Xigmatek Prospect ATX Chassis Review: Page 3 of 6
Posted by ProClockers Hardware Reviews on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 8:00am
Unboxing and Closer Look
The Xigmatek Prospect ATX chassis comes in a typical plain box, nothing fancy coming from this value-oriented tempered glass side panel case.
Inside, you’ll find the Xigmatek Prospect case protected with a sheet of plastic and foam. Xigmatek uses foam instead of Styrofoam which offers better protection and cushion for the case with its fragile tempered glass panels.
Here are angled shots of the Xigmatek Prospect with its three tempered glass side panels. The tempered glass is not clear glass, it features a smoke color which is better in most cases which we will explain and discuss later when we see the entire build.
Since the case’s PSU bay is in front, you can only see the power cable extension cable’s male plug. The topmost PCIe slot is empty but there’s an included shield in the accessory pack.
At the top of the case, you’ll find a set of audio ports, two USB 3.0, a reset button, power button, power LED and HDD LED.
The 240mm mesh area has a magnetic fan filter which you can easily remove and it does stay in place quite nicely.
At the bottom, the front has a hole for the PSU’s rear where it vents out hot air from the power supply. The screw holes on the bottom panel are drive mounting slots. Case feet is also not cheaply built. It’s made of plastic to give it 2cm of elevation from the ground with an anti-slip rubber pad.
The front panel is also a tempered glass panel with a neat Xigmatek branding at the bottom. Behind it are two pre-installed LED fans. We have the model with two Solar Eclipse Blue LED 120mm fans but it does from with an RGB variant.
Here’s the pack of screws, 1x PCIe rear I/O shield and a user’s manual bundled with the Xigmatek Prospect.