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IBUYPOWER Paladin XLC Phantom Series System Review

Postby Apoptosis » Thu Aug 19, 2010 7:44 am

IBUYPOWER Paladin XLC Phantom Series System Review

Today's toy isn't a single system component, it is a complete system from iBUYPOWER! The iBUYPOWER Paladin XLC Phantom is a newly released system that is based on the X58 platform and has some of the latest bells and whistles! Though the question of the day is, how will it perform in our battery of tests? Read on to find out!

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iBuyPower did an awesome job on wiring:

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Article Title: IBUYPOWER Paladin XLC Phantom Series System Review
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Re: IBUYPOWER Paladin XLC Phantom Series System Review

Postby Sttm » Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:03 pm

I just love the look of that case in white. I dont really know why though.
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Re: IBUYPOWER Paladin XLC Phantom Series System Review

Postby hark » Fri Aug 20, 2010 4:57 pm

It's definitely a sleek case. That wiring job is really neat as well, the other side always seems to end up looking crazy messy, though.
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Re: IBUYPOWER Paladin XLC Phantom Series System Review

Postby Kaos Kid » Mon Aug 23, 2010 3:49 pm

Sttm wrote:I just love the look of that case in white. I dont really know why though.


It reminds me a bit of storm-trooper armor, or MasterChief's when you can choose white for multiplayer.
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Re: IBUYPOWER Paladin XLC Phantom Series System Review

Postby kylepaddock » Mon Aug 23, 2010 4:22 pm

WOW, I HATE white cases but that is the best case I have ever seen. They did a great job wireing it.
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Re: IBUYPOWER Paladin XLC Phantom Series System Review

Postby PatchesOfPlenox » Thu Oct 27, 2011 1:33 pm

This thread may be old, and I apologize, but I'm new to water cooling as have recently gotten this computer and had a couple questions that I was curious if anyone could answer.

Recently, I noticed that I don't hear the liquid moving on startup from the computer. This concerns me. I have had no problems from the machine, I actually love it, and would give it a steller review.
However...I know zero about water cooling, or the maintenance of it. Does anyone know what liquid this machine uses? Or perhaps a way to tell? How about refilling it, if at all possible. The actual
liquid is what I'm more concerned about, how to tell what kind it is so I don't mix it with the wrong stuff.

Any help with this information would be most appreciated, as I can't find anything but review sites on google and this is the first decent place I've gone too that I felt I could ask.


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Re: IBUYPOWER Paladin XLC Phantom Series System Review

Postby vbironchef » Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:19 pm

You cannot refill it because it is a closed loop system. If you have this rig, consider yourself lucky!. The all in one coolers in my opinion are great!. It has water and a little extra stuff to reduce algae build up. I have a Corsair H-50 and it works great and don't have to mess with it. Once in a while I open the case and blow some compressed air in it to get rid of the dust build up.
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Re: IBUYPOWER Paladin XLC Phantom Series System Review

Postby bubba » Thu Oct 27, 2011 6:21 pm

Yup its a closed loop system.

At the factory they vacuumed out the air as they put the liquid in, this is why you don't hear anything moving through the system.
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