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Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ATX Galaxy Silver Edition Review

IMG_5313 It seems that the minimalist design is starting to become more and more popular these days. There are still a few companies out there that make what we call pre-modded cases (Those are the ones with all the aggressive angles and funky shaped window panels) but, for the most part most of the modern cases are very minimalist. That just means that much more blank canvas to work with.  A few months ago we reviewed the Phanteks Evolv ATX and now Phanteks has come out with a new “Galaxy Silver” model. Other than the new galaxy silver color, it’s pretty much identical to it’s anthracite brother.

Review Sample Provided by: Phanteks
Product Name: EVOLV ATX
Price at time of review: $ $179.99 USD
Product was given in exchange for work done to produce this review.

Packaging

IMG_5232The product comes in a full color illustrated box. The Front Has a large illustration of the product in the center. At the bottom is the model.

 

IMG_5233Moving around to the rear of the box we have the model at the top. In the center is a large illustration showing the 10 main features of the product.

 

The right side has all the specifications in English. The left side lists out the features in the languages/countries Phanteks distributes.

 

IMG_5238Once removed from the box the case some packed in the standard 2 inch foam padding and plastic bag.

 

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The accessory box is located inside the lower part of the case where the power supply would normally be mounted.

 

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Inside the box you will find the owners manual, and RMA info card, a plastic box full of mounting hardware, 3 hard drive mounts, an additional 2.5″ SSD mount, pump mount plate, and extra colors of LED’s so you can change the front panel LED color.

Specs

Dimension (W x H x D) 235mm x 495mm x 510mm
Form Factor Midtower Chassis
Materials Aluminum(3mm) Exterior Panels, Steel Chassis
Motherboard Support E-ATX*(264mm wide), ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX
Front I/O 2x USB 3.0, Mic, Headphone, Reset
Side Window Yes
Expansion Slots 7
Internal 3.5″ 8x (5x included)
Internal 2.5″ (dedicated) 3x (2x included)
Cooling
Front  3x 120mm fans  2x 140mm fans (included)
Top 3x 120mm fans  2x 140mm fans
Rear 1 x 120mm fan   1x 140mm fan (included)
Radiator Support
Front 120mm: Up to 360mm  140mm: Up to 280mm
Top 120mm: Up to 360mm  140mm: Up to 280mm
Rear 120mm                               140mm
Clearance
Graphic Card 420mm (No HDDs)  300mm (HDD’s Installed)
PSU 318mm
CPU Cooler 194mm
Cable Management 35mm
Memory Clearance 120mm: 68mm  140mm: 48mm
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