In the year of their 30th anniversary, Antec Inc., a leading provider of high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself market, has announced the release of a co-branded Razer Edition of Antec’s Cube, a mini-ITX gaming case. TheAntec Cube—Designed by Razer combines the e-sports design elements of Razer, with the reliability and build quality of Antec, into a small form factor case for gamers.
Debuting at PAX West 2016, the AntecCube—Designed by Razer is the product of extensive collaboration between Antec and Razer. The efficient interior layout features one 3.5″ HDD drive bay, up to four 2.5″ SDD bays, three expansion slots, andaccommodates graphics cards of up to 350 mm in length.To allow for a seamless building experience, the Antec Cube—Designed by Razerfeatures a basement compartment that separates the PSU and allows for easy cable management. The side and top panels arefitted with darkened acrylic windows and an innovative, click system which enables users to open and close the case in a quick and easy way. This thought-out case could serve as a conventional PC, gaming rig, or home theatre device and media center, but is also well-suited for professional users.
On the exterior, the unique, leaned forward design of the Antec Cube—Designed by Razer is constructedwith a hybrid structure made of 3 mm aluminum and 0.8 mm cold-rolled steel andfeaturesRazer’s iconic Triple-Headed Snake logo in the front. The lower left and right sides are flanked with LED underglow strips in Razer’s signature green, while the green LED rear exhaust fan, power button, and USB 3.0 ports complete the Razer-themed design.
“We are pleased to be working with a company as prolific in the gaming space as Razer tocreate something new for the gaming community,” saysHan Liu, Vice President of Antec North America. “We are confident that our shared expertise and passion for building the best experience for our diverse range of customers will add tremendous value to our product lines.”
Says Kevin Sather, Director of Product Marketing for Razer’s systems business: “Antec manufactures some of the best cases for gamers, and we’re very happy that our engineering and design teams could come together to make this possible. The Antec Cube – Designed by Razer provides PC builders the platform to create a high-end desktop gaming PC in a compact form factor.”
Production of the AntecCube—Designed by Razer is scheduled to begin in October, and the arrival date and MSRP will be announced in the latter half of Q4.