The Top Panel

The top panel of the Nexus Prominent R is meshed, with an air filter. It supports two 120 mm or 140 mm fans.

Nexus Prominent R caseFigure 5: Top panel

One of the highlights of the Prominent R is the 3.5”/2.5” docking bay located at the top panel. See Figure 6.

Nexus Prominent R caseFigure 6: The 3.5”/2.5” docking bay

The case comes with two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0 port, and one eSATA port. The USB 3.0 port uses an internal connector, so make sure you install a motherboard with an internal USB 3.0 header. They are located on the front part of the top panel.

Nexus Prominent R caseFigure 7: Buttons and connectors

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