NZXT Whisper Case Review

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NZXT Whisper Case Review

Introduction

Over recent times, the role of the chassis has become a more prominent feature in the overall running of a PC. Gone are the days when cases found themselves at the bottom of the pile in terms of importance and interest; instead enclosures nowadays play a huge part in cooling and noise dampening, not to mention the aesthetics. Introducing the NZXT Whisper, will this latest case to hit the market be able to live up to consumer expectations? Time to find out…

About NZXT

NZXT, a company built upon gamers’ dreams, hopes to create products that put consumers first. With the objective of designing unique products catered for hardware enthusiasts and gamers, NZXT has grown into a globally renowned brand recognized for dedication towards creating the next great gaming product. NZXT has won numerous awards from media and publications from across the globe with a product line spanning from gaming chassis, power, and gaming input devices. As a corporation formed by gamers, NZXT continues to expand into new horizons and push the limits further with each product unveiling.

Features

  • Silent Performance – 10mm noise dampening foam pads both side panels and the top panel, rubber grommets reduce vibration noise on the Hard Drives, and a padded PSU holder dramatically reduce acoustic levels within the chassis
  • Maximum Expandability – Space for 9 hard drives and a total of six 5.25 bays with ample room for large expansion cards
  • Simple Installation – Pre-drilled wire management system makes it easy to route your cables and the screwless installation means you won’t be constantly reaching for your tools
  • Advanced Cooling – Whisper includes 4 fans (1 x 120mm Blue LED Intake, 1 x 120mm Black Rear Exhaust, and 2 x 80mm Rear Exhaust). Bottom mounted PSU separates the heat given off by the PSU and motherboard

Specification

  • MODEL: Whisper SERIES
  • CASE TYPE: FULL TOWER Steel
  • FRONT PANEL MATERIAL: ALUMINUM/PLASTIC
  • DIMENSIONS (W x H x D): 211.5 X 521.5 X 562 mm
  • COOLING SYSTEM: FRONT, 1 X 120mm Blue LED (included)
    REAR, 1 X 120mm, 2 x 80mm fans (included)
  • DRIVE BAYS: 6 DRIVE BAYS
    6 EXTERNAL 5.25" DRIVE BAYS
    1 3.5" External bracket
    9 INTERNAL 3.5" DRIVE BAYS
    Screwless Rail Design
  • MATERIAL(S): Steel Construction
  • EXPANSION SLOTS: 7
  • POWER SUPPLY: 500 WATT PS2 ATX 12V 2.0 (OPTIONAL)
  • WEIGHT: 12.3 KGS (W/O Power)
  • MOTHERBOARD SUPPORT: MOTHERBOARDS: E-ATX ATX, MICRO-ATX, BABY AT