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Will this fit in Antec Sonata III?

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May 28, 2012 1:44:41 PM

Hi, everyone,

I currently have the following in an Antec Sonata III;

Intel C2D
Arctic Cooler Heatsink
EVGA Geforce GTX 560
Corsair DD2 RAM
Antec Earthware 500

I am thinking of upgrading to the following within the same case:

Intel Core i5 3570K
Coolermaster Hyper 212 Plus Direct Touch
ASUS P8Z68-V Pro GEN3 Z68 LGA1155
OCZ ModXStream Pro 700w ATX 20/24PIN
G.SKILL Ripjaws X F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL 8GB
EVGA Geforce GTX 560

My question is, will this new gear comfortably fit in the Antec Sonata III?


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May 28, 2012 2:06:01 PM

Yes it should just fine since the case is 8.1" wide should be enough space for the cooler!

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June 2, 2012 8:56:27 PM

I would really recommend buying an other case. The unique fan spot won't be good for an Ivy Bridge CPU and is generally not great. I changed from a Sonata III to a Corsair Carbide 400R and under load my new case is way more silent, everything is cooler, there's way more space and better cable management.
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June 3, 2012 6:15:30 PM

Hi, Nico?

Thanks for the advice. I decided to change to the Antec 302. It seems wider than both, though I do admit, they do seem like nice cases.


June 6, 2012 1:34:51 PM

Best answer selected by DW2012.