes Power Supply
External 5.25" Drive Bays 3
External 3.5" Drive Bays 0
Internal 2.5" Drive Bays 3
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays 7
Motherboard Compatibility ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX
Front Panel USB 3.0 Ports

Score Pangoly

89

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Critic Reviews

84

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Model Number Black: CMS-693-KKN1
          CMS-693-KWN1 (with side panel window)
Green: CMS-693-GWN1 (with side panel window)
Available Color Midnight Black
Materials Polymer, mesh front bezel
Dimensions (W x H x D) 230 x 507 x 502 mm / 9.1 x 20.0 x 19.8 inch
Net Weight 8.9 kg / 19.6 lbs
M/B Type microATX, ATX
5.25" Drive Bays 3 (exposed)
3.5" Drive Bays 7 (hidden)
2.5" Drive Bays 10 (hidden; 7 from the HDD/SSD combo cages, 1 under the ODD cage, 1 behind the M/B tray,1 at the bottom)
I/O Panel USB 3.0 x 2, USB 2.0 x 2, Audio In & Out (supports AC97 / HD Audio)
Expansion Slots 7+1
Cooling System Top: 120/140mm fan x 2, or 200mm fan x 1 (optional)
Front: 200mm fan x 1 (installed), or 120/140mm fan x 2 , 180mm fan x 1(optional)
Rear: 120mm fan x 1 (installed)
Side: 120mm fan x 2 or 180/200mm fan x 1(optional) - for CMS-693-KKN1 (standard version) only
Bottom: 120mm fan x 1 (optional)
HDD cage: 120mm fan x 1 (optional)
Power Supply Type Standard ATX PS2
Maximum Compatibility VGA card length:
423 mm / 16.6 inch (without cage)
312mm / 12.3 inch (with SSD cage)
280mm / 11.0 inch (with HDD cage)
CPU cooler height: 171mm / 6.7 inch

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