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by jnotop
Tue Aug 02, 2005 8:52 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Are aluminum cases really louder?
Replies: 15
Views: 4067

I've got the same AMS case as Bluefront, his modifications are out of my league by a longshot, but it's incredibly quiet and just a beast of a case in terms of construction. Rosie O'Donnell could jump rope on the thing and it wouldn't flinch, it's just a different breed of case from any of the newer...
by jnotop
Wed Jun 08, 2005 3:58 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Sonata II - Neglected due to P180?
Replies: 17
Views: 5803

When it came out(and when I bought mine) the sonata was one of the few options out there if you wanted something that was quieter than almost anything out of the box. I think I've had mine close to 2 years, if you weren't a SPCR-pioneer it was a pretty big deal, components were cooler, seasonics wer...
by jnotop
Sat Oct 30, 2004 11:12 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: CF-1009...Bluefront's Ultimate Case Mod.
Replies: 32
Views: 12475

I bought this open-box when the microcenter near me had what seemed to be a truckload of stuff that had been exposed to water/beaten-up. I didn't expect much, but other than the box appearing to have been saved from a shipwreck it was a big case and $60ish. The build quality is amazing for a case th...
by jnotop
Wed Sep 15, 2004 1:14 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Sonata/BQE dilemma
Replies: 38
Views: 12162

The sonata package-deal is the better deal, probably considerably so. The sonata's PSU makes it a better value even without the acoustipack-the truepowers claim transient response percentages around 3, while the SL series is 5% and has a weaker 12v rail. That said, if you've already got a psu or are...