Antec Fusion Black 430

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Antec Fusion 430 Review

Introduction

The Home Theatre market has grown rapidly in the past couple of years. Nowadays, Companies are shifting better HTPC cases that can handle the high temperatures of current hardware. One of the companies among these is Antec. Antec’s former HTPC case, the ‘Fusion’, lived up to its name and delivered outstanding performance and scored high on various top reviews websites. Antec’s latest addition to their Home Media Centre range is the ‘Antec Fusion Black 430’, which i will now be reviewing…

Features:

  • Black aluminum plate front bezel with LCD display and Volume Control to work with media center applications
  • Windows MCE & VISTA® compatible IR receiver included for use with remote control
  • Triple chamber structure to separate heat and noise of power supply, hard drives and motherboard for cooler and quieter operation
  • Quiet high-efficiency 430 Watt ATX12V v2.01 power supply with universal input and active PFC
  • Removable HDD brackets with extra soft silicone grommets to reduce vibrational noise
  • Advanced cooling system:
    – 2 x sidemounted 120mm TriCool 3-speed fans
  • Low profile desktop height to fit in any environment
  • 3 Drive Bays:
    – Front Accessible: 1 x 5.25 + Internal 2 x 3.5″
  • 4 Expansion Slots
  • Motherboard: Up to Micro ATX form factor (9.6″ x 9.6″)
  • – 2 x USB 2.0
    – 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire® i.Link®
    – Audio In and Out (HDA & AC’ 97)
  • Durable 0.8mm cold rolled steel construction
  • Dimensions: 140 (H) x 444(W) x 414(D) mm
  • Net Weight: 18.7lbs / 8.5kg
  • Gross Weight: 21.6lbs / 9.8kg