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9.2 out of 10

Antec P280

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Overall 9
9.2
Value for money 10
9.5
Performance 9
9.0
Construction 10
9.5
Functionality 9
9.0
Appearance 9
9.0

Antec P280 ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Benchmark Reviews
12 March 2012
  • Conclusion: The Antec P280's performance is exactly as it claims to be, providing users with adequate cooling at an extremely low noise level. I found that with the fans on low the Antec P280 was near silent and even on high, the Antec P280 stayed quiet. Thankfully, the tone given off by the included TwoCool fans allowed them to easily blend into the background.
  • Pros: Sleek design, Triple layer front helps prevent internal system noise from escaping, Solid construction will allow for years of faithful service, Large amounts of space for almost any combination of hardware, Nine expansion slots allow for users to effectively use a 3-way SLI or CFX setup
  • Cons: 1-year warrenty, Very heavy, Door could get in the way if the 5.25" drive bays a frequently used.
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Overall 9
9.2

Antec P280

techPowerUp!
17 November 2011
  • Summary: Antec has shown once again with the P280 that it is still possible to engineer a unique chassis at an excellent price point without having to resort to generic tooling or crazy designs. The P280 looks simple, but offers an excellent and solid feature set. From the fans, which can be set to high or low speeds and are pre-wired within the chassis to the additional 2.5 inch bays, the chassis focuses on functionality.
  • Pros: Silent operation, Three TwoCool fans included, Built-in fan controller, Nine motherboard expansion slots, Two special 2.5 inch HDD bays, Seven HDD tray with excellent anti-vibration measures, ODD locks hold well, 30 mm space behind mainboard tray, Massive opening to access the CPU cooler backplate, Plenty of openings in tray for easy cable routing, Removable dust filter in bottom and front of chassis, Additional fans can be installed on HDD bays for push/pull configur...
  • Cons: Front plastic quality a bit too soft, Only 120 mm fans in the ceiling - 140 mm or larger would easily fit, Sound dampening may not be very effective, No real manual, Silver screws instead of black ones
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Overall 10
9.5

Expert Review

Tweak Town
15 November 2011
  • Excerpt: As I sit here contemplating to start this based off of a revision of a previous design angle, or if I take the approach of allowing this chassis to stand on its own merits, I find that both angles are very applicable to what we are going to be having a look at. As the title mentions, essentially we are at what the evolution of what the P180 has become some years later.
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Overall 9
9.0

Antec P280

PureOverclock
7 October 2013
  • Summary: The Antec P280 provides loads of features for a price that won't bust your wallet.
  • Pros: Great design, sleek looks, quiet, LEDs that are not super bright, tons of room behind the motherboard tray, space for E-ATX boards with 9 expansion slots, room for 2x SSDs AND 6x HDDs, space for up to 7 120mm fans, room for a 2x120 radiator, rubber case feet, vibration dampers for HDDs, unique SSD mounting options
  • Cons: Could use an extra cable routing hole near the bottom of the motherboard area, cable routing grommets still pop out of the tray, why are the power LED wires shorter than the rest? Knockouts?!
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Overall 9
9.0

Antec P280

PureOverclock
7 October 2013
  • Summary: The Antec P280 provides loads of features for a price that won't bust your wallet.
  • Pros: Great design, sleek looks, quiet, LEDs that are not super bright, tons of room behind the motherboard tray, space for E-ATX boards with 9 expansion slots, room for 2x SSDs AND 6x HDDs, space for up to 7 120mm fans, room for a 2x120 radiator, rubber case feet, vibration dampers for HDDs, unique SSD mounting options
  • Cons: Could use an extra cable routing hole near the bottom of the motherboard area, cable routing grommets still pop out of the tray, why are the power LED wires shorter than the rest? Knockouts?!
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Overall 9
9.0

Antec P280

PureOverclock
7 October 2013
  • Summary: The Antec P280 provides loads of features for a price that won't bust your wallet.
  • Pros: Great design, sleek looks, quiet, LEDs that are not super bright, tons of room behind the motherboard tray, space for E-ATX boards with 9 expansion slots, room for 2x SSDs AND 6x HDDs, space for up to 7 120mm fans, room for a 2x120 radiator, rubber case feet, vibration dampers for HDDs, unique SSD mounting options
  • Cons: Could use an extra cable routing hole near the bottom of the motherboard area, cable routing grommets still pop out of the tray, why are the power LED wires shorter than the rest? Knockouts?!
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 9
9.0
Satisfaction 9
9.0

Antec Performance One P280

azerty.nl
17 March 2013
  • Pros: Mijn vorige PC was in een Antec P182 kast gebouwd. Dat was een zeer degelijke en ruime kast. Enige euvel waren de zijpanelen: die werden met plastic palletjes op hun plaats geschoven en gingen snel kapot. De Antec service is super: ik kreeg kosteloos nieuwe zijpanelen gestuurd. Voor mij stond vast: ik moest de Antec P280 hebben., Pluspunten:, - Zeer ruim - super kabelmanagement mogelijk, - Geen belemmerende tussenschotten meer (itt P182 e.d.), - Lichter dan de P182, -...
  • Cons: Minpunten:, - Het mooie / degelijke deurtje is nu van goedkoop plastic.
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 9
9.0
Satisfaction 9
9.0

Antec Performance One P280

azerty.nl
17 March 2013
  • Pros: Mijn vorige PC was in een Antec P182 kast gebouwd. Dat was een zeer degelijke en ruime kast. Enige euvel waren de zijpanelen: die werden met plastic palletjes op hun plaats geschoven en gingen snel kapot. De Antec service is super: ik kreeg kosteloos nieuwe zijpanelen gestuurd. Voor mij stond vast: ik moest de Antec P280 hebben., Pluspunten:, - Zeer ruim - super kabelmanagement mogelijk, - Geen belemmerende tussenschotten meer (itt P182 e.d.), - Lichter dan de P182, -...
  • Cons: Minpunten:, - Het mooie / degelijke deurtje is nu van goedkoop plastic.
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Overall 9
9.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Weight 8
8.0

Antec P280

Gamezoom.NET
14 October 2012
  • Summary: Mission erfolgreich: Das neue P280 ist ein würdiger Nachfolger für das beliebte P180. Antec hat mit dem neuen „Performance“-Gehäuse einen wahren Allrounder erschaffen. Verarbeitungsqualität, Platzangebot und das zeitlose Design wissen auf Anhieb zu gefallen. Ebenfalls für das Case sprechen das üppige I/O-Panel und der fair kalkulierte Verkaufspreis. Und: Reinheitsfanatiker werden sich über die gut erreichbaren Staubfilter freuen.
  • Pros: hochwertige Verarbeitung, üppiges Platzangebot, viele Lüfterplätze, Staubfilter, zeitloses Design, gutes Kabelmanagement, Silent-Maßnahmen, darunter sehr gute HDD-Entkopplung, interner USB 3.0-Anschluss, fairer Preis
  • Cons: kein eSATA-Anschluss, keine Frontlüfter, Lüftersteuerung auf der Rückseite, nur zwei Stufen, Lüfter bei max. Umdrehungszahl leicht hörbar
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Overall 9
8.8

Antec P280 - spartanska škola

PC Ekspert
24 June 2012
  • Conclusion: Nakon višetjednog druženja s najmlađim pripadnikom Antecove Performance serije stekli smo generalni dojam da je proizvođač solidno odradio zadatak stvaranja poželjnog i svestranog kućišta srednje-više kategorije. Praktičnost, prostranost, jednostavnost, elegantan izgled i vrlo dobre termalne performanse čine ovaj model vrijednim hvale.
  • Pros: Vrlo dobre termalne performanse, prostranost, praktičnost, jednostavan dizajn, tihi ventilatori, efikasan antivibracijski sustav montaže.
  • Cons: Stranice bi mogle biti deblje, poželjan veći broj ugrađenih ventilatora, fiksan diskovni kavez, gornja stranica sklona rezoniranju, potenciometar ventilatora na stražnjoj strani.
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