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Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 Full Tower PC Case Review

Postby Apoptosis » Mon Jul 26, 2010 8:19 am

Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 Full Tower PC Case Review

Today we are looking at Antec’s DF-85 from their newest line of cases called Dark Fleet. Dark Fleet cases are for gamers and power users and built for user convenience and high speed operation. Join as we look at this newest offering from Antec and see what they are bringing to the table with the Dark Fleet DF-85 full tower chassis.

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Article Title: Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 Full Tower PC Case Review
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Re: Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 Full Tower PC Case Review

Postby XstollieX » Mon Jul 26, 2010 8:33 am

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How much room is between the 480 and the chassis? It looks like there is less than 1/2" which would be an issue for those that use ATI cards that are 11+ inches long
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Re: Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 Full Tower PC Case Review

Postby skier » Mon Jul 26, 2010 8:44 am

XstollieX wrote:How much room is between the 480 and the chassis? It looks like there is less than 1/2" which would be an issue for those that use ATI cards that are 11+ inches long



looks like that's the back of a hotswap port which looks to be removable..
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Re: Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 Full Tower PC Case Review

Postby bubba » Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:54 am

There is an 1.625" (1-5/8") between the 480 and the drive cage. It will do up to 12.5" cards, at that length the card is very close to the drive cage.

I was showing how the hot swap brackets and the required wiring could get a little snug with a card lined up with it.
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Re: Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 Full Tower PC Case Review

Postby XstollieX » Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:57 am

Nice! Great review btw
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Re: Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 Full Tower PC Case Review

Postby FeRaL » Mon Jul 26, 2010 11:47 am

I'm getting the feeling that "Dark" is the new "Xtreme"...

Gotta love that 2.5" hot swap on the top thought! Those flip out front fans are a nice feature as well. Nice job on the review.
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Re: Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 Full Tower PC Case Review

Postby gwolfman » Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:23 am

Wow, that thing is massive!
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Re: Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 Full Tower PC Case Review

Postby bubba » Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:28 am

Roughly the same as the 1200, smidgen taller due to the 2.5 bay, the 700D is 5" deeper, .5" wider, and .75" taller.
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