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NZXT Trinity Gaming Chassis

Michael Larabel

Published on 11 July 2005
Written by Michael Larabel
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Conclusion:

We would definitely have to say that NZXT’s fourth attempt at creating a “sexy case” for computer gamers was quite successful. The looks of the chassis are much more conservative than the Guardian and Nemesis, while the $75 USD price tag is also much more conventional. Most of the items with the Trinity were truly tool-less although NZXT hasn’t yet addressed a definitive way for making the expansion slots also tool/screw free. With a total of four fan mounts, five 5.25” drive bays, and a horde of other small details NZXT paid attention to with this case, this is definitely a winner for being an economic case.

Pros:

· Steel construction
· Mirror-like finish
· Four fan mounts
· Tool-less drives
· LCD temperature display
· Good quality construction
· Five 5.25” bays

Cons:

· No tool-less expansion slots or fan mounts
· Lack of room for routing cables behind motherboard tray
· No fan/dust filters
· Poor included fans


Phoronix Product Rating: 8 / 10

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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