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It seems that whatever Corsair does with their products, it turns into gold. Admittedly the one thing you might not like about the chassis is the actual style, it's as subjective as anyone can be as that is a matter of taste. I'm in-between everything and think the chassis looks okay, but am not a big fan of the rounded bezel though.

However for 99 bucks you do get a serious chassis that does not forfeit a lot, in fact labeling it mid-range or mainstream doesn't even do it justice. The work space inside is great with easy access to pretty much anything and with 8 expansions lots there is plenty room for multiple graphics cards that are lengthy. Everything can be installed tool free and the new retention 3.5" HDD clips work a lot better then the previous models have shown.
looks like a 100$ price range king

http://www.guru3d.com/article/corsai...e-400r-review/

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Hello link! (wat)
>dat smooth feel
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The bit above the ports looks nasty :/
 
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case looks nice, not a monster but definitly a modest looking case that has lots of goodness inside
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At $100 that's scary good.

I'm not a fan of the look, but much more stomach-able than those HAF cases.

Very nice Corsair

edit: To the HAF 922 [?] below this post. Yes it's similar, minus all the cheap CoolerMaster plastic, with a nice black paint job and a better internal layout.
Edited by Munkypoo7 - 8/3/11 at 3:33pm
    
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post #6 of 92
Almost looks exactly like the haf 992. Which can be bought for $80.

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Yep that's what I thought, looks too much like the HAF series. Those things are ug-lee

I'll wait for 500R
post #8 of 92
I thought it was hideous at first glance, but its design is surprisingly thoughtful. Not a case I would want, but I'm sure many will enjoy it.

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Almost looks exactly like the haf 992. Which can be bought for $80.
It's a night and day difference once you actually remove the side panel. The CM922 is outdated and less functional.
    
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post #9 of 92
Because it's a Corsair brand, people will buy.
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Please stop with the FireWire. It's useless !!
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