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post #11 of 14
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Sorry for the dub post, but do you guys regret getting the Antec p180?

Should I go with the one I posted right above?
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post #12 of 14
I love the layout, but the space around and near the motherboard is just too small for a watercooler such as myself. I couldn't mount the 120mm fan on the bottom because my Powerstream got in the way, that would've been nicer if it had been spaced further apart...I'll be publishing a P180 review shortly, so stay tuned!
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post #13 of 14
naa..i really like my p180. if you take your time and set it up just right its an awsome case. i told you about the door being warped when i got mine, well antec is sending me a new door and newegg is sending me a door too. so now i have 3 doors
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post #14 of 14
the P180 is a big heavy case. my doors aren't warped like what others have experienced.

Pros for me:
inside layout
outer design isn't flashy
different thermal zones for PSU and Mobo
rubber grommets for HDs
two easy to reach air filters
noise dampening panels + choice components = a quiet machine

Cons:
big and heavy

i don't regret getting the case. my advise for you is to get an extension for the 4pin 12v here. i have mine setup so that i don't have any wires running across the middle of my mother board. if you use a fan controller, get some extensions for those too so you can tuck those out of the way.

here's an example of a crazy clean wire job with a P180. this guy did a sweet job with his case.

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