Packed with convenient features and swift customization options, the Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 Gaming Case is a versatile full-tower case with 14 drive bays, seven expansion slots, a 2.5-inch top hot-swap drive bay, and front-mounted I/O ports. The advanced cooling system includes seven variable-speed fans, washable fan filters, perforated front panels, and the option for an additional side fan. The DF-85 also features durable, steel construction, a sleek, black finish, and external fan control knobs for added convenience.
| Dark Fleet DF-85 |
At a Glance:
- Versatile case with 14 drive bays and seven expansion slots
- Easy access to drives with Fleet-Release doors
- Four hot-swappable hard-drive bays
- Top 2.5-inch hot-swap bay
- Seven fans keep system cool, and external fan control knobs add convenience
- CPU cutout allows for easy installation of CPU coolers
- Top-mounted audio in/out, 2.0 and 3.0 USB ports
- Backed by a three-year limited warranty
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Customizable to Fit Your Needs
The Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 Gaming Case provides extensive options for personalizing your computer or gaming system. It features seven expansion slots to support multiple graphics cards, nine internal 3.5-inch bays, three external 5.25-inch bays, one internal, bottom-mounted 2.5-inch SSD bay, and one top-mounted 2.5-inch SSD bay with hot-swap connectors. The drives are easily accessible with Antec's innovative Fleet-Release access doors that open separately for convenient entry and lock to keep your equipment safe.
You can make four of the hard drives hot swappable, and a convenient top bay with hot-swap connectors and a transparent lid easily accepts an SSD or laptop hard disk drive.
Top-Mounted I/O ports for Easy Access
Situated at the top of the front panel are access ports for headphones, microphone, two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0 port, and the power and reset buttons, so you can quickly and easily plug in to your system. Lockable access doors ensure security.
Optimal Cooling Right Out of the Box
Designed with an advanced cooling system, the DF-85 includes two 140-millimeter top fans and two 120-millimeter rear, red-LED fans with external two-speed controls, as well as three 120-millimeter red-LED fans on the front of each of the disk-drive cages. The front fans can be individually adjusted with variable-speed control knobs, and they also feature easily removable, washable fan filters to reduce dust buildup in your system, helping to keep your equipment cool, dust-free, and reliable. Additionally, a convenient CPU cut-out allows for easy installation of CPU coolers.
Optional Fan Mounts Increase Air Flow
The DF-85 is designed to easily accommodate an optional 120-millimeter fan to enhance graphics-card cooling. It also features a preinstalled metal plate and water-cooling grommets on the rear panel, which allow for the use of a water cooling system.
Cable Compartment Provides a Clean Look and Better Cooling
Cables can be neatly tucked inside the built-in cable compartment so you can keep your system organized and the airflow unobstructed. Routing cables is easy and efficient with the provided cable ties that are attached to the compartment wall.
At 26.3 pounds, the DF-85 Gaming Case is 23.5 inches tall, 19.9 inches deep, and 8.4 inches wide. It features durable, steel construction, a sleek, black finish inside and out, and a maximum video card size of 12.5 inches. The DF-85 is compatible with Mini-ITX, microATX and Standard ATX Motherboards, and it supports standard power supplies, as well as the Antec-exclusive CP series power supply.
The Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 Gaming Case is backed by a manufacturer's three-year limited warranty.
What's in the Box
DF-85 Gaming Case, user's manual, and hardware.
| Specifications || |
Nine Hundred Two
Dark Fleet DF-85
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|Drive Bays ||9 Drive Bays: |
- External 3 x 5.25";
- Internal 6 x 3.5" for HDD
- Internal 1 x bottom-mounted 2.5" SSD
|9 drive bays: |
- External 3 x 5.25"; Internal 6 x 3.5" for HDD, or
- External 6 x 5.25"; Internal 3 x 3.5" for HDD, or
- External 9 x 5.25"
|14 drive bays: |
- Up to 9 x internal 3.5"
- 3 x external 5.25"
- 4 x external 3.5" Fleet-Swap drives (position changeable)
- 1 x external top 2.5" hot-swap SATA drive bay
- 1 x internal bottom-mounted 2.5" SSD drive
|11 drive bays: |
- Up to 6 x internal 3.5"
- 3 x external 5.25"
- 1 x top external 2.5" hot swap SATA drive bay
- 2 x internal 3.5" Fleet-Swap SATA drive bays (position changeable)
- 1 x internal bottom-mounted 2.5" SSD bay
|11 drive bays: |
- 6 x internal 3.5"
- 3 x external 5.25"
- 1 x top external 2.5" hot-swap SATA (SSD-compatible) drive bay
- 1 x internal bottom-mounted 2.5" SSD drive bay
|Cooling System ||Top ||1 special 140 x 25 mm TriCool Fan with 3-speed switch control ||1 200 x 30mm "Big Boy" TriCool blue LED exhaust fan ||2 140mm TwoCool fans ||1 140mm TwoCool fan ||1 140mm TwoCool fan |
|Rear ||1 120 x 25 mm TriCool Fan with 3-speed switch control. ||1 120 x 25mm TriCool blue LED exhaust fan ||2 120mm TwoCool red LED fans ||1 white 120mm TwoCool fans with white LED ||1 black 120mm TwoCool fan with blue LED |
|Front ||2 (optional) 120 mm fans to cool the hard drives ||2 120 x 25mm special black blue LED intake fans with front speed control ||3 120mm red LED fans with speed control knobs ||2 variable-speed 120mm LED fans with white LED ||2 black 120 mm fans with blue LEDs and speed control knobs for HDDs |
|Side ||1 (Optional) 120 x 25 mm Fan to cool graphic cards ||1 (Optional) 120 x 25mm fan mount ||1 120mm fan to cool graphics cards (optional) ||1 120mm fan for graphics cards (optional) ||1 120 mm fan for graphics cards (optional) |
|Middle || ||1 (Optional) 120mm fan mount || || || |
|18" x 8.1" x 18.3" ||19.4" x 8.6" x 18.6" ||23.5" x 8.4" x 19.9" ||19.1" x 7.8" x 19.1" ||19.1" x 7.8" x 19.1" |