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Poll Results: Which One(s) Do you Own?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 14% of voters (91)
    200R
  • 22% of voters (135)
    300R
  • 18% of voters (112)
    400R
  • 46% of voters (283)
    500R
612 Total Votes  
post #1391 of 4609
http://www.corsair.com/parts/case-parts/carbide-400r-case-front-fan-clear-with-white-leds-120mm.html
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post #1392 of 4609
the corsair fans have a proprietary plug also. you have to 'mod' the plug. aka, cut off the guides. i'll find a pic to post.

*edit* nvm what i was thinking. a 3-pin fan splitter y-cable should work. i personally wouldnt buy fans from corsair. you can buy other led fans you can move to another case if you want. if you want to use the led on/off switch or want to control the fan rpm though, you will HAVE to use the corsair fans. this is where corsair told us to bend over, no kiss, no spit, no hair pulling.
Edited by pc-illiterate - 4/14/12 at 8:17am
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post #1393 of 4609
I "downgraded" my 600T to a 300R, and I love it. Smaller, less "bling", and with 2 Cougar fans in the front it is a little cooler and quieter. Now if only Corsair CS would answer me back about getting a solid side panel, I'd be set. rolleyes.gif

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post #1394 of 4609
I did the same. Downgraded from my 650D to this. I'm in love. But Corsair needs to make a plain side panel so I can put some sound padding on the sides. Also I took out some of the filters.. Really quiet. Corsair either make a plain panel for sale or a windowed one! smile.gif I would be an instant buyer! thumb.gif
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post #1395 of 4609
they do make a plain side. buy the right side for 500r. its the same blank panel.

dont trust me ? pull it off and swap em around...
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post #1396 of 4609
Quote:
Originally Posted by pc-illiterate View Post

they do make a plain side. buy the right side for 500r. its the same blank panel.
dont trust me ? pull it off and swap em around...

were talking about the 300R.. dude
post #1397 of 4609
its not the same as a 500 and 400 ? p00p

check to see if the other side fits. it should. email corsair oe get on their forums and ask about buying another right side panel
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post #1398 of 4609
Before jumping on the white 500R, I wan't to ask how loud the included fans are? Also can the light be turned off?
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post #1399 of 4609
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Before jumping on the white 500R, I wan't to ask how loud the included fans are? Also can the light be turned off?

they can be turned off with a button and there really quiet thumb.gif
post #1400 of 4609
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Originally Posted by OverClocker55 View Post

they can be turned off with a button and there really quiet thumb.gif

Do you know how quiet? I could swap them for some of my 800RPM S-FLEX's if they are too loud though... Also my experience with the 200mm fan on the 650D was pretty bad, it was too loud for my liking, is this loud as well?
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