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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 (111)
    400R
  • 46% of voters (282)
    500R
610 Total Votes  
post #1611 of 4609
I'm planning to get 500R case. Is it really 16lbs? I'm currently using Antec P183 and that thing is heavy when all components are in there (net weight is 31lb bare, according to site). I really want this case but concern about weight since I prefer something light.
post #1612 of 4609
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Originally Posted by DJ XtAzY View Post

I'm planning to get 500R case. Is it really 16lbs? I'm currently using Antec P183 and that thing is heavy when all components are in there (net weight is 31lb bare, according to site). I really want this case but concern about weight since I prefer something light.

Dude cases are going to be heavy. You wan them to be sturdy and not some flimsy plastic box. The 500r is made with steel so there will be some weigh to it. My old antec df 85 was 35lbs bare. And unless you have a glass desk like mine then weigh isnt a factor when buying a new case. 2 things you do want...Good quality and cooling. And the 500r has both.
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post #1613 of 4609
Can i join? My 2 months old rig,with the perfect corsair 500R case,my second pc after 4 years biggrin.gif wish to do cable sleaving soon,any good tips?

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Very happy with that case,temps are gr8 but will throw away all that corsair fans and buy a xigmatek ones smile.gif
post #1614 of 4609
I picked up the 400r last week for my first build and I am really impressed. It's light but sturdy and the handle on top is awesome. I'm going to be putting my build build together this weekend and will post some picks to join the club.

If your curious.

Intel Core i7-3770K
Asus Sabertooth Z77
Corsair Vengance 16GB 1600
OEM Radeon HD 5870
Corsair H100
Corsair TX750
Corsair Force Series 3 60GB SSD
WD Caviar Blue 500GB
Corsiar Carbide Series 400r
 
Cream Machine
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Corsair Vengeance Pro 1600Mhz Western Digital Blue 1 TB Lite-On Corsair H80i 
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Corsair Vengeance Pro 1600Mhz Western Digital Blue 1 TB Lite-On Corsair H80i 
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Windows 8.1 OEM Corsair HX850 Cooler Master N600 Creative Sound Blaster Z 
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post #1615 of 4609
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Can i join? My 2 months old rig,with the perfect corsair 500R case,my second pc after 4 years biggrin.gif wish to do cable sleaving soon,any good tips?
700
450
Very happy with that case,temps are gr8 but will throw away all that corsair fans and buy a xigmatek ones smile.gif

Very nice. How do you like the side window mod? I am having a hard time deciding between your window mod and the "big" window mod.
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Intel 520 240GB Transcend 480GB Wraith Spire Windows 10 Pro x64 
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I have Ryzen!
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Dell UltraSharp U2412M CM Quick Fire (Brown Switches) Rosewill Valens 500W Gold Corsiar Carbide Air 240 
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post #1616 of 4609
Just thought I would post this.

When I got my case, the power button/reset switch did not work, and I had to remove the front panel connectors and I found that the connector with most of the front panel connections was inserted at an angle, so that some contacts touched, but not others. I plugged it in all the way, and now they all work. I don't know if this is common, but if something isn't working up there, just take it out and check that.

Now I really love my case, no problems at all anymore.
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post #1617 of 4609
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Very nice. How do you like the side window mod? I am having a hard time deciding between your window mod and the "big" window mod.

yeah i want that exact window mod aswell just have no clue on how to go about doing it...
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SAMSUNG 128GB SSD HITACHI 7200RPM HDD (2TB) LG 24x optical drive x2 2x bitfenix spectre green 120mm fans 
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Noctua NH-U12P 4x included case fans Win 7 home premium 64bit Asus 27" 1920x1200 
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Ducky Shine III Cherry Black Green LED TKL silverstone 850W Corsair Carbide 500r logitech G400 
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razer goliathusXL Sony MDRZX600R Audio Technica ATH M-50 V-Moda XS Shadow 
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Noctua NH-U12P 4x included case fans Win 7 home premium 64bit Asus 27" 1920x1200 
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Sony MDR XB 700 JDS Labs Objective2 ODAC Sony MDR-V6 Audio technica ATH M-35 
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post #1618 of 4609
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Just thought I would post this.
When I got my case, the power button/reset switch did not work, and I had to remove the front panel connectors and I found that the connector with most of the front panel connections was inserted at an angle, so that some contacts touched, but not others. I plugged it in all the way, and now they all work. I don't know if this is common, but if something isn't working up there, just take it out and check that.
Now I really love my case, no problems at all anymore.

Yea when you take off front panel you must put controller on low before puting panel bak on
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post #1619 of 4609
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Yea when you take off front panel you must put controller on low before puting panel bak on
Not at all what I was talking about, but ok. I know that already.
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post #1620 of 4609
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Very nice. How do you like the side window mod? I am having a hard time deciding between your window mod and the "big" window mod.


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Asus VH238H Black 23" Full HD HDMI LED Backligh... Seasonic x860 Corsair Carbide 500R Logitech X-540 5.1 Surround Sound 
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