Send your suggestions here







Date: February 12th, 2007
Article by: Joe Anderson (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: NZXT
<--CLICK FOR DEALS ON A NZXT COMPUTER CASE IN THE UNITED STATES
<--CLICK FOR DEALS ON A NZXT COMPUTER CASE IN CANADA

 

PRODUCT PICTORIAL AND WALKTHROUGH




The left panel is dominated by a large plastic filter for the four 120mm intake fans. The holes are fairly large, so the filter shouldn't overly restrict airflow to the low-speed fans, but won't do much to stop fine dust particles either. In the final analysis, this feature is probably more cosmetic than utilitarian.



Nine screws hold the filter securely onto the panel, but you'll have to remove all of them to give the filter a thorough cleaning. While the fan array is impressive looking and should provide great cooling, I fear that noise will be an issue. We'll see how it sounds in the next section.



The bottom of the Zero has the same black finish as the rest of the exterior and sports some nice looking rubber feet with gold-colored metal trim. A filtered air intake will accept an 80mm fan, should the user wish to install one here.



Besides the customary seven expansion slots, I/O shield and PSU opening, the rear of the case features two 120mm exhaust fans. NZXT has wisely chosen to forgo any stamped mesh here in favor of full cutouts and wire guards. Not only will this minimize airflow restriction, but it looks good, too. The motherboard tray is not removable, but drives and expansion cards can be installed without the use of any tools, as we'll see later.



The Zero will hold six HDDs internally and there are two external 3.5 bays that can be used for hardies, floppies or any other 3.5 device. The bottom filter is easily removed for cleaning by depressing the center pins in the plastic fasteners.

 

 


<<PREVIOUS HOME NEXT>>

Calling all tweakers

SAMSUNG BD-D6500 3D BLU-RAY PLAYER REVIEW

PATRIOT PCBOWAU2-N WIRELESS N USB ADAPTER REVIEW

SAMSUNG SA850/S27A850D 27 INCH LED MONITOR REVIEW

ASUS BW-12B1LT INTERNAL 12X BLU-RAY WRITER REVIEW

  • Motherboards
  • Memory
  • Processors (Box)
  • Processors (OEM)
  • Cooling Fans
  • Graphics Cards
  • Digital Video
  • Hard Disks
  • DVD ROM
  • CD ROM
  • CDR/CDRW
  • Multi Media
  • Cases
  • Power Supplies
  • Input Devices
  • LCD Monitors
  • Networking
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Software
  • Notebooks
  • PDAs


    Search for lowest prices in
    for

  •  
     

    All modifications published on this site are for your own responsibility.
    TweakNews.net is not responsible in any way for damage caused.

    Copyright www.TweakNews.net