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post #4041 of 4558
Quick questions for the owners:

How much do you think the Antec 300 is worth?

When I bought it, it did not come with the side panel fan and the two front led fans. I bought the side panel fan (no led) and the two front fans (blue led). Now that I want to upgrade to a bigger case, how much do you think I can sell it? Funny that I invested in more money when I should've gotten the Antec Illusion easily, but whatever. I now want to upgrade to the CoolerMaster HAF because the case itself is a bit small for my needs. So I need to know how much it is worth selling for.

Thanks guys!
post #4042 of 4558
If its the original 300, not that much. And I'd recommend the Antec 1100, it's new, cheapish and has alot of space and supports XL ATX motherboards.
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post #4043 of 4558
Have the Antec 302. Front panel headphone jack is .... tight? Stiff?

Anyone else having this issue?
post #4044 of 4558
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You may want to look at the NZXT Source 210 instead. It has similarities with the 300, but has more features. There's also an Antec 302 coming out with quite a ton more features and additions compared to the 300, check out Linus' unboxing/first look:

i've had the 300 for a few years but i really like most of the improvements i see in the 302. one thing im not sure about is airflow. the old hard drive mounting allows better airflow than the new sideways layout. i'm also disappointed they didn't include an optional fan mount in the 5.25" bays. it would also be nice if they had included filters for every fan hole so the user could decide how to set it up. the last thing i would include is an extra side panel fan hole
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i've had the 300 for a few years but i really like most of the improvements i see in the 302. one thing im not sure about is airflow. the old hard drive mounting allows better airflow than the new sideways layout. i'm also disappointed they didn't include an optional fan mount in the 5.25" bays. it would also be nice if they had included filters for every fan hole so the user could decide how to set it up. the last thing i would include is an extra side panel fan hole

To be honest, budget cases already offer a lot compared to the sub-$100 cases and are best for first-timers. If you really want better features and options, it might be more worthy stepping up to what you already want vs trying to find a case to fit all your wants. Or you could go to your local Craigslist and try to find a deal like in my sig. wink.gif
    
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Anyone here have a Antec Bolt on FULL window cut out panel for sale? I don't wanna have to order one but i cannot cuz i think they never update their website cuz i would and then ship it to Frozen.cpu to cut it out and it'll cost me 100 bucks. Hoping someone has a spare one with a window already cut and if not then it's not a problem. I'll just have them do it.
post #4047 of 4558
My Flipped and gutted Antec 300.

Painted interior black, removed fan grills, Made a fan-slide at the rear. Did all the fun stuff.

700

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What was the purpose of flipping it round?
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post #4049 of 4558
Mainly I like to have my rig to the left of my desk, which would have put the window I made facing away from me.

Also, it was just so easy to do I couldn't contain myself.
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lol, fair enough
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