Date: November 15th, 2005
Article by: Ryan (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Antec
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PRODUCT PICTORIAL & WALKTHROUGH
The Super Lanboy doesn't differ from your average mid size tower computer case by much. Firstly I would like to point out how light weight this case is. This case only weighs 11.5lbs. I thought Antec sent me an empty box before opening it thanks to the Super Lanboy's lightweight aluminum structure.
At first glance this case is really easy on the eyes. It has a very nice functional design, while not looking to tacky. The outer panels appear to be brushed aluminum, while the front plate is plastic. The interior is blindingly reflective, which is gives it that “sterile” ready to operate kind of feeling. It also sports a door brandishing the Antec badge to protect your drives. Now when there is a door on a case, its good to know that after a few months it's not going to fall off. After examining the hinges on this door I would say they shouldn't be a problem as long as you aren't too rough on it.
It is not a complex hinge but it seems to be a fairly secure one but make sure you are careful, one good knock and this door can easily be snapped right off.
Below that you have your front setup that is everything but confusing, you get your front audio out and microphone plugs, reset and power switch, and your power/hard drive activity LEDs, along with 2 USB 2.0 connections.
Now, when it comes to setting up your computer, one of the most aggravating things can be installing your front intake fan, and this is where Antec has saved you time and grief. Not only did they already install a super quite blue LED 120mm fan for you. They made it incredibly easy to remove it in the future if needed.
Simply remove the plastic grill with a slight pull and it comes off and snaps right back into place.