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post #14181 of 15204
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Originally Posted by Mast3rRoot View Post

Well, their specs say that it fits an XL-ATX board, which is larger than an E-ATX board. But the reason it may be excluded is because they don't have mounting holes for E-ATX. Though I dont know why they would exclude that size, as it is more common than XL-ATX.

A lot of the mounting holes should match up with ATX, and you could maybe drill the rest of the holes. If you are into doing a little modding.

Otherwise, try contacting our group's NZXT rep at Rob.Teller@nzxt.com

He should get back to you quicker than NZXT's customer reps.

XL-ATX is longer, but it's not bigger than a full sized E-ATX MB. Fortunately, most of the overclocking/gamer E-ATX Motherboards aren't full width. The Rampage 4 Extreme is 10.7 inches wide, whereas full E-ATX can be up to 13 inches wide.

Anyway, just thought I should post that I contacted Rob and he was very, very helpful. Thanks for giving me the tip.

He said that he has installed a Rampage 4 Extreme Motherboard into the case and that it would fit E-ATX boards up to a max width of 10.8 inches. This is good enough for me. I don't think there is any overlocking/gamer boards that are much wider than 10.7 inches (please correct me if I am wrong), I think most of the wider boards would be server/workstation boards. Based on that, I think I am going to get the Phantom 630.

Has anyone here bought the case? If so, what do you think of it?
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post #14182 of 15204
Hello all new to this forum. I have been getting alot of tips and tricks from you all. There are tons of great builds on this site. I recently built my first rig and wanted to share it.



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Hello all new to this forum. I have been getting alot of tips and tricks from you all. There are tons of great builds on this site. I recently built my first rig and wanted to share it.

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


Welcome to the club! Your rig looks good! If you have a facebook account make sure to stop into our Phantom group page and Hardware chat page.
post #14184 of 15204
Hello , i want to turn my white phantom into black smile.gif

Did someone have a tutorial for it?
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post #14185 of 15204
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Hello , i want to turn my white phantom into black smile.gif

Did someone have a tutorial for it?

1 go to store
2 buy can black spray paint at store
3 go to white phantom case
4 shake black spray paint
5 pop lid off
6 spray white phantom case ferverently with black spray paint
7 enjoy black phantom case

tongue.gif
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post #14186 of 15204
I just made a huge order of rads and much other stuff by aquatuning.

I'm planning to put a 420 rad on top. The magicool slim fits perfectly (I checked with the 280 one I own), but I preferred to get the xspc ex 420 wich is a bit higher. I will have some hard work putting it on top with the fans almost touching the motherboard.

By the way everything was perfect, I planned to put 2 universal gpu blocks on my two gtx 680 leaving the black internal plate and fan on the card, but... The gpu of the gtx680 is smaller and the hole for the gpu is smaller, so the ek block doesnt fit tongue.gif
Edited by qiplayer - 4/3/13 at 7:58pm
post #14187 of 15204
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Originally Posted by Phelan View Post

1 go to store
2 buy can black spray paint at store
3 go to white phantom case
4 shake black spray paint
5 pop lid off
6 spray white phantom case ferverently with black spray paint
7 enjoy black phantom case

tongue.gif

no need to remove the white paint?
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post #14188 of 15204
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no need to remove the white paint?

There is actually a bit more work than I described. I was just kidding around, sorry. You'd actually want to prep the surfaces quite a bit before painting them.
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post #14189 of 15204
Hi, everyone! I'm new on this thread. This is my second build. I knew NZXT Phantom from my friend. smile.gif
post #14190 of 15204
I signed up a few weeks ago, but since then there has been a major, change. I have now swapped out the 7850, for a HIS hd 7950, also I now have 16gb of the lovely Avexir MPower ram, and it is all under water.





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