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Bitfenix has been releasing one hit product after another these days. Between the Shinobi, Shinobi XL, and Prodigy you can buy any size of gaming machine, but what if you want something silent that still performs well? Bring on the Ghost!

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I am glad i held off on the Fractal design R4, i actually love this case.
Rumors have stated that this case will be from $100-120, which seems about right for a case like this
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Pretty slick. Makes a nice upgrade from the Coolermaster 690 II Advanced without losing any features. I'm a big fan of built in SATA docks, but most cases get them terribly wrong.

It also looks to be the better choice over the similar Corsair Obsidian 550D and Cooler Master Silencio 650.
Edited by zinfinion - 8/20/12 at 8:16am
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I'm not too sure about the USB3 header with that short USB2 header there. Most motherboard USB2 header are located at the bottom of the board.

 
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Resembles a Corsair 550D. However, I feel like it's missing the "finished" look.
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Resembles a Corsair 550D. However, I feel like it's missing the "finished" look.

Definitely, the video showed no rubber grommets... A window would be a nice plus also.

Looking forward to seeing this case released.
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I'm not too sure about the USB3 header with that short USB2 header there. Most motherboard USB2 header are located at the bottom of the board.
its for usb3.0 to be used as 2.0 port, if you dont have a 3.0 header
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Dislike "push and click" mechanisms like the ones on the top for the HDD and fan filter covers, they tend to get loose over time and vibrate. I'll wait and see how durable it is. I also dislike top facing and uncovered front audio and USB jacks. How much more would this case cost to have a "stealthy cover" over that, my parents have a cover over theirs, and the case was $30 and included a PSU (though its obviously worthless).

Like a lot of cases I see lately, great looking but not quite there. Also, cable management looked tight...
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the video showed no rubber grommets...

They were in a plastic bag.
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I'm not too sure about the USB3 header with that short USB2 header there. Most motherboard USB2 header are located at the bottom of the board.

It's so if your mobo doesn't have USB3 internal connectors then you can connect the USB2 cables and still use the front ports. They're not meant to be plugged in at same time.
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A window would be a nice plus also.

Sound dampening material is where the window would be. Without it, this wouldn't be a quiet PC case.
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