NZXT Zero 2 Case - The Zero Sequel

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NZXT Zero 2 Case - The Zero Sequel
First Thoughts and Impressions
Installation and Performance

Product: NZXT Zero 2 Case
Provided By: NZXT
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Introduction:

Sequels seem to be the trend in today’s movies and games, so not to stray away from regularity today we are going to look at yet another sequel case from NZXT, the Zero 2. This case claims to give an advantage to cooling enthusiasts. More specifications below and then we will get down to business.

Case Box - Front
Case Box - Front
 Case Box - Back
Case Box - Back

 

About NZXT:

NXZT is a relatively new company when compared to others like Cooler Master, Zalman and others, so to find out more, we'll take a look at their company profile.

NZXT, a company built upon gamers dreams, hopes to create products that put consumers first. Our objective is to provide every gamer with a case that they can identify with. Combining unique design and case performance, consumers will finally be able to find a quality case that will represent their own style and personality.

In the future, NZXT wishes all gamers who desire a personalized case to find it at NZXT. With the unveiling of every product, NZXT improves upon on weaknesses and strives for excellence. Achieving perfection is not an easy task, however, NZXT is determined to meet and surpass consumer expectations.

Our dedicated sales and customer service team will also work diligently to earn your trust and loyalty. All our products are built with high quality material and engineered in the best conditions.

NZXT products are designed and engineered in the United States and manufactured overseas in China and Taiwan.

NZXT was established in 2004 in Los Angeles, California.

 

Like many other companies, ideas are designed and honed here in North America, but cost of production here forces many companies to get their products built overseas.

 

Specifications:

Introducing the Zero 2, the follow-up to the successful ZERO, featuring the same extreme cooling capabilities, the ZERO 2 is the perfect home to enthusiast and gaming users. Featuring a sturdy 1.0mm steel chassis, the Zero's structural integrity cannot be doubted. Weighing at 10.2KG the zero 2 is a beast of its own. Zero 2's quad side fans are perfect for users running multi GPU systems.

 MODEL
 Zero 2 SERIES   
 CASE TYPE  FULL TOWER Steel
 FRONT PANEL MATERIAL  PLASTIC       
 DIMENSIONS (W x H x D)   210.5 X 532 X 536 mm  
 COOLING SYSTEM  FRONT, 1 X 120mm Blue LED (included)
 REAR, 2 X 120mm (included)
 TOP/BOTTOM, 1 X 80mm, 2 x 80mm fans (optional)
 SIDE, 4 x 120mm (optional)       
 DRIVE BAYS

 13 DRIVE BAYS
 5 EXTERNAL 5.25" DRIVE BAYS
 2 EXTERNAL 3.5" DRIVE BAYS
 6 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  10.2 KGS (W/O Power) 
 MOTHERBOARD SUPPORT
 MOTHERBOARDS: ATX, MICRO-ATX, BABY AT

 

 Case Front
Case Front
 Case Back
Case Back

 


Features:

  • Full tower steel chassis
  • Quad 120mm fans dedicated for CPU and GPU cooling
  • Dual 120mm exhaust
  • Screwless installation for 5.25" and 3.5" devices
  • Intel HD audio compatibility
  • Top mounted USB, Audio, and E-SATA Ports
  • Sturdy 1.0mm steel chassis


Testing Rig:

Now while I don’t have a muli GPU system I do have a pretty nice system on my test bench. Specs as follows…

  • Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 proc
  • 4gb Crucial Ballistix pc2-6400 ram
  • Nvidia nForce 680i SLI motherboard
  • 8800GT graphics card w/ Thermaltake DualOrb cooler
  • 500GB Seagate HDD