Antec Sonata Elite Mid Tower Case Review

Antec may be known for their gaming cases, but what about for those people that don’t like all of the fans, LEDs and like a nice and quiet case? Well Antec has a case for you! Today we have the chance to review the Antec Sonata Elite Mid Tower Case today. It’s a structurally solid and quiet case, with just enough cooling for the average computer.  Read on further to see what else this case provides.

Special thanks to Antec for providing us with the Sonata Elite Mid Tower Case to review.


  • 7 drive bays
    – External 3 x 5.25″
    – Internal 4 x 3.5″
    – Included 5.25″ to 3.5″ adapter for external 3.5″ device
  • Two layer, steel with polycarbonate, side and top panels to deaden noise
  • 7 expansion slots
  • Advanced cooling system:
    – 1 rear (standard) 120mm TriCool™ 3-speed switch control exhaust fan
    – 1 slot 120mm exhaust blower with 3-speed switch
  • Built-in washable air filter
  • Front mounted I/O ports
    – 2 x USB 2.0
    – 1 x eSATA
    – Audio In and Out (AC’97 and HDA compatible)
  • 0.8mm cold rolled steel for durability
  • Compatible Motherboards: Mini-ITX, microATX, Standard ATX
  • No power supply included
  • Unit Dimensions:
    – 18.9″ (H) x 8.1″ (W) x 17.3″ (D)
    – 48.1cm (H) x 20.5cm (W) x 44cm (D)
  • Package Dimensions:
    – 19.9″ (H) x 10.5″ (W) x 21.4″ (D)
    – 50.5 cm (H) x 26.7 cm (W) x 54.3 cm (D)
  • Weight:
    – Net: 21.6 lbs /9.8 kg
    – Gross: 25.6 lbs /11.6 kg

The Antec Sonata Elite comes packaged in a high quality cardboard box. The front of the box shows a picture of the case sitting on top of water. The back goes over the specifications in three different languages and the two sides show more details and features about the case.

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The case is supported by two thick pieces of soft foam and protected by a soft fabric bag which covers the entire case.

Antec Sonata Elite Mid Tower Case