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Antec Sonata III 500
7.6 out of 10

Antec Sonata III 500

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Overall 8
8.0

Close to perfect

Vorticity "Weatherman", Amazon
3 October 2014
  • Summary: Close, but not perfect. It is quiet, but the case fan is definitely audible. You won't hear the hard drives or other fans, though. I like that the intake air is filtered by a washable filter! I also like the highly rated power supply, which is really why I bought this case.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Quality, Quiet Case

Jeremy R. Easton-Marks, Amazon
4 April 2013
  • Summary: I bought this case for a new computer build and found it extremely easy to work with. PROS 500W Power Supply Already Setup Removable Drive Slots CONS Nothing so far NOTES 1 Fan (All though that is all I think I need right now and I could add more later) A little tight getting the wiring for the hard...
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice polished design, but some noise

somegradstudent, Amazon
2 August 2011
  • Summary: I've had the case for 4 months now. The 120mm fan that comes with it is a bit loud when put on maximum speed, although I think I got used to it by now and don't notice it. The case does have space for another 120mm fan on the front and with a quiet fan, could be quieter.
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid, quiet and understated good looks.

Chris from Tucson, Amazon
21 March 2011
  • Summary: Quiet operation. Solid metal black look is classic, without bringing too much attention to itself. Wife was worried when i wanted to put a desktop in the living room, but loves how quiet and sleek this computer performs.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice case, but not real quiet

Shawn Mulligan, Amazon
28 January 2011
  • Summary: The case is stylish and overall, built rather well. For a novice computer builder, I had to figure some things out. The instructions are rather on the short and sweet side, but were enough to go on. It is a little crowded in there if you've got a lot of extra stuff, but it's not bad, overall.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice and quiet!

barelymd, Amazon
1 January 2011
  • Summary: Bought this for a quiet pc. Meets my needs and fits full atx motherboard. It is silent as described although setting up was a little trickier than I expected. I spent a ton of time searching for the screws which are in a small cardboard box tucked in the hard drive bays.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice case

V. Sandberg, Amazon
25 September 2007
  • Summary: Pros: Very quiet. High quality, seems sturdy, easy to load the drives. Love the all black look. Power supply is good and 500 Watts. Cons: Plastic door seems a little flimsy. Also the front USB, firewire and audio ports are kind of difficult to use, I mean that you really need to push the usb plug...
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Overall 8
8.0

Antec Sonata III 500 Black Computer Case

Derick, pricebat.ca
17 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Lots of space for every little thingAdded usb portsLocking case is nice if I have anything critical in the driveQuiet It is not fairly as quiet as it was made out to be, it still has a hum that I can hear continually but it is quieter than most circumstancesSort of annoying obtaining to open the...
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Overall 8
8.0

Antec Sonata III 500 Black Computer Case

Ramses, pricebat.ca
20 July 2013
  • Excerpt: I nevertheless like the slick piano black appear. Nonetheless like how the side case door opens effortlessly and the filter concept. As predicted, the fan has started making noises immediately after a year. Just ordered a replacement.
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Overall 8
8.0

Antec Sonata III 500 Black Computer Case

Socrates, pricebat.ca
24 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Ƒ) case opens with a single spring-loaded latch rather of screws or thumb-screws: wonderfully easy for a tweaker like meƒ) toolless really hard-drive cages with rubber isolating feet are quiet and speedy to changeƓ) quiet case fan and PSUƔ) attractive piano-black finishƕ) single blue LED looks great...
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