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    News - Antec 200: the cheap and cheerful brand-name chassis

    Expensive chassis just aren't as appealing as they once were, so Antec's decided to offer a lower-cost option.
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    Re: News - Antec 200: the cheap and cheerful brand-name chassis

    that just looks like a better version of the Antec 300.

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    Re: News - Antec 200: the cheap and cheerful brand-name chassis

    Does this case have.. oh sod it. It's not going to.

    However, there is a typo:

    Quote Originally Posted by hexus
    Inside, there's a total of 10 drive bays - six internal 3.5in bays, three internal 5.35in bays and the single slot-loading hot-swappable 3.5in bay.
    Presumably the bolded part should be external.

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    Re: News - Antec 200: the cheap and cheerful brand-name chassis

    The front bezel looks like.. erm... well... arse...
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    Re: News - Antec 200: the cheap and cheerful brand-name chassis

    That's the best hot swap I've ever seen Maybe antec forgot to put the door on this one

    So $59 will be about.. £58.89, not sure on the price, the looks, the noise. Is that a tiny little hole for routing cablea at the bottom? Looks like it would slice your finger off..

    Don't like it.. at all.

    EDIT: So out of interest on the price.. I had a quick look at newegg.. they sell the 300 forr $54.95 and surely 300 > 200 so.. Maybe it will be a better price but its still pig ugly and a bit too basic for me.
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    Re: News - Antec 200: the cheap and cheerful brand-name chassis

    If the pricing comes in close to low end cases i would sooner have it over the budget brands
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    Re: News - Antec 200: the cheap and cheerful brand-name chassis

    Fugly. Surely it doesn't cost much to make something that doesn't look like it's from the 80s?

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    Re: News - Antec 200: the cheap and cheerful brand-name chassis

    Quote Originally Posted by Yosh View Post
    If the pricing comes in close to low end cases i would sooner have it over the budget brands
    Me too, however it has to compete against the CM Elite 335 - a 30 quid case which is a bit thin, but looks good.

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    Re: News - Antec 200: the cheap and cheerful brand-name chassis

    this design is well er horrible, revise the SOLO!

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    Re: News - Antec 200: the cheap and cheerful brand-name chassis

    Something interesting, perhaps they could colour the insides of the chassis, the standard grey colour on low end case internals looks so bland.
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    Re: News - Antec 200: the cheap and cheerful brand-name chassis

    I'm not liking the front Grill... but other than that, it looks great. Should be fun for a mod or two

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