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Because it's a Corsair brand, people will buy.
....or .....you know....the real reason. A comprehensive feature set at a very competitive price.
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hmmm...I like the functionality it provides for the $...but it is average to look at.
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Would be a great case if Corsair would have removed the mesh on the side panel.
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Would be a great case if Corsair would have removed the mesh on the side panel.
That mesh on the side is a hell of a benefit. The fact that it has said bulge allows you to mount fans while still using a full tower cooler.
    
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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.



It's a night and day difference once you actually remove the side panel. The CM922 is outdated and less functional.
They only difference with the inside is the corsair is painted black. Lol so yes the difference is like night and day.
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post #16 of 92
Inside Wow, very nice...

Outside, hmmph, I've seen a lot better, just a plain case...

Doesn't look too good for dusty rooms, I'd say it's OK at best..
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Yeah, the inside is definently nice. The outside steps lightly into being generic but at least not having the fully fledged Transformers theme that most cheap cases are built on.

I would buy it just because the inside is so damn clean.
Edited by pengs - 8/3/11 at 4:15pm
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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.



It's a night and day difference once you actually remove the side panel. The CM922 is outdated and less functional.
How does a painted interior and front panel USB 3 make the 400R so much more functional?
Anyway,looks like a great case for $100.
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They only difference with the inside is the corsair is painted black. Lol so yes the difference is like night and day.
It also has USB 3 on the front,but yeah they're otherwise kinda copying the CM690II and the HAF922.
Edited by Heavy MG - 8/3/11 at 4:24pm
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Looking back on the pic, I am disappointed in how much it looks like the haf...
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i like the space provided by the side panels for cable management. but i agree it looks like a CM case.
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