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Well, I was just browsing the web looking for some details on Corsairs H80's water cooling and looking at Antecs version of it when I came across something odd on the website for my beloved Antec mini p-180.


There are no details or information or hell, even google shows nothing about this, but the fact that Antecs website is now showing info about a Antec Mini P-183 is very interesting. Perhaps at long last they will be providing an updated version of my favorite case with USB 3.0, better cooling, more fans, less restrictive air intake grills? That has been the case with the P183 V3 and P193 V3 case updates. Hmmm, I will be watching this closely now...





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post #2 of 29
The only thing I didn't like about the P series cases is that the inside seemed super cramped.
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post #3 of 29
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Originally Posted by bucdan View Post
The only thing I didn't like about the P series cases is that the inside seemed super cramped.
You buy the Antec Performance series cases for the easy expansion, noise reduction, Hard drive vibration isolation, dust filtration, quiet cooling and the clean, slick and simple design.

If you want enormous amounts of empty space, don't give a rats butt about dust or noise and a case that looks like its on steroids, buy a Coolermaster HAF
Edited by 1ceTr0n - 10/22/11 at 10:47pm
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post #4 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by 1ceTr0n View Post
You buy the Antec Performance series cases for the easy expansion, noise reduction, Hard drive vibration siolation dust filtration, quiet cooling and the clean and simple design.

If you want enormous amounts of empty space and don't give a rats butt about dust or noise and a case that looks like its on steroids, buy a Coolermaster HAF
Pretty much this.
Which is why Ill be getting a P-series case for my next build
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post #5 of 29
i have the p180 mini, and i think its the best dang matx case you can get. i was hoping they would continue this series.
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post #6 of 29
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Originally Posted by toyz72 View Post
i have the p180 mini, and i think its the best dang matx case you can get. i was hoping they would continue this series.
Glad there is someone else besides me still owning and loving their mini. You see my case rebirth project for my mini P-180?

http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...l#post15263641
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post #7 of 29
thats nice lookin set up. heres a pic of mine but im still workin on it.
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post #8 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by 1ceTr0n View Post
Well, I was just browsing the web looking for some details on Corsairs H80's water cooling and looking at Antecs version of it when I came across something odd on the website for my beloved Antec mini p-180.


There are no details or information or hell, even google shows nothing about this, but the fact that Antecs website is now showing info about a Antec Mini P-183 is very interesting. Perhaps at long last they will be providing an updated version of my favorite case with USB 3.0, better cooling, more fans, less restrictive air intake grills? That has been the case with the P183 V3 and P193 V3 case updates. Hmmm, I will be watching this closely now...





Of course just as your nearly finished with Night Fire!
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Of course just as your nearly finished with Night Fire!
Yeah, but im not worried. Changes will be minimual and if push comes to shove, i'll frankenstien the new and old case versions together so I won't have to remod from scratch.

But we have to see what and if it comes out first
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Dell U2412M Viewsonic VX2025WM Saitek II Antec TruePower New 550w Antec mini P-180 
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post #10 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by 1ceTr0n View Post
Yeah, but im not worried. Changes will be minimual and if push comes to shove, i'll frankenstien the new and old case versions together so I won't have to remod from scratch.

But we have to see what and if it comes out first
I'm throwing this out there right now..... Make it a double wide LOL
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