Cooler Master 690 III Review & Specs

Cooler Master 690 III CMS-693-KKN1

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

Specifications Overview

Model CMS-693-KKN1
Release Date September 2014

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

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 Ports
Dimensions 230mm x 507mm x 502mm
Max VGA length allowance 423.00mm
Expansion Slots 7

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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