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    Phanteks impresses with Enthoo Evolv and Mini XL cases

    Mini XL, though micro-ATX in size, has very robust cooling options.
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    Re: Phanteks impresses with Enthoo Evolv and Mini XL cases

    An optical drive at the back of the case is certainly thinking outside the box !

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    Re: Phanteks impresses with Enthoo Evolv and Mini XL cases

    Poor placement of usb and power switch on the Enthoo Evolv.

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    Re: Phanteks impresses with Enthoo Evolv and Mini XL cases

    Some interesting designs, I like how they have thought about builders altering the case to fit their cooling bits in. I find the oxymoronic names a bit annoying; why call it a Mini XL, something small that is very big... just use another name.

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    Re: Phanteks impresses with Enthoo Evolv and Mini XL cases

    Wow these are very impressive, not general market cases far more specialised but really nice.

    Great to see slotted fan mounts rather than just holes as that allows for a wider range of rads or fan combinations.

    I really like the look of the push on panels, wonder if they are grommeted? or what the exact catch system is to hold them on?

    I agree the naming is a bit odd, but then again that case is odd, a very large mATX case, it looks like it's bigger than most mid towers.

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    Re: Phanteks impresses with Enthoo Evolv and Mini XL cases

    Like the look of these but a very poor presentation from Phanteks - these companies have 5 minutes to sell their products and always have some character chuntering away in the background. Wouldn't it be an idea to tell them to have a wee cig break for 5 minutes or at least pipe down a bit.

    Understand they may be sharing the room with another company but common sense should kick in when they are doing a video presentation ...

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    Re: Phanteks impresses with Enthoo Evolv and Mini XL cases

    Bring back Nick!

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    Re: Phanteks impresses with Enthoo Evolv and Mini XL cases

    Personally the Evolv's styling doesn't impress me nor do I need/want so small a case, but the interior design and potential is, I think, nothing short of excellent.

    Now, the Mini XL, THAT'S a case I can see replacing my two Enthoo Primos! I like the design and engineering, inside and out. The Mini XL, IMO, offers more potential than any case I've ever seen. There will never be the "perfect case", but Phanteks seems to be trying to get as close as possible.

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    Re: Phanteks impresses with Enthoo Evolv and Mini XL cases

    Don't like the way cases keep having 200mm fan support I prefer 2 x 120/140.

    Other then that in the Evolv the internals are really nice but I hate the outer looks of it would have liked to see the primo styling.

    With the Mini XL I don't think it will do well as its too specialised.

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    Re: Phanteks impresses with Enthoo Evolv and Mini XL cases

    Quote Originally Posted by raven1001 View Post
    Poor placement of usb and power switch on the Enthoo Evolv.
    Totally agree. Form over function.

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    Re: Phanteks impresses with Enthoo Evolv and Mini XL cases

    Yeah if I'm honest I do prefer the 'human touch' an interviewer puts on coverage rather than the typical sales pitch you get with the exhibitioners taking control.

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