AZZA XT1 Reviewhornybluecow - March 12, 2014
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AZZA XT1 Closer Look:
Removal of the top panel requires a bit of patience, as the two screws required to be removed are hidden under blue plastic caps. Once you either figure out that or look at the manual, it comes off without any issues. The problem is that all of the I/O ports and wires are attached to the panel. Full removal of the panel asks that the cables come along with it. Just make sure to do the tinkering needed before everything is already installed, as installing a 240mm radiator was not a fun exercise.
Taking off the front panel was a bit easier with the expectation that the top panel must slide forward to release the front. It sounds a bit strange, but the design choices give the XT1 a seamless look. Like I said above, unless you want to fully remove the panel, all you need to do is remove the screws and push forward a bit. Once the panel is off, you can see the front mesh that acts as a dust filter. Behind that is a blue LED fan that is included with the chassis.
On the first page I gave it a little bit of a comparison to the Raidmax Agusta. The reason being was that the inclusion of these clip-on plastic extensions gave it an anime mech look. Granted, it is not as much as other chassis I have come across, and it can be added and removed. The extra add-on does not harm anything whether you like it or not.
Inside the chassis was a small box that included an assortment of things. Most notable is the 3.5" bay converter and face plate. The rest is bare minimum with a single bag of screws and a manual. The manual itself is detailed enough to give you the understanding of what can and cannot be taken apart.