This week on our Weekly Tech Podcast we talk about our review of the NZXT S340 Razer Edition Case, Intel’s upcoming 28-core, 56-thread Xeon processors, the Unreal Tournament pre-alpha and more!
Razer launched their “Designed By Razer” case licensing program with NZXT’s H440, we actually reviewed that edition of the case. For its second designed by Razer case, the company also has gone back to NZXT and has chosen their S340 mid-tower chassis. Designed by Razer brings the Razer style and theme to different products. For the S340 that means a matte black design with Razer logo in the front, tinted window, green illuminated power button, green underglow, and green USB ports. So if you are a Razer fan this will be the ultimate case for you! We actually reviewed the S340 back in October, but it was done by Derek. I have not taken a look at the case so this gives you a fresh look at the case, not just a rehash of the original review. Let’s jump in and see what this case is all about!
When building an epic new rig we focus on the exciting main items like the motherboard, processor, ram, and of course the GPU! Often times that could leave you missing some important items when you actually start to put the build together. I feel one of the most overlooked items is the fan controller. Often times there is a solution included with the case, but if your build is deserving of the adjective “epic” then you will need more than the included controller or hub. Hoping to be there for you when you need plenty of power and specific control, NZXT is bringing to the market the third iteration of it’s very popular fan hub, the GRID+ V2. Follow along as we find out if this hub has what you need to keep your case nice and chill.
Welcome to the future of digital fan control. The new GRID+ combines a modern interface and a streamlined installation to ensure a simple, unintrusive solution for fan control. Now with improved software and support for individual fan control, GRID+ V2 offers complete control at a click of the mouse.
The NZXT NOCTIS 450 is a mixture of engineering and modern art; sharing an internal frame that we have come a custom to find with the more familiar S340 and H440 in addition adding to that mix a completely different outer shell design theme. The NOCTIS 450 is like imagining a Phantom and a H440 metamorphosing together into a completely different mixture of look and style, but still keeping that similar inner engineering that we have come to enjoy with NZXT sharing of innovations of Custom Computer Case Modders around the Globe.
NZXT has just announced their latest PC case in the Noctis 450. This mid tower takes on modern functionality from an already award winning cases and added a streamlined, yet aggressive exterior design. Noctis introduces a new overlay of floating ventilation panels and a generous amount of mesh to bring you an uncompromising combination of design and function.
NZXT has just announced the release of their CAM 2.0 PC Monitoring Software. The new version 2.0 has double the data detection and they have done a complete overhaul of the UI for CAM Basic, Kraken+, GRID+. If you are not familiar with the CAM software it makes it quite easy to monitor and maintain your PC.
NZXT is a company that we typically know for their PC cases and cooling devices. They have made a great name for themselves in these markets. Well at CES this year they announced a new product that brings them to a brand new market. The product is called DOKO and it is a PC streaming device. PC streaming and streaming services have become extremely popular over the past few years. It seems everyone is coming out with a streaming box or device. We know NZXT puts great quality into their cases so we hope they can bring that to the DOKO. The DOKO is also strictly a streaming device, you cannot load apps on it or does not come with pre-loaded apps. The DOKO does have some very unique features and we think that is what sets it apart from other streaming devices out there. Will this device become a staple in our home theater setup? Read on as we find out!
This Fall saw the S340 lead the way for NZXT in the entry-level case category, bringing premium quality and innovative design to the sub $70 space. Today we’re pleased to announce the availability of the S340 in two new stylish colors: Matte Black paneling with either Gloss Blue or Gloss Red accents. Both colors will be widely available to all NZXT sales partners.
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