Antec CX700 RGB Elite


Antec CX700 RGB Elite

Standing out with full-view design on the seamless 4mm steel-tempered glass, CX700 RGB ELITE’s left and front panel offer an unobstructed view of your build, creating a stunning showcase for your components.

Part Product
Processor Intel Core I7 14700K
Motherboard Gigabyte Z790 Gaming X
Memory Crucial Pro Overclocking
Storage Crucial T705
Cooler EK-Nucleus LUX CR360 D-RGB
Case Antec CX700 RGB Elite
Graphics Card Gigabyte RTX 4070 Ti Super
Power Supply Sharkoon P30

First Impressions

The Antec CX700 RGB ELITE immediately impresses with its sleek and modern design, boasting a refined aesthetic that stands out in any setup. As soon as you unbox the case, the build quality is apparent. The case is constructed from sturdy materials, providing a reassuring heft that speaks to its durability.

The front panel is a highlight, featuring an elegant tempered glass design that beautifully showcases the three pre-installed ARGB fans. These fans, with their vibrant and customizable lighting, add a dynamic and visually striking element to the case. The included lighting controller and compatibility with various motherboard RGB software make it easy to sync the lighting with the rest of your system, offering a seamless integration of aesthetics and performance.

Internally, the CX700 RGB ELITE offers ample space for a variety of components, making it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced builders. The layout is intuitive, with well-placed cable management options that help maintain a clean and organized interior. The inclusion of dust filters at the top, front, and bottom ensures that your components stay dust-free, contributing to the longevity and efficiency of your build.

Overall, the Antec CX700 RGB ELITE makes a striking first impression with its combination of style, functionality, and attention to detail. Whether you’re looking to build a high-performance gaming rig or a sleek workstation, this case provides a solid foundation that meets a wide range of needs and preferences.

Our Build

For our build with the Antec CX700 RGB ELITE, we aimed to create a high-performance system that would handle intensive tasks and gaming with ease. Our component choices reflect this ambition, and we’re pleased to report that everything fit perfectly, showcasing the thoughtful design of this case.

Components Used:

  • CPU: Intel Core i7-14700K
  • Motherboard: Gigabyte Z790 Gaming X
  • RAM: Crucial Pro Overclocking RAM
  • Storage: Crucial T705 SSD
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Super
  • Cooling: EK Nucleus CR360

As we began our build, the Antec CX700 RGB ELITE’s spacious interior made installation straightforward and hassle-free. The Intel Core i7-14700K paired with the Gigabyte Z790 Gaming X motherboard slotted in effortlessly, thanks to the ample clearance and strategically placed standoff points. The motherboard’s alignment with the rear I/O shield was precise, a testament to the case’s engineering.

Installing the Crucial Pro Overclocking RAM was seamless, with plenty of room around the DIMM slots, allowing for easy access and secure fitting. The Crucial T705 SSD found its place in the dedicated drive bays, which provided robust mounting options and excellent airflow to keep our storage cool under load.

The star of our build, the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Super, fit snugly into the PCIe slot with room to spare, even accommodating its substantial cooling solution. The Antec CX700 RGB ELITE’s design ensures that large GPUs have adequate space, avoiding any potential clashes with other components or the case itself.

For cooling, the EK Nucleus CR360 liquid cooler was mounted at the top of the case. The generous top panel clearance allowed for a straightforward installation of the radiator and fans, ensuring efficient heat dissipation. This setup worked harmoniously with the three pre-installed ARGB front fans, creating an optimized airflow path that kept our system running cool and quiet.

Cable management, often a challenging aspect of building, was a breeze with the CX700 RGB ELITE. The case features multiple grommeted holes and tie-down points, making it easy to route cables cleanly and out of sight. This not only enhances the aesthetic appeal but also improves airflow, contributing to overall system performance.

In summary, the Antec CX700 RGB ELITE provided a perfect fit for our high-performance components, facilitating a smooth and enjoyable building experience. The combination of thoughtful design, ample space, and aesthetic appeal makes this case an outstanding choice for both novice and experienced builders aiming to create a powerful and visually stunning system.


After completing our build with the Antec CX700 RGB ELITE, we are thoroughly impressed by its performance, design, and overall usability. This case effortlessly balances form and function, making it a standout choice for builders looking to combine aesthetic appeal with practical features.

From the moment we unboxed it, the CX700 RGB ELITE’s robust construction and stylish design set a high standard. The tempered glass front panel and vibrant ARGB fans provided a visually striking foundation that made our build truly shine. The integration of high-end components, including the Intel Core i7-14700K, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Super, and EK Nucleus CR360 liquid cooler, was seamless, thanks to the spacious and intelligently designed interior.

One of the highlights of our experience was the exceptional ease of installation. The case’s ample room for large components, effective cable management options, and thoughtful layout made the building process straightforward and enjoyable. Additionally, the excellent airflow design ensured that our system remained cool and efficient, even under heavy loads.

In summary, the Antec CX700 RGB ELITE exceeded our expectations, providing a perfect blend of aesthetics, functionality, and ease of use. Whether you’re a novice builder or an experienced enthusiast, this case offers a robust platform for creating a high-performance system that looks as good as it performs. We highly recommend the CX700 RGB ELITE for anyone seeking a stylish, high-quality case for their next build.

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