A Detailed Look – From the Outside (Cont’d)
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The top panel of the NZXT Tempest enclosure contains two 140mm exhaust fans towards the back and a conveniently located I/O panel towards the front.

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•    (2) USB 2.0
•    Microphone In
•    Headphone Out
•    E-SATA
•    Reset button
•    Power On button

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Moving around to the rear of the enclosure reveals a fairly typical mid-tower ATX layout except the power supply is located at the bottom of the enclosure, which provides increased stability.  A rear 120mm exhaust fan moves warm air out of the CPU/motherboard area.  Note the two pre-drilled holes with plastic grommets for use with external water-cooling systems.

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Flipping the Tempest case upside down exposes four rubber feet.

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