Back Again!!! New Antec VSK-3000 MicroATX Case.....$19.99 w/free shipping!

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  1. daveybrat

    daveybrat Diamond Member

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    Antec NEW SOLUTION SERIES VSK-3000 Black SGCC steel MicroATX Mid Tower Computer Case

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...6&Tpk=VSK-3000

    Nothing extremely fancy, but certainly can't beat a name brand case for only $19.99 fs.

    Something to throw together with your old computer parts lying around ;)

    Use Coupon Code AFNJ0205 to get your $10 off to make it $19.99!
     
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  2. Kaido

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    Thanks, I had an old Mini-ITX board lying around that needed a home :thumbsup:
     
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    Thank You!
     
  4. Centauri

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    That is the cheapest looking thing I have ever seen with Antec's name on it. Kinda sad.
     
  5. daveybrat

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    True, but certainly better quality than anything else you'll find for $19.99.

    I've used a lot of the cheap Rosewill cases and they really are junk.
     
  6. VirtualLarry

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    Fixed that for you. Even the more expensive $40 and $100 Rosewill cases have QC issues.

    My two Redbone cases, one of them, the back panel was bent where the side panel attached, and the other one, the power switch plastic piece falls out.

    My two Blackhawk cases, both of them, the headphone/mic jacks don't sit in properly, and they "pop out" when you try to plug something into them. You either have to hold the plug in manually (which is a pain), or you pull it out part-way, and it shorts the L+R together (but then you can hear both stereo channels in both ears, so you're not missing any sound).
     
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    After reading the one NE review I will pass. I can deal with cheap quality but I don't need any loss of blood in my old age.
     
  8. Kaido

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    Mine just arrived today. It's back up to $40 now. More reviews have been posted.

    I see nothing wrong with this case. It's a nice cheap case. It's no Coolermaster tank, but it's a heck of a lot more solid than the other cheapie cases I've used like the Rosewills. The front actually looks very nice! It looks cheap in the pictures, but in-person the finish is surprisingly good and I actually really like the design! The chassis doesn't have the strongest metal ever, but it's not easily-bendable junk either. I'll see how the install goes after I get the PSU, but I would buy this again for $20 for sure! (especially since I can use my Mini-ITX board AND a real GPU!)
     
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    It's actually $25 with coupon code, not sure if it's a common code.
     
  10. rbk123

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    Looks like it's at $25 now.
     
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    I think the source 210 was better than this, even with rebate.
     
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    Started installing today. Gigabyte Mini-ITX board with a GTX470 - still had a good 4 or 5 inches past the card! Plenty of room! Fit the Antec 620w from the other Hot Deals thread with plenty of room to spare as well. Included a random shoe for scale: (the case is actually smaller than it looks in the picture)

    http://i.imgur.com/RvdQ7mo.jpg

    Next to an Antec 300 for scale:

    http://i.imgur.com/khikD9u.jpg

    Nice cheap case. Would buy again. Thanks OP!
     
  13. Kremlar

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    I got a few of these to try out at $25 each with free shipping. I agree, they look fantastic but metal is thin and sharp especially around the I/O shield. That being said, once assembled for $25 they are fantastic. Sure wish I had saw them for $20 - I would have ordered a bunch.

    I checked out the Source 210 - thanks for that suggestion, I ordered a few of those to check out as well. Looks real nice, but it's bigger than the VSK-3000 - for basic office builds I'd rather have the smaller case.

    What kills cases at NewEgg for me is the ~$10 shipping for most cases. Luckily the Source 210 is free shipping as well.
     
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    Deal is back on......price is again $19.99 w/free shipping!
     
  16. Kremlar

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    Damnit, just ordered a few yesterday!
     
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    In for another, thanks OP!
     
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    In for one!
     
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    I wish my motherboard supported this. Is there a case between Mid and Micro? I have an ATX motherboard (GIGABYTE GA-MA790GP-DS4H) on a spare pc and would love to downsize from a white mid tower to a black ... um... smaller case.
     
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    Thanks for updating, OP. Picked on up to finish up a FM1 build.
     
  21. Replay

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    29.99 & free shipping. Dead?
    EDIT: + $10 off w/ promo code AFNJ0205, ends 2/8
    (thanks CNJMORRIS)

    Swear that promo code was not there, yup, from SD site:
    "Price jumped up to $29.99 + shipping for an hour, now it's back to $20 with free shipping if you use coupon code AFNJ0205"
     
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    Looks like it. I wouldn't pay $30 for this case, but I bought another two while it was briefly back down to $20 again this morning.
     
  23. cnjmorris

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    In green writing on the product page...

    "+ $10 off w/ promo code AFNJ0205, ends 2/8"

    $29.99 - $10.00 ...
     
  24. daveybrat

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    Updated the post, but yup, it's back yet again!
     
  25. Lazlo Panaflex

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    in 4 1...thx davey :thumbsup: