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No resonance sounds.
External SATA slot.
Lots of working room.
Good tool-free installation options.
Plenty of cooling options.
External HDD bay.
Stylish design with all-black interior.
Enough cable management features.
No sharp edges inside.
Support for 240mm radiator in top and/or bottom.
The 1200RPM stock cooling may be a bit lacking for more demanding users.
You can't use standard 80mm fans in the right side panel and VGA bracket, they have to be slim 15mm models.
Side panels require a lot of force to be removed.
Not enough dust filters.
No room for 12inch videocards unless you remove the lower four hard drive bays.
My mATX Still had to be Removed to Install Cooler.
By Hardware Secrets on June 12, 2012
This new version of the Cooler Master CM 690 II Advanced provides a terrific cost/benefit ratio. It is affordable, has a great look, and provides all the features that users are seeking. The only negative is with the internal 3.5” bays: Cooler...
By Kitguru.net on February 29, 2012
After the success of the original it is no great surprise that they have released a new and improved version. The reason for the success of the 690 II is that Cooler Master were able to fit full tower features into a mid tower chassis while...
By MadShrimps on April 18, 2011
Time : So what do you get for a case retailing around plus minus 90 euros ? A super ventilated case, nearly silent in operation, with even more cooling potential if you ever feel the need to add extra fans. If Air cooling is not your thing, this case...
By eTeknix on December 13, 2010
Coolermaster are regarded as one of the most well known manufacturer's when it comes to PC cases, and have been one of the main contenders when standing the test of time.As we all know, companies are started and in this day and age, it's very...
By XSReviews on November 03, 2010
As cases go, the 690 II Advanced is pretty good at what it does: It's a big case with plenty of room for appropriate cable management and sorting out the correct airflow. The manufacturers thought ahead and strategically placed hooks/tabs for cable...
By Vortez on November 02, 2010
There is an inclination to move to a Full Tower case due to the lack of features on some mid-tower case offerings. But what if you don't want the weight and sheer size of such a giant? The CM 690 II Advanced conquers this and in a nutshell is one of...
By Kitguru.net on October 12, 2010
Cooler Master have certainly got the build quality down to a fine art. We like this case – it combines fantastic looks and styling with solid engineering and good cooling performance.Cooler Master CM 690...
By PCWorld New Zealand on August 30, 2010
The Cooler Master CM 690 II Advanced case is a follow up to the immensely popular CM 690 originally released back in 2007. The sub-$200 market has become somewhat saturated in the last couple of years with excellent new cases and the first CM 690 was...
By Rbmods.com on August 06, 2010
After using the case with my computer for couple days, I can only be fully satisfied with it. Cable managing was superb, parts were not any hotter than without the case, all fit in well. This case has no major signs or failure in it and it has couple...
By Motherboards.org on July 24, 2010
The Cooler Master CM 690 II Advanced case has many outstanding qualities that make it a perfect fit for the hardware enthusiast wanting computer cases that have plenty of cooling and water-cooling options. This case has room inside for no less than...
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