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Reviewed by: Norman Tan [11.18.04]
Manufactured by: Antec

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Enough with the details!

Now that we've demonstrated that Antec can take care of all the little details, let's take a look at putting a computer inside of it shall we?

As we can see from this picture, the case isn't by any means big. It does however fit everything that it needs to. Seen in this picture is a full sized ATX motherboard. Also note the nice aluminum PCI slot covers. It's a small thing I know, but just having that little extra case put into each case shows that Antec really cares about their products.

We can see this in all parts of the case and the 5.25" bays are no exception. When not in use, the rails clip behind the bay cover to ensure that nothing gets lost! One thing I would have liked to see was a tool-less rail system. Having said that, I'd rather have a non tool-less system that works perfectly every single time as opposed to a tool-less system which only sometimes works.

I'll never cease to be amazed by how well Antec's often copied, but never duplicated rail system works.

Moving on to the exposed 3.5" bays, I must say it was... interesting to say the least. The 2 exposed bays screw onto a tray which then slides into the case. While it worked, I have to admit, it was a little bit annoying having to remove the front covers, screw in a 3.5" device and then slide it all back in. I must be getting lazy in my old age.

Will the drives fit? Read on to find out!

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