Noctis 450 ROG offers extremely bold and aggressive structure of its design, inspired by partnership between NZXT and ROG. It is of course made with a background of gaming aimed at gamers and developed to be used with the most up to date hardware available for the ultimate gaming experience. Since this is a case with special design it also comes with special features.
Design wise the case is a resemblance of the original Noctis 450, however there are bits and pieces here that really make this case stand out – graffiti like black on black inscriptions and superb color combination of black and red make the design ever so full of rage.
Let’s start with the raw materials first – Noctis 450 ROG is made out of SECC steel and plastic elements, all weighing in at 9.6 kg in total. Its physical dimensions are 220 x 567 x 544mm. In terms of paint options you can get Gun Gray ROG, Black + Red and White + Blue.
Being an ATX chassis it can house mini-ITX, microATX and ATX motherboards, is equipped with seven expansion slots, six internal 3.5″ drive bays along with eight 2.5″ drive bays.
Internal clearance specifications sit at
- GPU Clearance with HDD Cage: 294mm
- GPU Clearance without HDD Cage: 406.2mm
- CPU Cooler: 180mm
- Cable Management Lowest Point – 17.7mm; Highest Point: 32.5mm
which will provide you with sufficient amount of space to work with.
As a high end gaming case Noctis 450 ROG has much to offer as cooling capability as well, beginning with quality fans out of the box with the option to upgrade the setup further with the extensive water cooling support. Dust filters are available on the front fans and under the PSU alike to keep the interior nice and dust free.
Included and up-gradable fans are below. FN V2 140 (Case Version) is a 140mm fan with maximum speed of 1000 RPM, 50 CFM of airflow and 21 dBA of noise level. FN V2 120 (Case Version) is the 120mm version, with higher maximum speed of 1200 RPM, 45 CFM of airflow and the same amount of noise, 21 dBA.
- Front: 2x 140/3x120mm (3 x 120mm FN V2 Case version fans included)
- Top: 2x 140/3x120mm
- Rear: 1x 140/120mm (1 x 140mm FN V2 Case version fans included)
Additionally water cooling support is:
- Front 2 x 140 or 3 x 120mm
- Top 2 x 140 or 3 x 120mm
- Rear 1 x 140/120mm
One of the main features of the chassis is the AURA Sync enabling you to customize your lighting setup and achieve great visuals worthy of admiration. Three options of Fixed, Breathing and Color Cycle will make the experience ever so dramatic. The included fan controller PCB will help both your cable management and noise control levels depending on the heat of the battle.