I am putting together a gaming rig and i am debtaing which case to use for it. The choices are NZXT Phantom and Guardian. Is the Guardian going to allow for future upgrades? Will the guardian house all below comfortably and also allow for say extra Graphics cards and more hhds without cramping the rest of the rig. System below.
NZXT Phantom Full-Tower Gaming Case, Black - No PSU ThermalTake 875W ToughPower XT Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3R Motherboard Core i5 2500 Quad Core G Skill 16G(4X4G) DDR3 1600MHZ PC3-12800 CL9(12800CL9Q-16GBZL) OCZ 120GB Vertex 3 Series Solid State Disk Pioneer BDR-206BK 12X Blu-Ray Writer Drive SATA Black OEM Gigabyte ATI 6970 OC 2G GDDR5 Dual Link DVI D-Sub HDMI DP PCI-E D-Link DWA-556 Xtreme N Wireless Adapter - 802.11b/g, Draft 802.11n - PCI-Ex1 Windows 7 Home Pro 64 bit SteelSeries 64049 Merc Stealth Illuminated Gaming Keyboard Ed Hitachi 2TB SATA 7200RPM 64M Apacer USB2 Internal all in one Card Reader Black (Support SDHC) Logitech Z523 2.1 Speakers
Samsung S23A700D 3D LED 120hz
Thanks for the help.
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According to one of the reviews on newegg, its a tight fit for a 6870, so your 6970 might have trouble going into the guardian. I would stick with the phantom in your case.
Go with the phantom. I purchased one a few months back and it is AMAZING. Very good cable management, very solid build, plenty of room for whatever your heart desires, and it is very well priced (I got mine for $140 I think)