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[Toms] Corsair Ships Carbide Series 500R Case

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The 500R is available in two color combinations: graphite gray and arctic white. The 500R measures 20.5" x 8.1" x 20", supports ATX and mATX motherboards and is equipped with eight expansion slots. It features a front I/O panel with USB 3.0 (x 2), FireWire (x 1) and audio (x 2) ports, four exposed 5.25-inch bays, and removable 3.5-inch/2.5-inch drive cages. 500R can support up to a 17.5" graphics card with removal of a 3.5-inch/2.5-inch drive cage.

Source: Toms Hardware

http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/Corsai...ews-36664.html
 
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post #2 of 22
The black one has been available for a few weeks now.
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I know these are sub-100, but are these the air cooling type cases, with the 650/700/800D being more of the watercooling?
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I know these are sub-100, but are these the air cooling type cases, with the 650/700/800D being more of the watercooling?
Watercooling is fine with cheaper solutions like that Corsair Hxx series, but anything more exotic like multi GPU watercooling with a couple of rads wouldn't be feasable. Although you wouldn't be buying a case at this price if you had that in mind.
 
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post #5 of 22
meh, my 650d is still sexy, though its highly over priced
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post #6 of 22
looks nice. Was interested in the Cm Storm enforcer, right up until they forced you with that damn windowed sidepannel. so No side fans what so ever. This case might be worth looking into.
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Really like these cases, can easily see one being my next case. It ticks all the boxes for my aircooling needs.
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The black one has been available for a few weeks now.
That's the 400R. A step lower from the 500R and comes only in black.
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I've had my Black 500R since Sept 21st, 3 weeks...
    
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That's the 400R. A step lower from the 500R and comes only in black.
Yes, the 400r only comes in black.

However the black 500r has been available on newegg for some time.
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