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im torn between these 4, so what should i get? money isnt REALLY a factor, but i dont want to spend an arm and leg ya know?

the phantom is amazing, went to compusa ealier, and the rep told me it was made of all plastic, and it sucks. i know you cant swap out fans from other manufacturers too, which sucks. thoughts?

the raven is well..the raven. lol. but i dont know if ill like the 90degree angle mod. anyone with this case has any build pics?? love to see this thing loaded with goodies. thoughts?

650D is awesome. has the design im looking for, everything is great. im hearing negativity about the fan controller thingy though. that really turns me off from it. what do yall think? thoughts?

the 600t is awesome as well, got to touch it and look at it up and down, and it took my breath away. what gets me? no case window i dont want to spend the extra 30 for a new panel nor mod the case, but if i have to i will. thoughts?


basically i want a decent air flow case, with a side window, that will rival my antec 900. i love that thing but cable management sucks. so what do yall think? am i just nitpicking?? i have no idea

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post #2 of 33
If I were in your position, I'd pick the 650D in a heartbeat!
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im torn between these 4, so what should i get? money isnt REALLY a factor, but i dont want to spend an arm and leg ya know?

the phantom is amazing, went to compusa ealier, and the rep told me it was made of all plastic, and it sucks. i know you cant swap out fans from other manufacturers too, which sucks. thoughts?

the raven is well..the raven. lol. but i dont know if ill like the 90degree angle mod. anyone with this case has any build pics?? love to see this thing loaded with goodies. thoughts?

650D is awesome. has the design im looking for, everything is great. im hearing negativity about the fan controller thingy though. that really turns me off from it. what do yall think? thoughts?

the 600t is awesome as well, got to touch it and look at it up and down, and it took my breath away. what gets me? no case window i dont want to spend the extra 30 for a new panel nor mod the case, but if i have to i will. thoughts?


basically i want a decent air flow case, with a side window, that will rival my antec 900. i love that thing but cable management sucks. so what do yall think? am i just nitpicking?? i have no idea

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Wrong. Wrong. Wrongggggggggggggggggg.

Only the front and top Bezels are plastic. The rest of the case is steel, as opposed to the majority of high end cases being made out of aluminum. The comment about not being able to swap out fans is typical retail electronics clerk idiocy. The only stock fans I use in my phantom are on the CPU cooler. None of the fans attached to the case except 1 of the 2 200mm top exhaust fans are NZXT brand.

Here's an album with some pics of my modded white phantom at various stages of the build. Obviously the more finished looking ones are more close to the current orientation, and of course the usual disclaimer; taken with a crappy phone camera.

http://s64.photobucket.com/albums/h1...o%20Sasquatch/
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post #4 of 33
Stock flow in 650D/600T isn't great but I don't have any problems with 6950 CFX. Love the looks of these though.
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phantom hands down.
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post #6 of 33
Phantom ~ 650D
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I personally like the raven 02. Fan filters for all entries and the big three on the bottom have 2 speeds. There is a ton of room behind the motherboard to run cables as well. It was kind of fun to figure out the wiring for it. It's a longer and shorter case than the others.

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As a Phantom owner, I do have a lot of respect for the RV02 as well. Nice to see cases that break the "dell with a window" mold. The sideways orientation is an acquired taste I assume.
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post #9 of 33
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im loving the input guys <3


i dont like the fact that the nzxt has no front case fan nor side window.

yea i knew he was full of it


idk what to do the 600t is amazing. the phantom is cooler but i dont like the no window and fan. 650d is just pricey :/ as the raven


gah choices :/
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Front fan



Side window. Just waiting for my 120mm fans to arrive.
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