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I have a p/p RX240 fitted perfectly at the top of my case. No modding required.

Edit: Only have 3 fans at the moment though due to a lack of proper screws.

Edit2: Anyone know where I can grab some screws online? I need like 12 of them to (more securely) attach my YL's to my RX240. Currently relying on about 6 screws that came with my phantom to hold 3/4 fans in place.
Edited by anticommon - 10/2/12 at 12:05am
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I'd love it if they added more easter eggs every day...
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Originally Posted by anticommon View Post

I have a p/p RX240 fitted perfectly at the top of my case. No modding required.
Edit: Only have 3 fans at the moment though due to a lack of proper screws.
Edit2: Anyone know where I can grab some screws online? I need like 12 of them to (more securely) attach my YL's to my RX240. Currently relying on about 6 screws that came with my phantom to hold 3/4 fans in place.
6/32screw x 1 1/2 inches long is what comes with the rx rad.
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It reminds me of the first raven!

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With NZXT i hope they make their Cases a bit better. My 810 just feels weak. Very wobbly.

Are you serious? My 810 is the best case I've ever owned by far. Sure there's a lot of plastic, but mine is extremely sturdy and for $130 (what I got mine for on Amazon), no case even comes close in terms of space, performance, and flexibility.
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I have a p/p RX240 fitted perfectly at the top of my case. No modding required.


That's cookie cutter. I'm talking of adding in 360 and 480 rads in the top. Even if I cut and dremel, it's impossible because there's no space. At one point I thought about extending the height but reason intervened and it's just not worth it to start welding and pulling out the bondo and paint lol. The odd thing is that the top panel is a mix of screws and rivets. Almost, easy but not quite.
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I .love my midi phantom, I have a 2x14o rad in the top, a 120 rad push/pull at the back, 2x120 front fans, a 120 bottom fan and managed to put in a 200 side fan, plus a cpu wcblock and a res/pump. I used to have a 560ti twinfrozrii SLI. All in that midi case without felling crowded. The only downside is that the top cover could have been a tad higher to fit push/pull on the top radiator.
 
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That's cookie cutter. I'm talking of adding in 360 and 480 rads in the top. Even if I cut and dremel, it's impossible because there's no space. At one point I thought about extending the height but reason intervened and it's just not worth it to start welding and pulling out the bondo and paint lol. The odd thing is that the top panel is a mix of screws and rivets. Almost, easy but not quite.

I was going to put my 240 on the bottom of the case, but then I saw that there were rivets holding the large HDD bay. Didn't want to dick around with those, so I ended up at the top. If I ever add another rad to my case for GPU (probably wont) then I guess I'd make room there, but it seemed like way more of a pain then I was willing to go through.
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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.

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One of my biggest questions would be:

Will it have more room between the Largest side fan and a passive tower heatsink on the CPU? They were pretty close when it came to installing.

Another question, now that I've thought on;

Will it support non-NZXT fans larger than 120mm ( e.g 140mm / 200mm ) ? I loved the look of my GF's red Phantom with Xigmatek Purple LED fans, but the case had to be modded for the bigger fans. Which, in all honesty. Made me think less of the company because it was my first experiance with them.

While I can't share any details just yet, I do want to address your concern regarding the 200mm Fans on the original Phantom. We spec'd the Phantom and the 200mm Fans off our own design, as when they were released, there really wasn't a standard in 200mm fan mounting. Everyone (anyone who made a 200mm fan, that is) made their own. This has since changed industry-wide (NZXT included).
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