NZXT Phantom 630 Case Video Review Review

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NZXT Phantom 630 Case Video Review rated 100% KICKASS by 3dGameMan.com

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The NZXT Phantom 630 Case is a full tower case that's loaded with style and features. It comes with many fans, removable dust filters, lots of drive bays, cable management, fan controller, I/O LED & USB3 ports. This is a perfect case for the enthusiast or anyone that need a spacious case. Also, it has unbeatable water cooling potential. One of the best in it's class!


 

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Anonymous

hey Rodney is it true with an optical drive or something in the 5.25 bay you cant pull of the front bezel?

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It's good to know. Thanks,
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well just picked one of these in Matte Black and really liking the look. Only thing im thinking about having the side panel modded to a full window. the case is actually kinda light weight. Gonna throw the Swiftech H220 in it when it's released.

You dont know me but that's the way i like it!

Anonymous

Hey rodney. I'm about to build new gamer rig. but i don't know if i should choose this, or the cooler master storm trooper. i like the look of both of them but how about space and stuff. what would you choose and why.

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If you main focus is water cooling, I'd go with this case, otherwise the ST.

Anonymous

Only water cooling will be a corsair h100i in push pull mode

Anonymous

How much does this case cost?

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Here in Canada it's $185 (before taxes), so around $200 time your finished.

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Hey Rodney if i install a 240mm or 280mm rad in push up top can you still keep the 200mm fans on top part?

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I would buy this case, but I already have a Phantom 410

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To answer some of y our questions. NZXT replied

"It should be up to 60mm thick. Also to answer your question earlier, yes you’d have to do some modding to fit a Phobya 400mm."

Anonymous

Hi,
What's the max thickness of a 360mm rad you can fit in the top of this?

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Extremely technically impressive case!

Anonymous

What is the spacing on the top 200mm fans?
Can you fit a Phobya 400mm rad on top or would I have to do some drilling?

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You'd need a drill.

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I'll contact NZXT be be 100%.

Anonymous

Really like your reviews, wish you did cooling temps though with the fan spaces maxed out.

Anyway i have a few questions about this case.
What fans can you get on the bottom? what do you have to remove to install them?
Is the side panel dust filter easy to remove?
or do you have to unscrew the fan every time you want to clean it
Also how do you think this would compare cooling wise to the Antec 1200 with fan spaces all filled?

Thanks!

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- Have to remove the bottom shield to install bottom fans. No difficult, just a few screws
- Side panel fan filter is between the fan and case.
- Very comparable to the Antec 1200 case.

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http://www.nzxt.com/Download/phantom_630_manual.pdf

Page 17 shows Fan Compatibility
I believe the 3 circular filters they include require the removal of 4 screws (each).

This case is designed well for cooling, I think. Until someone throws up some cooling tests, there is only speculation.

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i really like this case.

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The engineering that went into this case makes me smile. I feel like Antec should take notes on the way they built the door. If the hinges break, you don't have to replace the entire front bezel.

I recall complaining about newer cases not offering anything new. This case didn't fail in that regards:

Single Screw mounted SSD
I/O Panel Light
A Company that Seems to Care about Hardware Compatibility

There is a crazy amount of space for the PSU.

I'm having difficulty finding a negative... It doesn't come with a Hot-swap bay? Oh I know...
It doesn't clean my floors or windows. I don't need a window, but that isn't really a negative, just a preference.

If pricing on this is anything like their other cases, it will be a bargain.

I'm DYING to know what exactly the person who voted "Needs Work" thinks could possibly be added to this case... Are ya kidding?

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Really like the lights above the rear I/O. I recall seeing some Alienware cases having this feature as well.

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Ya. The difference is that this one was strategically placed where Alienware(Dell) just vomits LEDs wherever there is free space on their systems.