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Closer Look – Exterior
So starting off with the exterior of the Nanoxia Deep Silence 6 Rev.B full tower chassis, the first thing you are bound to notice is that this particular model is the windowless version; now as far as I am aware, the Rev.B doesn’t currently have a windowed version but it may eventually come, who knows? So aside from the solid panel on the side, we have a nice smooth black finish which looks as elegant as it screams quality; the side panels weigh an absolute ton which is in no detriment to the case. I actually prefer cases with strong side panels as let’s face it, they are the most often removed part of any case.
From this angle, we can see the design of the front panel with its dual doors; one for the 5.25” optical bays and the other for the 2 x 140mm fans which Nanoxia have included with this particular model. At first glance, it doesn’t look like there is much ventilation but if you look closely at the sides of the front panel, Nanoxia have cleverly positioned vents to allow the 2 x 140mm fans to draw air from to cool through the HDD cages and into the main compartment of the chassis.
The front I/O isn’t at the front, but situated on the top of the case just behind the power button; it has a stealth cover for when not in use and looks clean like this!
Upon sliding the panel across however, we have 4 x USB 3.0 ports and 2 x USB 2.0 ports available; this means there are 2 x USB 3.0 headers included, but with an adapter, these are backwards compatible with USB 2.0 headers. Included is the obligatory front panel audio which essentially consists of 2 x 3.5mm audio jacks; one for your microphone and the other for your headphones.
One of the more striking features of this particular chassis, is the inclusion of 2 x modest and stealthy top panel chimneys which allow air to be effectively throughout of the top without any garish looks or mesh; I really do love the styling of these and they can be opened or closed via the slider switch which is clearly illustrated in the image below.
Opening both the doors on the front of the Deep Silence 6 Rev.B reveals the 2 x 140mm fans I have mentioned a few times before; the other door exposes the hidden 5.25mm optical drive bays. This is also ample place to fit bay reservoirs for those water cooled enthusiasts out there. The fans and filters in the bottom compartment are of course removable and if you look at the door itself, it is filled with sound deadening material for silent and efficient operation; something Nanoxia are famed for.