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Casing Specifications

Casing Specifications

Here's an overview of how the casings stack up against one another. As you can, the specifications are fairly similar for these entry-level products.

Specifications / Casings

Antec Two Hundred

Cooler Master Centurion 5 II

Gigabyte Luxo M1000

Casing Dimensions
  • Height: 450mm
  • Width: 200mm
  • Depth:470mm
  • Weight: 6.3kg
  • Material: SECC steel
  • Case Color: Black
  • Motherboard Support: Mini-ITX, microATX, Standard ATX
  • Height: 440mm
  • Width: 220mm
  • Depth:485mm
  • Weight: 7.5kg
  • Material: SECC steel
  • Case Color: Black
  • Motherboard Support: microATX, Standard ATX
  • Height: 415mm
  • Width: 190mm
  • Depth: 474mm
  • Weight: 4.8kg
  • Material: SECC steel
  • Case Color: Black
  • Motherboard Support: microATX, Standard ATX
Drive Bays & Expansion Slots
  • 6 x internal 3.5-inch HDD bays
  • 3 x external 5.25-inch bays
  • 1 x external front-loaded hot swap 2.5-inch SATA SSD compatible hard drive caddy
  • 7 expansion slots
  • 2 x front USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x headphones jack
  • 1 x microphone jack
  • 5 x internal 3.5-inch HDD bays
  • 2 x 1.8/2.5-inch HDD/SSD bays (converted from one 3.5-inch bay)
  • 4 x external 5.25-inch bays
  • 7 expansion slots
  • 2 x front USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x eSATA port
  • 1 x headphones jack
  • 1 x microphone jack
  • 4 x internal 3.5-inch HDD bays
  • 2 x external 3.5-inch bays
  • 4 x external 5.25-inch bays
  • 7 expansion slots
  • 2 x front USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x headphones jack
  • 1 x microphones jack
Case Cooling
  • 1 x top special 140mm TwoCool fan
  • 1 x rear 120mm TwoCool fan
  • 2 x front 120mm fans for HDDs (optional)
  • 1 x side 120mm fan for graphics cards (optional)
  • 1 x  front 140mm fan with blue LED
  • 1 x rear 120mm fan
  • 1 x top 140mm fan (optional)
  • 1 x rear 120mm fan
  • 1 x front 120mm fan (optional)

Power Supply

  •  None
  • Standard ATX PS2
  •  None
  • Standard ATX PS2
  •  None
  • Standard ATX PS2

 

Specifications / Casings

Ikonik EN2-WB

NZXT M-59

Thermaltake WingRS 301

Casing Dimensions
  • Height: 430mm
  • Width: 200mm
  • Depth: 480mm
  • Weight: 5.7kg
  • Material: SECC steel
  • Case Color: Black
  • Motherboard Support: microATX, Standard ATX
  • Height: 449mm
  • Width: 190mm
  • Depth: 508mm
  • Weight: 6.5kg
  • Material: SECC steel
  • Case Color: Black
  • Motherboard Support: Mini-ITX, microATX, Standard ATX
  • Height: 420mm
  • Width: 190mm
  • Depth: 478mm
  • Weight: 4.8kg
  • Material: SECC steel
  • Case Color: Black
  • Motherboard Support: microATX, Standard ATX
Drive Bays & Expansion Slots
  • 5 x internal 3.5-inch HDD bays
  • 1 x external 3.5-inch bay
  • 4 x external 5.25-inch bays
  • 7 expansion slots
  • 2 x front USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x headphones jack
  • 1 x microphones jack
  • 7 x internal 3.5-inch HDD bays
  • 4 x external 5.25-inch bays
  • 7 expansion slots
  • 2 x front USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x eSATA port
  • 1 x headphones jack
  • 1 x microphone jack
  • 4 x internal 3.5-inch HDD bays
  • 2 x external 3.5-inch bays
  • 4 x external 5.25-inch bays
  • 7 expansion slots
  • 2 x front USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x headphones jack
  • 1 x microphone jack
Case Cooling
  • 1 x front 120mm fan
  • 1 x rear 120mm (optional)
  • 1 x side 120mm fan (optilonal) 
  • 1 x rear 120mm fan
  • 1 x side 120mm LED fan
  • 2 x top 140mm fan (optional)
  • 1 x front 120mm fan (optional)
  • 1 x rear 120mm fan
  • 1 x front 120mm fan (optional)

Power Supply

  •  None
  • Standard ATX PS2
  • None
  • Standard ATX PS2
  • None
  • Standard ATX PS2