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Upgrade to NZXT Phantom or Save up for BD or SD/IV

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Sorry in advance I wasn't sure where to place this thread. I dont know if I should upgrade my case or save up for a new build.
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post #2 of 6
If you are sick of your case and want another one then yes.You will be able to sell what you have for a new build when the time comes.

I too am thinking of a new case but I am so picky,the only one I have found is $250.00.
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OCZ VERTEX 2 50GB SSD/WD 500GB Blue/WD640GB Black Samsung DVD/RW Corsair H-50 Windows 10 home 64 Bit Retail 
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OCZ VERTEX 2 50GB SSD/WD 500GB Blue/WD640GB Black Samsung DVD/RW Corsair H-50 Windows 10 home 64 Bit Retail 
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ASUS 24"1080P LED Asus VE248H Abs M1 Cooler master silent pro 600 modular M600 RS-60... Lian Li Lancool PCK-58 
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post #3 of 6
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Thanks, I cant belive I didn't think of that! + rep!
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i5 750 3.8ghz P7P55D-E DELUXE GTX 470 Kingston hyperX 8gb ddr3 
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vertex 2 60gb and other random hard drives Windows 7 64-bit Corsair hx 750w Coolermaster 690 
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i5 750 3.8ghz P7P55D-E DELUXE GTX 470 Kingston hyperX 8gb ddr3 
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vertex 2 60gb and other random hard drives Windows 7 64-bit Corsair hx 750w Coolermaster 690 
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post #4 of 6
If you are wanting a new case, and like the look of the phantom.
Go for it, I upgraded to one from a antec 300.
Its got plenty of space, room for alot of fans, if you want air cooled.

Room for a pump and res if you want water cooled, aswell as tube holes.
Room for extra hds, toolless.... Personally I think its a great case, and It has everything you need now, and room for what you get in the future.

And its sturdy, had a 6.3 earthquake, my case is fine, Had a 7.1 earthquake last year, case is fine.

Sturdy, large, and "future proof"


And has a lovely fan controller 2!!
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post #5 of 6
Yep, I agree. Buy the case. If you're not the type to replace your case too often, they're pretty much future proof (assuming you're not kicking the crap out of them after nerd raging about video games).
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Well mine had all sorts fall on it in the quake

If my case can survive THIS


IT CAN SURVIVE ANYTHING!!!!!!!!!

It actualy didnt take any damage (the case) except a broken fan fin and a dint or two.
Edited by MysticHawk - 2/25/11 at 7:52pm
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i7 950 - OC to 4gz asrock extreme 3 GTX 480 OC to 800mhz core 1900mhz memory hynix 6gb ddr3 
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2 x 1Tb western Digital Win 7 64 32" 100hz / Full Hd monitor 650w 
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NZXT Phantom 
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2 x 1Tb western Digital Win 7 64 32" 100hz / Full Hd monitor 650w 
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