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Any one here have this case?
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No personal experience, but from what I hear people love it. Almost dead quiet and elegant looks as well. I would go for it.
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post #4 of 49
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http://www.silentpcreview.com/article249-page1.html

Any one here have this case?
I don't have it but that's seems to be an excellent case, I see that it has plenty of ventilation going and 2x120mm for exhaust is good also.

It gets a 10 from me. No flashy LED lights or anything like that on the case, my kind of case. $124 at newegg, not a bad price either.
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I don't have it but that's seems to be an excellent case, I see that it has plenty of ventilation going and 2x120mm for exhaust is good also.

It gets a 10 from me. No flashy LED lights or anything like that on the case, my kind of case. $124 at newegg, not a bad price either.
Yea. I've grown a new affection for lightless cases, I hate lights now for some reason, maybe becuase I had about 8 of them in my current case and couldn't go to sleep with the pc on.

I would get the case but I would rather spend $89 on a Lian-Li Case (PC-G50B). Lian-Li's are good because of their thermal design and Sleeper Type looks.
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post #6 of 49
I have the case. It's pretty good...lots of air support and pretty quiet if you adjust all the tri cool fans to the mid setting. One thing to watch out for it the front door. Most people, including myself, notice that it is warped at cool temps (70 degrees F). All you need to do is contact Antec to get a replacement front door. Another issue of mine is that the Big Typhoon that i have on my proc nearly blocks both 120mm exhaust ports. So I get great cpu temps, but the MB temps are a bit higher than I would estimate for most.

It's great overall, and the price is right too
post #7 of 49
I've got this case, and I can say i absolutely love it. Great airflow, quiet, more than ample HDD space, I must warn you this is a monster case. By the way, If when your case comes, and the front door, when you open it, is just plastic on the inside. Call up antec (or email) and tell them your door is warped, and they will send you a new redesigned (but still looks the same from the outside) front door, it provides even better noise isolation, has a better magnetic closing system, and will not warp like the thinner doors. Have fun, you'll love it. one more thing, the case alone is like 45 pounds.
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post #8 of 49
I have it too...

Not such a good review from me. The side panel's clips are plastic, meaning they broke off the first week I had it. Oh, and one of the 3-speed fans makes an awful clicking noise right now, so I need to get that replaced.

I see where they were going on the design, but they could've:
  • Made the PSU mounting area longer so you could actually fit the 120mm fan in there without hitting the wires
  • Made the entire side panel out of aluminum
  • Make quality fans that don't fail after the first 2 months of use.
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post #9 of 49
what? the big typhoon blocks the vents? oh man... I just bought this case and the BT...
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post #10 of 49
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I jusy need a big nice case that will hold up over time. I'm also going to W/C if I ever get off of my butt and order some AS5. Is there a case some of you like better then this one?
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