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Antec Solo II Mid Tower Case Review

Today we have the opportunity to check out Antec’s latest case. An upgrade from the popular Antec Solo, the Solo II offers some of the benefits many enjoyed from the original and upgraded them to today’s standards. An external piano black finish as well as an internal black finish gives the case a sleek design. Supporting USB 3.0, multiple HDD installation methods, and a quiet design, will the Antec Solo II live up to its predecessor? Read on further to find out.

Special thanks to Antec for providing us with the Solo II Mid Tower Case to review.

Features

  • Dual-layer design: 1.0 mm SECC / polycarbonate top & side panels deaden noise
  • Dual-mounting HDD system: eliminate noise using tray mounts with silicone grommets or suspension mount cables
  • Elegant appearance: anodized aluminum front bezel and piano black exterior for sleek aesthetics
  • High-end I/O: Two front panel USB 3.0 ports with an internal motherboard connector for unparalleled data transmission
  • Removable, washable front fan filters
  • Front-accessible flip-down drive cage
  • Enlarged CPU cutout for easy installation of CPU coolers
  • Rear 120 mm TrueQuiet fan with preinstalled silicone grommets and 2-speed switch

Specifications

Model

SOLO II

Case Type

Mid Tower Case

Color(s)

Black

Cooling System

• 1 rear 120 mm TrueQuiet™ fan with preinstalled silicone grommets and 2-speed switch• 2 front 120 mm fan mounts (optional)

Drive Bays

• Dual hard drive mounting system :
– 3 x 3.5″ / 2.5″ using tray mounts with preinstalled silicone grommets OR
– 2 x 3.5″ with suspension mount cables
• 2 x external 5.25″
• 1 x internal 2.5″ (dedicated)

Front Ports

• Front Ports:
– 2 x USB 3.0
– 2 x USB 2.0
– Audio In/Out

Expansion Slots /
video card size

7 expansion slots / 15” (381 mm)

PSU

Not Included

Motherboard Support

Standard ATX, microATX, Mini-ITX

CPU Cutout

Yes

Cable Management

Cable management organizers on back of HDD drive cage

Side panel features

No

Dimensions

• Unit Dimensions:
– 17.3″ (H) x 8.1″ (W) x 18.5″ (D)
– 440 mm (H) x 205 mm (W) x 470 mm (D)
• Package Dimensions:
– 19.8″ (H) x 10.8″ (W) x 21.7″ (D)
– 503 (H) mm x 275 mm (W) x 550 mm (D)

Weight

• Net Weight: 20.2 lbs / 9.1 kg
• Gross Weight: 23.6 lbs / 10.7 kg

Special Features

• Dual-layer design: 1.0 mm SECC / polycarbonate top & side panels isolate heat and deaden noise for the ultimate Quiet Computing™ experience
• Dual-mounting HDD system: eliminate noise using tray mounts with silicone grommets or suspension mount cables
• Elegant appearance: anodized aluminum front bezel, piano black exterior and matte black interior for a sleek look from the inside-out
• High-end I/O: Two front panel USB 3.0 ports with an internal motherboard connector for unparalleled data transmission

Packaging
The Antec Solo II comes packaged in an elegant box, like all Antec cases do. It’s made of high quality cardboard and ink and follows the Antec black/yellow color theme. On the front of the package is an angled picture of the case giving you a good exterior look at the case. The back of the box covers more details about the case in several languages as well as some additional angles of the case.

Antec Solo II Mid Tower Case Antec Solo II Mid Tower Case

To give you a great idea of how the Solo II comes and to give you a brief overview check out the video below.

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