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post #1 of 5
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This isn't anything for NZXT, but more for my own feedback. It seems like the different vendors always produce something that some people like and other dont.


So might be the right design that will have mass appeal to everyone. Casual users, Modders, Gamers, and everyone else.
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Get rid of onboard fan controllers - I know it's elimination rather than design but still. Or put a better fan controller on a case
Get rid of LED fans - Again, elimination
Cube cases - There are more people that want them than anyone thinks
MOAR 120MM FAN SUPPORT - particularly ones that support 38mm thick fans
Built in "tracks" for LED strips on the sides opposing the motherboard ... I have bought many and they often fall off due to crappy adhesive they use even on the "good" ones
BIGGER CABLE ROUTING CUTOUTS!
And also 230mm case width should be standard on mid-towers

What else ...
Removable 5.25" drive cages and replaceable front mesh covers with full mesh covers (sometimes people want a full mesh look)
No weird side panel shapes
No honeycomb fan grilles please. Just emptiness
Top mesh covers (where applicable) should not have plastic joints going from side to side, restricts airflow. DO NOT WANT
Right Side fans (beside the drive cages)

I think i just summed up what i think i want to see designed into a case ...
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Mostly I wan't something designed out. external 5.25" and 3.5" bays have no business existing in 2013. They are a pain in the arse for modders, look like crap and never gets used. ideally there should only be 2-3 HDD bays internally, and even they should be removable.

Apart from that, the "killer feature" that would win the market for the manufacturer that first implements it properly in a consumer case, is a completely reversible interior.
Make both sides of the case identical and make the motherboard tray (and back of case) reversible. There should be windowed panels available for both sides.
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Originally Posted by Dire Squirrel View Post

Mostly I wan't something designed out. external 5.25" and 3.5" bays have no business existing in 2013. They are a pain in the arse for modders, look like crap and never gets used. ideally there should only be 2-3 HDD bays internally, and even they should be removable.

Apart from that, the "killer feature" that would win the market for the manufacturer that first implements it properly in a consumer case, is a completely reversible interior.
Make both sides of the case identical and make the motherboard tray (and back of case) reversible. There should be windowed panels available for both sides.
I agree totally.
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Only thing i want is spacers for fans so more cases can avoid the problem i have with fan blades hitting the case

Include spacers what does it cost 50 cents to do so?
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