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Antec Sonata Proto Case


  • 9 drive bays:
    External 3 x 5.25″
    External 2 x 3.5″
    Internal 4 x 3.5″
    Internal 1 x bottom-mounted 2.5″ SSD drive
  • 7 expansion slots
  • Advanced cooling system:
    1 rear 120mm TwoCool™ two-speed switch control exhaust fan
    1 middle (optional) 120mm fan
  • Built-in washable air filter
  • Front mounted I/O ports:
    2 x USB 2.0
    Audio In and Out (AC’97 and HDA compatible)
  • 0.8mm cold rolled steel for durability
  • Power supply not included
  • Compatible motherboards: Mini-ITX, microATX, Standard ATX
  • Unit dimensions:
    16.7″ (H) x 8.1″ (W) x 18.2″ (D)
    425mm (H) x 206mm (W) x 463mm (D)
  • Package dimensions:
    19.8″ (H) x 10.5″ (W) x 21.5″ (D)
    502mm (H) x 267mm (W) x 546mm (D)
  • Weight:
    Net: 16.7 lb / 7.5 kg
    Gross: 22 lb / 10 kg


To See an overall feature comparison of the entire Sonata family please click here.

Sonata Proto is made of cold rolled steel painted in black with glossy finish. The front panel is plastic with a lockable front panel door. The left side panel is opened by pulling a latch and it can be locked with the same key as the front panel door. The right side panel is permanently attached to the case.

The case can hold up to 3 external 5.25″ drives and 2 external 3.5″ drives. It supports Mini-ITX, microATX, and standart ATX motherboards, up to four hard drives and 1 2.5″ SSD drive.

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  1. Never underestimate the ease of use of a smaller case. I have found my personal preferences have gone toward these smaller cases and away from the full tower cases just due to weight and portability. Of course installation and customization is never easier than with a larger case.


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