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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 (281)
    500R
609 Total Votes  
post #2901 of 4609
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Originally Posted by Scott1541 View Post

What filters are those? I could do with getting some to sort out my dust problem.

They're Rosewill RFT-120 120mm Fan Filters.
They are a bit more restrictive than I would like, but they do their job perfectly and are easy to detach and clean.
post #2902 of 4609
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Originally Posted by theseopenfields View Post

They're Rosewill RFT-120 120mm Fan Filters.
They are a bit more restrictive than I would like, but they do their job perfectly and are easy to detach and clean.

Thanks, but I can't seem to find anywhere that sells them in the UK frown.gif Oh well, I'll have to look at some other filters
     
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post #2903 of 4609
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Thanks, but I can't seem to find anywhere that sells them in the UK frown.gif Oh well, I'll have to look at some other filters

silverstone makes good 120 filters
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post #2904 of 4609
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Got the 200R recently, figured I should take some updated photos so here it is:
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)



Nice. Good clean build and to top it off you use jenga to elevate the case. Beautiful.
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Thinking of getting one of these. What would you suggest? 300R,400R or 500R?
post #2906 of 4609
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Originally Posted by Nvidia-Brownies View Post

Thinking of getting one of these. What would you suggest? 300R,400R or 500R?

It would really depend on your needs. How many HDDs/SSDs do you have? How long is your GPU (if any)? Will you need extra space for cooling solutions? Are you using/planning to use a custom water loop?

I have the 500R myself and would definitely recommend it, especially if you need more space for components and want excellent cooling/airflow. But, all Corsair cases are brilliant (in my experience) so you can feel good with whatever choice you make.
    
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post #2907 of 4609
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Thinking of getting one of these. What would you suggest? 300R,400R or 500R?

Objectively I'd recommend the 400R out of the three. The 300R, depending on your hardware requirements, may not have enough HDD bays for you and may present some space restriction up top where mounting some combinations of fans /coolers may be an issue. The lack of rubber grommets may also be a turn off. The 500R is not worth much over the 400R IMO (I owned both the 400R and 500R and have done builds in every corsair case to date). I'd say to anyone interested in a 500R to strongly consider a 400R, Vengeance C70 or 550D instead. The 500R isn't really any better than the 400R and has more dust intake thanks to the huge and unfiltered side panel fan. The C70 costs less, has a near identical layout and a clear window already (since many people like to mod one on their 500R). The 550D is a 500R with a different exterior, noise reducing foam and filtered intakes. Whether it's modding a window or buying filters, you can get the finished result in one of the other cases upfront. Not to say the 500R isn't a good case, but I think it's stock package and pricing put it in a hard spot among Corsair's mid tower lineup right now.
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post #2908 of 4609
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Originally Posted by uncola View Post

My 200R doesn't arrive until thursday but all my other components will be here tomorrow.. I don't have a full size case to use til the 200R gets here.. is it crazy to do a no-case build on my desk? Is it ok to set a motherboard on the anti-static bag it came in?

You're fine using it on the anti-static bag but preferably on a wooden surface or wood board (the old guys call it bread boarding). Make sure that you touch a bare metal surface to discharge any static that's built up on your body before handling your components. thumb.gif
 
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post #2909 of 4609
Does anyone know if Corsair have any plans to release a side panel with a window for the 500R? If not I think if enough of us bother them, they should consider it biggrin.gif I know I'm not the only one who wants to get rid of the horrible meshed side.
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post #2910 of 4609


Just finish put my h100 and clean it


Btw dont mind the color of the shoe box xD i will change it later whenl i get my acrylic cover xD
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