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News Phanteks refines its Mini ITX Evolv Shift chassis

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 4 Dec 2020.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

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  2. Parge

    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    A decent price for a cool looking chassis. Hopefully the cooling will be better this time around.
     
  3. wyx087

    wyx087 Homeworld 3 is happening!!

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    Isn't this the definition of how not to mount an AIO?
    Pump at highest point fighting against air bubbles.

    Apart from possible AIO problem. I love idea of this case, if I were to build a SFX that sits on the desk, its footprint has to be as small as possible.
     
  4. BennieboyUK

    BennieboyUK CPC Folder of the Month Sep 2011

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    I am with you on the AIO, but I have to say my ITX has a 5 year old H60 mounted like this (only option) and I am now about to swap it out "proactively" I think if you are prepared to replace your AIO within the 4 year mark or so, mounting it like this when running at stock levels isn't a big issue.
     
  5. Paradigm Shifter

    Paradigm Shifter de nihilo nihil fit

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    If the price isn't too insane here in Japan, I'll probably get one of these. I really want to upgrade my little ITX box, but finding a GPU appreciably better than a 1070 which is ~170mm or less in length is next to impossible... at least for a reasonable price. I could get an ITX 1080Ti (which when it released was about 2.5x the price of the 1070 I bought) but it would cost more than an RTX 3080, new case, new PSU and new SSD combined!
     
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    Something else I'd never considered...:o:

    Crikey! Any one piece of kit that costs more than that lot should raise an eyebrow!
     
  7. Paradigm Shifter

    Paradigm Shifter de nihilo nihil fit

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    The prices of the higher end RTX 2000 series and the specialist GTX 1000 series cards have gone crazy here since the RTX 3000 launch. Last time I looked, a 3080 was fluctuating around ¥95-150,000 depending on stock, brand, model etc, a 3090 will be around ¥230,000 and a 2080Ti will be around ¥200-250,000. Yes, the same price as a 3090. Madness. I'm ignoring Akihabara prices (which can be cheaper if you find the right store) as I live too far away for them to be even remotely relevant for me.

    Basically I'm going to wait until the next financial year and GPU/CPU stock issues to resolve a little, then probably go nuts with a full new build - which will use this case if I can get one.
     
  8. Anfield

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    Yeah, Nvidia really screwed the pooch when they cancelled production of the old chips so long before the new stuff has any real supply.
     
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