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Thermaltake Soprano Case - Post thoughts

Pinchy

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#1
Im looking at getting a new case. I dont like my current one, its a bit crappy :p

Yeah well here is a link:
http://www.thermaltake.com/xaserCase/soprano/bws/bws.htm#logoInfo
What do you guys think? I can get it for $120 AUD without a PSU but woth 2x120mm TT fans and 1x90mm TT fan

Also, any other suggestions on nice cases, nothing over $150 AUD?
 

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A friend of mine has one. It's nothing spectacular but it's a good, solid case. I considered getting one for a while before I got my Centurion 5.
 
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#4
lol u reckon?

I reckon i prefer the soprano :p
 
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yeah well i geuss they are both the same case really soprano just has a different front
 

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i guess thats an opinion thing....btw thanks for the input ;)

All suggestions are appreciated :)
 
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i guess thats an opinion thing....btw thanks for the input ;)

All suggestions are appreciated :)
yup if we all liked the same thing life would be boring :p
 

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i have it, only thing is the pci holding thing is iffy, I use screws. Also, cable management is a bit hard in it...
 
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Get rid of the crap PCI holder, and otherwise I love the case. It's a wee bit on the small side, but hey, it's an ATX midtower. I'm a bit worried personally about the front fan, the front grille completely limits airflow. Other then that, a very nice, sturdy, well built case.
 

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Get rid of the crap PCI holder, and otherwise I love the case. It's a wee bit on the small side, but hey, it's an ATX midtower. I'm a bit worried personally about the front fan, the front grille completely limits airflow. Other then that, a very nice, sturdy, well built case.
I agree 100%, but the case is quite roomy... i usually work in microatxs, so i guess thats how i see it. Front fan, yes, I dremeled off the intake...
 

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#11
thanks to all for the replies and feedback so far :D