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post #1 of 13
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Hi guys with my new build i'm planning to get the nzxt phantom and some fans with it to fill all the 7 fan slots (it comes with 4 and i add 3)

with all fan slots occupied, will i have place for a Noctua D14 and SLI 560ti Hawk's ?
    
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post #2 of 13
you sholud be fine no problem.
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post #3 of 13
Yes. The side panel fan is a lot lower than the CPU slot area.
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post #4 of 13
I know for the side panel big fan it will be a tight squeeze. I have D14 and most big fans wont fit and will have very very little space between heatsink and side panel fan.
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post #5 of 13
Here is how it looks like for me, it is not completely closed since I like having the side open for the A/C air to go in.





Everything will fit, but the only tricky part is the big fan you will place on the side. It will most likely be a tight fit, so you wont want to press on the side panel and make it touch the d14.
Edited by Zcypot - 6/12/11 at 6:20pm
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post #6 of 13
Iv'e seen the phantom with a d14 they had to mod it and remove the filter to put a fan in
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post #7 of 13
I know my side fan doesnt fit with the hyper 212+ so I have my fan on the outside, but without the filter it should definitely fit.
   
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post #8 of 13
Most likely not on the sidefan. The 200mm xigmatek fans are 10mm skinnier but the holes don't line up perfectly (from what I've read).
   
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post #9 of 13
I am not completely sure about the side fan, because even in with my cooler I have about a millimeter of clearance. But the case is definitely large enough for a D14.
post #10 of 13
Without the filter it should fit, if not than you have to do a little mod and just place the big fan outside the case without the filter.
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