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Antec Titan 550 Server Case

Post by Apoptosis » Sun May 01, 2005 3:35 pm

The Antec Titan 550 aims to set a new standard for server grade systems. Antec designed the Titan 550 to meet the needs of consumers in the server and workstation markets. Today LR looks at the case and see if the features are appealing to enthusiasts.

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Along with better airflow and ease of use, the Titan's design is also perfect for Dual Xeon and Opteron solutions along with the upcoming dual core server and desktop processors. The Antec Titan 550's ATX12V 2.0 power supply stands ready to support all the latest hardware from both AMD and Intel. The included Antec 550W power supply offers split 12 volt rails for added stability...
http://www.legitreviews.com/article.php?aid=192

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Post by infinitevalence » Sun May 01, 2005 8:53 pm

Man i like that thing, i got 4 4U rackmount server cases but i think that one looks like its much better. maybe a nice fedex elf or ups gnome will send me one :)
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Post by LVCapo » Sun May 01, 2005 9:35 pm

I would be happy too....only Nate is getting this for a double secret project he is working on.
It really is a great case, I wish it would fit a standard ATX as it would have kept a very nice home with me.

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Post by gvblake22 » Mon May 02, 2005 9:00 am

capper5016 wrote:I would be happy too....only Nate is getting this for a double secret project he is working on.
It really is a great case, I wish it would fit a standard ATX as it would have kept a very nice home with me.
It really doesn't fit standard ATX?!

Either way, that is a frickin' sweeeeet case with some awesome cooling and innovations! =P~

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Post by LVCapo » Mon May 02, 2005 1:19 pm

I tried 5 seperate standard ATX motherboards in this case without any luck..... too bad, it would be perfect for a water cooling system....or maybe vapochill.

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Post by gvblake22 » Mon May 02, 2005 1:57 pm

Damn, thats a bummer. :(

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Post by LVCapo » Mon May 02, 2005 2:13 pm

well, I just got done talking to Antec (they have been on vacation), and they in fact say that the Titan 550 handles standard ATX.....although none of my boards will fit, the mounting posts and mounting holes on the boards won't line up on some pegs.
As soon as I hear back from them on this I'll update you guys.

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Post by gvblake22 » Mon May 02, 2005 2:23 pm

capper5016 wrote:well, I just got done talking to Antec (they have been on vacation), and they in fact say that the Titan 550 handles standard ATX.....although none of my boards will fit, the mounting posts and mounting holes on the boards won't line up on some pegs.
As soon as I hear back from them on this I'll update you guys.
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Post by infinitevalence » Mon May 02, 2005 4:27 pm

i bet he tried putting them in upside down :P j/k

i figure there is some little trick to it they may be slightly offset or something like that, who knows it could even be a mfg defect.
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Post by LVCapo » Mon May 02, 2005 4:33 pm

no, because the board mounting holes on the lower right side of the board have nowhere to be secured....mioght have been a defect, might have been a defect with me, i'm still waiting to hear back from them on it.

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Post by LVCapo » Wed May 11, 2005 1:02 pm

When the Titan550 was designed 2 fixed notches were screwed to mount the
ATX boards but those won't work with all motherboards.

To correct this problem we are going to make them removable so the next
production will be corrected.
-Antec
Got this back from Antec today on the board issues.....they will be fixed in future cases. Great people and a great company to work with

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Post by infinitevalence » Wed May 11, 2005 1:19 pm

Thats the sign of a good company, when they realize the problem and immidately make a revision to the design to accomodate the consumer.
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Post by LVCapo » Thu Jun 23, 2005 3:15 pm

Sylvain Rancourt brought to my attention that the new Antec Titan 550 case is available. After our review, Antec revisited the design and realized that in fact it did not support standard ATX, and revised it. Anyone looking for a standard ATX server case can now include the Titan 550 on their list.

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Post by gvblake22 » Fri Jul 15, 2005 9:08 pm

Sylvain Rancourt brought to my attention that the new Antec Titan 550 case is available. After our review, Antec revisited the design and realized that in fact it did not support standard ATX, and revised it. Anyone looking for a standard ATX server case can now include the Titan 550 on their list.
Great news. I think I'm definately adding the Titan to my list of possibilities for a new case. I really like its design a lot. Too bad it doesn't have a nice semi-glossy finish like the new Sonata :(

Will this case ever be offered without a PSU do you think?

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Titan 550 Server Case Not a great question but

Post by Davenyc121 » Sun Apr 23, 2006 8:18 am

Titan 550 Server Case Not a great question but, Can someone tell me which rails I use for the hard drives. I do not see how the metal ones fit on the hard drives. Does anyone have a picture? I am assuming the metal ones are for the hard drives and the purple ones are for the cd/dvd drives. Thanks folks....overall, I love this case.

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Re: Antec Titan 550 Server Case

Post by kayafyde » Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:20 pm

Loved the review. I just inherited the same case and was thinking of using
it for new board. Problem is, I cannot seem to find a way to separate the
motherboard tray from the chassis, and finding any type of manuals on the
web for a product that is no longer supported. I was wondering if anyone would
be so kind to tell me how to unlock the tray.

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