Antec P183 v3

Introduction

There are some designs in the case world that are iconic, the original Coolermaster Stacker, NZXT’s original Lexa Blackline and certainly Antec’s P183. Today we look at the latest revision of this classic design, the v3. It comes with the same USB 3.0 and SSD mount features as the P193, Nine Hundred and Twelve Hundred, but is this design modern enough to hold its own?

Lets see.

Features and Specifications

  • Dual chamber design isolates heat and noise
  • Power supply option: Comes with a power supply mounting adapter to mount either a standard size power supply or Antec’s exclusive CP series power supply
  • 11 drive bays:
    – 4 x external 5.25″; 1 x 3.5″
    – 6 x internal 3.5″ for HDD
    – 2 x internal 2.5″ for SSDs
  • Advanced cooling system
    – 1 rear 120 mm TriCool™ fan
    – 1 top 120 mm TriCool™ fan
    – 2 front (optional) 120 mm fan for HDD
  • Cable organizers behind motherboard tray minimize cable clutter
  • CPU cutout allows for easy installation of CPU coolers
  • Three-layer, sound-deadening side panels and front door (aluminum, plastic, aluminum) dampens noise and ensures Quiet Computing™
  • Double-hinged door opens to 270°
  • 7 expansion slots
  • Built-in washable air filters inside front panel
  • Front ports
    – 2 x USB 2.0
    – 1 x USB 3.0
    – Audio In and Out (HDA and AC’97 compatible)
  • 0.8 mm cold rolled steel for durability; 1.0mm cold rolled steel around 4 x HDD area
  • Motherboard: Mini-ITX, microATX, Standard ATX
  • No power supply included
  • Unit Dimension
    – 514 mm (H) x 205 mm (W) x 507 mm (D)
    – 20.25″ (H) x 8.1″ (W) x 19.9″ (D)
  • Package Dimension
    – 635 mm (H) x 305 mm (W) x 610 mm (D)
    – 25″ (H) x 12″ (W) x 24″ (D)
  • Weight
    – Net : 31 lbs / 14 kg
    – Gross : 36 lbs / 16.3 kg
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