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    Antec Sonata: review

    Ran across the following,

    Antec Sonata




    For specifications, click on above image.

    For a review,
    Click HERE.


    A rather novel way of installing the 3.5" drives.


    Another review,
    Click HERE.
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    That's a great looking case...

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    the HD rack is neat

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    Sonata case

    Checked at Newegg.com, they are listing the Sonata as available ($108.00) but have a will notify you when unit is in stock.

    Sounds like a good case from the review. Being a webdeveloper a little more quiet will be appreciated.

    Will be interesting to get one for the home office!
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    Should be quite convenient for those accessing their HDDs frequently and/or those in the computer service...
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    I don't know if I like the cover on ports and I would like to see it with a window on it, but it does look nice and I like the dust filter and 120mm fans. I also like to see a good 380w Trupower PS to back it all up with. The black case looks pretty nice (and it is really black for once).
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    Hey, that's a smart little case. I totally disagree - a window would go against the whole design ethos of the thing (i.e. understated and stylish!).

    They have a desktop-format HTPC case out as well. Looks pretty cool for a PC case, but would stand out like a sore thumb amongst AV separates.

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    The Sonata is stylish without being gimmicky. The HD mounts are truly innovative. Ditto to 120mm fans and filters.

    Looking forward to getting one for my next 'puter.

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    This one isn't too bad.. I just got this about a month ago








    Here are the USB and Firewire ports in the front.



    Very nice case. Easy quick release harddrive bay / CD Rom-DVD Rom. Fans everywhere. Comes with two fans in the rear, Two fans in the powersupply and a place to put three fans in the front with basiclly no air resistance. Very impresive and lots of room




    Here is another pic (The feet pull out)

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    I do like their cases. I have the little brother of that very same case (but also an older version without the front posts. I only have room for 1 rear and two front, but it is built like a tank and very easy to work on.

    I do love the "Antec" air holes along the top on both sides and think it would look really cool with a blue cold cathode behind the holes. Two Blue Antec LED 120mm fans would look finish the case off nicely. I guess I could live without a window, but even a smaller window would look nice. Somethin taking up the bottom 2/3 of the case starting just behind the hard drives.
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