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[Case] NZXT Source 340
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NZXT Source 340
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cNWOgbEXMI

Mid Tower. Available in Black. White. Black, Red accents. Black, Blue accents. Currently only $99 on CC.

Also the Razor edition for $134.

picked this up last week. my own review and build to follow.




Ok... here we go. Deal is ... parts out of my closet:

ASUS ROG Z68 | i7 2600K | CM H212 | DCII GTX 680 | 16Gb Gskillz
120Gb OCZ SSD | 300Gb Seagate HDD | 2x140mm Fractal Fans | 1200W OCZ PSU

So, a lot of kit. Just lying around. And as you know. Its going into this NZXT S340.

Most obvious things upfront are the fully separated PSU chamber,
and the red bar masking the gap where you would expect to see those nasty old grommets.
Obviously, this is a tube rez mount. Good on you NZXT!

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I put the sidepanel window away cause... Lil Bungz.

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From a modding perspective, this front panel is the bomb. super plain.
The black fascia unscrews from the red plastic so it would be easy as hell to convert this into open window with backlights.
If you've seen the Razor edition of the S340, you'll see what I mean.
NZXT did a great job on keeping this front panel simple, yet open enough to allow intake airflow.

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Really great. Mesh dust filter, fits little slot at bottom with magnets at the top. Slick.
Front intake will hold 2x120mm or 2x140mm.
The verticle slots will make for an easy install of most rads!

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Rearview.

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Topview. with Ye Ole pretty typical front panel accessories.
Also the top vent comes with a pre-installed 120mm, but you could always swap it out for a 140mm.

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The backview. All black cables. A zillion tie downs.

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The essentials. really nice how they've labelled each bag with the screw type. AND - the addition of a stand off socket!

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Both provided fans are 120mm NZXT branded
Rifle Bearing RF-FN122-RB
Rated @ 12V DC / 0.16A / 1.92W

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Lets get into the install eh?
you can't just slap the PSU into the bottom. Thankfully, PSU adapter panel.
Honestly, I had to really fiddle with this to get it mounted, could be me...

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With this mammoth overkill 1200w PSU installed, and all the cables tucked inside. Wowzers.

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this case will hold two 3.5" HDD. you'll see the orientation of the SATA power.
I ultimately inverted this drive to bring the connectors closer to the SSD.

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Also mounted in full view ontop of the PSU shroud, are dual SSD brackets. Genius.
held inplace by a single screw, and four little slot/tabs ... like it alot!!

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although, I only have one SSD.

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Next up, I installed a pair of 140mm Fractal Design fans - presumably these were stolen off a Define R4? IDK...

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And Roadblock.
The ROG Z68 - I forgot - is actually considered an "oversized" ATX .... and well ... RIM.
She won't fit with this bracket installed. Damn.

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Looks like this case will see my Dremel after all!!
Just need to remove this see you next tuesday hair.

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In the morning when Lil Bungz is out of the house

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(This post was last modified: 12-21-2015 08:02 PM by Bungwirez.)
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I can confirm for everyone here that the HDD Bungz is using in there is indeed BLANK!

Also, going with the 1200W PSU ... I don't think that will be enough juice bro, sadly. Sad

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ahhaa!! oh lordy... LMAO

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Dude, I'm on fucking fire!!

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common now. you're killing me Tongue

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