CM 690 II Advanced
RC-692-KKN2 (Discontinued)

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CM 690 II Advanced raises the bar again with practical improvements over the top-selling CM 690. The spacious mid-tower will keep enthusiasts happy with room for up to 3 vga cards, high-end CPU coolers, top or bottom mount water cooling radiator and 1.8"/2.5" drive adapter. It also features much improved airflow with oversized mesh and enough space for up to 10 fans. Maintenance will be a breeze with the tool-free drive bays, new cable management and CPU cooler retention hole.


  • Oversized front and top mesh design for superb ventilation.
  • Accommodates 120 x 240 mm radiator inside the top or bottom.
  • Dust-control filters for all meshed areas.
  • Air cooling support for up to 10 fans (with support for up to 5 x 140mm fans).
  • External SATA X-dock .
  • Front blue LED fan on/off switch.
  • Rear retaining holes for water cooling kit.
  • Includes 1.8" & 2.5" HHD and SSD adapter.
  • Cable management and CPU retaining hole for easy maintenance.
  • Includes VGA card bracket (supports triple GPU card).


Model RC-692-KKN2
Available Color Black
Material Steel body / Plastic + Mesh bezel
Dimension 214.5 x 511.8 x 528.8 mm
8.4 x 20.1 x 20.8 inches
Weight Net Weight: 9.56 kg / 21.08 lbs
Gross Weight: 11.56 kg / 25.49 lbs
M/B Type Micro - ATX / ATX / Mini-ITX(supports)
5.25" Drive Bay 4 (without the use of exposed 3.5" drive bay)
3.5" Drive Bay 6 Hidden
1 Exposed (converted from one 5.25" drive bay)
2.5" Drive Bay 2 (From 3.5" HDD Cage)
I/O Panel USB 2.0 x 2 , eSATA x 1 , MIC x 1 , Audio x 1 (supports HD / AC97 audio)
Expansion Slots 7 + 1
Cooling System Front: 140 x 25 mm Blue LED fan x 1 / 1200 RPM / 19 dBA

Rear: 120 mm fan x 1 / 1200 RPM / 17 dBA

Top: 140 x 25 mm fan x 1 / 1200 RPM / 19 dBA (supports 120 / 140 mm fan x 2)

Bottom: 120 mm fan x 2 (optional)

Right side: 80 x 15 mm x 1 (optional)

Left side: 120 / 140 mm fan x 2 (optional)

HDD cage: 120 mm fan x 1 (optional)

VGA holder: 80 x 15 mm fan x 1 (optional)
Power Supply Standard ATX PS2 / EPS 12V (optional)
VGA Holder Yes
HDD Dock Yes
HDD Fan Yes
Liquid Cooling Supports Top and Bottom
Liquid Cooling Retaining Hole Yes
CPU Retaining Hole Yes
Removable HDD Cage Yes
SLI Supports Triple VGA
UPC Code 884102008191
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    • Click logo to read full review:  Top Buy : August 2010

      "For outstanding specifications and quality at one heck of a bargain, Cooler Master’s 690 II Advanced wins GeekSmack’s “Top Buy” Award."

      » Details Top Value : August 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."

      » Details  Must Have Best Value : May 2010

      "In the world of $100 cases, Cooler Master really brings the heat.  The CM 690 II Advanced is worth every penny, especially if you plan to water cool."

      » Details  10/10 : April 2010

      "I can say without a doubt that they improved the 690 in every way without losing what the original was all about."

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      Tweaknews: Top Rank Award : March 2010

      "I can't think of another mid-tower that offers up such a rich feature set, great cooling performance and classic good looks, let alone the outstanding configuration options, for this kind of money. Plus, it's got a built in SATA dock!"

      » Details  Furious 5 of 5 : March 2010

      "CoolerMaster has realized the desires of their customers and has reworked one of the most popular CM cases on the market today."

      » Details : March 2010

      "Cooler Master had a successful case in the 690 and I would say they have made a lot of right moves in the 690 II Advanced that should continue to make it a top choice for many end users."

      » Details  Gold Award : March 2010

      "All in all, this case is beautiful to behold and very easy to work with. Installation is a breeze and if you’re into wire management, it is most definitely your friend."

      » Details : March 2010

      "Overall, we’re extremely impressed with Cooler Master’s latest offering......If you’re in the market for a new case, at a mere $79.99 for the CM690 II Basic and $99.99 for the CM690 II Advanced, this case is worth every penny!"

      » Details  Best Value : February 2010

      "Do I like the Cooler Master CM 690 Advance II PC tower? Most definitely. It is one of the most complete cases on the market. The feature list of this case revival many that will cost twice its price. At $100 MSRP you get easy drive mounting, dual placement for water-cooling radiators without modding, great cable management and a black interior."

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      3dgameman - 100% KICKASS : February 2010

      "Cooler Master 690 II Advanced Case is one of the very best mid-tower cases on the market. It has attractive styling, black in and out, lots of fans, dust filters, plenty of drive bays, cable management holes, space for 220 radiators, fits 12" (30cm) long video cards and much more."

      » Details : February 2010

      "The Cooler Master 690 II Advance builds on a tradition of quality and quantity started with the original 690.  At a price point of $99 for the 690 II Advance, we feel that CM has created a wonderful product that will not disappoint."

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      OVERCLOCKERSHQ GOLD : February 2010

      "This case is by far one of the best cases I own it was so nice to work in with tons of room to run cables considering it is just a mid-tower. I was able to hide ALL my non modular powersupply wires without any issues."

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      Techgage: Editors Choice : January 2010

      "This is no mistake. While no product is perfect, the 690 II has delivered on every point it set out to make and cannot be denied. I will boldly declare this chassis the grand slam home-run that I have not had pass through my hands in my years of testing. At this price point, if you are building a new PC there is simply no better chassis to use in my opinion."

      » Details  Value Award : January 2010

      "Overall, I really like the CM690 II Advanced. It is very easy to work in and on. The ability to remove items from the case that are not needed or to make room for things like dual radiators without cutting up a perfectly good case is a really big plus. The ability to use multiple 120mm or 140mm fans, and combinations thereof, to cool the case is a big plus."

      » Details : January 2010

      "The CM 690 II Advanced is up there with the best of them. This is definitely the best mid-tower chassis I have used in awhile. It is easy to see how input provided to Cooler Master from its customers has shaped their various case designs."

      » Details Recommended : January 2010

      "Overall, the CM 690 II Advanced is an awesome enclosure. It's well built, looks great and it's priced right. Speaking of price, the Advanced version will be available for $100, but there will also be a cheaper regular edition for $80."

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      HardwareSecrets: Golden Award : January 2010

      "Cooler Master CM 690 II is one of the most complete mid-tower cases around, targeted towards ventilation. We couldn’t find any real weakness on this case: it is a very-well constructed case with a terrific cost/benefit ratio that will please average users and enthusiasts alike."

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      Pureoverclock: Editors Choice : January 2010

      "The Cooler Master 690 II Advanced is an excellent chassis that successfully improves upon its popular predecessor, with sleek aesthetics, extensive features, and attention to details that are generally only present in premium full tower cases.  It is fantastic to see such things here in a mid-tower. "

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      OCC Gold : January 2010

      "After using the case for some time now, I would highly recommend it to any mainstream user, gamer, enthusiast, or just about anyone in the market for a new computer case."

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      Hardwarecanucks - Dam Good Value : January 2010

      "The Cooler Master 690 II Advanced has everything it takes to yet again become one of the best mid-range cases on the market."

      » Details  Golden Tachometer : January 2010

      "For hardware enthusiasts (especially overclockers) and system builders, the Cooler Master CM690-II Advanced RC-692-KKN2 could easily become the go-to chassis for higher-end computers."

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      EOC - Editors Choice : January 2010

      "I really have no complaints about the way this build went at all. Coming in at around $99.99 for the Advanced model this case will soon be a favorite among enthusiasts."

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