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    Default NZXT S340 Elite VR Ready Case and Internal USB Hub Review

    Introduction Alright, everyone! Let’s give a cheer for VR! When I say “V,” you say “R!” Ready? V!!!! ……. Admittedly, cheers work much better in person than in writing, but this doesn’t diminish the hype that went into the Virtual Reality launches earlier this year. The only problem is that sales didn’t reflect the hype that went into how great*everything*was supposed to be. Many factors*may have attributed*and while most are speculation, high prices for VR headsets seems to be the biggest obstacle to major adoption for the fledgling technology. There’s also the fact that people like me will never buy into VR because the motion sickness was real when I got to try my hand at it.

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    That being said, it’s still pretty likely that VR will be a big deal soon enough. What Oculus and HTC managed to pull off is a great step towards an eventual widespread adoption. Even if it’s a bit slower to take off than expected, hardware manufacturers will probably put themselves in a good position if they have VR components ready for when consumers start really jumping on the bandwagon. In that light, NZXT has released a new VR ready case. The S340 Elite is more of an update from the notable S340 than a new release, but that didn’t stop them from making a great case for those who don’t have VR as well. In fact, adapting a previous design is a very smart way to prepare for changes at a minimal risk. We’ll look into those details shortly, but first let’s talk about who NZXT is and how they approach the component market.

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    Default Re: NZXT S340 Elite VR Ready Case and Internal USB Hub Review

    Really good review well covered I like the case and the build is nice and clean good job

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    Default Re: NZXT S340 Elite VR Ready Case and Internal USB Hub Review

    Love this case. Love the look, and since I run 100% SSD's the only real downside you mentioned isn't one at all for me! Perhaps this will replace the Pandora!

    Excellent Review!

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    Although I love the Pandora Yeah in respect to its features and size it has the Pandora beat

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    VR Ready case..... Reminds me of an Antec I got for review a few years ago that had "SSD Ready!" in giant writing on the box.

    That aside, good looking case and looks pretty easy to build in. I have always liked NZXT cases, even though many (read "all") of them have airflow issues straight out of the box and need some fan changes (though no amount of fans can fix the H440 airflow).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ciarlatano View Post
    VR Ready case..... Reminds me of an Antec I got for review a few years ago that had "SSD Ready!" in giant writing on the box.

    That aside, good looking case and looks pretty easy to build in. I have always liked NZXT cases, even though many (read "all") of them have airflow issues straight out of the box and need some fan changes (though no amount of fans can fix the H440 airflow).
    I had to laugh at that myself VR ready anything to boost sales

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    i really like that case!
    You don't know me and that's the way i like it!

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    Default Re: NZXT S340 Elite VR Ready Case and Internal USB Hub Review

    I just bought the Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ATX Computer Case - Tempered Glass Edition, Satin Black, or I would have looked closer at this one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alan1476 View Post
    I just bought the Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ATX Computer Case - Tempered Glass Edition, Satin Black, or I would have looked closer at this one.
    Oh.....you made the right choice. They are worlds apart. Not in the same class. Not even the same school district.

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    Alan hes right you bought the Mercedes not the Chevy of cases

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    Default Re: NZXT S340 Elite VR Ready Case and Internal USB Hub Review

    Quote Originally Posted by vinman View Post
    Alan hes right you bought the Mercedes not the Chevy of cases
    You may be right, but that Chevy sure is appealing. I'd probably buy the Chevy in this case. (And I'm a MOPAR guy, so that's sayin' something!)

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