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Well Christmas is coming and my mom said $100 is my Christmas limit (I'm fine with this) I decided to use this money on a new case, now I just built my new rig about 12 days ago or so, but I reused my old case, and by old I mean this thing is starting to fall apart -.- so I said it's time for a new case, I wanted to look into Corsair cases because I heard they were quite good for air cooling, so I heard, so I ask you OCN, do you think the Corsair Carbide Series 500R case is good? If I do buy this case, there are about 6 120mm/140mm slots and I already have about 5 fans in my old case all 120mm so I will need about 1 more fan, any suggestions?
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bump? o.o
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post #3 of 31
you get 3 "corsair" fans with it.. one of them is a 200mm one!

I bought one for a christmas gift.. I'll build the pc this weekend.. if you want picz and stuff like that I can look into it!
post #4 of 31
I think the 500R is an awesome case. I just recommended it to a friend for his Christmas gift as well.

I would also look at the new Phantom 410, a new smaller Phantom that is right in your price range and looks awesome to boot.

Also look at the Fractal Design Arc Mini or R3 case.

The 500R is a great choice with pretty much everything you would want in a case, however there are other cases that offer the same capabilities that might catch your eye.
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Originally Posted by Jeffro422 View Post

I think the 500R is an awesome case. I just recommended it to a friend for his Christmas gift as well.

I would also look at the new Phantom 410, a new smaller Phantom that is right in your price range and looks awesome to boot.

Also look at the Fractal Design Arc Mini or R3 case.

The 500R is a great choice with pretty much everything you would want in a case, however there are other cases that offer the same capabilities that might catch your eye.

Pretty much this.
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post #6 of 31
I'd say the 500R would be a solid case. I also recommend it smile.gif
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post #7 of 31
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Originally Posted by Cyclonicks View Post

you get 3 "corsair" fans with it.. one of them is a 200mm one!

I bought one for a christmas gift.. I'll build the pc this weekend.. if you want picz and stuff like that I can look into it!

Yeah I would def like to see pics and even some pics of your finished rig if you don't mind!
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Originally Posted by Jeffro422 View Post

I think the 500R is an awesome case. I just recommended it to a friend for his Christmas gift as well.

I would also look at the new Phantom 410, a new smaller Phantom that is right in your price range and looks awesome to boot.

Also look at the Fractal Design Arc Mini or R3 case.

The 500R is a great choice with pretty much everything you would want in a case, however there are other cases that offer the same capabilities that might catch your eye.

Hmm, I'll look into those other ones, ty!
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500R ftw. End this thread.
    
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post #10 of 31
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Well I can't now...I'm stuck on deciding -.- Now it's up to the Carbide 500R, R3, Arc Mini, or the Phantom 410. I would get the 500R because I've been drooling over it for the past couple days, but then the cases that are recommended are all at $100 while the 500R is at $125..I mean it is a $25 difference which isn't much, but yeah... I'll probably think about it some more.
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