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    Reviews - Antec P280

    The latest Performance One Series chassis put to the test.
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    Re: Reviews - Antec P280

    Does it come in white ?

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    Re: Reviews - Antec P280

    I really want this... but i stupidly suggested it to my flatmate and hes getting it. We cant have the same PC that would just be crazy talk

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    Re: Reviews - Antec P280

    You sir, have a Corsair 650D, and can franky bite me.

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    Re: Reviews - Antec P280

    Looks good but a shame it doesnt have a triple grill top panel to add a triple rad on top

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    Re: Reviews - Antec P280

    Out of interest, what would everyone consider to be the P280's main rivals?

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    None in this price bracket. I was looking at this, the FT02 and the Fractal R3 as three different price points for the same end result.
    Society's to blame,
    Or possibly Atari.

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    Re: Reviews - Antec P280

    Quote Originally Posted by NightshadowUK View Post
    Out of interest, what would everyone consider to be the P280's main rivals?
    Corsair 650D seems like the real contender and although its a little more, I think it probably will win most people over if you were to compare the two and choose.

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    Re: Reviews - Antec P280

    Im not convinced, i have one and overall i am only marginally happy with it. Build quality is not what i expected.

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    Re: Reviews - Antec P280

    if you want build quality, get a lian li or silvestone.

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    Re: Reviews - Antec P280

    but not Corsair? Most of the reviews lead you to believe the build quality is second to none, i had no reason to doubt them. Especially when you bring the fact that their PSUs and SSDs are also well respected.

    Infact narrowing it down to just those two is vastly incorrect, if you buy the right product you can also get fantastic quality from Antec, Coolermaster, Akasa and many others.

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    Re: Reviews - Antec P280

    I currently own 3 "older" cases...

    Lian Li v2000
    Silverstone LC20
    Antec P180

    Of the 3, the Antec is by far the best build quality......although all 3 cases have their own issues
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    Re: Reviews - Antec P280

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    I currently own 3 "older" cases...

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    Of the 3, the Antec is by far the best build quality......although all 3 cases have their own issues
    I'd agree with this. Between my old Antec P180 and Corsair 850D, there really is no contest over which one I prefer. The Corsair is *so* noisy in comparison, which is a huge deal for me.

    The Corsair has a bunch of new features (such as the hard drive caddies) going for it, and a lot more space inside to work with. But were it not for this, I'd take the P180 over it any day.
    So I'm looking at this P280 eagerly!
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    Re: Reviews - Antec P280

    glad im not the only one who finds that corsair dont look into their acoustic resonation close enough

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    Re: Reviews - Antec P280

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    I currently own 3 "older" cases...

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    Silverstone LC20
    Antec P180

    Of the 3, the Antec is by far the best build quality......although all 3 cases have their own issues
    I dont have the v200. i have a lian li pc a7010 and my mate has the antec p180 which i helped him build and the a7010 is far superior then the antec p180 case.

    Each to their own though but its widely regarded that both silvestone and lian li offer the best build quality for a case

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    Re: Reviews - Antec P280

    I've owned both the P182 and the Lian Li Q25 and noise wise the Antec wins hand down. No contest. Ever tried a velociraptor in a lian li case? What's barely heard in the 182 is intolerable in the Q25.

    The Q25 has nice quality in the structure material and looks but that's about it.

    Note that I'm disregarding other aspects of both cases since noise, quality and looks are the things that matter the most to me.

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