Antec Twelve Hundred V3 Review & Specs

Antec Twelve Hundred V3 Black Steel Full Tower

Antec Twelve Hundred V3 Black Steel Full Tower

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  • Antec's Twelve Hundred V3 gaming case combines maximum performance, cooling and compatibility in a full-tower package. Thirteen drive bays, space for graphics cards as large as 17.5", a CPU cutout, an internal 2.5" SSD drive mount and newly integrated USB 3.0 round off a robust foundation for your components. The Twelve Hundred V3 features a top Big Boy 200™ blue LED cooling fan, two rear blue LED 120 mm fans and three front blue LED 120 mm fans. Apart from standard size power supplies, the Twelve Hundred V3 can accommodate Antec's CPX form factor PSUs. Outfit your components and maximize their performance with Antec's Twelve Hundred V3.

Specifications Overview

Model Twelve Hundred V3
Release Date May 2011

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Type ATX Full Tower
Color Black
Includes Power Supply
External 5.25" Drive Bays 3
External 3.5" Drive Bays 0
Internal 2.5" Drive Bays 0
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays 9
Motherboard Compatibility ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX, Thin Mini ITX
Front Panel USB Ports
Dimensions 513mm x 213mm x 581mm
Max VGA length allowance 444.00mm
Expansion Slots 7


  • Six fans included
  • A lot of space for big CPU coolers and long graphic cards
  • 240mm Radiator support
  • Very good cooling performance


  • Only supports a single 2.5”'' drive
  • No Extended ATX support
Model Twelve Hundred V3
Case Type Full Tower Case
Color(s) Black
Cooling System 2 rear 120 mm blue LED exhaust fan
1 top 200 mm Big Boy 200&tradel blue LED exhaust fan
3 front 120 mm blue LED intake fans with front speed control
1 window side panel 120 mm fan slot
1 middle 120 mm fan bracket
Drive Bays 13 drive bays
- External 3 x 5.25"; Internal 9 x 3.5" for HDD, or
- External 6 x 5.25"; Internal 6 x 3.5" for HDD, or
- External 9 x 5.25"; Internal 3 x 3.5" for HDD or
- External 12 x 5.25 for HDD
- Internal 1 x bottom-mounted 2.5" SSD drive
Front Ports 3 x USB 3.0
Audio In and Out (AC'97 and HDA compatible)
Expansion Slots /
video card size
7 expansion slots
Maximum video card size: 17.5" / 444 mm (Note: some video cards may require removal of the adjacent hard drive cage)
PSU Not included
Motherboard Support Mini-ITX, microATX, Standard ATX
CPU Cutout Yes
Cable Management Yes
Side panel features 1 window side panel 120 mm fan slot

# Unit Dimensions
- 22.9" (H) x 8.4" (W) x 20.2" (D)
- 582 mm (H) x 213 mm (W) x 513 mm (D)
# Package Dimensions
- 25.6" (H) x 11.8" (W) x 23.6" (D)
- 650 mm (H) x 300 mm (W) x 600 mm (D)



Weight Net Gross: 31.3 lbs / 14.2 kg
Gross Weight: 38.6 lbs / 17.5 kg
Special Features Powerful cooling system with large 200 mm top-exhaust blue LED fan, two 120 mm intake fans and one rear 120 mm exhaust fan
Stylish, perforated front panel includes fan control knobs plus built-in washable air filters to minimize dust intake
7 expansion slots to support multiple graphics cards, including NVIDIA 3-way SLI®
CPU cutout allows for easy installation of CPU coolers
Maximum video card size: 17.5" / 444 mm (Note: some video cards may require removal of the adjacent hard drive cage)

Critic Reviews


Well to be fair I think the results speak for themselves; to achieve better CPU cooling than the Silverstone FT02B case is an awesome achievement, as the Silverstone is known to be one of the best (if not the best) CPU Coolers out there! To be within...

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