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Antec P70 Mid-Tower Chassis Review

Antec lists its P70 computer case as a chassis in its "Performance" series of enclosures. The first bullet point we see however points toward Quiet Operation with a optional snap-in sound deadening panel. Beyond that, Optimum Cooling and Expansion are important to Antec as well. Let's see how Performance, Cooling, and Quiet all go together.

Introduction

Today we are reviewing the Antec P70 ATX Case. For most of you, Antec is a company that needs no introduction. The company's power supplies, cooling products and cases are top notch and extremely popular with the enthusiast community. For those of you that aren't familiar with the company:

Antec, Inc. is the global leader in high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets. Founded in 1986, Antec is recognized as a pioneer in the industry and has maintained its position as a worldwide market leader and international provider of quiet, efficient and innovative products. Antec has also achieved great success in the distribution channel, meeting the demands of quality-conscious system builders, VARs and integrators.

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Antec is headquartered in Fremont, California, with additional offices in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, as well as in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, China and Taiwan. The company’s products are sold in more than 40 countries throughout the world. Please visit www.antec.com for more information.

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Antec has a deep, rich history with [H]ardOCP and the [H] community. Over the years, just about every power supply the company has ever made has graced our test bench and, when the company branched out into self-contained liquid cooling systems, we put its KأœHLER line to the test as well. Antec is also a company that is known around the globe for its complete line of world class computer enclosures, ranging from specialty cases and HTPC enclosures to server racks, corporate cases and a complete line of products for the enthusiast that includes cases for gamers and performance users. To put it simply, when it comes to cases, Antec has something for just about everyone.

The subject of today's evaluation is the Antec P70 mid-tower case that is selling today for $49.67 with Free Shipping at Amazon.

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Product Packaging

The Antec P70 was shipped in its bare product packaging and arrived with a few bumps and bruises but in good shape overall. The box itself is constructed of double-walled corrugated cardboard with dual staple construction along the seams. The overall measurements are 21.5"H x 21.5"L x 10"W.

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The plain cardboard packaging prominently features the Antec logo running down the right hand side of the box and a large image of the case itself printed in black. On the back of the box you will find an exploded view of the case with a list of specifications and features. The case itself is wrapped in a plastic bag and held in place by thick Styrofoam inserts.

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