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NZXT Guardian 921 RB 921RB-001-BL Black SECC Steel, ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

  • SECC Steel, ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower
  • USB 2.0 / Audio / e-SATA Front Ports
  • 3 External 5.25" Drive Bays
  • 4 Internal 3.5" Drive Bays
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Tempest 210

Black Steel Mid Tower

NZXT celebrates the rebirth of the Guardian 921 with the renewed Guardian 921 RB. Expanded upon its predecessor, Guardian 921 RB reflects the gamer design, structural integrity, and temperature monitoring system of the original while displaying a wide range of new features to complete the system builder's dream budget case. New features include a bottom-oriented power supply mount, CPU heatsink cutout, and an extra 140mm fan slot. Game beyond your limits with the Guardian 921 RB.


Tempest 210

Features

  • NZXT Crafted Series Design: NZXT's latest addition to the Crafted Series takes cues from gaming culture with elegant curves and a newly designed clear side panel
  • Spacious Interior and Solid Construction: Built from solid .88mm and 1.00mm steel, the Guardian 921 gives the user ample space for large, high-end video cards and space for up to four internal hard drives
  • Constant Temperature Monitoring: Three temperature probe monitoring system allows the user to constantly gauge thermals within the system at all times to prevent overheating
  • Multimedia and peripheral inputs: E-SATA, Intel HD audio, mic, and two USB inputs are standard with the Guardian 921 allowing for maximum peripheral input
  • Silent Cooling: Comes standard with three 120mm fans installed to maximize cooling performance with minimal noise
  • Updated Design: The all new Guardian 921 RB features a bottom-mounted PSU, CPU heatsink cutout, and an extra slot for a 140mm fan at the top for more cooling performance. The all new Guardian 921 RB comes in both red/blue LED combinations

Tech Specs

Size Mid Tower
Model Number 921RB-001-BL Blue LED
Drive Bays 3 EXTERNAL 5.25" DRIVE BAYS
2 EXTERNAL 3.5 " DRIVE BAYS
4 INTERNAL 3.5" DRIVE BAYS
SCREWLESS RAIL DESIGN
Cooling System FRONT, 1 X 120 mm LED FAN [Included]
REAR, 1 X 120 mm FAN [Included]
SIDE PANEL, 1 X 120 mm LED FAN [Included]
TOP, 1 x 120/140mm
Clearance CPU COOLER CLEARANCE 144.4mm (with fan) 169.4mm (without fan)
Dimensions 206mm(W) X 459mm(H) X 522mm(D)
Material SECC Steel, ABS Plastic
Motherboard Support ATX, MICRO-ATX, BABY AT
Expansion Slots 7
External Electronics 1 x Audio/Mic, 2 x USB 2.0, eSATA, Temperature Display
Product Weight 8.2 kg
Warranty 2 years

What's in the Box

Tempest 210

 


Learn more about the NZXT 921RB-001-BL

Model

Brand
NZXT
Series
Guardian 921 RB
Model
921RB-001-BL

Spec

Type
ATX Mid Tower
Color
Black
Case Material
SECC Steel, ABS Plastic
With Power Supply
No
Power Supply Mounted
Bottom
Motherboard Compatibility
Micro ATX / ATX / BABY AT
With Side Panel Window
Yes

Expansion

External 5.25" Drive Bays
3
External 3.5" Drive Bays
2
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays
4
Expansion Slots
7
With front LCD display
Yes

Front Ports

Front Ports
USB 2.0 / Audio / e-SATA

Cooling System

80mm Fans
No
120mm Fans
1 x 120 mm Blue LED Front Fan
1 x 120 mm Blue LED Side Fan
1 x 120 mm Blue Fan

Physical Spec

Dimensions
8.11" x 18.07" x 20.55" (W x H x D)
Weight
18.08 lbs.

Features

Features
NZXT Crafted Series Design: NZXT's latest addition to the Crafted Series takes cues from gaming culture with elegant curves and a newly designed clear side panel

Spacious Interior and Solid Construction: Built from solid .88mm and 1.00mm steel, the Guardian 921 gives the user ample space for large, high-end video cards and space for up to four internal hard drives

Constant Temperature Monitoring: Three temperature probe monitoring system allows the user to constantly gauge thermals within the system at all times to prevent overheating

Multimedia and peripheral inputs: E-SATA, Intel HD audio, mic, and two USB inputs are standards with the Guardian 921 allowing for maximum peripheral input

Silent Cooling: Comes standard with 3 120mm fans installed to maximize cooling performance with minimal noise

Updated Design: The all new Guardian 921 RB features a bottom mounted PSU, CPU heatsink cutout, and an extra slot for a 140mm fan at the top for more cooling performance. The all new Guardian 921 RB comes in both red/blue LED combinations

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • Anonymous
  • 10/23/2014 9:50:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsB.e.a.utiful

Pros: Looks Beautiful & excellent!

Cons: None

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  • Timothy G.
  • 9/29/2014 9:25:33 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggs

Pros: strong case sturdy

Cons: bad cable management side panel

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  • andrew m.
  • 9/16/2014 10:05:25 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsYou get what you pay for

Pros: looks great. easy on the eyes and has a nice new age look to it
temperature probes for the system, CPU, and HDD
cost less than other competitors
amazing air flow

Cons: the instructions that come with are useless for a first time builder like me. I recommend that this case should not even come with instructions, they were that bad.
the temperature readout went out after two days on mine
the cable management is very tight and almost impossible to fit behind the motherboard

Other Thoughts: accidentally broke some of the extension card retainer tabs trying to put in the graphics card. I would not recommend this case for a fist time builder

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  • Gary M.
  • 9/5/2014 10:18:53 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat Case

Pros: Looks way better in person than pictures.
Comes with 3 fans 2 with blue leds.
Built in temp monitoring for HDD,CPU,SYS thats how they are labeled but you can place them wherever . I have my SYS sensor on my VRMs.
Solid case came with everything working.

Cons: Cable management is terrible it's the reason I knocked an egg off. Had a hard time getting back panel back on as there is pretty much no space behind mobo tray.

PSU screws are silver wish they were black.

Other Thoughts: Ok so there are mixed pictures on here the case I received had all black wiring instead of that horrible multi colored mess shown in the pic which is fantastic especially having the window.

One picture also shows the side audio ports with pink and green colors and one pic shows them as black. The case I received had black audio ports which is great I planned on using a sharpie to make the other ports black my OCD wouldn't have been able to handle that as my case sits up on my desk and I would have constantly stared at them.

Someone stated the temp sensor didn't come with tape. My case did there are several little strips of clear tape for the sensors. Lots of extra hardware screws as well

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  • Joo L.
  • 8/28/2014 12:41:17 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: This case seemed like there was more complicated things than other cases. Not many holes to put your wires in the back, and the instruction manual was very confusing. For people who are just starting to build computers, this will be quite a challenge. But the overall look is amazing.

Cons: Better manual please!! Also, they give you these temp probes without a thermal tape... so I just ended up not using it, which is a bit of a waste.

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  • Russell F.
  • 8/21/2014 8:26:14 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat

Pros: Easy to install everything,
Great look,
Great cooling

Cons: Does not have usb 3.0 in the front,
Bad instructions,
Does not come with anything to attach thermometer,
Light doesn't show past video card

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  • Jeremy P.
  • 8/19/2014 11:14:38 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsA+ well made

Pros: well ventilated, not that heavy compared to my last case, easy accesibility to inside when open.

Cons: should of come with top fan and needs more lights

Other Thoughts: overall very happy would buy again

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  • Matthew F.
  • 8/14/2014 5:58:07 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWonderful case

Pros: The case is a sleek beautiful design, the stock fan placements help keep my current build under 50C under work load, the built in thermal sensors are a blessing because I can monitor my temp to make sure it's not getting too hot during my weekend long gaming sessions. I would highly recommend this to anyone that wants a good case for under $75 without fear of quality because this one is top notch.

Cons: No cons so far the only thing I would make a note of is the front piece that opens up to the drive bays seems a bit cheap but beyond that I have no issue.

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  • Todd H.
  • 8/2/2014 1:33:53 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Case

Pros: A well bult case dose what i need it to do

Cons: NONE

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  • Todd H.
  • 8/2/2014 11:43:40 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery good Case.

Pros: It's a well bult case i like the temperature probe monitoring system in but it is in celsius and i had trouble getting the e-sata working but all in all it's a gerat case.

Cons: None.

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