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Nzxt Tempest

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Overall 9

NZXT Tempest

22 January 2009
  • Excerpt: “Tempest” – A violent windstorm. NZXT has christened this chassis with a moniker that makes you believe that this case can be the “king of airflow” in both name and self proclaimed title. The Tempest tears in to Modders-Inc attempting to blow us away with it’s features and design principles. Is it truly able to perform as it touts, or is it literally full of “hot air”… Let’s find out!
  • Pros: EXCELLENT Thermal management on Air cooling, Enclosed Radiator mounting for water cooling, Good cable management offerings, Good performing *Quiet fans*… out of the box!, Expansive hard drive mounting options, Good looking asthetics
  • Cons: No side filter for the window fan
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NZXT Tempest Airflow King ATX Case Review

mad shrimps
20 November 2008
  • Summary: Equipped with two 140mm and four 120mm fans this case from NZXT is build to provide a maximum of airflow to the components installed inside. It is a mid-sized tower case with enough room to fit high end VGA cards and third party CPU coolers. We compare the performance of the NZXT Tempest to our multitude of competitors, read on to find out if this case is truly the Airflow King.
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NZXT Tempest case review

12 November 2008
  • Conclusion: The Tempest is a nice case for enthusiasts. If you can look past a few minor gripes, it should serve you well. There were no “dealbreakers” with this case – if you like the look, it would make an admirable chassis for your high end system. As with any aesthetics, these are strictly matters of opinion. The ample interior space should allow a great deal of system growth. You can currently find the Tempest for around $120 .
  • Pros: The steel chassis is well constructed and sturdy, Giant fans on top, Keeps cooler than control case, Lots of space for HDDs, Ports on top, Mostly matte finish, High MoBo/ Low PSU, No standard port plate, No ‘pokey’ lights
  • Cons: Poor quality assurance (arrived scratched), Cheap plastic parts, Needs some creative cable management not to look cluttered inside, No fan controls
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Overall 10

NZXT Tempest Review

23 September 2008
  • Conclusion: Here is our NZXT Tempest case review. What features does it have to make it stand out from the rest? What rating did we give it? See the video to find out!
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Overall 9

NZXT Tempest PC Case Review

I4U News
30 August 2008
  • Summary: Verdict Gamers without the budget for a really high-end case like the Cooler Master Cosmos S will want to give the NZXT Tempest a serious look. The Tempest is a good case at a very good price offering style, cooling and performance.
  • Pros: Lots of fans, Good looks, Predrilled for radiators
  • Cons: Rough edges inside, Can be noisy
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NZXT Tempest case review

24 August 2008
  • Excerpt: The NZXT Tempest case calls itself the airflow king.
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Overall 8

NZXT Tempest Case Video Review

14 August 2008
  • Summary: The NZXT Tempest Case will be a big hit amongst enthusiasts. Affordability is obviously very important to most folks and this case is very well priced considering what's included. Air flow is crucial and with 6 included fans (4x120mm & 2x140mm) this case is king in that department. HDD storage space is also vital and with space for 8 HDDs this is not a problem.
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Overall 7

Expert Review

28 July 2008
  • Excerpt: Aptly named, NZXT's Tempest gaming case aims to transform your desktop's interior into a wind tunnel, and it succeeds— at a remarkably low price.
  • Pros: Lots of fans, airflow-enhancement features, ESATA port on the front panel, Tool-less drive implementation
  • Cons: Won't support advanced video-card setups, Unusual power-supply layout not ideal for everyone, No front-panel FireWire port
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NZXT Tempest

27 July 2008
Overall 9

NZXT Tempest

maximum pc
2 July 2008
  • Excerpt: Look familiar? That’s the first thing we said when pulling NZXT’s Tempest out of the box. Save for a few minor modifications to the chassis, this case is a carbon copy of Antec’s Nine Hundred chassis. It’s built like the Nine Hundred, performs like the Nine Hundred, and even glows like the Nine Hundred, thanks to its front- and side-panel blue LED fans.
  • Pros: Plenty of room; eight screwless hard drive bays, lots of cooling; pretty lights.
  • Cons: Fan speeds not customizeable. Not exactly the most innovative case we've ever seen.
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