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post #4641 of 15204
This or Lancool PC-k63?
im expecting biased ones. smile.gif
please explain.

TIA
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post #4642 of 15204
They are both pretty good cases, but if your not going to water cool your system. I think you should get the Phantom NZXT since it has a lot of options for placing additional fans. In reality its up to your needs so one case may better fit your needs then mine or someone elses.

EDIT: Also the Phantom NZXT is a full tower case while the Lancool PC-k63 is a mid tower case.
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post #4643 of 15204
I'm leaning more on the k-63, because it offers usb 3.0 and has large space for the video cards with its removable cage..

BUT, i like the appearance of the phantom,

Maybe i'll buy a case in october and hoping for prices to be cheaper.
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post #4644 of 15204
most motherboards have usb 3.0 and you probably don't have a whole lot of 3.0 stuff anyways. the phantom is a full tower and has a TON of room for any card. I stick to full towers for this reason.
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post #4645 of 15204
But many say that Phantom is just full of plastic. I wonder if the color will wear when it gets old
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post #4646 of 15204
the top and front are plastic but that's it. mostly aesthetic. they are around the same price and you get a lot more room for components and better at air coolling with the phantom.
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post #4647 of 15204
thanks. but my mind is still on k63. enough room for upgrades.

EDIT: also, nh-d14 makes the 200mm fan useless. but k63 does the job well and an acrylic side
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post #4648 of 15204
Sounds like you made your decision...before.
 
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post #4649 of 15204
Quote:
Originally Posted by num1son View Post
Sounds like you made your decision...before.
yep, just clearing up my mind clutters
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post #4650 of 15204
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Originally Posted by adrian0729 View Post
But many say that Phantom is just full of plastic. I wonder if the color will wear when it gets old
im pretty sure that the plastic colour won't wear when it gets old. And the plastic that the phantom uses i think it's not ordinary plastic it has a name it durable. i'm more aware the side panels getting scratched i already scratched the corners, im not saying that the sides should be plastic but, to see the freaken corners scratched it irritates me a lot, and it not that you could retouch it because i think the problem is when i open the sides this happen :S

i can assure that the phantom plastic is much durable than other cases.
And if you searching a good case full metal case try a lian li they have some stylish and clean cases, just a suggestion
Edited by DeadShot_1.0 - 8/20/11 at 6:43am
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