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    One of Nexus’ newest offerings is the Edge, designed as a quiet chassis. It looks pretty darn sleek, and given the Nexus pedigree, we’re hopeful it will provide a good balance between cooling ability and low noise. So let’s take a closer look at the Edge and see what it brings to a crowded case marketplace.



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    Good review Kip, nice case it's a good size but at 230 bucks it should have a painted interior.

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    IMO, I don't think foam is best for sound dampening. Static electricity.......... Correct me if I am wrong on that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drdeath View Post
    IMO, I don't think foam is best for sound dampening. Static electricity.......... Correct me if I am wrong on that.

    Yea maybe, I am not sure about it.

    I gave it to a friend who has his own Microwave ISP setup; he is using if for a server case I think.

    Not my style of case but it will have a use somewhere.

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    I didn't even know that Nexus made cases. It's got potential. As in, reversing those HDD racks to be above the midplate, rather than below, front-mounting the PSU in the drive bays with 24" extension cable to a jack above the lower rear fan, and mounting two triple rads in the basement with a bit of modder's mesh in the side panels. Would take very little carving, really.

    I agree completely that for the money, the interior should be powder-coated as well. Otherwise, bring on the aluminum. I also think the whole front should be aluminum for that price.



    With our CoolIT ECO water cooling kit installed, you can see there is more than enough room to spare inside the Edge.
    Looks uncannily like a Corsair to me.

    Edit: Eh... there's no steel in this case? In the specs you list: "Chassis Materials: Aluminum, Plastic" while Nexus' site lists "Chassis material: SECC 1.0 t".
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    Yes, it is the H50...

    Someone brought this to my attention on another forum.

    Fix please.

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    Jake's out of town until the 5th, It was never sent to me for proof reading or I would have caught this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Jake's out of town until the 5th, It was never sent to me for proof reading or I would have caught this.

    I think the editor made a small mistake here; This image did not mention the H50 or the ECO in this review as submitted, I guarantee that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Earthmonger View Post
    I didn't even know that Nexus made cases. It's got potential. As in, reversing those HDD racks to be above the midplate, rather than below, front-mounting the PSU in the drive bays with 24" extension cable to a jack above the lower rear fan, and mounting two triple rads in the basement with a bit of modder's mesh in the side panels. Would take very little carving, really.

    I agree completely that for the money, the interior should be powder-coated as well. Otherwise, bring on the aluminum. I also think the whole front should be aluminum for that price.



    Looks uncannily like a Corsair to me.

    Edit: Eh... there's no steel in this case? In the specs you list: "Chassis Materials: Aluminum, Plastic" while Nexus' site lists "Chassis material: SECC 1.0 t".

    As for mentioning "Steel" here again an editing issure; nowhere in the review as submitted is the word or term Steel.

    Sorry about this, I am hoping we can get these two errors corrected as soon as possible myself
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Jake's out of town until the 5th, It was never sent to me for proof reading or I would have caught this.

    Yep, you would have caught it and if I had a chance to see the edit prior to publishing I would have caught it also.

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    Grab the torches and pitchforks, gentlemen -- there's an editor going to the stake tonight!


    My comments came off as a bit dry, didn't they? No negativity intended; just pointing out some inconsistencies as I read the review.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Earthmonger View Post
    Grab the torches and pitchforks, gentlemen -- there's an editor going to the stake tonight!


    My comments came off as a bit dry, didn't they? No negativity intended; just pointing out some inconsistencies as I read the review.

    No, your comments are fine with me. I look forward to your posts; always helpful and informative. Thanks

    As for the editor going to the stake, that's to funny. LOL

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    Most of the times Jake is pretty good with editing the reviews, the guy have ton of reviews to read and revising them before go to publishing to meet the deadline. Well, it's very easy to make a boo boo especially he is not the one actual doing the testing.

    Grab the torches and pitchforks, gentlemen -- there's an editor going to the stake tonight!
    Jake, I got your back buddy but if there are too many of them then you are on your own

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    So you got his back with the pitchfork or tourch then Deton LMAO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    Most of the times Jake is pretty good with editing the reviews, the guy have ton of reviews to read and revising them before go to publishing to meet the deadline. Well, it's very easy to make a boo boo especially he is not the one actual doing the testing.


    Jake, I got your back buddy but if there are too many of them then you are on your own

    Jake is a terrific editor. Publishing three reviews in one day and having just published the ECO review and getting ready for a much deserved vacation, well anyone can understand a mistake like this.

    Problem is it cannot be fixed until Jake gets back from vacation and that is something that he and Stan need to correct.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    So you got his back with the pitchfork or tourch then Deton LMAO.
    well, that depends what he gets in the frontal.
    BTW, that's a good one Steve!

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