Interior Features

As we move onto the interior of the Switch 810, I was pleasantly surprised by how spacious and well organized this case is on the inside. There are 10 outlets for cable management that are lined with rubber grommets. The two removable hard drive cages are eye-catching and should be very functional at the same time. NZXT’s white and black color scheme runs throughout every part of this case, which is a huge plus for consumers who want all their components to match in performance as well as attractiveness.


The back panel’s PCI slots are covered with black mesh covers that are secured with black thumb screws. NZXT included two more 140mm fans on the back and top panels and all the fan cables are routed to the fan power hub attached to the back of the motherboard tray.


The Switch 810 supports all major motherboard types including extended ATX, ATX, micro ATX, and mini ITX. There’s also plenty of options for routing cables and ensuring airflow is not impeded during operation.


Three of the 5.25" optical bays have tool-less clips for securing optical devices. The clips are black, plastic, and should work well to secure multiple DVD and Blu-ray burners.


Another interested feature NZXT added to the Switch 810 is the adjustable fan brackets that are attached to each removable hard drive cage. They added one 140mm fan to the top hard drive cage that can be configured to work at a 40-degree angle to help cool the CPU and other hardware.


Here’s a quick shot of the quick-release brackets that users will use to install hard drives into each removable hard drive cage. The cage is not over-packed, which will help improve airflow in these areas.


Here’s a quick shot at the back of the hot-swappable SATA hard drive bay that can be accessed from the front panel of the Switch 810.


The back panel behind the motherboard tray shows that users will have no problem accessing hard drives and routing cables from the front of the Switch 810. I really appreciate the lower cable management outlets that will make routing power cables from the power supply quick and painless.


One of the final features of the interior of this case lies behind the motherboard in the form of a seven-port fan controller that is fed power by a Molex power connector. This small board is very functional, but I would have liked it to have a SATA power connector versus the legacy Molex version.

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