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NZXT Lexa Blackline


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Jul 8, 2005
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Power Supply Thermaltake Toughpower XT 750W
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NZXT has updated the Lexa series with a more affordable Blackline versions. The steel cases can be had with either blue or red lighting effects and feature all the bells and whistles of the original Lexa, but with an all black color. Aside from the awesome outside looks the Lexa features a clean interiour which has lots of space, even for the biggest video cards. An LCD display with three sensors completes the package.

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Apr 19, 2007
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Memory 12Gb / 4Gb / 4Gb
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Case Bottom Intake...WHY NOT!?

This is the first case I've seen the bottom intake vent, which leads to the question...Why isn't the entire bottom of the case constructed of perforated or similar material to allow cold air in?



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Jul 9, 2006
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Case NZXT White Switch 810
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First for me as well. Ive always like NZXT Lexa cases as its Ibuypowers premiere line that uses these cases. I may prefer others but if this was my only option, I sure wouldnt bitch. <G>
May 12, 2006
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Case Aspire X-Dreamer (Black)
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Power Supply Rosewill 550W 2x12V
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That is the sexiest case I've ever seen... (red model) and I thought the original LEXA looked nice.


where the hell are my stars
Jul 23, 2006
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Benchmark Scores Zoom zoom mofo
other than chieftec doing the slide system 1st (copycatism right there) it looks like a nice case and another good review ;)


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Benchmark Scores A: 17480 3DMark06 B: 5492 3DMark06
I just bought this case today. I got it to replace my aging X-Sonic Viper. Haven't installed the components yet, but i have a lot more red lights i'd like to install!