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P182 Dropped temps by 8c...and it's pretty sexy.

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Just wanted tto drop a little note here in the Case Forums to throw a "thumbs up" to the Antec P182.

I stopped in at Fry's today for the Mem Day Sale...and picked up this P182 for about $90. Seemed like a decent enough deal and I absolutely HAD to drop my Vento.

I've been through about 4 cases this year (Asus Vento 7700, Asus Vento 3600, Antec 900, and now P182) and so far this is about my favorite. This is my first case with the dual chamber design and I'm happy with the airflow. My 3600 Vento was just too damn hot with only side intakes (52c idles on my sig rig) and with the P182 and extra cable management capabilities....I've dropped to 44c.

I only have 1 of the optional fans installed...so maybe I'll throw the others in in the future. We'll see how cold it really can get when I throw a TRUE in there in the next couple of weeks.



Anyway - no replies necesary...just giving my approval to Antec for this one.
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I agree, I love this case. Beautifully crafted, perfect for my needs.
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Because the case is split into two sections, and how close the fans are in the top part, temps are very low.

I still can't stop using my Antec P180, as it has the lowest temps out of all the cases I have used.
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