Author: Bob Buskirk
Nanoxia was a company I had not heard of up until recently. We were introduced to them at CES this year as they provided cases for Swiftech’s demo systems. The German company was founded in 2006 and has been making some great cooling fans and other smaller PC accessories. This past year they introduced their first case, the Deep Silence 1. These were what I saw at CES and I was rather impressed. Now I have one to review and I am excited to spend some real time with the case. The Nanoxia Deep Silence 1 is a mid tower that if you can guess by the name is made for silence. It has sound dampening material throughout, three of Nanoxia’s Deep Silence fans, room for up to 8 hard drives, dual fan controller and USB 3.0 support. Can this case compete against other silent cases out there? Let’s find out!
|Case Type||Midi Tower|
|Form Factor||ATX, XL-ATX, Micro-ATX, Mini-ITX|
|5.25 inch drive bay external||3 x|
|3.5 inch drive bay external||1 x (optional)|
|2.5/3.5 inch drive bay internal||8 x|
|Case Fan (Front)||2 x 120 mm|
|Case Fan (Rear)||1 x 140 mm|
|Case Fan (Top)||optional 2 x (120/140 mm)|
|Case Fan (Bottom)||optional 1 x (120/140 mm)|
|Case Fan (Left Sidepanel)||optional 1 x (120/140 mm)|
|Height (Approx.)||517 mm|
|Width (Approx.)||220 mm|
|Depth (Approx.)||532 mm|
|Weight (Approx.)||11.34 kg|
|Maximum installation height of CPU coolers||185 mm|
|Maximum VGA Card Length||315 (445) mm|
The Nanoxia Deep Silence 1 comes in a nice colorful retail box. On the front there is a photo of the case as well as an overview of some of the features. The box also says, “Turn on German Engineering”. On the back of the box it goes into more details about many of the features and provides full color photos.
On the side of the box you will find the specifications that we have listed below in many different languages. Opening the box the case is well protected with large pieces of styrofoam and a plastic bag.