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[NZXT] NZXT Phantom, Evolved (Updated with reviews)

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PHANTOM 820
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Seems like the wait is over and the reviews are slowly crawling in. I will update this OP with more reviews as they get released.
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Prepare for the next generation of the award-winning Phantom series. The iconic, bold, asymmetrical design that set the standard in chassis design has evolved.

Oh, what's this?

Source

The countdown has timed out. You can pre-order the case now for $250
http://store.nzxt.com/product_p/cr-phantom-820.htm
Edited by bengal - 10/15/12 at 12:28am
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Can't wait for this, I hope instead of using mesh for side panel they use a acrylic.
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mad.gif I was so anxious to see this today. Now have to wait another 14 days. Hope it looks good
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I love my NZXT Phantom. Dying to see this glorious case.
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With NZXT i hope they make their Cases a bit better. My 810 just feels weak. Very wobbly.
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Countdowns for a case is a bit ridiculous; still interested to see what this is like though.
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Serious tease.

The Phantom is one of the cases that is not just for looks, the cooling is rather good. The Switch and H2 Silent on the other hand, are less curvy and more utilitarian. NZXT Source hasn't struck me as very good, just a cheap discrete case from a non OEM manufacturer ; Tempest is boring.
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Wonder if they're re-releasing it to be Windows 8 ready. thumb.gif
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Wonder if they're re-releasing it to be Windows 8 ready. thumb.gif

Yes. What I mean by this, is that the interface to the Phantom has completely changed.... it is now Metro style...err... Windows 8 UI style... or whatever Microsoft will call it next week. This is complete with no support for legacy users, a claim of faster gaming, and a Phantom Store built right on to the front panel of the chassis.
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Yes. What I mean by this, is that the interface to the Phantom has completely changed.... it is now Metro style...err... Windows 8 UI style... or whatever Microsoft will call it next week. This is complete with no support for legacy users, a claim of faster gaming, and a Phantom Store built right on to the front panel of the chassis.

HA! I knew it!
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