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NZXT Phantom or CM HAF 932?

Poll Results: Which Case Should I get?

 
  • 76% (20)
    NZXT Phantom (please specify black or white)
  • 15% (4)
    CM HAF 932
  • 7% (2)
    Other (please specify)
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post #1 of 35
Thread Starter 
I'm looking to get a new case for my sig rig, and future builds, and have looked at the HAF 932 and NZXT Phantom and can't decide which to get, so I need some help. What case do you think I should get? NZXT Phantom (White or Black?), the HAF 932, or other? Looking to keep price under $150 shipped and preferably of Amazon or Newegg, but will do other sites as long as price is very close or under $150 shipped. Thanks guys

Needs:
-Decent Cable Management
-PSU intake from underneath preferred
-Room for all my parts in my sig rig excluding 8800
-Full Tower is best
-more if i figure them out

Edit: Also I am highly considering doing some watercooling after the summer.
Edited by Intense - 4/27/11 at 1:39pm
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post #2 of 35
Personally i would say the NZXT case. Purely due to how it looks.
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post #3 of 35
I personally like the Phantom much more than the Haf. The Haf would be a better case if you plan on water cooling.

If you do buy the Phantom, I highly encourage you to buy the White or Red one! The Black Phantom scratches when you clean it with a micro-fiber cloth. =P

Both cases are very nice but I would put my money towards NZXT between these 2 choices. Their customer support is second to none.
    
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post #4 of 35
whatever looks better aesthetic wise =), both are very similar
post #5 of 35
i would go with the phantom white. Love the looks.
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post #6 of 35
Thread Starter 
I was leaning a lot towards the NZXT but I'm not sure if I will miss having a window or not
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post #7 of 35
I don't think you can get a 932 for $150 shipped..I would recommend it if you could but I guess I have to say the Phantom
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post #8 of 35
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BlahBlahBlah View Post
I don't think you can get a 932 for $150 shipped..I would recommend it if you could but I guess I have to say the Phantom
Amazon has it for 154 shipped and I have a 10 dollar off gift card from Turbotax
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post #9 of 35
I don't want to say it, but NZXT Phantom...I really thought I would be a little different when I got it, but this case is really catching popularity. It is really a good case. I have the white one again in an effort to be different, but I think that is most popular color.

The white is nice for leak testing...if your coloant is tinted at all you can see the tiniest drop imeadiately and you don't have to dust it all the time to keep it looking nice.

It sort of has a window...there is alarge piece of mesh that lets you see though just enough (if you don't have a fan over it.
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post #10 of 35
The Phantom looks like a ricer kid got ahold of a computer case IMO...looks like a cheap body kit on a civic lol. And the HAF is anything but High Air Flow in my opinion, Get a CM690ADII for half the price, and invest the other half into decent fans, youll beat out a HAF on airflow in no time.
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