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Antec NEW SOLUTION SERIES VSK-4000 Black SGCC steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

  • SGCC steel ATX Mid Tower
  • 2 x USB 2.0 / Audio Front Ports
  • 3 External 5.25" Drive Bays
  • 5 Internal 3.5" Drive Bays

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Antec Black SGCC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Designed for new and experienced system builders looking for a versatile, reliable enclosure for the home or office – Antec’s VSK4000E.



Affordable, Builder-Friendly Case

Building a system starts with buying a case, then comes the parts that goes into it, which the cost can add up very quickly. The VSK4000 is here to provide the basic platform to start building your very own system. It’s humble design and practical functionality contains the fundamentals for a performance chassis. The VSK line is designed to be a stepping stone for those who want to upgrade their system later on. Each chassis devotedly serves their purpose as a cost-effective, unforgettable part of your system building experience.



Built to last for several builds, the VSK4000E is constructed with durable steel, bottom and front side vents, two USB 2.0 ports and other essentials welcomed in any home or office PC. Constructed with durable, galvanized steel, the VSK4000E is a tough case meant to last for several builds without fail. Supporting up to standard ATX motherboards, the case has seven expansion slots for better customization and versatility, including space for a 12.5" graphics card.


Excellent Cooling

The VSK4000E is made to keep your components cool thanks to its bottom and front side vents, 120mm rear fan, 120mm front fan mount, rear water cooling support and CPU cutout while meeting Intel® Thermally Advantaged Chassis (TAC) 2.0 guidelines. Furthermore, VSK4000E is RoHS compliant and meets CE Certification for added reassurance. Lastly, the stylish black front panel is equipped with two USB 2.0 ports, Audio In/Out jacks and other essentials for your home or office needs.


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Model VSK4000E
UPC 0-761345-92041-4
Unit Dimensions (H x W x D) 17.3 x 7.3 x 16.2"
(440 x 185 x 412mm)
Water Cooling Support Rear water cooling grommets
Front Ports 2 x USB 2.0 - Audio In/Out
Case Type Mid-Tower
Cooling System/Front Ports 1 x 120mm rear exhaust fan
1 x 120mm front intake fan (optional)
Drive Bays 3 x 5.25" External drive bays
1 x External floppy drive bay
5 x 3.5" Internal HDD bays
Motherboard Support Standard ATX, microATX, Mini-ITX
Color(s) Black
Weight Net Weight 11.0 lbs (5.0kg)
Gross Weight 13.2 lbs (6.0kg)
Expansion Slots 7 expansion slots

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Jahn A.
  • 8/25/2015 1:23:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsYou get what you pay for!!!

Pros: 1. Cheap price point.
2. Clean esthetics.
3. Decent durability.
4. Very lite weight.
5. Black interior cables.
6. Raised plastic legs.
7. Grommets for cable routing on the back of the case.

Cons: 1. Cheap materials.
2. Bare metal interior finish.
3. No bottom ventilation holes.
4. Cheap rubber grommet inserts.
5. Might want to replace the fan when you can.
6. Not a lot of space for cable management between back of MoBo tray and side panel.

Other Thoughts: I got this one for $19.99 after MIR here on Newegg (2013). Although the front of the case is made what it seems to be a cheap flimsy plastic, it looks good. It has very nice and precise cuts that make the case look way about its price range. The exterior paint job has held up rather nicely against scratches and scuffs during the years. So has the plastic front panel. Cheaper case means cheaper materials or less of certain materials. Every piece of metal in this case is thin and often sharp. Hence the lite weight. The back edge of the case was bent during one of my moves. At the time, the case was holding MoBo, PSU, RAM, CPU + Cooler, HDD, and Optical Drive and it had been placed in the original shipping box. No other components were damaged during this move. Black interior cables are a nice thought. Not that it matters with a bare metal finish, but at least they are not all kinds of colors. The plastic raised legs are good for nothing since there are no ventilation holes at the bottom of this case. Well… maybe they are good for not scratching your desktop or your fancy wooden floors if you have those. I still recommend adding another source of anti-vibration/scratch to these cheap things. I am glad I don’t use the rubber grommets because they come off all the time. I like to stash all excess cables behind the MoBo tray. However, it proved to be troublesome with this case. There is ¼ in. back there. Finally, the fan. If you are a noise phobic freak, I recommend you look somewhere else. The fan its ok but it feels cheap and it will probably start rattling soon. Mine has lasted since summer 2013 and is starting to sound a little worn down.
All I have to say is cheap, cheap, and cheap. And I love it. For 20 bucks I got exactly that. If you want better quality, look for something else in the $50 price range. This case looks nice and clean but it is not the best case you can afford. I highly recommend this case for someone with an extremely low budget, or as a server case tucked away where the kids (big or small) will not be kicking it around. Overall, I give this case a deserving three-star rating.

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  • Ben W.
  • 8/20/2015 8:11:27 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsreal flimsy

Pros: used it for my server pc all holes line up great screws are good quality included fan is great.
fan mounting spot on front to cool hard drives is great
hard drive mounts are good and plastic removable panel allows big cards to be installed.
psu mounting is sturdy
all said and done it has everything I needed a case to do and looks good enough from the outside

Cons: inside isn't painted. I threw a coat of gloss black on that baby when I got it in. looks nice now
thin steel and flimsy is just the word to describe it. the side panel pops in and out easy and the entire construction sways and bends if you push it or twist it.

nobody does! they sit and collect dust as the components inside to work. this case is strong enough to hold dual titans so why not!

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  • Drew J.
  • 7/9/2015 8:09:31 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsSimple case, effective, but not of high quality.

Pros: Simple design, may need to be careful with long GPUs.
I painted the interior in both of mine flat black and replaced the rivets with steel rivets. Not for the faint of heart, the thing bent and wobbled like it was on stilts until I got the last few rivets in. Antec is not what I would call HIGH quality, but not the lowest of the low either. This is still worth the money I paid.

Cons: The top mounted PSU harkens back to an age where the motherboards power port was in the near middle of the board..
Honestly I hate it. Either you drill your exhaust holes in the top of your case (Don't do that with shoddy tools, you will bend it like no other) or you invert the PSU and have the hot air blow directly into your case instead of out of it.

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  • Nicholas O.
  • 7/2/2015 10:34:48 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsStandoffs don't fit

Pros: This case is an alright value if you're building a PC with inexpensive components - something you don't really care about and aren't going to move around or change very often.

Buttons and lights work. Single fan works and is quiet.

Cons: This is a very lightweight case. It arrived looking a bit worn. Once I took the side off I could see there was some bending to the cages and the expansion slot pop-outs were popped around a bit.

The worst thing I've encountered is that the motherboard standoffs will not thread into their holes. I managed to find three that would fit into certain holes, thinking that three would be enough to keep the motherboard stable. It was, barely. It made installation of the other components problematic. The CPU heat sink, jumpers, and power connections were a nightmare to fasten with the board bending so much.

Other Thoughts: In the end, it's workable. I'm using it for a NAS. Everything in it is refurbed cheap stuff except the drives. I wouldn't use this to house anything but the most-expendable components, as there is probably a fair chance of damage during installation due to the cheap fittings.

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  • Jack W.
  • 6/15/2015 4:36:04 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsThis case is not good.

Pros: Sleek form

Cons: Cheap punch out spots for external interfaces to pcie cards
and disk drives. Can't recover holes that have been punched.

Front case audiojack does not work.

Not enough screws in packaging.

Airflow is poor.

Other Thoughts: Do not buy this case. There are better ones for a similar price

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  • Anonymous
  • 6/1/2015 4:34:31 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggstrouble fitting full size atx MB

Pros: Simple clean design that provides a basic no frills case. Perfect for my self built Linux system. I was looking for a minimum size case for a full size atx MB. However...

Cons: My full size super micro atx MB was a bit too big to fit in the case. I had to trim about an 1/8" of sheet metal off the drive bay frame to get the MB to drop in properly. I'm handy with a Dremel tool so although I was frustrated, it was easy for me to make the necessary adjustments. But, other buyers may not be as willing to go this far.

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  • Donald A.
  • 5/31/2015 3:35:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSmall on the outside, big inside

Pros: Minimalist styling. Inexpensive case has lots of room for optical and hard drives. It isn't listed in the specs but as you can see in the pics it does have an external 3 1/2" drive bay. I like an external card reader in my machines so this case fit the bill. If you don't need six internal drives you can remove part of the drive cage to accommodate a huge graphics card.

Cons: Not especially sturdy or well made but you do get more than you're paying for in this case.

Other Thoughts: Got this to build a Linux server with spare parts I had laying around. Love the power switch on the top of the case and the reset button can be activated with a finger, rather than a pencil.

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  • Paul S.
  • 5/21/2015 1:03:28 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsMeh

Pros: Arrived fast, cheap

Cons: Arrived looking like a soda can that was kicked down the street. Very thin metal, poor packaging. Should be double boxed.

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  • James P.
  • 5/13/2015 9:26:14 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs30 dollars

Pros: 30 dollars 7 dollars super saving shipping got it in three days in mint shape

Cons: no

Other Thoughts: i have a more expensive antec with the 380 earth watts been solid for years, with a little seasonic 300 and a mini ATX board this case is about as good as it gets in this price range, if you just want a basic attractive pc, or even for a fairly high end build, this is a good choice

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  • David M.
  • 5/4/2015 7:01:34 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsBlack case

Pros: Fairly decent case for the price. 3 x 5.25" external bays, 1 x 3.5" external bay, 3 more internal 3.5" bays, one bay can be used for SSD. Top-mounted I/O panel, reasonably attractive design. Arrived undamaged, faster than expected. Lots of room for video cards, etc., easy install, room for cable management.

Cons: The metal's a bit thin for my taste and there's lots of sharp edges. The knockouts on mine were nearly punched through so I used foil tape to keep them from rattling. The case fans aren't PWM. Like most inexpensive cases, there's no provision for fan filters. Expansion slot covers are flimsy & may rattle if not secured well.

Other Thoughts: The sharp edges are all inside the case; a little caution and you'll be fine. I used liberal amounts of foil tape to secure the flimsier stuff & made rubber gaskets for the cooling fans, I wanted a quiet build. Mounting space is generous: I have two optical drives, a card reader stuffed in the 3.5" external bay, and two WD hard drives; enough space remained to tuck surplus cabling into the empty bays. Still enough room to add an SSD, video card, etc if and when.

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