Antec Performance One P182 Case Review

Cases & PSU/Cases by jmke @ 2007-06-15

Antec improves the original P180, gives it a dark finish and allows you to install the latest and greatest hardware to keep it cool and quiet inside. Does the P182 near perfection? Let´s find out.

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Size Comparison , A look from the Outside #1

Size Comparison

The Antec P182B is not a small case, compared to our 2L coke bottle it stands tall:

Antec P182B
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We’ll compare the P182B with these cases:

  • NZXT Adamas
  • Antec Nine Hunderd Gaming Case
  • Casetek V.Orpheus
  • Coolermaster CM Stacker 830 Evolution
  • Silverstone TJ09

    From the front:

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    The P182B is amongst the highest, the CM 830 Evo is noticeably wider; let’s look at the side:

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    Less deep than either Silverstone/Coolermaster case, but more roomy then the Antec Nine Hunderd.


    The side panels are wrapped in plastic to prevent scratches and damage during transport:

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    Once removed the shiny black-grayish surface stands out:

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    The front door is less thick than the side panel, but also features the same double structure with plastic inside, and metal insert:

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    The rear reveals PSU placement, 2 water tube openings, large 120mm honey grate for the exhaust fan . Thumb screws on the left panel, normal screws on the right.

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