We have discussed in the past a number of new cases in the entry level price bracket, but a few brands have shied away from this market. Well Antec decided it was time to throw there hat into this ring now with the release of the Antec One.

The Antec One is the new Antec entry level case with some impressive bullet points. These include three 5.25″ ODD bays, five 3.5″ tool-less internal drive bays, bottom mounted PSU, and perforated mesh face construction for additional airflow. This is all complemented by a sleek functional design at an MSRP of $59.95 ($54.95 at Newegg.com).

Now some of you may recall Antec has two cases in the entry level price market in the form of the VSK and Two Hundred. I will be blunt and just say I plain don’t like either of those cases. The new Antec One on the other hand seems like something I can recommend to people who need a king’s quality on a pauper’s salary. This should be a great partner in crime for the Antec 302.

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Antec Announces the One Enclosure

The newest addition to Gaming Series offers cooling and convenience features at an affordable price

Antec, Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components, announces the One, the latest addition to their Gaming Series. The One is an excellent option for mainstream gamers, new PC builders and seasoned system integrators alike, as it provides user-friendly cooling and convenient features at an affordable price.

Performance Cooling Advantages – The One’s cooling system includes top & rear 120 mm exhaust fans with four additional 120 mm fan mounts. Perforated mesh construction yields additional airflow through the front of the chassis.

Extensive Compatibility and Expandability – The One is equipped with three 5.25” and five 3.5” tool-less drive bays, a bottom-mounted PSU intake with a removable air filter and a large CPU cutout. The enclosure makes it easy for users to install all the necessary parts and upgrade their PC component by component.

“The One is for anyone who has thought about building a PC or for anyone looking for a wallet-friendly, long-lasting case,” said Mafalda Cogliani, Global Marketing Director at Antec. “It’s a great option for system integrators because it has tool-less drive bays and blends well in a home.”

For more information on the Antec One, please visit the product page at antec.com/one.


The One is available on Newegg, Provantage, J&R, Canada Computers and NCIX with an MSRP of $59.95. Antec will also bring two special versions, the One S (MSRP $49.95) and the One S3 (MSRP $54.95), to the market.

Detailed Specifications:

10 drive bays:

  • 3 x 5.25” tool-less drive bays
  • 2 x 2.5” drive bays (dedicated)
  • 5 x 3.5” tool-less drive bays
  • Motherboards: Standard ATX, microATX, Mini-ITX
  • 7 expansion slots
  • Maximum graphics card size: 10.5” (266 mm)
  • Maximum CPU cooler height: 6.1” (155 mm)

Cooling System:

  • 1 x 120 mm top exhaust fan
  • 1 x 120 mm rear exhaust fan
  • 1 x 120 mm side intake fan (optional)
  • 1 x 120 mm front intake fan (optional)
  • 1 x 120 mm / 140 mm bottom fan (optional)
  • Perforated front bezel for maximum air intake
  • Water cooling support: rear water cooling grommets (support ½-inch tubes)
  • Maximum-sized CPU cutout
  • Bottom-mounted power supply with intake filter

Front I/O ports:

  • 2 x USB 3.0 with included USB 2.0 adapter
  • Audio In/Out
  • No power supply included
  • Unit Dimensions:
  • 17.2” (H) x 8.2” (W) x 19.2” (D)
  • [438 mm (H) x 208 mm (W) x 488 mm (D)]
  • Package Dimensions:
  • 18.2” (H) x 9.5” (W) x 20.9” (D)
  • [463 mm (H) x 241 mm (W) x 530 mm (D)]
  • Net Weight: 12.5 lbs (5.6 kg)


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