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Finally they listened it has a side window and not as massive as teh 630 i'm in love biggrin.gif
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In 2010, NZXT introduced the industry to its Phantom chassis, an aggressively designed, feature-filled case for mainstream users, gamers and enthusiasts alike. Now, NZXT is finally ready to unveil its direct successor, the Phantom 530.
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Continuing the legacy of the original, the new Phantom was meticulously designed from the ground up for a refreshing new design that is uncompromising in every way. While creating the Phantom 530, the NZXT design team painstakingly took every beloved aspect of the original and made it even better


SOURCE http://www.nzxt.com/product/detail/134-phantom-530.html
Edited by 6steven9 - 6/3/13 at 6:21pm
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I would love this case =)
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Ehhhh the top looks ugly. Still not as good as a classic phantom in terms of looks.

That aside, I'm glad that NZXT has phantoms for many sizes. Now we just need an M-ITX!

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As an owner of the original phantom I fell in love the first time I saw the case and new I had to have it. When I saw the new phantom 820 and the 630 I was a little underwhelmed and so for the past 2 months I have been looking and looking for a case worthy to replace my original phantom.

I could not settle on a case I really liked or one that gave me the allure of the original phantom....Until now.

Really liking the true successor to the phantom. Glad it comes with the window panel already built in.

Price n Dates please

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Originally Posted by Legonut View Post

Ehhhh the top looks ugly. Still not as good as a classic phantom in terms of looks.
That aside, I'm glad that NZXT has phantoms for many sizes. Now we just need an M-ITX!

Agree on the top but luckily mine will sit on desk. And Yes I have been looking for a while to something that comes close to the classic phantom in terms of looks but guess this is as close as we will get.
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And how do you get cool air directed into a multi gpu array? Windows are nice when you first build a system but once it goes under the desk, I'd much rather a big fan mounted in the door cooling my hardware.

I see in the second picture that there is a door fan mount near the hard drive cages but that is not going to get air onto the gpu's.
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so a case with less plastic.... innovative.
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And how do you get cool air directed into a multi gpu array? Windows are nice when you first build a system but once it goes under the desk, I'd much rather a big fan mounted in the door cooling my hardware.

I see in the second picture that there is a door fan mount near the hard drive cages but that is not going to get air onto the gpu's.

Looks like theirs a bracket for a 140mm fan on the top hard drive cage for such a situation. Not as good as a big side fan but better than nothing. The bottom drive cages are also removable to allow air flow in from the front or placement for a rad to watercool such a setup.
Edited by Crizume - 6/3/13 at 6:42pm
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........and more plastic fantastic.
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While I like the design I'm not a fan of curved tops. I like to put stuff on top of my case like my graphics tablet and phone (while it charges)
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