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post #11 of 33
Get the Corsair 650D mate.

The one with the fan controller fixed goes for ~$170 over @ Amazon shipped (takes between 2 to 4 weeks to ship, but still, great bargain).

I ordered mine a couple of weeks ago.
post #12 of 33
if i were you id get the 650D aswell
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post #13 of 33
Also, just for reference several members have modded their phantoms with windows.

It's just a matter of cutting out the fan mounts and attaching a piece of acrylic with either H channel or 3m double sided tape.

http://i52.tinypic.com/mcswld.jpg

http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphot..._4933112_n.jpg

http://i703.photobucket.com/albums/w...r/CIMG2978.jpg

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a49/tnaz71/007.jpg
Edited by Shredicus - 4/18/11 at 8:01pm
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post #14 of 33
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so its just a matter of taking out that mesh, getting the acrylic, and drilling the holes?

meh.


a lot of work when the 650D comes with it
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post #15 of 33
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btw the 650D was pulled from neweggs site..hmm...
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post #16 of 33
hmmm i picked up the 650d when i went to microcenter when i came out, and would highly recommend it. cable management in the back can be a mess so zip ties will be your best friend, other then that great case.

Hmm.. not sure why it was pulled, but i know that a few of the first models of the 650d have a fan squeek/hum issue, but corsair has an add on that ships free on their website for those that have those problems. My model has the hum so i got the fan speed add on filter thing, and its not an issue anymore maybe this issue could be part of it? *shrug*
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post #17 of 33
650d.
post #18 of 33
Get the 650D. I have it and I also got the add on free fan controller fix adapter that fixed the noise issue. It's one of the best mid tower case out there with ample watercooling possibilities.
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post #19 of 33
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bleh, im still undecided. i really need something thats going to make or break it for me. im seriously considering the phantom, but i hear a mixture of good and bad, same as all the other. why cant the antec 900 have better cable management

im leaning more towards the 600t
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post #20 of 33
The raven 2 is vastly superior than the others.check the benchies,in cooling it destroys the 650D and the phatntom without a doubt. It has 3 bottom 180mm fans that push alot and i mean alot of air to the top,because of it positive airflow,dust is not a problem in this case also,it also has grat cable management.

The fans in the bottom are not normal,it will surely be equipped with 3 bottom AP181 air penetrator fans, wicho IMHO,are the best cooling fans ever designed.You will see temps in air,that you can't see execpt in the HAF X.

In looks it is also very sexy.
Edited by Eduardv - 4/19/11 at 7:44am
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