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I'm looking to build another rig for Ivy Bridge (yeah, I know I'm waaaaaay early). But i figured I could start ordering some stuff here and there so it's less of a monetary blow in one day. The cases I'm looking at:

CoolerMaster HAF X
Corsair Graphite
NZXT Phantom (White)

I plan on getting a RASA 360 kit, so take that into consideration. As far as I understand, the Corsair will need some modification to fit a 360 rad, and push/pull will be tight. But I really like the look of the case. Perhaps I should get a different case if i want a 360 push/pull setup or maybe I should go down to a 240. Thoughts?

**I'm open to suggestions of other cases. I've contemplated the 800D too.
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I would say go for the phantom, it is an extremely styled case. I love mine. Yes it will fit a 360mm rad very easily.
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I'd go with the phantom because it just looks soooo nice.. but if you like the graphite and you're willing to mod (you have a really long time to do so lol) then go with it.
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post #4 of 16
Imho, the Phantom.

I've never seen one first-hand, but from all the images that I have seen it seems to be "all that".... and a cup of tea.

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I'm going Phantom here also. Honestly, it seems like that case is on sale constantly. Since you are buying for a future build I would sit and wait for the next 100$ w/ free shipping deal to pop up and pull the trigger. If you are going for a full case, I would say this case for what it sells for wins hands down.
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I'm going Phantom here also. Honestly, it seems like that case is on sale constantly. Since you are buying for a future build I would sit and wait for the next 100$ w/ free shipping deal to pop up and pull the trigger. If you are going for a full case, I would say this case for what it sells for wins hands down.
that is what i did, got mine for 100 dollars on black friday.
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I'd say wait until you actually build the new rig, that's what I would do.

You never know what might come out between now and then.
     
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post #9 of 16
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I'd say wait until you actually build the new rig, that's what I would do.

You never know what might come out between now and then.
This is a good idea, but I highly doubt any computer cases will be out by then full tower, around 100$ that look as good as the Phantom.
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Nvm.
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