( 4.2 Average / 21 Ratings )
I REALLY wanted to give this case 5 stars, I REALLY did, but alas as with almost all cases there are some drawbacks
My initial thoughts on it was "oh man this is a gorgeous case." and it was. but after spending some time with it I realize some things could use improvement. This case is built with the same internals as the H440 which was fantastic. and I felt right at home installing parts into it. It had all the features I wanted and a few I didnt expect but was a welcome surprise. it included rear I/O LEDs which made connecting and tinkering in the dark a breeze, its only the second case I ever saw that comes with that built in, normally its a mod.
Side panels. PCI slot brackets PSU bracket, Hard drive cages, are all held together with thumb screws. Which I think was great but those screws come pretty torqued out of the box so unless you got insane gripping power, you're gonna need a screw driver to loosen them.
as with the H440, the motherboard standoffs come pre-installed for ATX motherboards, which was right up my alley and my motherboard itself almost took up all the space. While making it little tricky to place my motherboard it also filled my case up nicely, leaving just enough room for my USB 2, HD Audio, and front I/O connectors
The NXZT logo and LED strip on the bottom of the case are a very nice touch to the matte black finish of the case, but...for $140 I would have liked to have seen RGB LEDs instead of red, something Phanteks pulled off well with their Enthoo Luxe, which NZXT is competing against with this case.
Cooling for this case is phenomenal. Comes pre-installed with 3 120 mm fans in the front and a 140 mm fan in the back. and can add another 3 120 mm fans or 2 140 mm fans on top. It has support for radiators on top, rear and front. the top even has enough clearance for radiators configured for push/pull while not eating up space in front of your motherboard. So good job, NZXT for that.
The finish of this case, while looking fantastic, felt cheap and in my personal opinion is the biggest issue with the case. I found out the hard way that it is very easy to scratch.
Lastly the only other gripe I have with it, is I wish all the cutouts came with rubber grommets
Slick design and has a lot of room.
The PSU shroud is really nice and the red led beneath it is the icing on the cake :)
The best looking case on the market, this thing is a beauty. It's also packed with numerous feature and has many good case fans which creates great airflow in case. Even if I had an extra £2000 I'd still buy this case. Comes with a fan hub, LEDS, a great window and many fan slots (7x120 or 5x140)
Super cool. Super sexy. Easy cable management. Just hard to get 280mm radiator up top, so do that before you mount the motherboard.
The case has plenty of space for cable management and was vary easy to build in. It comes with three fans in the front and room for duel slot radiator in the top. It also hides the PSU which makes cable management vary easy. being able to mount the SSDs on top of the PSU is a nice touch. But for the price I wish it had RGB LEDs.
I love this case so much. It is so slick, with its matte finish, and built in LED cathodes on the bottom. It screams "Show Off". And that is exactly what I was looking for.
Nice, attractive looking mid tower case from NZXT. Really well constructed, with a full metal frame and side panels. Comes with 3 intake fans and 1 exhaust fan pre-installed. Fully removable hard drive trays, and SSD brackets on the power supply shroud. The PSU shroud itself makes the case look really clean, but in my experience makes cable management to be a real pain. Maybe its just me, but I had a real tough time with it. Also some of the holes for cables can be fairly hard to get to. The Case fit my 280mm radiator in the top just fine after removing the top HDD bracket. The fan hub is nice and makes connecting a lot of fans easy. The case has really nice airflow and dust filters on the front and bottom. The finish on the case is nice but shows handling marks prominently, and some of the paint around the thumbscrews has come off. I know it sounds like i have a lot of problems with the case, but its really a lot of small things rather than anything large.
beautiful and really stealthy really nice
Beautiful case comes with 4 fans and pwm fan hub and psu shroud.... I think that justifies the price of the case
Very nice and strong. It is large and therefore easy to work in with lots of easy cable management. Only con is there is no optical drive bay but its beauty makes up for that and an external drive is always an option.