NZXT broke into the case industry with their Lexa Blackline chassis, a design that quickly became a classic. Today we’re reviewing something that’s uses that moniker in its name, the NZXT Classic H2 Silent. It comes with a fancy front panel, some great fan features and sound proofing in the side panels.
Let’s see how it works out.SpecificationsMODEL H2CASE TYPE Mid Tower SteelFRONT PANEL MATERIAL Plastic/SteelDIMENSIONS (W x H x D) 215 x 466 X 520 mmVGA Clearance Maximum310 w/o HDD, 270mm with HDDCPU Heatsink Support 170mmCOOLING SYSTEM FRONT, 2 X 120mm @ 1200rpm ( included ) REAR, 1 X 120mm @ 1200rpm (included) TOP, [...]
Cubitek are a reasonably new kid on the block, but they’re making waves and not in the typical segments of the case market. Today is such an example, their mini-ITX chassis, the Mini Tank. Its got a distinctive look and an interesting internal construction.
Read on to see how it does in the XSR test suite.SpecificationsModel Name Mini TankModel Number CB-TKI-B210Drive Bay External: 5.25” x 2 ( one 5.25” to 3.5” converter included ) Internal: 3.5” x 4 + 2.5” x 2Size 256 x 320 x 400mm ( W, H, D)Material Anodized 5052 aluminumM/B Type Mini-ITXFront I/O USB 3.0 x 2 / E-SATA / HD+AC-97 audioPCI [...]
There are some designs in the case world that are iconic, the original Coolermaster Stacker, NZXT’s original Lexa Blackline and certainly Antec’s P183. Today we look at the latest revision of this classic design, the v3. It comes with the same USB 3.0 and SSD mount features as the P193, Nine Hundred and Twelve Hundred, but is this design modern enough to hold its own?
Lets see.Features and Specifications Dual chamber design isolates heat and noise Power supply option: Comes with a power supply mounting adapter to mount either a standard size power supply or Antecs exclusive CP series power supply 11 drive [...]
Continuing our spate of Antec case revamp reviews, today we have the baby of the bunch, the Nine Hundred two v3. Sure it’s a few hundred Antec numbers below the Twelve Hundred we reviewed recently, but it’s a lot more than the P193 right? In numbers anyway.
Still, featuring a new SSD slot, and a USB 3.0 port, what could go wrong?Specifications
10 drive bays – External 3 x 5.25″; Internal 6 x 3.5″ for HDD, or – External 6 x 5.25″; Internal 3 x 3.5″ for HDD, or – External 9 x 5.25″ – Internal 1 x bottom-mounted 2.5” SSD drive • CPU cutout allows for easy installation of CPU coolers • [...]
While we may have reviewed many Antec cases before, do you think I’m going to turn down the chance to review some revamped versions of their entire performance one line? Exactly.
Today I spent my 9-5 taking pictures and testing the Antec 1200, the big boy of the bunch. This is the v3 that comes with a USB 3.0 connector and an SSD drive slot. Let’s see how it does in the contemporary arena.Specifications
13 drive bays:
– External 3 x 5.25″; Internal 9 x 3.5″ for HDD, or
– External 6 x 5.25″; Internal 6 x 3.5″ for HDD, or
– External 9 x 5.25″; Internal 3 x 3.5″ for [...]
When it comes to building a killer rig, there are many important components you have to consider, the case being a big one. You want a case that looks great, is quiet and keeps all of your hardware nice and cool. With this in mind today we look at the Antec Six Hundred.Features and SpecificationsBottom-mounted power supply isolates heat and noise Front-loaded hot swap 3.5″ SATA hard drive caddy Perforated front bezel delivers maximum air intake CPU cutout allows for easy installation of CPU coolers Windowed top panel for unique “moonroof” visibility Windowed side panel with optional fan mount Cable management compartment organizes cables [...]