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Originally Posted by SeanWebster;15173710 
i really like the Corsair 600T, but the single usb 3 and it being a pass though turns me off. I am thinking of getting a white 500r now, but the side panels aren't like the 600T...maybe the 650D would be better, but does it have a usb3 mobo header? What would you guys recommend? I only need 3 hard drive bays, and one DVD Drive slot, so I think I can do a small mid tower too.

I would like something that is easy to route cables in, painted black on the inside, can fit a D-14 or SA, high quality. Not lan-li...I don't get why people like those cases...

Is there going to be a revised 600T? lol.

BTW, suggest me to mod my HAF or ask why I don't keep it will = no rep 4 u! lol I hate my HAF...

dude im in the same boat...i need to unload my Scout as it way too damn cramped now a days

for me ive been leaning towards the 650D but ive heard bad things about its cooling potential and how loud the fans are...so now im leaning really hard towards the 500r as it seems it has the best of the 650D along with some of the added features of the big side fan,usb 3.0 mobo header and even converter cable...plus its a nice looking case that looks like down the road will accept a water cooling setup

so my suggestion...either the 650D(but read the reviews) or the 500r (too new no reviews...read the 400r reviews maybe?)
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post #12 of 19
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Originally Posted by FreekyGTi View Post
dude im in the same boat...i need to unload my Scout as it way too damn cramped now a days

for me ive been leaning towards the 650D but ive heard bad things about its cooling potential and how loud the fans are...so now im leaning really hard towards the 500r as it seems it has the best of the 650D along with some of the added features of the big side fan,usb 3.0 mobo header and even converter cable...plus its a nice looking case that looks like down the road will accept a water cooling setup

so my suggestion...either the 650D(but read the reviews) or the 500r (too new no reviews...read the 400r reviews maybe?)
Hey Freaky! I just woke up and saw this lol. I think I'm getting the 650D...there are usb 3 adapters so you can use the header on the mobo after I searched for it a bit. That was the only reason for me not to want it.

The 500r is a great case too, bu the overall looks don't compare to the 650D imo. And the easy to remove side panel and window... Cooling doesn't really bother me though...I don't like so many fans anyhow. I also going to do sleeving on the psu soon too...I hope it comes out good. I am really going for looks now lol.
post #13 of 19
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Hey Freaky! I just woke up and saw this lol. I think I'm getting the 650D...there are usb 3 adapters so you can use the header on the mobo after I searched for it a bit. That was the only reason for me not to want it.

The 500r is a great case too, bu the overall looks don't compare to the 650D imo. And the easy to remove side panel and window... Cooling doesn't really bother me though...I don't like so many fans anyhow. I also going to do sleeving on the psu soon too...I hope it comes out good. I am really going for looks now lol.

i dont think you could really go wrong with either 650D or 500r...both are very worthy

do you have a link showing those 3 adapters? im curious to see em

for me though im still leaning towards the 500r even though i love the 650D look and roomy interior and tons of space for cable management

man tough choice really
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post #14 of 19
600T also has the switchable side panels in case you need more airflow.
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I recommend either the 650D or Silverstone Raven RV-03

The 650D is really sleek and elegant with great cable management its above average for air cooling but not the best but its excellent for water cooling. It is kinda expensive though

The RV-03 is more of an aggressive and rigid design and although it may be a little strange it has amazing airflow and awesome potential for water cooling. It has really good cable management and a unique design with the sideways MoBo which in fact is surprisingly good It is also really decently priced pretty cheap tbh.

Both of these cases are beautiful and you can't go wrong with either one
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Silverstone Raven RV03.
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post #18 of 19
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Silverstone Raven RV03.
Nah, lol thanks though, I decided on the 650D...way better imo.
post #19 of 19
Good choice. Looks kinda pricey but worth it.
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