Antec releases all-metal, military-themed gaming case: GX700

Released in late January this year, the latest "budget" gaming case from Antec the GX700 retails for about $89 (RRP) and boast some impressive features for the price bracket.

Unlike anything Antec has ever previously produced, the GX700 is a distinctive case that will appeal to gaming enthusiasts in particular. On the outside, this ambitious chassis sports a flat black paint scheme with military green accents. The GX700's tactical appearance is complimented by rugged-looking fan control switch and USB/Audio ports, eight functioning clasps, a removable and perforated front air filter as well as a bright red power button that all give entire case an intimidating, combat-ready look and feel.

But the GX700 isn’t just bells and whistles, inside it has all the features demanded by hardcore gamers. Aside from its all-black interior, the GX700 offers cable routing paths, an enlarged CPU cutout, front-mounted dual USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports, removable filters, dual 140mm top fans, one 120mm rear fan and tool-less drive bays. The GX700 also accommodates mini ITX as well as micro and Standard ATX motherboards.

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With its durable metal frame, the GX700 has the strength to withstand the abuse of multiple builds. This new case fits 11.5” graphics cards, accommodates 172mm liquid CPU cooling radiators, and has nine drive bays, seven PCI-E slots and space for an addition three fans. 

Detailed Specifications
• 9 drive bays:
- 3 + 1 x 5.25” tool-less drive bays
- Click-on 5.25” drive bay clasps
- Top bay designed for controls
- 5 x 3.5” tool-less HDD tray each with 2.5” SSD/HDD mount
• 7 x PCI-E with thumbscrew access
• Motherboards: Standard ATX, microATX, Mini-ITX
• Maximum graphics card size: up to 293 mm (11.5”)
• Maximum CPU cooler height: up to 172 mm
• Cooling system:
- Includes 2 x 140 mm top fans
- Capable of mounting 240 mm radiator for water cooling
- Includes 1 x 120 mm rear fan
- Optional 2 x 120 mm front intake fans
- Optional 120 mm side fan mount to cool graphic cards
• Water cooling support: rear water cooling grommets
• Enlarged CPU cutout
• Top I/O ports:
- 2 x USB 3.0
- 2 x USB 2.0
- Audio In/Out
• No power supply included
• Unit Dimensions
- 500 mm (H) x200 mm (W) x 450 mm (D)
- 19.7“ (H) x 7.9 " (W) x 17.7"(D)
• Package Dimensions
- 532 mm (H) x 269 mm (W) x 575 mm (D)
- 20.9” (H) x 10.6” (W) x 22.6” (D)
• Net Weight: 13.8 lb (6.26 kg)
• Gross Weight: 17.2 lb (7.82 kg)

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