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NZXT Tempest EVO
Excellent cooling performance.
Roomy, convenient interior.
Six included fans.
Numerous configuration options.
Water cooling friendly features.
Sleek and stylish.
Plenty of cooling.
Manual could be more complete.
Adding/swapping HDDs not easily accomplished after initial build.
Catches a lot of dust.
Instruction manual has always been a sore spot with NZXT.
Cable management was a bit tight when putting on the side panel.
Sharp edge at the top control panel.
Basically a carbon copy of the Antec 900 with its own twist.
Toolless ODD can be a little loose.
PCI bar may have compatibility issues.
Very loud with all six fans at 100%.
Not exactly quiet.
Hard drive bays must be removed through the front.
Fans are a bit loud.
By Neoseeker on February 24, 2011
The Tempest EVO by NZXT had a great opportunity to be a stellar case that would appeal across the spectrum of computer builders. It delivered respectable cooling numbers and has under its window enough room to house some pretty serious hardware. The...-
By Fusion Mods on January 09, 2011
NZXT Tempest EVOAuthor: faceless105 -- Posted: 2011-01-09 Right out of the box, the NZXT Tempest EVO has a great look to it. This case comfortably sits on the larger end of mid sized cases with all of the drive bays it has to offer. Without getting...100
By Overclockers Online on November 11, 2010
Sequels can be brutal. Sometimes they are a total flop and other times they are a shining achievement. NZXT has built a great chassis with the Tempest EVO, and I’m happy to say that this case has found a home in my media room. Keeping hardware...-
By Atomic MPC on September 23, 2010
A solid choice if you’re on a budget and want some...81
By XSReviews on September 07, 2010
There’s definite improvement on show over the original NZXT Tempest case with small alterations throughout the design improving both aesthetics and performance. The six 120mm fans provide all the cooling you’ll be likely to need but noise...80
By TweakNews on August 24, 2010
After going over the features and specifications of the Tempest Evo chassis prior to the review, I had high hopes for the case. I wasn't disappointed. NZXT has taken the Tempest design to the next level in virtually all the important areas, and it...-
By Pureoverclock on July 13, 2010
The aesthetics of the NZXT Tempest EVO are rather sleek and slightly subdued, there is no ostentatious blinking LEDs here since NZXT has gone with a more reserved approach. Frankly, it’s a good decision. The sleek and simple lines, as well as...-
By Vortez on July 02, 2010
The cases Ive tested recently have appeared to be mediocre and not without fault but the NZXT Tempest EVO stands out from the crowd and impresses. If you have read this review you will be aware that this case has loads of potential. It oozes...-
By Kitguru.net on June 17, 2010
Even if you have other chassis in mind for an upcoming build, be sure to shortlist this before dismissing because you might be pleasantly...70
By OCModShop on June 04, 2010
So quieter, more airflow, and a sleeker look. More slots, more expandability for optical drives, HDDs, and water cooling. It’s no wonder this is known as the Enthusiast’s Case. There’s enough room in there to shove a bunch of...100