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corsair 650D or white corsair graphite 600T?

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It's all really personal preference. I can tell you that the white 600T looks great though.
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A Fractal Design R3 or a nice Lian Li. :]
    
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or you could get a xigmatek elysium and have alot of space to add anything inside. but if you want to stick with corsair a 500r but it should be considered a full tower since it is a big case but the specs they have on the website.

here are some reviews of the case's you suggested and a 500r

650D


500R

600T part 1

600T part 2

Edited by Grumby21 - 10/19/11 at 10:01am
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post #5 of 14
I'd pick the 600T SE.
post #6 of 14
600T for me.
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600t
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I have the 600t we it is really nice. as far as cooling is I believe the 600t white is better then the black has higher rpm 200mm fans and a mesh side panel if you want, but I think the 650D might come out ahead of both white and black versions by a little bit. 500r is a great looking case too. I wanted one but I couldn't wait to build my rig any longer so I got this 600t so possibly look into the 500r.
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I say white 600T as far as looks.
post #10 of 14
for my elysium every fan location has a mesh dust filter. in my option i would get a bigger case since you would have potential to upgrade over time and would not have to worry about having the case now and then buying a new one for more cooling options. i made that mistake for my first case. out of the choices i would also agree with twalsh for the 500R since by the looks of it it has potential to be a great case.
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hannspree 28" saitek cyborg v.5 corsair hx850 Xigmatek Elysium 
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ocz vertex 3 western digital western digital western digital 
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western digital western digital hp-dvd1270 black ice sr1 420mm 
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XSPC Raystorm AMD XSPC 5.25" reservoir Swiftech mcp350 win7 64bit 
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hannspree 28" saitek cyborg v.5 corsair hx850 Xigmatek Elysium 
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