Antec GX505 Chassis Review

Today I will be reviewing the Antec GX505 brought to us by Antec. This case is meant to attract the budget friendly market. The GX505 has a nice design and has your accessible front drive bays. The front drive bays are rapidly becoming obsolete. I still have the need for a Blue-Ray drive and I am always a little disappointed when a case doe not offer a slot for one. Well if that is concern the GX505 has three!

The cooling capabilities are top notch. There are options for plenty of intake and exhaust options to choose from. The small window is always a nice touch. I have spent a lot of money on my hardware and I would like to be able to show off my fancy hardware. There is nothing super spectacular about the GX505 but as far as being a fully serviceable case with a few flowing designs aspects the GX505 is definitely a contender in the affordable market with a price around 60 bucks!


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The spacious interior of the GX505 Window features many benefits, such as cable routing management, ample clearance for extra long graphics cards up to 15″ (380 mm) in length, support for water cooling, SSD support, and USB 3.0 ports. Tool-less drive make installation a snap, while washable pre-installed 120mm fans, fan control switch, and a windowed side panel for showing off your build, the GX505 Window has all the essential features of a serious gaming chassis at an unbeatable price.

I would like to thank Antec for providing the review sample. This is what Antec has to say about themselves on their website:

Antec, Inc. is the global leader in high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets. Founded in 1986, Antec is recognized as a pioneer in the industry and has maintained its position as a worldwide market leader and international provider of quiet, efficient and innovative products. Antec has also achieved great success in the distribution channel, meeting the demands of quality-conscious system builders, VARs and integrators.

Antec’s offering of enclosures includes a wide range of cases, such as its advanced Performance One Series, economical New Solution Series and VERIS family of media components designed for the home theater PC market. Antec’s products also include front line power supplies, such as its premium Signature Series, powerful TruePower Quattro Series and EarthWatts, one of the most environmentally friendly power supplies available. PC gamers are an increasingly significant consumer of performance components, and many Antec products are designed for the gaming demographic, like the premier gamer enclosure: the Nine Hundred. Antec also offers a line of computer accessories comprising many original products, including its patented LED fans and notebook cooling solutions.

Antec is headquartered in Fremont, California, with additional offices in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, as well as in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, China and Taiwan. The company’s products are sold in more than 40 countries throughout the world. Please visit for more information


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