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post #2421 of 15204
I wanted to add something for the front page. The rear support brace on the case is a obstacle if trying to mod a full side window. Thanks Mnpctech.
Here are a few pics. Lame pics sorry



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Edited by domoaligato - 5/3/11 at 6:30pm
    
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post #2422 of 15204
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Originally Posted by Bobicon View Post
I am about sick of working with the case firstly the spring loaded thumb screws for the back of the case broke so I sent in for a RMA and recieved the wrong parts, but I thought oh well I really don't need it.

Then I sent in for a RMA for my FN200 got sent a FN140 called in got the right fan, but this current FN200 still makes a clicking noise while running.

Best of all the 120mm fans that come with the case are starting to click also and the LED light switch on the back of the case is some what broken because it is sunken into the case making it nearly impossible to switch it from on and off.

The customer service has been friendly but the quality control is really starting me make me wonder.

I guess I will have to call tomorrow and talk to them, but I am not looking forward to taking my computer apart and putting it back together for the 4th time in the past month due to these case problems, I have gone through a tube of NT-H1 because of it and that stuff isn't cheep at $10 a pop.

Also is anyone else having as bad of luck with their phantom as I am?
6.95 for that tim here

So far I have not had any issue but granted my experience is going to be different than yours.

I have owned this new black and orange version of the phantom for less than a week and modded it tons.
1. removed the stupid spring loaded thumb screw.
2. removed the lower harddrive cages (punching out the one with a dremel and voiding the warranty).
3. I have removed the side, bottom and top fans.
4. shaved off a entire area of the rear section of the case with a dremel to remove a obstruction while adding a full side window.
5. side window out and cut the rubber comes on friday. ( grrr waiting)

For me it is a solid case.
    
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post #2423 of 15204
Wish I could say the same, I will most likely just RMA the side 120mm fans I don't feel like redoing everything because I RMA my case for a LED light I really don't care about and while the top fan is still clicking it is not nearly as bad as the side fans they are way loud compared to the top one.
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post #2424 of 15204
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Originally Posted by Troku View Post
Finally, here r some pics of my system. Nothing big, but it is my first build. I just put in the Corsair A70 today. It dropped Idle 10 and load by 20 according to HW Monitor. Before Idle 34C ld 55C. after 24C ld 35C. and that was at 4000G

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1801017
Troku, how are your temps on that A70?
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post #2425 of 15204
Finally decided to make an account. Just to show off my new Phantom. Anyways here's a photoshoot taken with my Droid X.

http://img842.imageshack.us/g/2011050322104919.jpg/
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post #2426 of 15204
Just got my case today, but I'm having trouble finding the extra LED fans.

Where did you guys buy your 200mm LED and 140mm LED fans?

Also, are they hard to attach to the LED switch?
post #2427 of 15204
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Originally Posted by phantomphenom View Post
Only the top 200mm fan....it comes with blue led's and theres a button that you can use to turn it on and off.
Is that what that black button on the back/top of the case is for? I was coming here to post ask this.


Also, just got my rig installed in a White last night. My goodness what an amazing case.

Of all the cases I've installed and cable-managed in, this was the best one by far. And that's from a Cosmos 1000 (terrible cable stuff), CM 690 (1 and 2), azza solano, and others less recent.

So add me to the proud owner of a Phantom-White to the OP if you could/would. Thanks!


Quote:
Originally Posted by preet27 View Post
Also i am having trouble getting the small HDD cage unscrewed, i have tried many different screwdrivers but the screws just won't come off, some of them have gone commando on me with their grooves chipped off for good, anybody has any suggestions on how to get those F**ng things off without damaging the Cabinet. They are a real PITA to work with and i'm literally at my wits end dealing with them since i got the Cabby.
Yeah, mine stuck a little bit too. Just make sure you have a good #1 philips with a full sized handle and push down hard while turning to prevent slipping. For the stripped screws, if you don't plan on putting them back, you could drill them out. Good luck!
Edited by hometoast - 5/4/11 at 3:53am
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post #2428 of 15204
Going for the 3rd RMA attempt with my fans and this time they said they will test them before they ship them out. Hopefully this will resolve all my problems with the fans I have been having.
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post #2429 of 15204
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Originally Posted by iJustin;13373703 
Troku, how are your temps on that A70?

I'm not sure How I got the temps, but these pics are what was being recorded while and after running Intel burn for an hour and prim95 for 30 min. you can look at these and tell me if I'm reading them wrong. I'm new to all this over clocking stuff.
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post #2430 of 15204
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Originally Posted by Troku View Post
I'm not sure How I got the temps, but these pics are what was being recorded while and after running Intel burn for an hour and prim95 for 30 min. you can look at these and tell me if I'm reading them wrong. I'm new to all this over clocking stuff.
for those that do not have ms word....

cpu @ 40C 4000mhz 1.2640v cpu fan @ 1997 rpm
system @ 28C
under full load

edit: great temps btw
    
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