NZXT H440 Razer Edition Mid-Tower Case Review

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NZXT H440 Razer Edition Mid-Tower PC Case

NZXT has a long history of making high quality cases and power supplies.  While Razer is probably best known for their mice, headphones, and keyboards.  As with most companies that specialize in a few products, they are starting to branch out into other products.  Razer started with gaming systems, then into the Wearables market with the Nabu.  Now, Razer has partnered with NZXT to do a custom edition of NXT’s H440.

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Starting with the NZXT H440, which LegitReviews took a look at back in February 2014, Razer worked with NZXT to make changes to the case to make it their own.  Sold under part number CA-H440W-RA, the NZXT H440 Razer Edition (part number CA_H440W-RA) will be available on December 22nd, 2014 and will be sold for $149.99 plus $9.99 shipping.  The standard NZXT H440 case in white or black both run $99.99 with free shipping right now, so you are looking at an extra $60 for the Razer Edition case. Taking a look at the outside of the case, a couple of things immediately jump out.  The first is the Razer three-headed snake logo on the front of the case, and also on the power supply shroud.  Both of which light up in Razer green when the computer is powered up. If you are looking for a black and green themed case for you might not be looking for much longer. This case should go well with NVIDIA GeForce GTX powered rigs and we know many of our readers are big NVIDIA fans!

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Razer didn’t stop with just placing their logo in a couple select locations.  They also did a premium paint finish on the case, in matte black.  We have seen cases use a matte finish before so this isn’t really new.  However, the quality of the finish does make it stand out.  Unfortunately, it’s really hard to experience the finish when reading about it.

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A couple other modifications to the NZXT H440 include custom lighting on the bottom panel, a little green LED to light up the motherboard rear I/O ports, and custom USB 3.0 ports.  All of these we’ll take a closer look at later.

NZXT H440 Razer Edition Case Features and Specifications

NZXT and Razer have formed an alliance to create the ultimate gamer’s chassis: the H440.  Designed by Razer.  This completely custom design features Razer’s iconic three-headed snake logo, a custom matte black finish, hexagonal mesh, a tinted window and signature Razer green illuminated LED power button and underglow.

NZXT H440 Razer Exclusive Features:

  • Green LED Rear I/O Lighting
  • Green USB 3.0 Ports
  • Premium Paint Finish
  • Hexagonal Mesh
  • Green LED Underglow
  • Tinted Window
  • LED Backlit Razer Logos
NZXT H440 Razer Edition Specifications
Model Number CA_H440W-RA (Matte Black Designed by Razer)
Drive Bays External 5.25″: 0Internal 3.5″/2.5″: 6Internal 2.5″: 2
Cooling System Front:  2x 140/3x120mm (3 x 120mm FN V2 Fans Included)Top:  2x 140/3x 120mmRear:  1x 140/120mm (1 x 140mm FN V2 Fan Included)
Filters Front (Included)Bottom Rear (Included)
Radiator Support Front:  2 x 140 or 3 x 120mmTop:  2 x 140 or 3 x 120mmRear 1 x 140/120mm
Clearance GPU Clearance With HDD Cage:  294mmGPU Clearance Without HDD Cage: 406.2mmCPU Cooler:  180mmCable Management:  Lowest Point – 17.7mm, Highest Point – 32.5mm
Dimensions 220mm x 510mm x 475.3mm
Material SECC Steel, ABS Plastic
Motherboard Support Mini-ITX, MicroATX, ATX
Expansion Slots 7
External Electronics 1x Audio/MicI/O Panel LED On/Off
Product Weight 9.75Kg or 21.5lbs
USB 3.0 Ports 2
USB 2.0 Ports 2
Warranty 2 Years

 

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  • Shrey Baid

    where is the place for the optical disk drive?!

    • Steven Kean

      There is no place for an optical drive. Thats a plus and a negative depending on your needs.

  • Philmoeslim

    Well RMA was super easy. Since I ordered on Amazon I just logged in and clicked return/replace. They are overnighting the case to me. Piece of cake

  • Philmoeslim

    My case worked perfectly for 2 weeks, then one of the bottom led lights went out. Haven’t tried to RMA it yet. I will let you know how that goes.

  • ROLLINSPLIFFS .

    My case was LED’s were dead on arrival. NZXT support is giving me the
    runaround, not getting anywhere with the warranty/replacement. Would NOT
    recommend this case if you want the LEDs working. Only 1 of the 5 work.

    • khoosoonkhong

      Exactly.my led keep failing.led dead twice just on the second day of purchased. And i have to carry this heavy casing few times back to the shop..and surprisingly..the shop owner took out all of thier nzxt razer cases and most of them have led problem only the 5th one gt led light. But still the led on top the power button has failed..and im tired of waiting so i just accept it.