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Originally Posted by SoundWorks3D View Post

you can test paint on a piece of plastic. one thing if you want to see what adhesion promoter does paint a piece with it and a piece with out it.

Alrighty then smile.gif.

Figured how to disassemble it (the o'ring was a pain in the ass to take off xD). So I guess I'll be paint testing it this week (not home right now)


General question: What's the speaker that comes with the case's purpose ?
Edited by steelkevin - 4/8/12 at 9:15am
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post #10812 of 15204
@ Steelkevin in the old day Pc case's had a speaker to listen to your mobo didn't post it would have beeped.
And those beep's let you determine the problem at hand.
So they include it just in case you want to use it.

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post #10813 of 15204
oh, ok...

Mobos have them nowadays though so yeah it's kind of useless.

As that dust filter they put for the psu... Totally useless in my opinion xD.
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post #10814 of 15204
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Alrighty then smile.gif.
Figured how to disassemble it (the o'ring was a pain in the ass to take off xD). So I guess I'll be paint testing it this week (not home right now)
General question: What's the speaker that comes with the case's purpose ?

Wait 'til you have to put that o ring back on. THAT is a pain in the ass. I tested disassembly because I'll be painting my fans metallic red.

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oh, ok...
Mobos have them nowadays though so yeah it's kind of useless.
As that dust filter they put for the psu... Totally useless in my opinion xD.

Some people have their PSU facing the bottom of the case so that it doesn't draw warm air into it.
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post #10815 of 15204
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Wait 'til you have to put that o ring back on. THAT is a pain in the ass. I tested disassembly because I'll be painting my fans metallic red.
Some people have their PSU facing the bottom of the case so that it doesn't draw warm air into it.

for me it was actually easier putting the o'ring back.
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PSU cover coming along.

Full picture's here

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PSU cover coming along.
Full picture's here
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That's looking really nice! I'm lucky to have a really awesome looking PSU so I don't need to do anything to it - though I am considering taking it apart to paint the fan.
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post #10818 of 15204
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That's looking really nice! I'm lucky to have a really awesome looking PSU so I don't need to do anything to it - though I am considering taking it apart to paint the fan.

Mine is piano black with mesh covered cables but i just wanted to do something with that piece of mesh.
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Hey guys, haven't really posted here, but I am planning out a build for the beginning of June, and was just wondering, what are the main differences between the Phantom 410 and the full Phantom? Are they really noticeable? Also, is it possible to fit an NH-D14 into the case (after removing the side 200mm fan ofc.)?
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Hey guys, haven't really posted here, but I am planning out a build for the beginning of June, and was just wondering, what are the main differences between the Phantom 410 and the full Phantom? Are they really noticeable? Also, is it possible to fit an NH-D14 into the case (after removing the side 200mm fan ofc.)?

They actually dont give you a side fan for the side panel. You would have to buy it separately, but I think I have seen someone with a NH-D14 before.
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Hi,
It's been a long time since I haven't posted here (I think I'd got into some "trouble" with a regular, maybe a couple of them, was a long time ago can't really tell), I've finally got an SSD and my signatures are up to date and I know exactly what to put into that "arctic phantom" but for now I need your help wink.gif.
Ok so here I go, recently I've gone all crazy on colors (used to only wear black and / or white), especially blue (got myself a pair of really showing Nike IDs, blue socks etc...), and whereas after having got the Phantom I changed my mind on painting every black part blue because I thought it wasn't necessary and that it looked great as it was. Now I just want to get the meshes and every black plastic part blue.
Thing is, I have no idea how to do so. I've been looking around but I haven't found a single video (or thread/post) in which someone did it.
Yesterday I took of the front part to see what I'd need to do to get the parts I wanted to paint of and I was really impressed by how easy it was (really +1 nzxt for that), just had to unscrew stuff and everything came off, even the door is in several parts ! There is one thing I couldn't take off though and that's the tiny black strip on the up-left corner which looks like the easiest to take out but it was either melted or hot glued. That's not a problem, I'll find a way to get it out and to stick it back I'll either hot glue it or melt it with a soldering iron.
Now, the top part of the case I haven't took the time to check so I'd like to now if any of you are aware of how hard / easy it is to take the black parts off (fan controller's plastic, power button, mesh etc...).
And more importantly I'd like to know what kind of paint I'll need and how to "use it" (my bro tried to paint gameboys white a couple of weeks ago and that didn't turn out very well).
thanks for caring smile.gif
EDIT: I had the phantom gold digger's work log open in another tab and just clicked on it, that guy did kind of what I want to do and he even painted the fans which is something I'm considering too.

That top left part is what got me the first time around. You can remove it. You need to basically try to break it into its original piece because they melted it into the top part of the case. Just take a knife along the place where the two parts should be separate and wiggle it back and forth till the pieces separate and do the same for the other side.
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