As we previously said, the Soprano comes in two versions, Black
or Silver and with or without the transparent X Side Panel. We received the
Black version with the transparent Panel, pictured below.
The Soprano VB1000BWS weighs about 9.4kg and its dimensions are 495 x 210 x 7480 mm.
On the top of the case you will find an IEEE1394 Firewire port, two USB 2.0
ports, and microphone and speaker ports.
On the front panel, you will find 4 x 5.25" and 2 x 3.5" drive bays. This panel
also houses the Power and Reset buttons, as well as two activity LEDs, one for
HDD and the other for power. The front panel is also 3 way lockable.
The side panel has an interesting design, which offers an excellent
view at the inside of the case. It is also lockable and equipped with a cooling
The rear of the case features the rear exhaust fan (120mm). We
can also see the motherboard I/O slots, expansion slots and the power supply
Having concluded with the exterior of the case, let us now move
on and cover the interior as well as installation procedure.