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Have you seen this case?? it is AMAZING. Who is getting or preordering this case??biggrin.gif:D So tempting! What color fits you?
Edited by Constantine85 - 10/16/12 at 7:33am
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there is the new Phantom 820, Switch now is OLD
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price is too high, would much rather spend $250 on a silverstone
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Good job on the thread title. The case is called the Phantom 820. Price is definitely too high this doesn't offer much over the switch 810 and the window/fan side panel is hideous. I also find that odd 'foot' at the front of the case very unsightly/
Edited by NewHighScore - 10/16/12 at 7:40am
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post #5 of 12
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Originally Posted by NewHighScore View Post

Good job on the thread title. You are a couple days late too. The case is called the Phantom 820. Price is definitely too high this doesn't offer much over the switch 810 and the window/fan side panel is hideous. I also find that odd 'foot' at the front of the case very unsightly/
I stand corrected and have corrected the title. oops rolleyes.gif
I think the price can be lower indeed. As far as looks, it think it looks awesome. Lots of room for cable management and I can fit a 360 rad up top. I think its a love it or hate it type of appeal.
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hehe there ya go thumb.gif

Personally I love the overall 'Phantom look". I think its a beautiful theme. I also like the fan configuration. 200mm in the front and can house rad in the floor. I perfer that over the switch setup. I just that dang window panel!
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hehe there ya go thumb.gif
Personally I love the overall 'Phantom look". I think its a beautiful theme. I also like the fan configuration. 200mm in the front and can house rad in the floor. I perfer that over the switch setup. I just that dang window panel!
Thats why I would mod it. I would make it a normal shape. It wouldnt take much to fix that up. That would be the first thing I would do. I would want a window larger than my hand.
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post #8 of 12
I own the original phantom (sig rig) so I like the styling of the this case but the price is just too high for what you're getting.
NZXT themselves sale cases for better value with much the same features.

link to a review: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efaPgUp0bh4&feature=g-u-u

He does talk a little too much but I agree with what the most he said
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post #9 of 12
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I own the original phantom (sig rig) so I like the styling of the this case but the price is just too high for what you're getting.
NZXT themselves sale cases for better value with much the same features.
link to a review: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efaPgUp0bh4&feature=g-u-u
He does talk a little too much but I agree with what the most he said

cant get the video to work on work PC - will try later at home.
I do hope the MSRP on the website for $250 does come down. That’s a large jump in price from the current Phantom at $120-$130 doubling to $250 for the new one. I would like to see it for $199 and they will sell more of them. Also a comparison video (professionally done by NZXT) would be nice. Coolermaster did that would the 690 to the 690II.
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Next gen? It doesn't seem revolutionary or anything. It does seem like one of the best cases in terms of overall functionality, but it doesn't seem to have much over the Switch 810, especially for the extra $80. I doubt the build quality is what a $250 case should be, and I personally find the Phantom cases to be some of the ugliest.
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