Thursday, February 22, 2018
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Antec Six Hundred V2 Case Review

Back in January Antec announced an update to their Six Hundred gaming case calling the new versions V2.  We did not actually get a chance to check out the original Six Hundred case, but from what we have seen Antec has made some changes and added a few things to the Six Hundred case to bring it up to date.  Some of those features include a front-loaded 2.5″ hot swap hard drive caddy (SSD compatible), CPU cutout for installation of after-market coolers, a cable management compartment for tidier routing and a windowed top panel for unique “moonroof” visibility.  Let’s check the Six Hundred V2 out!

Special thanks to Antec for providing us with the Six Hundred V2 Case to review.

Features:
Bottom-mounted power supply isolates heat and noise
Front-loaded hot swap 2.5″ drive caddy
Perforated front bezel delivers maximum air intake
CPU cutout allows for easy installation of CPU coolers
Windowed top panel for unique “moonroof” visibility
Windowed side panel with optional fan mount
Cable management compartment organizes cables discreetly
Front-loaded HDD cage for up to 6 hard disk drives
Cable management ties help keep your case tidier
11 drive bays
– 6 x internal 3.5″ HDDs
– 3 x external 5.25″ HDDs
– 1 x external front-loaded hot swap 2.5″ SATA HDD caddy
– 1 x internal bottom-mounted 2.5″ SSD drive
7 expansion slots
Cooling system
– 1 x top 200mm TriCool™ blue LED fan
– 1 x rear 120mm TwoCool™ blue LED fan
– 2 x front 120mm fans for HDDs (optional)
– 1 x side 120mm fan for graphics cards (optional)
Front ports
– 3 x USB 2.0
– Audio (AC’97 and HDA compatible) In and Out
Washable air filters for quick, easy cleaning
Maximum video card size: 11.5″/292mm (Note: some video cards may block access to the adjacent hard drive bay)
Motherboards: Mini-ITX, microATX, Standard ATX
Power supply not included
Unit dimensions
– 491mm (H) x 212mm (W) x 492mm (D)
– 19.3″ (H) x 8.3″ (W) x 19.4″ (D)
Package dimensions
– 565mm (H) x 273mm (W) x 559mm (D)
– 22.25″ (H) x 10.75″ (W) x 22″ (D)
Net weight: 15.3 lbs / 6.9 kg
Gross weight: 18.7 lbs / 8.5 kg

Packaging
The Six Hundred V2 comes in Antec’s typical case packaging.  On the front there is a picture of the Six Hundred V2 and a diagram showing the 2.5-inch hard drive hot-swap caddy.  On the back there is a list of features.

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Opening the box up the case inside is nicely protected with large pieces of styrofoam and a plastic bag.  Also inside of the case you will find a bag with all of your screws, cable ties and instructions.

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Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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