In a nutshell: In case you play PC video games in a hermetically sealed room or can another way set up to stay mud and moisture at bay, then Antec’s cool-looking Cannon gaming chassis will have to be for your radar. No longer simplest does it go away the highest open to exterior components, however the distinctive design additionally permits for the set up of 2 separate liquid cooling loops and allows you to mount your GPU vertically at the entrance or left facet.
Maximum gaming chassis have a standardized structure for putting in elements, however Antec’s open-air Cannon case seems to be to shake that components through letting you mount the GPU at the entrance the place a radiator would generally be positioned. A PCIe 4.0 riser cable is integrated out of the field, in case you need to head that direction and sing their own praises your GPU in most taste.
The entrance additionally has movable brackets for additonal flexibility, with the standard I/O now situated at the decrease left facet of the case. For the ones shopping to mount the GPU at the left facet, customers can set up it sideways or mount it vertically with the integrated GPU bracket. However, they may be able to set up a water pump adjoining to the motherboard if the cardboard is happening the entrance.
Antec says that complex PC-DIY customers can set up as much as 4 radiators on this case, with toughen for as much as 3 x 360mm devices concurrently. In the meantime, the full-tower chassis itself measures 604 x 261 x 481 mm (DxWxH) with toughen for eATX, ATX, micro-ATX and mini-ATX forums.
The Cannon can accommodate high-end triple-slot GPUs just like the Asus Strix 3090 or an MSI RTX 3090 SUPRIM, and has sufficient room to accommodate a 270mm lengthy energy provide. Relating to devoted places for two.5-inch/3.5-inch garage drives, customers can both set up 2 x 2.5-inch SSDs, a unmarried 2.5-inch power and/or a unmarried 3.5″ HDD for a complete of 4 configurations.
Antec notes that the aluminum-alloy Cannon chassis options well-processed panel edges, snap-inside panels, and has devoted 33mm broad house for cable control within the heart and backside of the case for a cleaner glance. Unsurprisingly, this ‘elite-tier’ case is slightly dear and is recently to be had in the United Kingdom for £399.98 (~$500) and in Spain for €479.95.