12 Mar, 2020   Rakesh Sharma    Reviews .  ANTEC DA601 Case Review

Antec is providing lot of new options for PC builders in PC cabinet segment with introduction of wide range of good-looking cases with ARGB lighting and tempered glass panels. Today we are going to take a close look at ANTEC Mid Tower Gaming Case, the Antec Dark Avenger DA601 RGB (E-ATX) Mid Tower Cabinet With Tempered Glass Side Panel And RGB Controller (Black). Antec DA601 is having nice front panel desigh with ARGB LED lighting, tempered Glass side panel, USB 3.0 connectivity and more.

Now let’s see what ANTEC DA601 Case have for us.

Features

High-tech front panel design
Now we bring you the brand-new series of gaming cases: Dark Avenger - DA601, as the Prime Dark Avenger, is our new design for future gaming experience. With one press, you can have simple access to all the LEDs of the whole build. The high-tech front panel design makes your build shine as a superhero. It was also born with an ample room for you to equip it with high-end PC components. DA601 allows you to conquer the endless gaming war.

Color Your System by Built-in LED Controller

I/O PORTS

Details Make the Avenger More Powerful

High Capability of Thermal Control

Abundant Interior for the Avenger’s Future Update and Level-Up

Full-Screen View

Specifications

Package

Standard plain brown packaging with product image and few paragraph describing features outside. Inside, two large Styrofoam blocks protecting case from top and bottom. Case is covered with plastic bag.

Looks

Antec DA601 is very nice looking Mid tower case featuring a big air intake in the front of the case. Rest of the case is rigid constructed from steel with decent build quality .

At back of the case, we find standard motherboard I/O cutout and seven expansion slots along with a one 120 mm exhaust fans.

On the top of the case at the front, we find the front panel Power and Reset buttons with activity LEDs. Also having two USB 3.0 ports, headphone and microphone jacks and a LED controller button. At the top back we have a big grill with magnetic filter supporting different type of fans (3 x 120mm or 2 x 140mm) for better air flow.

Case have one Tempered glass side panel (approx. 4mm thick) is secured with thumb screws and rubber grommet for safe handling .

Removing the side panel reveals an entirely black and well-designed compact interior with big cut-out on motherboard tray for CPU cooler installation with pre-installed motherboard stand-offs. Case also have a full PSU cover

Case comes with a build-in LED and PWM FAN controller. You can control ARGB lighting effect via single button on front of the case or can also sync LEDs and FANs using motherboard headers and software, as case supports all the major motherboard RGB software

Testing

CPUIntel Core i9-9900K
BoardMSI Z390 Gaming Plus
RAM4 X 8GB Corsair DDR4 3600Mhz
SSDSamsung 970 Evo NVME SSD
Cooler ANTEC Neptune 240 AIO
GFXGigabyte
PSUANTEC NeoECO 650
OSWindows 10

Pros

  • ARBG LED and PWM Fan Controller build-in
  • Great Price
  • Nice looks
  • Rigid build quality
  • Good Air flow design
  • Tempered glass side panel

Cons

  • Nil

Conclusion

Installation of hardware was very easy. Case provided decent internal space and cable routing options. We also installed ANTEC Neptune 240 AIO cooler and connected ARGB lighting with the case build in controller and all LEDs synced properly.

Case provided decent airflow for overclocking my Intel Core i9-9900K CPU up to 5.2GHz all cores stable using ANTEC Neptune 240 AIO cooler.

Finally with a price tag of just Rs. 6350(approx.), the Antec Dark Avenger DA601 RGB Mid tower case is packed with features and looks aimed at the entry level gaming case segment and worthy of our PC TeK REVIEWS VALUE Award.

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