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Id love a full tower based on that white one =(, corsair should release more full towers, Mid towers are just to small for me.
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post #12 of 22
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Id love a full tower based on that white one =(, corsair should release more full towers, Mid towers are just to small for me.
Interesting. What do you actually need the full tower for? I find myself thinking mid-tower is too large.
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Try watercooling, and see how much space you get from your Mid-Case, I like clean and spacious builds, can't stand cramped builds.
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post #14 of 22
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Try watercooling, and see how much space you get from your Mid-Case, I like clean and spacious builds, can't stand cramped builds.
Agreed.

For my current uses the 650D works fine, but if I ever did a multi GPU + CPU real water cooling setup, I'd find a full-tower.
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post #15 of 22
I'd buy a 800D. But just can't justify that much money for a case.
post #16 of 22
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Originally Posted by Deacon View Post
Try watercooling, and see how much space you get from your Mid-Case, I like clean and spacious builds, can't stand cramped builds.
Yeah, watercooling takes up a lot of space. I was just wondering what you wanted a full tower for since you've got that Zalman and 2 HDDs. It seems to me that for even a lot of users on this site, they don't need more than a mini-tower. Micro-ATX with one card and maybe a sound card, and at most four HDDs. I don't doubt that full towers have their uses, they're just very niche and I didn't see why you'd need one from your sig rig.
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post #17 of 22
Thats my old build, I'm in the process of building a new one, just waiting on this processor war to settle so I can pick one.
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post #18 of 22
Lol the 500R has been available for sale from a few retailers for weeks, I received my white one a week ago. they are rather great cases, at least for air cooling, maybe CPU water cooling as well.
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500R can support up to a 17.5" graphics card with removal of a 3.5-inch/2.5-inch drive cage.
...has there ever been such a thing besides complete daughter boards?? The biggest card I know of was the 4870x2 which was around 11.5 inches.

Really like the case, nice cable management. Wish it was a bit bigger but it's good to see Corsair making a range of their cases.
post #20 of 22
The insides look nice but the outside looks a mess.
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