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The NZXT Phantom is massive. Swallows my 580 whole. Great airflow, perfect cable management, interesting aesthetics as opposed to a black box, unless that' more your thing.
yes the phantom is a massive case but my wife wants me to go smaller than my haf 922
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Originally Posted by downlinx View Post
well i think i found my case, what do you guys think of the Fractal arc midi which is the midtower arc not the mini tower
It does look good.

Perhaps the only downside is its availability in North America. Fractal Design site lists Newegg and NCIX only and both do not seem to carry this fairly new case, only released in January(?).

Perhaps give them a call to hear what they say.
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For United States Technical Support we also have a phonenumber.
Please call 855-446-3722 (855-I-GO-FRAC) for direct service.

Edited by windfire - 4/28/11 at 6:09pm
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It does look good.

Perhaps the only downside is its availability in North America. Fractal Design site lists Newegg and NCIX only and both do not seem to carry this fairly new case, only released in January(?).

Perhaps give them a call to hear what they say.
I think your right windfire, and i will give them a call to find out. Any other suggestions out there?
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did you not read my first post, the case is larger than the haf922 and over my $120 limit.
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post #38 of 47
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I suggest CM 690 II Advanced.

Dimensions (L x W x H)
922: 22.20" x 10.00" x 19.70"
690 II Advanced: 20.80" x 8.40" x 20.10"

HD6970's length = 275mm < 304mm supported by CM 690 II Advanced
CM V8's height = 161mm <177mm supported by 690 II Advanced

CM 690 II Advanced at US$80 + $10 shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-216-_-Product
^ this is great info.

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Originally Posted by somebadlemonade View Post
yea, i've been looking around looks like the CM 690 Advanced is the case to get

unless you build the case yourself, which may or may not be cheaper if you have the tools to do so or not. . .
^ I agree at this point aswell.
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I wanna put my vote in for the CM 690 II. I went from an Antec 900 to this case recently, and I was in awe of how much room there is to work on the inside. I have huge paws, so cramped cases are not my favorite thing in the world. Plus the black interior really sold me for my black and blue color scheme...

I was pleasantly surprised by the SATA dock on the top of the case, also. I didn't know that it was even there when I bought the case, and it made moving data from my old drives that much easier...I could just plug them into the top of the case rather than opening it up and connecting them to the mobo. I don't know when I'll ever use it again, but it was handy in that instance...
^I too used the Antec 902, and HATE that case..its good and all I gess but not for me. I upgraded to CM690IIAD and love it to death! he wiremanagemnt is great! plenty of room in a mid tower case, price is just about perfect! the only thing I disslike is the fact that it comes with crap for fans. replace all of them with decent fans and your rockin!
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Go for the Arc Midi / Core 3000 thumb.gif
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CM 690 II advanced

or get something even cheaper like this ?

Xigmatek Utgard for just 59$ !!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-007-_-Product

Edit: got the Utgard case here somewhere to, i can check if one of my 6950's fit. they are same lenght as the 6970 right ?
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