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post #41 of 53
WOW. These are awesome for the money, and they don't look too shabby either. Definitely gonna recommend this to my friend who's building a rig soon.
post #42 of 53
I'm strongly considering one of these guys for a small server. The features (painted interior, tool-less drive bays, cable management) is unprecedented in this price-range. If Antec had any common sense this is what they would have done to the 200,300 chassis quite some time ago.

As for "ripping off" the Bitfenix Shinobi... please. I'm sure this was in engineering before the Shinobi was even released. Not to mention the Shinobi has "ripped off" a lot of cases before it.
post #43 of 53
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post
Hey, hey, hey Antec, ya see these? These are what people have wanted for the last 5 years and you've been unable to provide.
Umm...Antec Three Hundred? No real cable management options aside from tucking cables behind the hard drive cage but it was still a great case for the money. I miss my Three.

Regardless, these are great deals for what is included.
Edited by Perry - 6/1/11 at 11:21am
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Umm...Antec Three Hundred? No real cable management options aside from tucking cables behind the hard drive cage but it was still a great case for the money. I miss my Three.
The three hundred is exactly what I'm talking about. That is one of the biggest POS cases ever made. Zero cable management, no tool-less options, the I/O panel cables are way too short to be managed effecively.

People have been wanting Antec to upgrade the 300 for a long time to include these features. Still no response from Antec. All they're doing now is re-hashing their older designs without adding anything beneficial to them.
post #45 of 53
I love how they are using white and black theme like the White Phantom. It looks clean and matches everything.
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The three hundred is exactly what I'm talking about. That is one of the biggest POS cases ever made. Zero cable management, no tool-less options, the I/O panel cables are way too short to be managed effecively.
I can agree with a lack of cable management options. Tool-less installation was hit or miss with a ton of thumbscrews being included but not everything could use them but the front panel connections being too short? I'm running a Gigabyte motherboard with just about the dumbest location for the audio connector and it still reaches. Now I was using the refresh of the Three Hundred, which Antec took forever to update its website with so that may be the difference but I did not route that audio cable across the motherboard. I went over it and then down the side behind the I/O.

I liked it because it was cheap, well built and quiet (until I added in some crappy fans that promised to be silent but weren't).

Anyway, that's going way off. I want to get my hands on one of these to see what they're all about.
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post #47 of 53
Friend of mine bought the phantom...looks cool but it's not very practical. All the fans were wired from the fan controller at top, which usually is a good thing. Except these guys attached male fan connectors at the end, most mobos have male fan connectors ON the motherboard. How did they expect you to power your fans??? Go out and get 5 adapters on top of the 150~ price for the case?? No thanks NZXT. Gone through a few of their cases in my life, never going back. I could go on and on about the phantom, so many problems with that case.
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Looks sweet, but what's the point of a white interior, when you can't see inside it?
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Has a release date been announced yet?
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