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Antec SOLO II
8.5 out of 10

Antec SOLO II

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Overall 6
6.0

Nice design and very quite

Patrick Bumgardner, Amazon
4 May 2013
  • Summary: Antec cases are always easy to use and they look good also. This case has acoustic damping tiles on each side which makes this a very quite computer. The power on and off button is a bad design and can break very easy if you try to clean the front filter in the case.
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Overall 6
6.0

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Elizabeth J., Newegg
17 June 2012
  • Summary: Antec sent me a USB3 to USB2 converter cable on request, at no charge. Had ordered a non-USB3 mobo but now all 4 front USB ports will be available.
  • Pros: Case went together beautifully. Clean edges, all neatly finished. Elegant minimal look. (with caveat on the power switch LED) Sound proofing on side panels & etc. Nice ventilation; very nice removable filters. Everything runs cool only with fan that came with. Top mount psu.
  • Cons: Pretty but big. Probably overpriced. They almost got it, but missed a few design & engineering details. 1. Front panel is not ALL aluminum, perhaps part of it is. 2. Front panel has a slight rattle, audible a6 2 feet away. There probably should be a hinge in the middle, as well as on the top & bo...
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Overall 6
6.0

Antec, What's with the headphone jacks???

Thomas H., Newegg
11 June 2012
  • Summary: I took off one egg for the jacks being fussy and another egg for Antec acknowledging the problem, but then sending me a replacement part that still had the same problem! It's like going to a diner and saying, "hey my hot tea is cold." "Ok, we'll give you another one.
  • Pros: Great design for a quiet system. I like the airflow from the bottom of the case to the top. I'm glad Antec made available a case similar to their original Sonata, which I also have and still use.
  • Cons: What's with the headphone jacks Antec? The headphone jacks feel like they won't work. For a good connection you have to insert a headphone plug hard enough that even a fully loaded case will move backward. I contacted Antec for replacement jacks, which they sent. Same deal. It's WAAAYYYYY too har...
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Overall 6
6.0

damaged case

Suwu H., Newegg
25 January 2012
  • Pros: sleek, different.
  • Cons: arrive damaged, one of the hinges fell off, damaged side panel-(won't close completely) because of bent tubes, dents on the top edge, now I have to super glue the hinges.
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Overall 6
6.0

Power Button Rattles

Keith C., Newegg
10 December 2011
  • Summary: Not sure if this is really a con, but the bar that supports the PSU is a real pain to work with. You have to remove it before installing the PSU which makes it really hard to screw in the PSU without any support or help.
  • Pros: Very good sound dampening. Besides the PSU fan, and power button rattling, I couldn't hear anything else inside of it.
  • Cons: The power button rattles as if there is a vibration in the case. There is no vibration that I can detect but the power button continues to annoyingly rattle. In all my years I have never had a power button that rattles like this one does.
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