Antec DF-85

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Antec DF-85 – Internals

Moving inside the case it’s immediately obvious that there’s no tooless setups on the 5.25″ drive bays, HDD bays…


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or the PCI brackets.


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When it comes to cooling, there’s quite a few fans in this bad boy. As well as the three 12cm fans at the front there’s two 12cm red bladed impellers in the rear…


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… and two large 14cm black bladed fans mounted on the roof.


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Looking through to the front of the case you can see the 3 intake fans as well as a couple of clever drive ports.


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Each drive port twin links two SATA power and data transfer connectors allowing for a much easier hook up between motherboard and HDD/SSD. However, take into consideration that all cables must be doubled up with this setup.


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At the “back” of the motherboard tray it becomes obvious how much cable management has been focused on. There’s a lot of holes for routing cables though and a large hole where the CPU should sit to allow the removal and changing of cooler backing plates without the need for a full motherboard removal.


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There’s also a few plastic cable ties already hooked up at the back allowing for easier tidying away of those pesky cables.


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Last modified: February 15, 2011

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One Response to :
Antec DF-85

  1. HackZyul says:

    Hola A Todos, yo tengo este case y cada vez estoy mas complacido de haberme decidido por el, si es muy costoso y mas para mi que tuve que importarlo y por su peso salio aun mas caro, pero a la larga es una inversion para quienes queremos tener lo mejor y con las mejores prestaciones, es muy silencioso con los 7 ventiladores en bajo la ventilacion es espectacular ninguno de mis 5 discos pasa de los 35ºC y ni hablar de la board, aunque para complementar esta inversion a mi core i7 2600k le puse un Thermalright Silver Arrow Dual 14cm que en 800 y 900 RPM mantiene mi CPU en 34 y 38ºC y cuando lo esfuerzo demasiado llega a los 45ºC.
    La organizacion del cableado en la tapa derecha es lo mejor, es muy espacioso y da lugar a un mayor ventilacion del interior.
    Recomendada 200%

    Google English Translation –

    Hello To All, I have this case and every time I’m more pleased with having chosen for him, if it is too expensive and more to me that I had to import it and went about their weight even more expensive, but ultimately is an investment for those we have the best and the best performance, is very quiet with 7 fans in the ventilation is spectacular none of my 5-disc beyond 35 º C and not to mention the board, but to complement this investment to my core i7 2600K will I put a Thermalright Dual 14cm Silver Arrow in 800 and 900 RPM keeps my CPU at 34 and 38 º C and when I try too reaches 45 º C.
    The organization of the wiring at the top right is the best, is very spacious and leads to increased ventilation of the interior.
    200% Recommended

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