1. #1
    Pit Lord Ron Burgundy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    In the mountains

    computer case - which is better?

    between the haf x and the nzxt phantom?

    they both seem like quality full tower cases, which has the edge?
    Milk was a bad choice.

    2013 MMO-Champion User of the Year (2nd runner up)

  2. #2
    Quote Originally Posted by Ron Burgundy View Post
    between the haf x and the nzxt phantom?

    they both seem like quality full tower cases, which has the edge?
    i personally have owned and used the haf x in the past and i loved it only got rid of it for a custom mountain mod

    personally i would go with the haf x just make sure u order a 2nd fan for the top as it only comes with 1 and i in fact replaced all of my fans with higher quality fans

    the cable management on the haf x is nice as well

    i have nothing bad to say about the other case as it has good reviews i just have personally used the haf x and like the coolermaster cases and use them in a lot of builds i do

    u could do something crazy like i did =p


  3. #3
    Fluffy Kitten Marest's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Out of those, I'd pick neither actually. If you really want a full-tower, I see no reason to go for budget. I'd recommend the Corsair 650D instead. It's just slightly smaller than the Phantom.

    If I had to pick out of those two exclusively, I'd go for the Phantom. Mainly due to the design, but also because I used to have that case and I know what it offers in terms of build quality, features and functions. It is very plastic though and the whole case screams "budget".

  4. #4
    Elemental Lord Notarget's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Dark Side of the Moon
    There is an NZXT Phantom 410 which is a mid tower and actually descent quality if you like the way it looks.

    Corsair 500R or 650D (has a side window but no front USB 3.0 internal header) are good alternatives
    CPU: Intel i7-4790k 4.7GHz MB: ASUS Z97 Pro Gamer
    GPU: Gigabyte GTX 970 G1-Gaming 1519MHz Boost RAM: Corsair Pro 16GB 1866MHz
    SSD: Samsung 850-EVO 500GB PSU: Corsair RM550 CASE: Phanteks Enthoo Pro Monitor: 1440p Dell U2515H 1080p LG 237L-BN IPS
    Current build! (not updated) ||Old Build || Antivirus + Security 10 || AV-TEST 2016

  5. #5
    Or Switch 810.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts