1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

NZXT Apollo

Michael Larabel

Published on 15 September 2006
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 1 of 3 - Comment On This Article

While NZXT's initial product from 2004 -- the Guardian -- is still being manufactured and is popular with a segment of gamers, they have been quick to expand this year with their product selection. This summer we had looked at the Lexa aluminum midtower and the Precise 650W PSU, and today we are delivering our thoughts on the NZXT Apollo steel midtower chassis. Other products to recently come out of NZXT are the Zero full-tower aluminum chassis and Sentry 1 fan controller. These products are on top of their Nemesis, Nemesis Elite, and Trinity chassis' that have been in the market for some time. The NZXT Apollo that we have to look at today is composed mostly of steel, screw-less design, and a magnetic closing door.

Features:

· Steel chassis
· See-through smoked acrylic for 5.25" LCD devices
· Screw-less design
· Standard dual 120mm silent fans
· Intel HD and ac 97 audio support for 7.1 and 5.1 audio systems
· Support for four internal hard drives
· Magnetic closing door
· USB 2.0 and Firewire support

Contents:

This is our fifth time reviewing an NZXT computer chassis, and throughout this time, their packaging techniques have remained largely the same -- as with most case manufacturers. The NZXT Apollo had arrived in a large cardboard box, which had displayed a picture of the chassis as well as listing the features and specifications. Inside we were left with the case, which was encased inside of a plastic bag while Styrofoam had ensured the case would not incur any damage. The Apollo is available in four colors -- silver, black, blue, and orange -- the sample we are looking at today was the blue model.

Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980: The Best GPU For Linux Gamers
  2. ROCCAT LUA: A Linux-Friendly Gaming Mouse
  3. Cheetah Mounts: The Affordable Way To Put Your TV On The Wall
  4. Scythe Mugen MAX
Latest Linux Articles
  1. Preview: Radeon Gallium3D Performance For CS:GO On Linux
  2. XWayland Linux Gaming Performance With GNOME Wayland On Fedora 21
  3. EXT4/Btrfs/XFS/F2FS Benchmarks On Linux 3.17
  4. Fedora 21 Alpha First Impressions: It's Great
Latest Linux News
  1. Microsoft Announces... Windows 10 With A Start Menu
  2. Borderlands 2 Launches On Steam For Linux
  3. Debian Jessie Might Get Rid Of The kFreeBSD Port
  4. Fedora Might Try A New Scheduling Strategy For Its Releases
  5. AMD's Catalyst Working On A GLSL Shader Cache
  6. OpenMP 4.0 Offloading Is Closer For GCC 5
  7. Wayland Presentation Extension Added To Weston
  8. Intel Skylake Support Rolls Out To Mesa's DRM
  9. VA-API's Libva 1.4.0 Brings VP8 Encoding Support
  10. Operating System U Fails To Live Up To Its Goals
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. NVIDIA Alerts Nouveau: They're Starting To Sign/Validate GPU Firmware Images
  2. FSF Issues Statement On Shellshock Bash Vulnerability
  3. New AMD Catalyst drivers out today
  4. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers
  5. Take the Steam Survey results with a grain of salt. It is flawed.
  6. AMD Wants To Know What's Wrong With Catalyst
  7. New Group Calls For Boycotting Systemd
  8. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive NVIDIA/AMD Benchmarks On Linux