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Old 06-19-2006, 11:42 PM   #1
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Default NZXT Apollo

Building a new rig and can't find a case that screams 'gamer'? NZXT is a rather new company that's making a splash in the case market, and they are releasing yet another new creation. This one is feature packed, looks great and it won't even hurt the wallet.

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Old 06-20-2006, 01:06 AM   #2
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I never liked any of NZXT cases but this isn't so bad. Its is also funny that the interior of th ecase reminds me of the CM Centurion series as it looks the same.
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Old 07-01-2006, 05:32 AM   #3
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I never liked any of NZXT cases but this isn't so bad. Its is also funny that the interior of th ecase reminds me of the CM Centurion series as it looks the same.
i like this case its look very nice.
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You guys forgot the door LED... the vertical one, it doesn't work if you have the P+ and P- LED chords in the wrong places.
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Old 11-18-2006, 04:41 PM   #5
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You guys forgot the door LED... the vertical one, it doesn't work if you have the P+ and P- LED chords in the wrong places.
I guess I forgot to include that in the review. I've had it working all along, so I am unsure why I didn't get pictures of it =/
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Default Could someone help me..?

I dont Know witch case i'm going 2 Buy

Apollo
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Thermaltake Armor ...?

could someone help me witch one 2 choose
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Old 12-06-2006, 03:17 PM   #7
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That particular question might have been better in General Hardware. You'd have to register, but that process is fast and painless in this forum. Life is better when everybody registers and continues to participate in the ongoing discussion here.

To answer your question, though, I personally prefer the look of the Armor, and I think you'll be happier with it. The NZXT is bulbous and goofy-looking, I think. But please, don't buy the side panel with the 250mm case fan on the side. There's really no reason for it, and it's another path for noise to escape. I'd expect to be taken more seriously as a user if I went with the Armor. Personally, I like the cases by Antec the most, if that helps you understand where I'm coming from with this.
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Old 12-06-2006, 03:47 PM   #8
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The Apollo and Armor are not even in the same class. The Armor for sure, it's huge and offers a lot of breathing room. The case in general looks great to me. The Apollo is a great case for those on a budget.
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Dark votes Armor!
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Hey Fellas
I just bought this case for 60 big ones. Was looking for a cheap but stylish case with good cooling and this fitted the bill for me.
Yeah, spend 100s on an Armor if you want but I don't have that kinda money. Also, I don't think the Armor is that great looking....

About the poster thing. I've emailed them to ask about a poster, but I live in the UK, so you guys reckon I can still have one?
Or will forking out a few dollars for shipping it to me put them off?

And thanks for the review. I think I will like this case a lot.
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Default Compatible with 8800GTX/Ultra series?

According to you, is this case compatible with the 8800GTX/Ultra series of graphics card?
Someone say yes, someone say not. Who is right?
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It is, I have an 8800GTX installed in there. It's a tight squeeze though, let me tell you.
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Default nzxt apollo HDD clip

Where can I find some new HDD Clips for this case? I'd like to add a new hard drive but having a heck of a time locating the clips.
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Default Adequate to house a (Sapphire) hd4870X2?

I just bought an Apollo, as the case for my new (from-the-ground-up) gaming rig. I was originally planning on using an hd4870 1gb graphics card, but at the last minute decided to go up to the Sapphire hd4879x2, which, as you all probably know, is known for heat issues. I haven't yet picked up the rig, so I don't yet know what kinds of heat issues might be coming my way. The guy at the store assured me that the side panel fan on the Apollo should be up to the task of keeping everything cool enough, but I'm wondering if I should be thinking about (for example) adding another fan in the available slot at the front of the case. My guess is that this is probably a good idea anyway, but should I perhaps have an eye toward further cooling solutions? The reason I ask is that, although the above review makes it clear that the Apollo is certainly far from deficient in terms of cooling, I'm still wondering whether it has the stuff right out of the box to handle a "termperature-challenged" card like the hd4870x2. Any thoughts?

By the way, I love the look of this thing (the Apollo). I went for the black model, and it looks great. The orange got my attention at first, the silver one was cool but not really my taste, but the black one seemed to be the one that I'd be least likely to eventually tire of.
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I just bought an Apollo, as the case for my new (from-the-ground-up) gaming rig. I was originally planning on using an hd4870 1gb graphics card, but at the last minute decided to go up to the Sapphire hd4879x2, which, as you all probably know, is known for heat issues. I haven't yet picked up the rig, so I don't yet know what kinds of heat issues might be coming my way. The guy at the store assured me that the side panel fan on the Apollo should be up to the task of keeping everything cool enough, but I'm wondering if I should be thinking about (for example) adding another fan in the available slot at the front of the case. My guess is that this is probably a good idea anyway, but should I perhaps have an eye toward further cooling solutions? The reason I ask is that, although the above review makes it clear that the Apollo is certainly far from deficient in terms of cooling, I'm still wondering whether it has the stuff right out of the box to handle a "termperature-challenged" card like the hd4870x2. Any thoughts?

By the way, I love the look of this thing (the Apollo). I went for the black model, and it looks great. The orange got my attention at first, the silver one was cool but not really my taste, but the black one seemed to be the one that I'd be least likely to eventually tire of.
yeah, you might want to pick a fan up the front. cools HDDs down alot,and other components also.
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