Antec Fusion Micro

Antec Fusion Micro

Introduction

The transfer from traditional type computer cases to media centres and remote controlled equipment is rapidly occurring. There is much more emphasis on the style and ability for an encasement to suit the living room rather than an office. Consequently, whole operating systems have been designed to provide the user with the perfect media platform.

Today, at XSReviews, I have Antec’s latest addition to the Veris line of media components designed in response to customer requests for a lower profile case offering the same HTPC features as the older editions such as the Fusion Black 430. However, will this newest release from Antec to able to compete with its highly successful predecessors? Lets find out…

 

About Antec

Antec, Inc., is the leading global brand of high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself (DIY) markets. Founded in 1986, Antec is recognized as a pioneer in these industries and has maintained its position as a worldwide market leader and international provider of efficient, quiet, and reliable products. Antec has also achieved great success in the distribution channel, meeting the demands of quality-conscious system builders, VARs and integrators.

 

Features

  • Included: petite remote control and iMEDIAN HD by iMON software for media management and playback
  • Low profile desktop height fits in any environment
  • Dual chamber structure for HDD and motherboard to separate heat and reduce noise
  • High quality aluminium plate front bezel with LCD display
  • 2x80mm side fans to exhaust air from CPU & VGA card
  • IR receiver for compatibility with Windows MCE and Vista™
  • Universal Input and Active PFC
  • 80 PLUS® Certified 350 Watt power supply delivers stable and reliable power while saving you money on your electric bill
  • Removable HDD tray with extra soft silicone grommets in a separate chamber for maximum quiet and cool operation
  • 80mm intake fan to cool the HDD
  • 2 Drive Bays
    • External 1 x 5.25”
    • Internal 1 x 3.5”
  • 4 Expansion Slots
  • Low Profile, small form factor
  • Cooling System:
    • 2 x 80mm TriCool™ 3-speed exhaust fans in motherboard chamber (standard)
    • 1 x 80mm TriCool™ 3-speed intake fan for HDD cage (standard)
  • Adjustable Air Guide directs cool external air through CPU
  • Motherboard: microATX Form Factor (9.6” x 9.6”)
  • Front-mounted ports provide convenient connections:
    • 2 x USB 2.0
    • 1 x eSATA
    • Audio In/Out (HDA & AC’ 97)
  • Case Dimensions:
    • 4,5”(H) x 15,1”(W) x 16,1”(D)
    • 12cm (H) x 39cm (W) x 41cm (D)

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