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NZXT Source 220

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The NZXT Source 220 aims to deliver cool looks, capable interior, USB 3.0 - all at a really affordable price point. The Source series of cases aims to take on the budget market, but still offers the distinct NZXT looks we have come to expect. How does it turn out?

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Not many OLD motherboards have the internal connector for USB 3.0 yet you mean?
As pretty much every new board with support for more than two USB 3.0 ports seem to have the connector, although I guess cheaper motherboards would be an issue...
I'm amazed that the connector that was designed for USB 3.0 is so crap though, it feels like the pins are too short and that the connector barely attaches to them, unlike every other pin-header to date where you know you have a solid connection.
 
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No dust filters? boo
 
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I bought one of these from Sneekypeet, and I have to say it's a pretty solid case. I agree about the lack of dust filters, and about the only gripe I have with it is that it needs a few more fp usb ports. Buying an add-in fp for this purpose seems a pain. But my Prolimatech Megahalems fits (though the neat pipes brush against the side of the case) and the modern cable management options really make it a good deal for the price.