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Just a thought if you really want to do dual 200's then just make an adapter plate for a 3by 120mm rad, to 2 by 200mm. should not be too difficult if one was inclined to do so. If it were me I'd take apart the top of the case and use it as a stencil for the 200's then go on MNPC.com and download a stencil for a rad. with the right offset. here you go...
http://www.mnpctech.com/Fan_Grill_Templates.html

hope that helps.
post #12252 of 15204
Planning my new PC build with this case and wanted a few suggestions on fan setup. I am planning to load all available slots with fans, but heard that the side 20cm fan doesn't always fit with the CPU cooler. Can anyone tell me if it will fit with a NZXT Havik 140?

Also, I am planning to use the front and side 20cm as intake and top, rear and side 12cm fans as exhaust. The reason for my thinking is the side 12cm and front will give a circular path for the hard drives and the side fan would blow air over the CPU, RAM and GPU. Would this be a feasible air flow or is there another preferable setup?

In case this information matters for the best possible answer, my build setup is as follows:

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V Pro
CPU/Cooler: Core i5 3570K with NZXT Havik 140
RAM: 16GB Corsair Vengeance
SSD: 2-120GB OCZ Vertex 3 (RAID 0)
HDD: 3TB Seagate Barracuda
GPU: 2-2GB EVGA GTX 560 Ti (SLI)
post #12253 of 15204
Heads up to Wheatley, a portal themed rig based on a white Phantom of community member stratmaster458.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1269399/portal-themed-aperture-laboratories-nzxt-phantom-mod

In my opinion (might just be me though) his work isn't getting quite the attention it deserves. So yeah, just check out his work, and maybe sub his worklog if you like what he's doing there smile.gif.

Thanks for your time.
Current rig
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i7-860 @3800MHz P7P55D R9 290 @1150/1450MHz 2*4GB Hyper X Black @1600 MHz 
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Crucial M4 64 Gig (7mm version) Custom Water Cooling, details in signature. Windows 8 Pro LG Flatron W2243S 21.5" 1080p 
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Razer Lycosa OCZ StealthXstream 2 700W Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Razer Deathadder 3500dpi 
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Crucial M4 64 Gig (7mm version) Custom Water Cooling, details in signature. Windows 8 Pro LG Flatron W2243S 21.5" 1080p 
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Razer Lycosa OCZ StealthXstream 2 700W Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Razer Deathadder 3500dpi 
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Razer Scarab Razer Carcharias V2 (X360/PC) Roccat Apuri mouse Bungee / usb hub Samsung HDD 7200 rpm 1To 
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EK Supreme HF CU Full copper EK-FC R9-290X - Nickel  MCP350 Alphacool DDC plexi top 
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EK Coolstream XTC 280mm + 2x D14SM-12 Yate Loon... EK Coolstream XTC 280mm + 4x Akasa Apache (push... Alphacool Cape Corp Coolplex 250ml reservoir 8/11mm ClearFlex60 tubing 
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post #12254 of 15204
Hey!

Sorry to go off topic!

I'm just about to build for the first time, and fell in love with the NZXT Phantom! I'd be really grateful if someone would look at my build and offer their thoughts!!

Cheers!!
post #12255 of 15204
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Originally Posted by nosliwec View Post

Planning my new PC build with this case and wanted a few suggestions on fan setup. I am planning to load all available slots with fans, but heard that the side 20cm fan doesn't always fit with the CPU cooler. Can anyone tell me if it will fit with a NZXT Havik 140?
Also, I am planning to use the front and side 20cm as intake and top, rear and side 12cm fans as exhaust. The reason for my thinking is the side 12cm and front will give a circular path for the hard drives and the side fan would blow air over the CPU, RAM and GPU. Would this be a feasible air flow or is there another preferable setup?
In case this information matters for the best possible answer, my build setup is as follows:
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V Pro
CPU/Cooler: Core i5 3570K with NZXT Havik 140
RAM: 16GB Corsair Vengeance
SSD: 2-120GB OCZ Vertex 3 (RAID 0)
HDD: 3TB Seagate Barracuda
GPU: 2-2GB EVGA GTX 560 Ti (SLI)

Unless you already have the 2 GPUs you should get a single GTX 670 2 or 4 GB, or even GTX 680. Either is a much better deal and better performing card over 2 560 ti 2GBs and will use less power.
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intel i5 2550K Asus Maximus V Gene XFX 6950 reference Avexir CORE series red LED 16 GB 
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Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 120 GB SSD WD Blue 2.5" ASUS DVD-RW Win7 Ultimate 
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Acer 23' LED LCD 5ms monitor Acer 23' LED LCD 5ms monitor Cooler Master Storm Trigger XFX 750w  
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NZXT Phantom Full Tower in White/Red Logitech G600 generic red/white/black mouse pad Sony 520w stereo 
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Acer 23' LED LCD 5ms monitor Acer 23' LED LCD 5ms monitor Cooler Master Storm Trigger XFX 750w  
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NZXT Phantom Full Tower in White/Red Logitech G600 generic red/white/black mouse pad Sony 520w stereo 
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Bitfenix single-sleeved cable extensions Red Swiftech MCR420-QP Swiftech MCR420-QP Swiftech Apogee Drive II 
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post #12256 of 15204
Question.
I'm working on a window mod. I have the hole cut out and a thin sheet of acrylic, and I want the inside and outside to look good. My edges are clean enough that I don't want (or need to) use any U-channel or C-channel, but I'm not sure how to adhere the acrylic to the painted metal. I know people use 3M double stick tape and epoxy, but that tends to show through the acrylic.

I'm tempted to make the acrylic the same size as the inside panel and paint a side where it won't be a window, and hide the tape behind that. Thoughts?
Behemoth 2.0
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Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition Asus Rampage IV Extreme Edition EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Corsair dominator 8x8GB DDR3 
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SAMSUNG EcoGreen F4 HD204UI 2TB 32MB Cache  LG Black 12X BD-ROM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA... Swiftech MCP655 Black Ice GT Stealth 420 Radiator 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
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SAMSUNG EcoGreen F4 HD204UI 2TB 32MB Cache  LG Black 12X BD-ROM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA... Swiftech MCP655 Black Ice GT Stealth 420 Radiator 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
XSPC RayStorm High Performance Acetal CPU Liqui... EK-MultiOption RES X3 150 Bitspower Galaxy DIMM4 RAM Liquid Cooling Block Bitspower Galaxy DIMM4 RAM Liquid Cooling Block 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
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post #12258 of 15204
My build thread has been updated significantly today. Pictures on the first page more details on the second.
Wheatley
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ViewSonic VX2250WM-LED 22" 1080p Apple Extended Keyboard II moded to USB Antec Earthwatts 750 Watt Modular NZXT Phantom (White/Modded) 
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Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB SATA II (x2) LITEON SATA DVD Burner Phanteks ph-tc14pe Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
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ViewSonic VX2250WM-LED 22" 1080p Apple Extended Keyboard II moded to USB Antec Earthwatts 750 Watt Modular NZXT Phantom (White/Modded) 
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post #12259 of 15204
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Now just waiting on the NZXT sleeved lights i ordered to be put into it and it'll be nearly finished smile.gif
(got to sleeve my sata cables as well)
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Stock Intel HSF Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung 2333 24" Logitech Wave 
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post #12260 of 15204
Sorry i'm a noob here, but

Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler - That will fit in this case fine right? I really love the look of the case!
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