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Old 03-26-2005, 09:01 PM   #1
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What's the difference and , although aluminum is probably better, i don't know what the advantages are to buying aluminum. I was looking at the Thermaltake Soprano, and also the Thermaltake one that looks like the Soprano but is aluminum and its like a 30 dollar difference. So can anyone tell me advantages etc.
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Get the soprano, i have the black one and it rulez!, but you dont want to get a plastic case, (assuming you mean steel frame with plastic coating) first point) they are A LOT heavier than aluminum
Second) showcar paintjob's look better and last longer on aluminum
third) They keep your parts cooler cooler
fourth) It just plain looks better
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Aluminum is a much better heat conductor. It dissipates heat better.
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Old 03-26-2005, 09:12 PM   #4
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http://www.thermaltake.com/xaserCase...mi/bwa/bwa.htm

http://www.thermaltake.com/xaserCase...no/bws/bws.htm

so what is the difference between these two?

i thought the Soprano was plastic?? im confused
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Old 03-26-2005, 09:16 PM   #5
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soprano isnt plastic, its steel....
I was just stating that I have a soprano case and it rocks It is heavyier than an aluminum case, but i dont movie it around much so i dont care. but they dont really make plastic case. and if I could have i would have gotten an aluminum one, but it wasnt in me pricerange @ the time. if youre gonna take it to alot of lanparties and things, get the aluminum one, if not, get the soprano.
BTW they dont really make all plastic cases.....
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SOPRANO alll the waaaaaaaaaay!
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well, you can mod with aluminum easier.
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