The Antec PERFORMANCE 1 FT MESH is a full-tower PC case that stands out for its solid construction and excellent airflow, tailored for gamers and PC enthusiasts. It’s a shift from Antec’s recent focus on mid-tower enclosures, marking their return to the full-tower segment which caters to users requiring more space and cooling for high-end components.
This case is designed to support a wide range of motherboard form factors including Mini-ITX, Micro-ATX, ATX, and E-ATX (up to 285 mm width), offering versatility for different types of builds. It’s made of steel, plastic, and tempered glass, weighing 12.55 kg, and its dimensions are 522 x 230 x 522 mm, providing ample space for high-end components. The PERFORMANCE 1 FT MESH comes with pre-installed fans – three 140mm Storm T3 fans at the front and one 120mm Storm T3 fan at the rear, ensuring efficient airflow. It also supports additional fans and radiators at the top and bottom, allowing for extensive cooling options, including water cooling setups.
The case includes 3 x 2.5″ drive bays and 2 x 2.5/3.5″ drive bays, along with 8 bridgeless expansion slots, catering to various storage and expansion needs. For connectivity, it features 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, 2x USB 3.0, and 1x audio combo port. It’s also equipped with a built-in GPU/CPU temperature display, adding a functional aesthetic touch. The case can accommodate CPU coolers up to 175mm in height, GPUs up to 400mm in length, and PSUs up to 245mm.
The case’s 4mm tempered glass side panels are tool-free and clip-on, enhancing both the ease of access and the visual appeal of the build. It comes with cable management features including two cable covers and ten sets of velcro straps, promoting a neat and organized interior. The bottom of the case is equipped with drop-proof bolts, ensuring secure and easy installation of components.
Furthermore, it’s noted for its compatibility with the RTX 40 series GPUs, assuring users that the latest high-end graphics cards can be accommodated without space constraints. This case, with its blend of spacious interior, versatile compatibility, and effective cooling potential, positions itself as a strong contender for anyone looking to build a high-performance and visually striking PC system.