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Looks very nice.
55D is listed at Scan.co.uk for pre-order for £115
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/corsair-obsidian-series-550d-black-quiet-mid-tower-case-brushed-aluminium-usb-30-atx-w-o-psu
and Carbide 300r for £67
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/corsair-carbide-series-300r-black-mid-tower-gaming-case-steel-and-plastic-usb-30-atx-w-o-psu
    
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post #62 of 138
That 550d is......ugh.....plain

Looks like a standard box. The only thing it has is the silver IO panel which is ugly.

The 300r on the other hand looks like my next case.
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post #63 of 138
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Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post

Fractal sales don't even cover half of the sale SS or LL can pull off.
Also, shoddy build quality.

I'd like to argue with that. Lian Li's and Silverstone's always have some design that pisses me off.
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post #64 of 138
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That 550d is......ugh.....plain


There's the kind of us who likes 'plain' things that look as discrete and refined as possible, and the other kind who prefers led fans all over the place, with exaggerated shapes all over the case.


This cases are for the first kind of us.


Assuming you have a TT V4, you're obviously the second kind, in that case, no Carbide/Obsidian series case is for you tongue.gif
   
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What I like/want doesn't correspond with what I have, sadlly sad-smiley-002.gif
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I think I might have to get that 300R and do a radiator sandwich on top. put the pump over the hard drives, use my old bay reservoir....woot...gonna be back in business again... (Well, when IB comes out at least.)
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post #67 of 138

Interesting, Scan appears to have the release date as 2 days ago, has any more info on that been released?

Rather interested in the 550D, but I think I like my 690 II too much biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Adversity View Post

I just ordered a Silverstone FT02 after seeing those ugly cases by Corsair. I was expecting a better version of the 650D or 850D.

Since you're in the class of the FT02, cases like this will never get you exited.
And I dislike any case with a hinged door.
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post #69 of 138
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Since you're in the class of the FT02, cases like this will never get you exited.

Especially when you can afford a case that's twice the cost of the one being spoken of here thumb.gif


My next build will use a case with inspiration taken of this 550D and the Fractal Define Mini.
   
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post #70 of 138
Quote:
Originally Posted by WorldExclusive View Post

Since you're in the class of the FT02, cases like this will never get you exited.
And I dislike any case with a hinged door.

Yeah I wish Corsair would put out some premium aluminum cases that offer comparable quality and cooling performance to Silverstone's FT02. I know they're trying to keep the cost low in order to get more sales but I'm tired of all these cheap construction cases.
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