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post #21 of 28
If you love yourself, 650D.
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post #22 of 28
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Originally Posted by mongoloid View Post
Why would I recomment the Phantom?

Good airflow.
Can me modded for water relatively easily.
Excellent cable management.
Looks like a stormtrooper.
Sometimes newegg has it on sale for $99.

Quoting this for truth. All around awesome case, and in my experience, the customer service is top notch.
    
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post #23 of 28
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Originally Posted by subnet View Post
@ Op - if you can wait a little bit longer, then perhaps you could consider the Fractal Design Arc:

http://fractal-design.com/?view=prod...gory=2&prod=57

Arguably better air flow than your 3 choices and better aesthetics too.
Talk about good things coming to those who wait!

That is an incredibly nice case. Is there an ETA for these to hit the market?
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post #24 of 28
I have been using CM690 II for about a year now. Has plenty of room and decent airflow and its cheap. But i feel you will have a better case interms of airflow, feel and sturdy construction with the 650.
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post #25 of 28
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Originally Posted by spaceballsrules View Post
Talk about good things coming to those who wait!

That is an incredibly nice case. Is there an ETA for these to hit the market?
Quiet PC in the UK states that they will have them in stock for late May:

http://www.quietpc.com/nz-en-nzd/pro...ases/fd-arc-bl
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post #27 of 28
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Quiet PC in the UK states that they will have them in stock for late May:

http://www.quietpc.com/nz-en-nzd/pro...ases/fd-arc-bl
Nice find. If that price of $125 is correct, FD might become a major competitor in the case market.
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post #28 of 28
I highly recommend the NZXT Phantom. It's by far the best case I've ever used.
All of my friends are jealous of it.

I bought mine for $90 a few months ago from Circuit City.
I would recommend any color, they all look beautiful. ;]
    
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