So in the introduction I already stated, with the Whisper it's all about getting that big stylish chassis, yet silent with noise dampening features kept in mind. The Whisper therefore is marketed as a silent full tower chassis, based on the NZXT HU-001 chassis.
Now we'll talk you through all the sound dampening features over the next pages in our photo-shoot but let's talk shortly about features here for a second,. The chassis comes featured in a large size E-ATX Full Tower. As such the Whisper supports up to no less than nine hard drives and a total of six 5.25"; bays with enough space for large expansion cards. That's .. a plethora of storage devices you can house.
Inside you'll be noticing 10mm dampening foam, rubber grommets, and a padded rubber PSU holder all to keep it quiet. So it's a chassis designed for the more enthusiast users among you, that's all of you isn't it ? :)
Check out some of the specifications.
Full Tower Steel
Front panel material
Aluminum / Plastic
W x H x D
211.5 X 521.5 X 562 mm
Front, 1 X 120mm Blue LED (included) Rear, 1 X 120mm, 2 x 80mm fans (included)
As you can see, that's certainly nothing to be ashamed about in terms of features. Hey, this is a full tower alright. And the photo-shoot will back all this up.
So then, a full-tower case made of steel featuring six 5 ¼ external bays, nine 3 ½ internal bays, seven slots for expansion cards and water cooling support. Whisper also has one 120-mm frontal fan (that glows in blue when the system is turned on) and one 120-mm rear fan.
On the top panel of this case you can find two USB 2.0 ports, one eSATA port and microphone input and headphones output. Whisper will sell at a recommended price tag of USD 139.99.
Silent Performance :: 10mm noise dampening foam pads both side panels and the top panel, rubber grommets reduce vibration noise on the Hard Drives, and a padded PSU holder dramatically reduce acoustic levels within the chassis
Maximum Expandability :: Space for 9 hard drives and a total of six 5.25" bays with ample room for large expansion cards
Simple Installation :: Pre-drilled wire management system makes it easy to route your cables and the screwless installation means you won't be constantly reaching for your tools
Advanced Cooling :: Whisper includes 4 fans ( 1 x 120mm Blue LED Intake, 1 x 120mm Black Rear Exhaust, and 2 x 80mm Rear Exhaust). Bottom mounted PSU separates the heat given off by the PSU and motherboard
Case supports new 3.5" SSD on all drives with brackets
But let's move into the photo-guided review now, next page please.
NZXT Whisper chassis review | test Here we test the NZXT Whisper chassis. A nice design chassis that is big in size (full-tower) yet with a focus on decent airflow in that chassis, and the room for everything you can think of. Are the looks fooling us or is this a really worthy chassis concept ?