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Old March 31, 2009, 02:28 PM
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Hmm....do not like the side fan thingy on the P193.....and the P183 looks like all they did was throw another door on the front and thats it.

Still...The P183 looks great!!!
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Old March 31, 2009, 03:03 PM
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not my taste... esspecially crowd interior...

and why dual psu?
Where are you seeing space for Dual PSU's? There's extra room for Antec's new CM PSU form factor, but I don't think there's an option for dual-PSU's...
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from p190 1200...
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Nothing wrong with that. The work load would be spread between two PSUs, so you can use two silent PSUs instead of one with a loud fan. They even come with a special connector so you don't really have to do much except buy two PSUs.
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Old March 31, 2009, 05:18 PM
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Oh, you're talking about the p190. That was one of the worst implementations of a dual-PSU setup I've ever seen. I hope someone at Antec died a horrible death over that. Still have the two PSU's packed away in a box somewhere from when I used to have that case.
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Old March 31, 2009, 06:26 PM
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I don't know if its just me, but I built a system into a P180 and the internal layout of that case was god awful.

I really don't see the appeal of these cases other than being quiet.
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Old March 31, 2009, 06:47 PM
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For the price, the Antec cases are decent... but work with a Lian-Li or Silverstone, you'll never touch Antec again.
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For the price, the Antec cases are decent... but work with a Lian-Li or Silverstone, you'll never touch Antec again.
It really depends on the case itself and the purpose. I've gone though many case in the past 2 years; Armor, PC-7BPlus, Cosmos, TJ10, P182, HAF, PC-A05, and currently the Mini P180.

You will find that every case has it's ups and downs. You can't really discriminate by brand because everyone is looking for something different, however you will notice trends. I've had two Lian-Li and antec cases in a very short period. Which shows that have served me well before.

Next into the competition will be the Corsair case which looks like a winner.
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Agreed, next on my list is MountainMods... while the build quality isn't there, the layout is pure win.
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