Pros: Huge case with plenty of room. I was able to install a Corsair H100i with no problem and could still use all RAM slots and PCIe slots without any difficulty if I need to.
Cons: It's size can be a bit much for cable management. Trying to route cables can leave them just a little shorter then the need to be. This meant that some of my cables couldn't use the cable holes and still reach where I needed them to go. Cable extensions could fix this but I didn't want to have to wait for them to get in. Also, be careful with the side panels! When i was recently working on installing a new cooling system, my dog (60lb husky) decided to lay on the pane...
Pros: It's big.. plenty of room for cable management.. quality built( after reading some of the negative reviews about dents and breaking front doors I was worried since I ordered before reading reviews) seems pretty solid for a computer case door..
Pros: Case was packaged very nicely and arrived with no damage Standoffs pre installed Very good build quality Lots of room Professional looking case Rebate actually processed unlike some of the other companies I have dealt with
Cons: Cheap Fans but the issue of rattling was fixed by lubricating them
Summary: Quiet, plenty of cooling and roomy for all the components. The heat sink I have on the processor doesn't fit in some cases. Fits here with plenty of clearance. Came with every cable I needed. Well built. All the pieces fit together better than I expected. The threads are all clean and well formed. All in all I expect the Antec will supply the case for my next computer. Only downsides. All the internal room means this case is wider than any other case I have ever had.
Summary: If you have room for this case, buy it. You will never regret it.
Pros: * HUGE, I'll never need to expand again! * Comes with more screws of more types than you'll ever possibly need * Comes with cable ties for cable management * Internal passthroughs for cable management make all the difference * Sturdy construction * Tons and tons of toolless screws that work excellently
Cons: * The front door swings open if you tilt the case forward. It could latch harder.
Easy to build, easy to keep clean, great looking case.
S. Johnson, Amazon
20 August 2014
Summary: This is my second purchase of this case. I bought the first one in December of 2012 and love it; the filters do a fantastic job of keeping the interior clean, it's very very quiet, and it's extremely easy to assemble components inside it. Cable management is great, it keeps my components cool and I really have no complaints about it at all. On top of functional aspects, I think it's just a great looking case.
Summary: I would give this case 5 stars for looks alone but in addition it has plenty of room for good cable management, large power supply, plenty of fans, room for a CPU liquid cooler, lots of disk drive slots, etc. It seems to be high quality and designed so that all the components fit perfectly in position -- motherboard, liquid cooler, power supply, disk drives, and DVD/CD player, and plenty of fans. The computer runs cool and given all the fans is fairly quite.
Summary: Overall, this is a pretty good case. - It has a good amount of room to work with. - It's surprisingly light - for better and/or worse. - Only 3 5.25" bays ... I wish it had more, at least 4. - Lots of room for 2.5/3.5" drives. They're rotated 90 degrees which is smart for both space management and cable management. There is some dampening provide by silicone grommets.
Summary: This is nice, quiet, adult-styled case. Received rebate in less than 4 weeks, no hassles, final cost <80 bux. An excellent value. This is my second Antec case, and I like this one much better than the old 900 without the blue LEDs. The P280 is superior to the 9/12 series in terms of space/cable routing and possibly their equal cooling-wise if fans are added.
Pros: Case dimensions permit installation of most any video card(s) or CPU cooler. HD/SSD easy in/out. Cable routing options very good. Ease of access for PC building is better than most cases. Quiet enclosure with stock fans, still pretty quiet with WC, although pump is noisier than most fans at normal speed. I was concerned about the 3x120mm stock fans providing adequate cooling. With an added 240mm WC taking up the two top fan positions I relocated the 2 top 120s to fron...
Cons: The side doors are large and have a slight warp/twist , causing them to spring right off the sides when you remove the second thumbscrew. Would prefer them to stay in place until I got hands on to lift out of way. Bottom air intake for PSU precludes placement of the P280 directly on carpeted floor. Must use a piece of wooden board or something rigid to raise off of carpet. I went nuts and built a custom dolly with vent and casters sourced from local hardware store for...