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Old November 26, 2013, 01:24 AM
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Default Nzxt Phantom 530 or Corsair Obsidian 750D?

They are both in the same price range and have pretty much all the possible things I might use now and for the future.

Also, this is my first time upgrading from a Mid tower (Antec Nine Hundred) to a Full tower, what would you guys recommend? Or is there any other better choice? I have also looked at the Antec P280 and the so claimed Define R4.

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Old November 26, 2013, 04:37 AM
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I have a Phantom 410 and it's a very roomy case, I can't see why the 530 wouldn't be the same.
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Old November 26, 2013, 11:54 AM
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I actually had my eye on the 410 at the start, but since I am in a room with lots of dust settling over and over (I have to clean or blow the dust at least 2 times per week) I really could use a filtered and covered case

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Old November 27, 2013, 07:14 AM
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What are you looking for ? Look, airflow, silence ? I'm personally looking at the Fractal Define R2 XL. Good looking and silent. Filtered front and bottom fans.

I really liked the look of the 750D but the front doors seems to be easy to break. And adding an optical drive just destroy the look... But you can mod something with the panels.

If airflow is a priority, the Thor V2 would be a nice option. Kinda cheap with lot of cooling options. Looks more like a space ship part than a clean looking case... Pretty much in the Half X league but with less filters I think.
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Old November 27, 2013, 11:49 PM
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Honestly I don't try to bias myself for looks or an specific functionality, that is why it has been so hard to pin point the one I truly want, the only thing I am 100% certain is that MUST have good filters, since I am in a really dusty environment, the airflow is not really important as many cases (closed or open) are still pretty good.

The Define XL seems really nice, since its just a stretch of the regular define I like it, It might be a problem due to the lack of reviews it actually has so I dunno how much nor how many people have tried it out. As for the 750D I thought the same, that front door seems really fragile, in fact, in Canucks video he has a defective front panel, and I have read that getting a replacement is a pain in the ass.

The Thor V2 is a new one for me, I will have to take a look into it for now, see reviews and if it offers everything I need. Thanks for the feedback!
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