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I have the black phantom as well and I haven't seen anything on it to suggest that it's "poorly" made. What is your future build like? I have my sig rig in mine and it works great with it. The slots for cable management are perfect and the placement of the fans really excels. I love my fan controller on the top of the case as well as the locking mechanism for the side panels on both sides. I never really have to screw them in.

One thing that bugged me is that it has two huge fan slots on the top of the case, but it only comes with one so you'll have to purchase the extra yourself.
My Next build will be a bulldozer, because i have just recently got a job and can now start affording to buy new parts more frequently. After the case i will be buying a new Power supply, possibly 1000watt. And then i will go and buy a 7000 series graphics card. I'm really looking into buying the NZXT, it just catches my eye, it has really good cable management, whilst this case has none at all, but i got through that I want a case with alot of room with a good design and things like that and not breaking the bank.
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Originally Posted by windfire View Post
If the white of the Phantom catches OP's eyes, perhaps the white edition of the 690 II Advanced should be considered. It is cheaper ($119) than the black version ($125) as well.

Here:http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=16246
Yeah but phantom looks better because they combined black and white in and out.
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<----- For looks I say the Phantom, but the HAF series is really good .
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White CM690II is beautiful.

Get that.

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I like this case more than any of those 3:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...tek%20pantheon
    
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Originally Posted by Lostintyme View Post
I like this case more than any of those 3:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...tek%20pantheon
Personally... My reaction upon seeing this was "Ew."
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post #27 of 27
I recently replaced my CM 690II with a HAF 932. Mine is the BE (Black Edition) which also has a full-size window unlike the standard 932:
http://www.techreaction.net/2010/07/...black-edition/


The 690II was a nice case, but I needed a full tower with the option of installing the psu on top (the 932 has both top and bottom psu mounts) for my Zalman-cooled 480's.

Not really fair to compare the big space increase since the 690II is only a mid-tower, but the 932 is a keeper for me.
It is sturdier than the 690II because it is built of a heavier-gauge steel. Tons of fan mounting options, and lots of potential for water-cooling.
Edited by DerComissar - 6/21/11 at 9:00pm
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