Antec New Solution NSK 3480 MicroATX Tower Reviewccokeman -
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The side panel air intake features an adjustable duct to bring fresh cool air directly into the CPU heatsink. Shown, are the fully extended and retracted positions. This gives a fair amount of adjustability to work with the heatsinks on the market. In this case the stock AMD heatsink was used.
To ventilate the upper chamber of the dual chamber design, Antec has used the power supply as the sole means of moving air through this area. In the lower chamber, Antec has used a three speed 120mm fan in the rear with the option of adding two 92mm fans on the front of the case. The 120mm fan is not self adjusting based on temperature, but by a three position switch with each "stop" marked with the speed.
Case connectivity is for the most part standard fare. The front panel connections include front panel audio and microphone, two USB, and one Firewire port. The connections for the switches include a power L.E.D., Hdd L.E.D., and power and reset switches.
Last but not least, are the power supply cord, hardware kit, and documentation. The documentation includes information about the warranty, manual, pin assignments for the case wiring, and of course the Antec case sticker.