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NZXT Phantom PHAN-001BK Black Steel / Plastic Enthusiast ATX Full Tower Computer Case

  • Steel / Plastic ATX Full Tower
  • 1 x HD Audio/Mic, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x eSATA
  • 4 Fans Included
  • 1 x 120mm Rear Fan
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NZXT Phantom ATX Full Tower Computer Case

NZXT Case

NZXT presents the cutting edge Phantom Full Tower Chassis. Designed with sleek, pristine contours, the Phantom radiates personality and quality. As with all NZXT products, NZXT strives to set apart their customers from the rest with unique, original designs – they run the extra mile so you won't have to settle with the typical rectangular box.

The Phantom delivers high-performance cooling advantages with seven fan-cooling options, dual radiator support, quad water-cooling cutouts, and five 20W per channel fan controls. An innovative 5.25" screwless system, vast space to encompass seven hard drives, and five 5.25" bays enable smooth customization. Establish your power and your presence.


 

Features

NZXT Case


High Performance Cooling Advantages

Phantom's extensive cooling capabilities include seven fan cooling option with Dual 200mm, Single side 230/200mm*, Triple 120mm and Front 140mm fans.

For enhanced control and expandability, NZXT includes dual radiator support, quad water-cooling cutouts, and an integrated fan controller with up to five 20W channels.

*NZXT only guarantees fitment with NZXT's FN-200


NZXT Case

Simple Installation

Phantom celebrates an array of innovative features designed to enhance every stage of the build. Meticulous wire management is easily attainable with large spacing behind the motherboard. The innovative all-new 5.25" screwless rails make installing and swapping HDDs an effortless process. Easily removable front and top panels.


Extensive Capability and Expandability

Features support for larger heat sinks, graphic cards, and E-ATX motherboard enabling enthusiasts to include any today's hottest components.


 

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Learn more about the NZXT PHAN-001BK

Model

Brand
NZXT
Series
Phantom
Model
PHAN-001BK

Spec

Type
ATX Full Tower
Color
Black
Case Material
Steel / Plastic
With Power Supply
No
Power Supply Mounted
Bottom
Motherboard Compatibility
E-ATX, ATX, MICRO-ATX, BABY AT
With Side Panel Window
No

Expansion

External 5.25" Drive Bays
5
External 3.5" Drive Bays
No
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays
7 x 3.5"/2.5" Slots
Expansion Slots
7

Front Ports

Front Ports
1 x HD Audio/Mic, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x eSATA

Cooling System

120mm Fans
2 x 120mm Side Fans
1 x 120mm Rear Fan
200mm Fans
1 x Blue LED 200mm Top Fan (NZXT FN-200 is compatible)

Physical Spec

Dimensions
25.74" x 8.74" x 21.32" (W x H x D)
Weight
24.25 lbs.

Features

Features
Maximum Compatibility: Large Heat sinks, Graphics and E-ATX Support

Excellent Wire Management: Large spacing behind the motherboards provides ample space for wire routing

Large Expandability: Space for 7 hard drives and five 5.25" bays

7 Fan Cooling Options: Dual 200mm, Single 230/200mm, Triple 120mm, and Front 140mm

Innovative all-new 5.25" screwless system

3.5"/2.5" SDD support on all 7 drives

Dual radiator support and quad watercooling tube cutouts on backplate

Rubber PSU and case feet to reduce vibration

Extra large mesh holes for increased airflow

Five 20W per Channel fan control totaling 100W

Top mounted USB, Audio/Mic and E-SATA

Fan LED on/off function

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • Natural C.
  • 7/6/2014 4:44:29 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Case, Has Flaws

Pros: Space:
This thing has TONS of Space in the front, I managed to squeeze two Radeon 6850's in there no prob (this was an old build). It also comes with some of the most amazing airflow you'll get out of a case (If you get some extra fans).
Build Quality:
They built this case quite nicely, there's no shoddy work on it (that I noticed anyway). Other than the front and top removable panels (which are plastic) the rest of this bad boy is Steel. It's also quite sturdy in some aspects, it's had college text books dropped on it, it's been kicked, dropped and a slew of other things and for the most part everything works the same way it did the day I bought it.
It has lots of functionality as well, all of the HDD bays are removable (which I took out except for the two I was using to increase Air Flow from the front fan) and the 5.25 inch bays have this clever latch system that makes installing and removing things (whether it be an optical drive or a USB hub or a fan controller, etc...) as easy as 3.14.
I almost forgot the EXTREMELY useful fan controllers. Sure they aren't the most fancy, but they get the job done, make the case look better, and stopped me from buying a separate one.
The Look:
Now we can talk about the look, this thing is BIG but it has a sleek sexy look to it and when its dark out, those blue LEDs look like heaven, NZXT made one hell of a pretty case when they made the Phantom. I really can't overstate this, this case is a Sexy, Sexy beast.

Cons: Now it's time for the dreaded down side. Off the back, for all of the work NZXT put into making this case rigid and sturdy in a general sense, they kinda slacked in the micro sense. My front most USB port on the top of the case doesn't work - period.
Another thing is that there is little space behind the MOBO tray for wire management, that being said they leave tons of places for you to anchor wires down, so it kinda evens out.
Actually, that's all of the serious cons with this case, the top panel may not last too long (then again, I've had this case for nearly 3 years now).

Another con for me is cleaning, but thats just a big case problem in general when you're using air cooling. I clean the comp I used this case on about once a month and it takes about an hour getting it nice and Shinny. That's Actually It for me, I love this case!

Other Thoughts: If you want a sexy, sexy Case for a pretty darn good price that'll last you, buy this bad boy, It's worth the investment.

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  • Connor V.
  • 6/23/2014 7:02:01 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsspacious but flawed

Pros: The space in this full sized tower is fantastic. The tool free assembly of the drives made it a breeze and the ability to hide the wires gives a very spacious and clean look.

Cons: The front external audio ports have completely stopped working. Everything is connected properly, but at this point it needs replaced.

Other Thoughts: Great design, amazing look. Got it 20% off.

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  • Kenneth G.
  • 6/23/2014 7:54:02 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat Low
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsFaulty case, don't buy.

Pros: Pretty silent.

Cons: Case fan LEDs started blinking within a couple months of the purchase at random times.

Can't remove top of the case because the plastic is melded together rendering it impossible to remove the top of the case from the side panels.

Fans randomly change their RPMS, as indicated by the blinking LEDs on top of the case. The LED on my back fan is currently off, yet the fan is still spinning at the lowest RPM.

GARBAGE FAN CONTROLLER, and I've read around the internet that this is a huge issue with this case.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We're sorry to hear about the inconvenience you encountered with the Phantom case. With regards to removing the top panel, barring any issues with dents on the chassis itself, we can walk you through removing this panel safely and correctly. Have you tried to contact our Support team via our helpdesk at URL: http://nzxt.com/support/? We are available from 9:30-5:00pm PST M-F via Live Chat or the Submit A Ticket feature and can assist you with getting a replacement for your fan controller in the Phantom case as well. Please let us know how we can help.

Sincerely,
NZXT. Support

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  • Logan W.
  • 6/14/2014 3:21:43 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCouldn't be happier

Pros: Great combo of metal/plastic
Huge cooling capacity
Tons of MoBo Options
Great grommets for water cooling tubes
Overall stylish appearance
great air-flow mesh
easy to keep clean

Cons: It was a little confusing to install everything but i don't tend to read manuals. so if you read it will be easy. not work deducting an egg.

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  • Christian K.
  • 6/11/2014 9:15:09 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLooks Great, Great Airflow

Pros: Air flow, looks great and comes with plenty fans

Cons: Wish the old hard drive cage spot could be a fan mount

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  • John M.
  • 6/2/2014 8:15:10 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPerfection besides USB ports being a bother

Pros: Sleek, elegant, lovely looking case with wonderful airflow. Large fans, plenty of space for expansion, loved the top USB 2.0 & 3.0 while they worked (see cons).
Can even turn off one of the largest ambient lights in the back to reduce (not completely remove) the bright blue light it emits
Overall, a very nice and elegant product

Cons: A part of the USB 3.0 port broke off on the first day (!!!!) but it still works. USB 2.0 port stopped working reliably in the first week. Still tries to, but flaky. All I used was an XBox 360 controller, with no weight put on port itself and, after a week, it was too loose to function. Neither a con enough to detract from the score.

Fan controls are a bit flaky too, one list constantly turns on / off on its own. Honestly, at 100%, the fans are dead quiet, so there really is no need for the controls.
Again, not enough to detract.

Speaking of lights, the blue light can be a bit of a bother in the dark.

Lastly, she's a bit big for a medium-sized case, mostly long but a bit taller than I'm used to as well, but has fit perfectly under each desk she's been under (about 5) so no real issue.

Other Thoughts: Overall, I love the persona it represents for my powerhouse PC. My motherboard has 8 usb ports on it, so USB issues were not a problem for me, but your needs may vary.

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  • Matthew V.
  • 4/27/2014 6:42:19 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNzxt Phantom - Black

Pros: This thing looks sick, and its has a ton of room to work with. It keeps my parts very cool, so much that my motherboard temps went from 42 Deg. C in my old case to now 17 - 25 Deg. C. I enjoy all of the cable management features and the neat led lighting with fan control. The front drive-bay swing door is very sturdy, and stays shut. It came with a decent amount of screws for all kinds of mounting options. This thing is QUIET, it surprised me, but the only sound from the case is a low hum that comes from the top 200 mm fan and my stock heat-sink fan. The side panels are very easy to remove, and sturdy. Speaking of construction, this thing is rock solid, I have yet to find one cheap looking thing on it. Very pleased.

Cons: I do have one gripe but its nothing big enough to dock an egg. It attracts dust and fingerprints like none other. Being black, everything shows up, and BEWARE because the glossy finish on the plastic can scratch easily!

Other Thoughts: A protective, anti finger-print finish on the plastic would be nice. Bare in mind that the fan control led's do not have an off switch, other than when the system is powered off, and they can be quite bright in the evening. I don't mind it but others may.

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  • Daniel P.
  • 4/19/2014 7:55:45 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsJust buy it already!

Pros: Love it

Cons: Full size so if you dont want to expand dont buy.

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  • Christopher I.
  • 3/28/2014 7:52:57 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat case!

Pros: Plenty of room for components and cables; tons of slots for holding hard drives; plenty of fans; 5x 5.25 bays; built-in slider fan control

Cons: Stock dual fans DIRECTLY INTERFERE with cabling for hard drives; top fan slots DO NOT fit aftermarket NZXT 200mm fans; mini-rack for HDD interferes with power supply cabling

Other Thoughts: This case is great, I love the style, I love the lights, and the built-in USB ports are a great place to put my wireless mouse and bluetooth USB dongles. Motherboard fits in flawlessly and there's plenty of ventilation. Kind of upset with NZXT though, for the two aforementioned fan problems and customer service issues (requested a replacement fan control, was told one was sent out, never received it, and ignored when asked for insight).

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  • Jonathan F.
  • 3/7/2014 11:23:49 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsGreat case, but what is up with the fan controller?

Pros: Big, plenty of room for components. Didn't realize I was getting a micro ATX mobo and the case absolutely dwarfs the mobo.

Lots of airflow, my temps usually stay between 33c - 40c when I am not gaming and then usually about 44c - 50c when I am, and that is with a stock heat sink on the CPU.

It impresses anyone that looks at it.

Cons: The most troubling issue I have had with this case would definitely be the fan controller...

Originally, all the stock fans worked and I had installed a front 140mm fan and a side 200mm fan. The front fan worked just fine, but the side fan only the blue led lights were working. I messed with the cords and tried to get it working and NOTHING. I double checked to make sure the fan was working by plugging the 200mm fan intended for the side into the extra slot for a 200mm fan at the top and, sure enough, the fan and the led came on. I bought this fan for the side pannel, it brings the temps of the CPU and GPU down a good bit.

So after a while I ordered a new fan controller, for free. If anyone has to do this let me warn you, you CANNOT just take the fan pins that are plugged into the controller out because the plug that is in the controller that goes to the PSU CANNOT be unplugged. So you have to go through the entire case cutting the zip ties to the fan cords and you have to unplug all of the female 3-pin connectors and replace them with the ones NZXT sent you.

So I get all this done, now the right side of my case is a big jumbled mess of cords. I power on my computer and what do ya know, none of the fans are working except the top fan and the side fan.... but the led is not working for the side fan. I ended up having to plug my fron 140mm fan into the 2nd 3-pin slot for the top fan in order to get my front fan to work so I could get some air flowing through my HDD.

Not even a week after I get all this done, the side fan just quits working. I don't know what the deal is but I am not even 100% sure I have the side fan plugged up correctly because of how vague the instructions are, you don't get any instructions with the fan you order, you have to go buy what NZXT sent you. All my components work great, but I am disappointed in this case and wish I would have gone with something smaller and cheaper. I spent over $120.00 for this case and I am not getting everything out of it that I am supposed to.

If somebody could maybe give me a little help with what I should do it would be greatly appreciated because everything I try has failed.

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