Antec P190?

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Antec P190?

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Post by Sooty » Tue Sep 12, 2006 7:07 am

It’s OcUK :roll: so more than likely a mistake/typo.

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Post by metalmorphasis » Wed Sep 13, 2006 12:00 pm

Wheres the pics? A remote on/off switch woud be nice...
Let me guess, Twice as heavy & heavily armored!

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Post by amjedm » Wed Sep 13, 2006 2:25 pm

Surely that can't be a typo?

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Post by mbetea » Wed Sep 13, 2006 9:31 pm

Not, sure, but googling Antec p190 brings up quite a few hits. People mentioning it and putting it in their sig on various forums.

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Post by amjedm » Thu Sep 14, 2006 1:05 am

mbetea wrote:Not, sure, but googling Antec p190 brings up quite a few hits. People mentioning it and putting it in their sig on various forums.
IMO those are typos as the case isn't out yet (if there is such a thing as a P190)

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Post by Chris Chan » Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:46 am

My opinion exactly. But this does inspire me to draw up what a p190 could look like.
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Post by amjedm » Thu Sep 14, 2006 12:55 pm

Chris Chan wrote:My opinion exactly. But this does inspire me to draw up what a p190 could look like.
140mm fans instead of the 120mm ones for a start?

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Post by Shadowknight » Thu Sep 14, 2006 1:08 pm

They're probably just confused with the 900 http://www.overclocker.com.cn/index.php ... 5&Itemid=2 there's a post in this thread that says it has a see through side-panel, though you don't see it in those pictures http://www.ocforums.com/showthread.php? ... ight=antec
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Post by Chris Chan » Thu Sep 14, 2006 1:30 pm

amjedm wrote:
Chris Chan wrote:My opinion exactly. But this does inspire me to draw up what a p190 could look like.
140mm fans instead of the 120mm ones for a start?
nah, 120s are still the best noise-wise. I was thinking more along the lines of EATX support and more bays.
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Post by Chris Chan » Thu Sep 14, 2006 4:07 pm

Now that I see the 900, I realise I was thinking along those lines. Except for a Performance One-worthy bezel and a partition above the psu.
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Post by Shadowknight » Thu Sep 14, 2006 5:33 pm

Chris Chan wrote:Now that I see the 900, I realise I was thinking along those lines. Except for a Performance One-worthy bezel and a partition above the psu.
It's hard to see the front, but he way the drive cage and front bezel are made, I think it's their answer to big cases such as the Coolermaster Stacker.
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Post by cyberspyder » Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:20 pm

my friend saw that at ShowdownLan 2006 (i couldn't go :cry: ). looks good, except they better replace that crummy PSU with a 900W NeoHE :lol:

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Post by metalmorphasis » Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:35 pm

Maybe equipped with a fanless and very quiet, ultrachill water cool? (Or the provisions for it) Would be a nice start to a new series, (or an end) to a great line of cases.

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Post by NyteOwl » Fri Sep 15, 2006 11:34 am

Nice to see all the bays are 5.25". Improves mounting options considerably. I'd be somewhar concerned about the lack of filtration on that huge top fan. With no top shroud/protection it's just begging for dust and other particulate matter to filter into the rig. Or depending on location liquid in the event of a spilled beverage.

The nicest case I've seen for flexibility sin;t made anymore and it was a rugged workhorse - PC Power and Cooling's all steel full tower. 10 5.25" bays and solid as a rock. Easily cooled too.
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Post by amjedm » Fri Sep 15, 2006 11:38 am

NyteOwl wrote:Nice to see all the bays are 5.25". Improves mounting options considerably. I'd be somewhar concerned about the lack of filtration on that huge top fan. With no top shroud/protection it's just begging for dust and other particulate matter to filter into the rig. Or depending on location liquid in the event of a spilled beverage.

The nicest case I've seen for flexibility sin;t made anymore and it was a rugged workhorse - PC Power and Cooling's all steel full tower. 10 5.25" bays and solid as a rock. Easily cooled too.
Any pics or links to that case?

Thanks.

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Post by NyteOwl » Fri Sep 15, 2006 11:45 am

amjedm wrote: Any pics or links to that case?

Thanks.
http://www.extremeoverclocking.com/revi ... ase_1.html

Actually, I have discovered this case is still available ( http://www.calpc.com/catalog/full_tower.html ) as it was apparently OEMed from http://www.calpc.com who make quite a range of steel cases.

They tend not to be the most aesthetic of cases but are quite functional. The case above is their "Full Tower" model. There is a smaller 8 bay mid tower, a 16 bay large server, and a 32 bay super server. The latter two cases will hold two complete systems.
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Post by metalmorphasis » Fri Sep 15, 2006 6:56 pm

Reminds me of my old Supermicro,..http://www.virtual-hideout.net/reviews/ ... ro_sc750a/

Its still a great case that stood the test of time.
Maybe I should resurrect it one more time?
I slapped a set of castors on it, at least it pushes nice now.
The fans are a little loud though.

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Post by rpsgc » Sun Sep 17, 2006 11:57 am

Shadowknight wrote:They're probably just confused with the 900 http://www.overclocker.com.cn/index.php ... 5&Itemid=2 there's a post in this thread that says it has a see through side-panel, though you don't see it in those pictures http://www.ocforums.com/showthread.php? ... ight=antec
That's a joke.... right? Please tell me it's a joke.
That front is a look-a-like of the Thermaltake Armor's front *shudders*

EDIT: OMG... it's real :shock:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6811129021

/me dies
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Post by Chris Chan » Sun Sep 17, 2006 12:26 pm

I agree rpsgc. That's hideous. Antec's designers must have been smoking something strong.
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Post by rpsgc » Sun Sep 17, 2006 12:27 pm

At least they didn't dare call it P190 :cry:
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Post by mbetea » Sun Sep 17, 2006 2:05 pm

I agree rpsgc. That's hideous. Antec's designers must have been smoking something strong.
Whew, I'm not alone. Overall I don't think the concept is too bad, I was hoping they would come out with something along the lines of a p180/p150 mix and a little smaller than the 180. But I can't get over the top, LED fans and side window. Guess Antec feels they need to reach out to the l33t crowd a bit more. But hey if spoilers, scoops and lights make ricers go faster, it's gotta work for computers too right? :wink:

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Post by rpsgc » Sun Sep 17, 2006 2:20 pm

mbetea wrote:Whew, I'm not alone. Overall I don't think the concept is too bad, I was hoping they would come out with something along the lines of a p180/p150 mix and a little smaller than the 180. But I can't get over the top, LED fans and side window. Guess Antec feels they need to reach out to the l33t crowd a bit more. But hey if spoilers, scoops and lights make ricers go faster, it's gotta work for computers too right? :wink:
That's a Thermaltake, no other way to put it.
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Post by Trunks » Sun Sep 17, 2006 5:48 pm

What is that on the top, between the ports and the fan, a candy dish?

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Post by Shadowknight » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:41 pm

What is that on the top, between the ports and the fan, a candy dish?
According to ocforums, Antec's offical explaination is that it's meant to hold stuff like MP3 players, blackberries, whatever small items that are plugged into a computer like that; decreases the chance they'll fall off vs. just lying them on top of a flat top of a case.
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Post by amjedm » Sun Sep 17, 2006 11:15 pm

Shadowknight wrote:
What is that on the top, between the ports and the fan, a candy dish?
According to ocforums, Antec's offical explaination is that it's meant to hold stuff like MP3 players, blackberries, whatever small items that are plugged into a computer like that; decreases the chance they'll fall off vs. just lying them on top of a flat top of a case.
So it's not a helicopter landing pad :D ?

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Post by nightmorph » Mon Sep 18, 2006 12:31 am

You could fit one of those USB-powered coffee mug warmers on there.

Heck, you could fit a USB-powered stove on top.

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Post by Bobfantastic » Mon Sep 18, 2006 6:06 am

Nah, I think it's a place for all your purple-anodized thumscrews with skulls on them, and a stock of spare CCL tubes to keep lan'ing well past 10pm... 3xtR3m3! w00t! etc.
:?

Personally, I like cases with flat, solid tops- they're so multifunctional! My case doubles-up as a bedside table, footstool, general-purpose shelf, anvil... the list goes on. Anyone who's ever caught their toe in or spilled beer down a running fan would agree that the most useful cases have a solid, flat top. I realise top vents are useful for airflow, but ducting works just as well.

Back on topic... I can see that door falling off after a few tries, it looks pretty flimsy to me. :?:
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Post by amjedm » Mon Sep 18, 2006 6:18 am

Bobfantastic wrote:Back on topic... I can see that door falling off after a few tries, it looks pretty flimsy to me. :?:
What door? Am I missing something?

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Post by Bobfantastic » Mon Sep 18, 2006 6:29 am

This thingy:
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You know, now that I think about it they may have just taken off the side and leaned it up against the case... :oops:
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