Legit Case Reviews
Antec Six Hundred V2 PC Case Review
|Product:||Antec Six Hundred V2 Case|
|Date:||Fri, Feb 25, 2011 - 12:00 AM|
|Written By:||Charles McGraw -|
Unboxing The Antec 600 v2 Case (The Interior)
These are the accessories that come with the 600 v2; we have 2 reusable locking zip-ties to bundle cables with a long with a plethora of screws. There are enough screws to install a full sized ATX motherboard, the SSD on the bottom of the case, all six 3.5" drive bays, all three 5.25" bays, all seven PCI slots, and all optional fans. This is very nice to see as it means you don't have to go out looking for extra screws to build a system to this case's capacity. Both the side panels also use thumb screws. I like this a lot, as getting your hardware out is really easy.
Here's the side of the Antec 600 v2 with both panels removed. There's not much in the way of cable routing holes which is a bit discouraging as some cheaper cases come with them. We can see the back plate hole for the 600 v2 is rather large and should work with almost any motherboard.
Here we can see the 3.5" rack for HDDs & SSDs. There are small steel folds to support the drives from below. At the bottom you can also see 3 of the 4 screws for the internal SSD mount which was not specified on the box. You screw the SSD down to the case from underneath; making it so changing the SSD out could be a bit of trouble. It is still nice to see a mount included.
Here is the reverse side of the 3.5" Rack; the holes you see are for the front mounted fans to route cables with. There is also a support bar to add to the rigidity of the case. We can see some small loops on the 3.5" rack as well; these are for zip-tying cables to the case to keep them out of the way.
Here is the hot-swap bay for the 2.5" HDD/SSD to connect to from the outside. Besides the SATA connector itself, there is nothing to hold the drive in place. Personally, I would have liked to have seen an actual sled used to slide the drive in and out.
Page 1 - Introduction - The Antec 600 v2
Page 2 - Unboxing The Antec 600 v2 Case
Page 3 - Unboxing The Antec 600 v2 Case (Exterior Details)
Page 4 - Unboxing The Antec 600 v2 Case (The Interior)
Page 5 - Unboxing The Antec 600 v2 Case (The Interior Continued)
Page 6 - Building in the Antec 600 v2
Page 7 - Testing the Antec 600 v2's Included Fans
Page 8 - Conclusion & Final Thoughts on the Antec 600 v2