( 4.8 Average / 4 Ratings )
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There seemed to be some QC issues on the first batches that shipped based on newegg reviews, so I was a little apprehensive about potentially dealing with that, but the case arrived in perfect condition. The case was so easy to build in and cable management dead simple--even with all the extra RGB cables and the bulky Strimer extension that I used.
My biggest knock on the case would be the mounting location for the SSDs on the cable covers. I'm honestly not sure how anyone could mount them there and not snap off the SATA connector while closing the cover. I wound up going with the optional mounting location; however, the brackets for this are not included with the already expensive case and set me back another $15/ea.
The case comes with a vertical GPU mounting bracket, but not the necessary riser cable. I had to get the cable directly from Phanteks as no retailer had them in stock; and even Phanteks only had the premium version in-stock at the time which set me back another $48 after shipping costs.
Overall great case, but knocking off a star for the extra ~$100 I had to spend on additional parts to complete my particular build.
You can't go wrong with Phanteks cases and this one is one of their best. You might spend some extra time on cable management but it is well worth it because this thing is a beauty. As you can see from my build there is plenty of room and plenty of theme options. Also, there's a ton of options for how to setup your layout including a vertical GPU mount (sold separately but ready for it) and tons of storage interfaces. I would recommend adding another fan or two (I added one 140mm), extra airflow can't hurt and it has the space.
One of my favourite cases to build in.