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NZXT Tempest 210 Affordable Mid-Tower Case Examined


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#1 Nemo

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 02:37 AM

OCC reviewer Blue Panda returns with a review of an affordable chassis with a review of the NZXT Tempest 210 Case - http://www.overclock...xt_tempest_210/

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 03:55 AM

Nice review. A little small for my taste, but it seems nice for "smaller" builds for more casual pc users.
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Posted 21 September 2011 - 06:20 AM

looks really good for a budget case.

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Posted 23 September 2011 - 03:04 PM

you could have put the 8pin directly behinf the motherboard just to pop up around the top side of the board, but that would be a bit of a hassle to get there ;)
Great review and case!

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