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anyone know if this is true?
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It appears a few vendor sites have stated them as discontinued:
http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Compo...roductId=41375

They may be replacing them with the usb 3.0 versions?
http://www.fractal-design.com/?view=...gory=2&prod=71
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It's out of stock pretty much everywhere. They might be just doing a revision of it, adding a few new features. I doubt they'd completely stop making that case.
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It appears a few vendor sites have stated them as discontinued:
http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Compo...roductId=41375

They may be replacing them with the usb 3.0 versions?
http://www.fractal-design.com/?view=...gory=2&prod=71
When you compare the specs of the original R3 and the USB 3.0 version of the R3 case:

Define R3
http://www.fractal-design.com/?view=...gory=2&prod=48

Define R3 USB 3.0
http://www.fractal-design.com/?view=...gory=2&prod=71

It seems the only differences are:
Old: On top of front panel: 2x USB 2.0, 1x eSATA and Audio I/O
New: On top of front panel: 2x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0 and Audio I/O

The eSATA port is replaced by a USB 3.0 port.
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hmm.. i wonder how long till these new cases are out
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