NZXT Announces Switch 810 Hybrid Full Tower Chassis

NZXT is into options; its new Source 810 chassis (available in black or white) is designed to offer gamers a bevy of different ways of easily configuring their preferred cooling setup, from liquid cooling to a slew of fans to a more quiet setup with the vents closed.

The case offers support for 280mm radiators (the top 5.25-inch plates comes out to make more space) and up to ten 140/120mm fans. The fins on the vents can be closed or left open, depending on your desire for airflow or noise reduction.

Inside, there are plenty of ways to route cables and maximize airflow. There are ten cutouts for cabling, and the two hard drive cages (which accommodate up to 7 drives) are removable. Further, there re a pair of pivoting 120/140mm fans that blow at a 40-degree angle to the graphics card and CPU.

The Source 810 has 9 expansion slots with room for four-way SLI or three-way CrossFire, and the case sports a pair of USB 3.0 slots, an SD card reader, and a HDD dock on the front. The chassis is available now for $169.99.

NZXT Sets New Standard for Case Design with Switch 810 Hybrid Full Tower Chassis
PC Enthusiast’s dream chassis features unique adaptable high performance cooling capabilities, industry-first adjustable hybrid fins, maximum expandability, and stress-free installation

El Monte, CA – January 17, 2012 – NZXT, a company built on realizing the dreams of gamers worldwide, is proud to announce the Switch 810 hybrid chassis. Built for the hardcore PC enthusiast, Switch 810 is the most versatile and highly adaptable full tower chassis to date. It enables you to easily modify cooling performance from extreme liquid cooling, to superb airflow, or whisper-quiet silence. Switch 810 aggressively eliminates heat, boasting support for 280mm radiators, up to ten 140/120 mm fans. One of the most noteworthy features is an industry-first, unique hybrid fins that you can close to minimize noise and dust accumulation or open to expose passageways for maximum airflow.

NZXT ensures maximum expandability with two removable HDD cages with a potential of up to 7 HDDs equipped with two pivoting 120/140mm fans that direct airflow at 400 to the VGA and CPU. There are 9 expansion slots for installing EATX motherboards with Quad SLI, or Triple crossfire. Multimedia access is optimized with high speed dual USB 3.0, a hard drive dock, and an SD card reader.

Switch 810 offers stress-free installation with immaculate wire management and tool-less 5.25” and 3.5”/2.5” SSD hard drive installation for easy accessibility. Additional features that solidify Switch 810 as the PC
enthusiast’s dream chassis include a rear white LED light added visibility in dark environments and an acrylic window lets you peer in at your masterful build.

“Switch 810 is truly the pinnacle of high performance computing” said Johnny Hou, Founder of NZXT. “It offers enthusiasts an array of advanced features intuitively implemented into one of the most unique designs we’ve ever created.”

The Switch 810 is available for $169.99 at