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NZXT Panzerbox All Aluminum Mid Tower Case - Inside the NZXT Panzerbox Aluminum Mid Tower Case

All aluminium welded contruction,300 CFM of airflow and a sleek compact design all add up to Chad's newest sample, the NZXT Panzerbox ATX chassis.

| Mid-Tower Cases in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: May 8, 2009 5:13 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: NZXT

Inside the NZXT Panzerbox Aluminum Mid Tower Case

 

NZXT Panzerbox All Aluminum Mid Tower Case

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Since I had to remove the side panel to gain access to the inside which you are about to see, I figured I would flip it around and show what they looked like from the back side. The rails and supports are spot welded to the inside of the door. The mesh isn't very easily removed for cleaning, as you can see they have bent tabs from the case opening through the mesh and folded them flat to secure the mash into place. The rear panel is a mirror copy of this.

 

NZXT Panzerbox All Aluminum Mid Tower Case

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Once the door is removed we get a good look at the black inside of the Panzerbox. With everything all strapped, up as it was shipped from the factory, you really can't see much past the obvious, PSU supports, two big fans, and hanging drive bays.

 

NZXT Panzerbox All Aluminum Mid Tower Case

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Looking out through the rear of the case helps to discern all the parts that were so tough to see against all the black innards of the Panzerbox. Also you can see that the rear exhaust 120mm fan has both 3-pin and 4-pin options for powering.

 

NZXT Panzerbox All Aluminum Mid Tower Case

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Here we have a close up image of said PSU support brackets. One attached to the rear of the case and another attached to the floor to keep the PSU in line with the sideways mounting required for the Panzerbox. I would have liked to have seen some sort of anti-vibration pads or tape here, not only to keep things quiet, but to help keep the brackets and PSU from scratching each other.

 

NZXT Panzerbox All Aluminum Mid Tower Case

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In the front, NZXT has zip tied all the hardware to the drive cages, which I am just about to remove so I can get a better look at that 190mm intake fan. Notice they bundle all the wires inside the 5.25" bays to keep things tidy as well.

 

NZXT Panzerbox All Aluminum Mid Tower Case

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While I was here I decided to get some close up images of the rear of the power switch leads and activity lighting. These are good and secure, but honestly I would have liked them placed on the other side, just simply to hide the wiring, but I am a stickler for wire management.

 

NZXT Panzerbox All Aluminum Mid Tower Case

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Taking the bundle of wires and getting them ready to get an image, I thought I'd stop and show you the Included PCB for the front I/O panel. If you should choose to not use the panel, these wires can be completely removed to reduce clutter.

 

NZXT Panzerbox All Aluminum Mid Tower Case

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The lengths of wiring from the front, as you can see, are long enough to reach to the appropriate headers on any motherboard.

 

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