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Old 16-12-08, 11:45 AM
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Antec Introduces Sonata Elite

"The Sonata Elite enclosure improves on the Sonata family's renowned quiet computing features with even greater quiet, stability and style"

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Old 16-12-08, 02:17 PM
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Oh my that is fugly
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Old 16-12-08, 09:40 PM
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Seems like noise would leak a lot from the HDD area if you ask me.

Not really ideal for quiet computing, which is something the Sonata was synonymous with.
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Old 17-12-08, 12:06 AM
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It's not too bad. I'd like to see how much room there is on the back side of the drives for running the cables back there. I prefer my drive bays facing the other direction (towards the back of the case).
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Old 17-12-08, 12:09 AM
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Id like to see the inside. I personaly thought the Sonata cases sucked for airflow when you stuffed them with a high performance pc.
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Old 17-12-08, 12:10 AM
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Id like to see the inside. I personaly thought the Sonata cases sucked for airflow when you stuffed them with a high performance pc.
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Old 17-12-08, 01:56 AM
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Lol still just as bad as before. Cable management is horrible for these things too, albeit possible.
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Old 23-12-08, 06:48 PM
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Lol still just as bad as before. Cable management is horrible for these things too, albeit possible.
Side intake vents were added to draw in air over the hard drives and into the case in order to address the issue of air flow. In terms of cable management, this case is still more of a mid level case, so for costs issues, Antec has opted to keep that option out. However, suggestions are very much appreciated and we will keep cable management in mind in the next mid level design.

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Old 23-12-08, 09:14 PM
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it dosnt look that ugly, have you seen some xclio cases? :O make me puke
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Old 24-12-08, 03:03 AM
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Side intake vents were added to draw in air over the hard drives and into the case in order to address the issue of air flow. In terms of cable management, this case is still more of a mid level case, so for costs issues, Antec has opted to keep that option out. However, suggestions are very much appreciated and we will keep cable management in mind in the next mid level design.

Antec
Oh snap these forums have Antec now??

Anyways, i have one request that would have solved all my problems in the Sonata days. Removeable back side panel.
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