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Soprano vs Tsunami

post #1 of 20
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Hey guys The Thermaltake Soprano and Tsunami seem very similar to me. Price for both of them is almost exactly the same at roughly $120. I can see the Tsunami does not have the easy clips for 3.5 and 5.25 bays buy thats not a hige problem for me.

What else is different between the two? (btw just in case I'm looking at the window versions)

The other question I have about both of them is that front door. behind it all is a 120mm fan. I see the drive bay layer is fitted with slots to allow air through, then where's it going after that because from what I see that case door is pretty non-air-friendly.

Thanks guys!
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post #2 of 20
Having owned and fitted systems in both, I can say the Tsunami is by far the better of the two. Being aluminium instead of steel for start, easy sliders for 5.25 bays, easier tool-less install for PCI cards. Tsunami doesn't feel flimsy like the Soprano does, as it has a aluminium door, compared to the Soprano's thin flimsy plastic door.

Hope that helps, even if it is slightly biased heh.
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post #3 of 20
Maybe just to circulate the air, get a nice front to back flow? Check the sizes of the case, dimensions, fan ports, stuff like that. Number of drive bays, just compare stats
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post #4 of 20
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As what I can see the soprano is the one with both PCI and 3.5/5.25 tool-free setups. The soprano also is a sweet black finish where the tsunami is much more of a grainy grey or something. I think suprano is nicer over all.
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post #5 of 20
Build quality is nicer on the Tsunami, but i think soprano takes it looks wise
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post #6 of 20
i think tsunami takes both looks and quality. one definite downfall for the soprano is that the front panel is plastic
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post #7 of 20
The Tsunami is a great case, it has good air flow and great looks, it looks identical to the Soprano except for the lights in the front that the Tsunami has and the Soprano doesn't. Also, trust me, the Tsunami has the EZ glide clips. i used them 20 mins ago. finally the build quality in the Tsunami is substantially better
Thats a resounding 'YES' Vote for the Tsunami
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post #8 of 20
The soprano has the EZ glide clips aswell man
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post #9 of 20
i love the TT clips just wish they made it a more manlier color then purple and neon green
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post #10 of 20
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Originally Posted by lessthanjake1241 View Post
i love the TT clips just wish they made it a more manlier color then purple and neon green
haha i know what you mean. i look mine out
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