The New Cube - A Collaboration Between Antec And EK Water Blocks

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅17.01.2017 13:03:59

January 17, 2017 – Netherlands, Rotterdam - Antec Inc., a leading provider of high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself market, has cooperated with EK Water Blocks (EKWB) to create a new Mini ITX case which offers PC enthusiasts the best watercooling options in a small format case. The Cube’s case design has been certified by EKWB and is now available.

“This is the first time in the history of PC peripherals that a case manufacturer cooperated with a cooling company to offer enthusiasts the best of both worlds: an elegant, compact design paired with internal structures to install efficient cooling options”, explains Jack Wu, General Manager Europe at Antec. “Our double-branded PC chassis will demonstrate a whole new scenario on the market for computer peripherals. We are very proud of this collaboration with EK Water Blocks."

"Here at EKWB we are always pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We are greatful for the collaboration with Antec, which enables us to offer the computer enthusiast a great experience in liquid cooling, using Antec cases", says Mark Tanko, CEO at EKWB.

Cube is a compact mini ITX case with uncompromised hardware compatibility. The frame measures 362 mm x 250 mm x 460 mm (L x W x H) and features a unique leaned forward design with a hybrid structure made of 3 mm Aluminium and 0.8 mm cold-rolled steel. The enclosure offers one 3.5" HDD drive bay, two 2.5" SDD bays and three expansion slots. It offers space for graphics cards with a length of up to 350 mm. A total of four fan mounts ensure sufficient cooling. The Antec Cube is water-cooling ready with space for a 240mm radiator. As another optical highlight, Cube offers an attractive panel & bottom lighting system in seven colours which can easily be adjusted on the top of the case. Last but not least, the case offers an innovative click system which enables 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.

Key Features

Product dimensions:- 365H x 250W x 460D (mm)
Motherboard support:- mini ITX
Expansion slots: 3

Drive Bays:
- 3.5” HDD x 1 (Mounting space can be used for up to 2 x 2.5” SSD)
- 2.5” SSD x 2

- Front: 120mm x2/140mm x1/180mm x1 (Optional)
- Rear: 120/140mm x1 (Includes 120 mm White LED fan)

Maximum CPU cooler height: 190mm

Liquid cooling support:
- Front: up to 240mm
- Rear: up to 140mm

Maximum graphics card size: 350mm

Fan controller hub: Supports up to 6 fans
LED lighting:
- Front: RGB Accent lights on left and right + Antec Logo
- Base: RGB underglow lights (left and right)

More information on the Antec Cube - Certified By EKWB can be found here.

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