NZXT Source 530 Review

Up Close: Exterior Overview and Roof

NZXT Source 530 Review

Up Close:  Exterior Overview and Roof

Having voiced our thoughts on NZXT keeping it simple for the Source 530 we're delighted to see that they've done away with the frippery of a half window, half fan grill design we've been having a bit of a go at them about for some time now.  Instead they've wisely opted for a single good sized slightly angled window.  Well done NZXT!              

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Although not covering the entirety of the side panel the window lets you see the sexy bit whilst shielding the more mundane drive racks from view. 

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The roof of the case is made from steel with circular mesh covering it almost entirely.  The front of the case is again given over to a mesh.  Thinner and finer than that in the roof and painted a gloss Black, matching the 3 vented 5.25" bay covers perfectly.

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Slotted screw holes spaced for 3x120 and 2x140 can mean only one thing.  That's right boys and girls, like the Phantom 530 the Source 530 can also take a 360 or 280 rad in the roof.  We'll see how thick when we move to the build.  Meantime it's nice to see that NZXT have popped a 120mm white bladed fan in there.

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Most Recent Comments

25-10-2013, 07:23:07

tinytomlogan
http://www.overclock3d.net/gfx/artic...091054609l.jpg

A full tower case from NZXT for just 80. The price is low, but what about the features?

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25-10-2013, 07:46:15

Tripp
pretty decent case for a super tight full tower budget build, shame about the lack of grommets though

26-10-2013, 09:46:49

Dussan
Probably going to be one of the more popular "beginners" case for watercooling.

very nice.
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