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P190 Gaming Case [antec]

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http://www.antec.com/uk/productDetails.php?ProdID=09191

This is a good case but has some troubles.

1.
Very heavy

2.
You have to becareful when buying Grahpics cards, as if the power connectors face the side panel the big boy fan gets very close to it, i contacted Antec ref this problem and they are going to put a guard on fan to stop wires etc getting caught.

3.
The big boy fan + its bits makes it about 4.5cm in depth, so if depth of case is say 17.5cm then you have to deduct this when considering changing CPU stock cooler. Most i have found are too big to use unless you take big boy fan off.

4.
the PSU's are linked, so this could cause a problem trying to replace one of them as there is a cable that links them together.

I got this case from a company in the UK called Overclockers, when i made a review of the case they decided it was not good enough to publish. the case costs in the range of £300 in total. My guess is they did not post review due to peeps seeing some problems with it.

It is a good case and i love it, but it does have these problems which could cause peeps grief.

hope this is hopeful to anyone looking for a case who wants space and overclocking.
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post #2 of 4
Well known good case. Is this version worth £239.62 (OC'ers price) me thinks, not.
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320Gb ST3320620AS Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 x86 22" LG W2252TQ 2ms 10000:1 1680x1050 + 19" Hyundai Saitek Eclipse II 
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It's a good case. I want it so much. But it's way too expensive.
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prefer the antec 900
    
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