Antec Sonata 550 Plus

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Antec Sonata 550 Plus Case Review


The Antec Sonata Plus 550 is the latest edition from the Sonata series. Antec have added some power to the Sonata Plus in favor of a 550W NeoPower Modular Power Supply – hence the name the Sonata Plus 550. So here we have it, a perfect combination, but how perfect?


  • Side panels layered with sound-deadening high-density polycarbonate to dampen noise and vibration
  • Enhanced Cooling System for improved air intake and quieter cooling
    – 1 x 120mm TriCool™ rear exhaust fan (installed)
    – 2 x 92mm front fan mounts to cool the HDD
  • Antec TriCool™ fan with 3-speed control allow you to optimize the cooling configuration and control the noise level
  • Built-in washable air filter keeps harmful dust out of your computer
  • Ultra-quiet, high-efficiency 550 Watt NeoPower™ power supply
    – Advanced cable management reduces system clutter and improves airflow
    – Universal input and Active PFC
    – Up to 85% efficient reduces power consumption and saves you money
  • Integrated cable organizers help keep your system neat
  • Dual hard drive mounting system – two ways to mount your hard drives for best possible quiet operation
    – Tray Mount – Four trays with extra soft silicone grommets to reduce hard drive noise
    – Suspension Mount – Three sets of elastic suspenders to suspend hard drives in the cage to maximize noise reduction
  • Eight drive bays (or seven with suspension mount of HDD) for maximum expandability
    – External 3 x 5.25″; 1 x 3.5″
    – Internal 4 x 3.5″ for HDD or 3 x 3.5” with HDD suspension
  • Side rails and individual drive trays allow easy installation of all drives
  • Silicone grommets on internal 3.5″ trays reduce vibration and noise
  • Front-mounted ports for easy multimedia connections
    – 2 x USB 2.0
    – 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire®, i.Link®)
    – Audio In and Out (High Definition and AC’97 compatible)
  • Removable side panel with easy-access thumb screws
  • Removable front bezel for easy access to drive bays
  • Blue LEDs on front for Power On and HD indicators
  • Motherboard: Fits micro and standard ATX
  • Unit dimensions:
    – 16.7″(H) x 8.1″(W) x 18.2″(D)
    – 42.4cm (H) x 20.5cm (W) x 46.2cm (D)
  • Package dimensions:
    – 19.2″ (H) x 10.3″ (W) x 21.1″ (D)
    – 48.8cm (H) x 26.2cm (W) x 53.6cm (D)
  • Net Weight:
    – 20.6 lb / 12.05 kg
  • Gross Weight:
    – 30.1 lb / 13.63 kg