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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 #211 of 4609
Thread Starter 
yeah I've been looking for the right white case and I definitely found it I'm loving my 500R
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WD Caviar Blue 250 2.5" Laptop Drive WD Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" Pioneer BDR-203 BluRay Burner Corsair H60 push 
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Seasonic X750 Gold Corsair Carbide 500R White G9 
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CarbonCat
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WD Caviar Blue 250 2.5" Laptop Drive WD Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" Pioneer BDR-203 BluRay Burner Corsair H60 push 
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Windows 7 Pro x64 Ubuntu 11.10 Samsung 40" 60hz  ANTEC NEO ECO 520W 
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i7 - 2600k [5.0 1.42v] ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe Sapphire HD6950 2gb Dirt 3 Edition 8GB G.Skill DDR3 2133 CAS11 
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60GB G.Skill Sniper + 2x1TB Spinpoint F3 Raid0 Win 7 Pro x64 ASUS VW266H Razer Blackwidow 
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Seasonic X750 Gold Corsair Carbide 500R White G9 
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post #212 of 4609
This is the first club I'll be joining, I finally got a proper case for my components and want to join a club or two.

Here is a picture of my 400R. Because I am building someone a system with an Antec Lanboy Red/BLK, I have a few side by side shots. Of course more to come once both systems are fully finished. For now you just get cell picks of the two side by side. Of course I will also be adding pictures of the inside of my 400R once I move it to its final spot.

I'll be putting up better photos soon. I just gotta get both PC's running side by side.
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Excuse the mess, those boxes are from 2 x Crosshair V my 400R my friends new Lanboy, plus a bunch of other misc items. I had a stack of 11 boxes from Newegg and Amazon. It gets out of control pretty quick when you live in a 1 bedroom apt and get that much stuff at one time.


Edited by Jolting - 10/3/11 at 10:19pm
post #213 of 4609
Thread Starter 
added Jolting and welcome to the group. I know what you mean as far as boxes go, I have most of the boxes from the past 4 builds I have done. Never know when I might need that much cardboard
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WD Caviar Blue 250 2.5" Laptop Drive WD Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" Pioneer BDR-203 BluRay Burner Corsair H60 push 
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ShadowForge
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Defiant
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CarbonCat
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Phenom II x6 1405T (unlocked Athlon II X4 640T) ASUS M5A99X EVO AM3+ Asus ENGTX470/2DI/1280MD5/V2 16 GB (4x4GB) G.Skill DDR3 1600 CAS9 1.35v 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD Caviar Blue 250 2.5" Laptop Drive WD Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" Pioneer BDR-203 BluRay Burner Corsair H60 push 
OSOSMonitorPower
Windows 7 Pro x64 Ubuntu 11.10 Samsung 40" 60hz  ANTEC NEO ECO 520W 
CaseMouse
NZXT Gamma Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 - 2600k [5.0 1.42v] ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe Sapphire HD6950 2gb Dirt 3 Edition 8GB G.Skill DDR3 2133 CAS11 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
60GB G.Skill Sniper + 2x1TB Spinpoint F3 Raid0 Win 7 Pro x64 ASUS VW266H Razer Blackwidow 
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Seasonic X750 Gold Corsair Carbide 500R White G9 
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post #214 of 4609
I really don't like having to throw out boxes, you never know when you may need to paint something or you gotta ship out parts. I try to keep a stash hidden but it drives the gf crazy.
post #215 of 4609
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Originally Posted by Jolting View Post
I really don't like having to throw out boxes, you never know when you may need to paint something or you gotta ship out parts. I try to keep a stash hidden but it drives the gf crazy.
same here
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WD Caviar Blue 250 2.5" Laptop Drive WD Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" Pioneer BDR-203 BluRay Burner Corsair H60 push 
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Windows 7 Pro x64 Ubuntu 11.10 Samsung 40" 60hz  ANTEC NEO ECO 520W 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 - 2600k [5.0 1.42v] ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe Sapphire HD6950 2gb Dirt 3 Edition 8GB G.Skill DDR3 2133 CAS11 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
60GB G.Skill Sniper + 2x1TB Spinpoint F3 Raid0 Win 7 Pro x64 ASUS VW266H Razer Blackwidow 
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Seasonic X750 Gold Corsair Carbide 500R White G9 
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ShadowForge
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Defiant
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CarbonCat
(13 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x6 1405T (unlocked Athlon II X4 640T) ASUS M5A99X EVO AM3+ Asus ENGTX470/2DI/1280MD5/V2 16 GB (4x4GB) G.Skill DDR3 1600 CAS9 1.35v 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD Caviar Blue 250 2.5" Laptop Drive WD Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" Pioneer BDR-203 BluRay Burner Corsair H60 push 
OSOSMonitorPower
Windows 7 Pro x64 Ubuntu 11.10 Samsung 40" 60hz  ANTEC NEO ECO 520W 
CaseMouse
NZXT Gamma Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 - 2600k [5.0 1.42v] ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe Sapphire HD6950 2gb Dirt 3 Edition 8GB G.Skill DDR3 2133 CAS11 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
60GB G.Skill Sniper + 2x1TB Spinpoint F3 Raid0 Win 7 Pro x64 ASUS VW266H Razer Blackwidow 
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Seasonic X750 Gold Corsair Carbide 500R White G9 
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post #216 of 4609
Has anyone thought of doing any sort of window mod? I don't really have much experience with cutting side panels and this one is quite odd shaped. I suppose you could cut off the entire hump but that would look weird. Do you think the side where the fans sit would be big enough for it to look good? After all, this is a brand new case and hasn't been on the market long. Who ever does it will probably have one of the first.
post #217 of 4609
New guy here, reading through everyone thoughts and seeing the setups helped me decide on my 500r. Changed over from a antec 900. Love this case.

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post #218 of 4609
Have any of you replaced the stock fans? I plan on replacing all the fans with gentle typhoons and I've read that you need some kind of proprietary corsair screws that don't come with the case. Seems like corsair will provide them if you submit an rma but it seems incredibly stupid not to just put them in the box in the first place.
post #219 of 4609
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Originally Posted by amtbr View Post
Have any of you replaced the stock fans? I plan on replacing all the fans with gentle typhoons and I've read that you need some kind of proprietary corsair screws that don't come with the case. Seems like corsair will provide them if you submit an rma but it seems incredibly stupid not to just put them in the box in the first place.
They should have come with your case in a little white box stashed in your HDD bays.
post #220 of 4609
I'm really looking forward to getting my white 500r, i've had it pre-ordered for the past 3 weeks... It's annoying that the UK always gets things late.
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