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Originally Posted by Erakith View Post

There is a new Phantom coming soon, so don't expect any more revisions to the existing one. (;

Where did you hear/see this info, I am quite curious and would like to see evidence, as they say.
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Originally Posted by ranviper View Post

Where did you hear/see this info, I am quite curious and would like to see evidence, as they say.

There is no "evidence", it's under NDA.

http://www.futurelooks.com/computex-2012-nzxt-unveils-new-notebook-coolers-and-a-new-phantom/

There is that article, though.
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post #12453 of 15204
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Originally Posted by Erakith View Post

There is no "evidence", it's under NDA.
http://www.futurelooks.com/computex-2012-nzxt-unveils-new-notebook-coolers-and-a-new-phantom/
There is that article, though.

Hm. Based on what I read here, I'm guessing that I should be able to implement these features on my own phantom with a drill bit and some common sense. It's good to see NZXT updating and releasing improved designs. It seems that most of these modifications are based on the more common community mods, and while I am excited for its existence, I will probably not get one.

Yet.

I plan on building a case for a friend. I'll probably get one then, along with a HUE and some nice lighting.
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post #12454 of 15204
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Originally Posted by Erakith View Post

There is no "evidence", it's under NDA.
http://www.futurelooks.com/computex-2012-nzxt-unveils-new-notebook-coolers-and-a-new-phantom/
There is that article, though.

Thanks. =)
post #12455 of 15204
There is no new Phantom. We're actually releasing the NZXTV. A 13" black and white TV with rabbit ears, two dials (one for volume and the other for channels) in a compact chassis.....

Right....


Right?
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LMAO, sign me up.
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Hi, been a while since I've checked in or even bothered reading more than a page at once. Can't seem to find the time right now, had lots going on so I obviously haven't done any of the modding I'd planned (small HDD cage is still in, nothing was painted etc etc...).

I did keep checking the Portal build though as I wanted to see how the blue turned out, which actually confirmed one of my fears about painting mine, you know how the black plastic parts ("trim") on the phantom aren't smooth and actually feel / look like high grit sanding paper (can't find a better comparison right now, sorry for that ^^, you've all got the case anyway so I believe you get what I mean) ? Well I was thinking that it'd be smooth and all those little spots would be gone after scuffing and painting over. There's probably a way to paint it and keep that feel / look but I'm far from being experienced enough and it'd cost me 15-ish euros for a can of the right blue I want (to match my white/blue custom made Nikes and my Royal Blue matte zippo) and I've gone through the crappy can of plastic primer I had doing test on samples (a HDD bracket, a crappy 200mm Corsair fan from a buddy's 650D, a tinny 80mm one from my basement which was on one of the few ancient pcs I've got down there) with cheap paint (didn't have the right shade of blue though) so a good can of that what cost another 15€. Plus I've only got 600 grit wet sanding paper right now, would probably have to pick up a lower grit too (dad's got some 150 scraps I could've used though). So yeah, point is I won't be modding any time soon as I lack of founds and I can't keep that rough feel/look.


That being said, I've got a question about the HDD brackets, could sound a bit silly as I've had the case for 8 months now but hey here it is:

- How are you supposed to fit a HDD in the brackets using those rubber things (screwless system) ? On the 650D you just bend the bracket and put the HDD in but when I tried that with the Phantom's the rubber parts just seemed to kinda pop out and it looked wrong. Don't know what I was doing wrong.

I don't actually intend to used that method to fit my hdd in as both my used brackets (one for the HDD and the other for the SSD) are upside down because of how I did my cable management (I made it so a single sata cable could be used on all three components that needed Sata: HDD, SSD and DVD) and I wouldn't want to risk the HDD falling but I curious on how to use the screwless feature of those brackets.
Edited by steelkevin - 7/21/12 at 4:54am
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post #12458 of 15204
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There is no new Phantom. We're actually releasing the NZXTV. A 13" black and white TV with rabbit ears, two dials (one for volume and the other for channels) in a compact chassis.....
Right....
Right?

Don't tease me with such a glorious sounding product!

But seriously, don't tell there isn't one...if there isn't then you're stopping me from buying the current phantom... instead of waiting for a new one...
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Nice! I have that same RAM, but with the Green LEDs turned off.
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Not sure I like that many LED's but to each there own right.
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