Originally Posted by Rabbs
The samsung spinpoint F3 1TB is just as fast. But that case might be the largest mid-tower, but why would you want it when you can get the Phantom full tower that is cheaper, bigger, better airflow, better cable management, and plenty of fan options, and way more room inside. But if you don't want to change anything else that's fine, but at least think about changing the case.
Sorry to say this Rabbs but I own the Corsair 600T, and built a computer for my friend, and he had to have the NZXT Phantom. I built both PC's from the ground up with cable management, and I don't see how you say better airflow, cable management, or WAY more room inside. The NZXT is roughly 1.5" longer and is a little over 1" higher than the 600t. Unfortunately for wire management neither one of those helps because it makes it harder to get the wire where it needs and you may need wire extenders depending on the equipment you have. Also for water cooling it does put more strain on your pump because you will need that much more in tubing. But for cable management the width of both cases = NZXT 8.74, and the 600T 10.40, which is roughly 1.5" difference. So that you will be able to fit every thing you need inside the case. And those Nactua D14 is rather large.
As for the case cooling the model of the 600T is going to be better than the NZXT because it has a 200mm fan in the front, a 200mm fan at the top, a 120mm fan in the rear, and then 4 x 120mm fans on the side of the case to blow nice fresh air straight at the heat sink and video cards.
And as far as way more room inside. I don't see that either it may be longer and taller by a little of an in. both ways I like the width better for room, that way I can stack the stuff side by side and not on top of each other if needed. But an in. is not that much room.
So M3thodAngel the case your looking at I would give 5 stars, best case I have ever owned, and even though I didn't own the NZXT I would have to give it 4 stars because it is very restrictive of its air flow through the front and the little swing part of the case annoys me when I work on my friends comp.
I just want to add also that for the NZXT I don't know where they measure but some of it is cosmetic like the front of the case pertrudes about 1.5" and the top is about 1.5" taller, and with the 600T 100% is usable space, the front is fully vented so any bays not in use have mesh for moor air flow.Edited by KingAroan - 4/11/11 at 4:13pm