Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Computer Cases › Corsair Graphite 600T vs. Corsair Carbide 500R vs. NZXT Phantom 410
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Corsair Graphite 600T vs. Corsair Carbide 500R vs. NZXT Phantom 410 - Page 7

Poll Results: Which case should I get? (white)

Poll expired: Feb 1, 2012  
  • 39% (11)
    NZXT Phantom 410-$110
  • 14% (4)
    Corsair Carbide 500R-$125
  • 46% (13)
    Corsar Graphite 600T-$170
28 Total Votes  
post #61 of 87
I actually own a 650D, which has the same internals as a 600t. I got to say I love it!
Also my friend owns a Tempest 410 & its actually an awesome case. All of these are great choices. Just pick the one you like the most.
F-U-B-A-R
(29 items)
 
HTPC
(17 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel 3930k Asus Sabertooth X79 Sapphire R9 290 Sapphire R9 290 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600mhz (9-9-9-24) 1.4v Samsung 830 128gb Samsung 850 EVO 500gb WD Green 2TB 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Koolance CPU-380I BitsPower Fittings PrimoChill Advanced LRT Koolance R9 290 Waterblock 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Koolance R9 290 Waterblock XSPC Dual 5.25'' Bay Laing D5 Lamptron FC5-V2 AlphaCool NexXxos ST30 240mm 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
AlphaCool NexXxos ST30 120mm AlphaCool NexXxos XT45 180mm x3 NoiseBlocker E-Loop B12-3 Silverstone Air Penetrator AP181 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Alphacool VPP655 Windows 7 Pro 64bit Dell Ultrasharp U2711 Ducky Shine 2 Red Cherry MX 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
SeaSonic X-Series 1050w Corsair 650D Razer Mamba Razer Vespula 
Audio
Klipsch ProMedia 4.1's 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 3570k Asrock Z77E-ITX EVGA GTX 670 Samsung DDR3 4gb x2 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Crucial MSata 256gb Aqua Computer Cuplex Kryos HF Aqua Computer AquagraFX Alphacool NexXxoS ST30 240mm 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Swiftech MCP655 Gentle Typoon's AP-13 x2 Koolance Threaded Acetal Pump Base W/ Reservoir Bitspower 3/8-5/8 Matte Black Fittings 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home 64bit LG Electronics 47LM7600 Razer Lycosa SeaSonic X-750w 
Case
Arctic BitFenix Prodigy 
  hide details  
Reply
F-U-B-A-R
(29 items)
 
HTPC
(17 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel 3930k Asus Sabertooth X79 Sapphire R9 290 Sapphire R9 290 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600mhz (9-9-9-24) 1.4v Samsung 830 128gb Samsung 850 EVO 500gb WD Green 2TB 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Koolance CPU-380I BitsPower Fittings PrimoChill Advanced LRT Koolance R9 290 Waterblock 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Koolance R9 290 Waterblock XSPC Dual 5.25'' Bay Laing D5 Lamptron FC5-V2 AlphaCool NexXxos ST30 240mm 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
AlphaCool NexXxos ST30 120mm AlphaCool NexXxos XT45 180mm x3 NoiseBlocker E-Loop B12-3 Silverstone Air Penetrator AP181 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Alphacool VPP655 Windows 7 Pro 64bit Dell Ultrasharp U2711 Ducky Shine 2 Red Cherry MX 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
SeaSonic X-Series 1050w Corsair 650D Razer Mamba Razer Vespula 
Audio
Klipsch ProMedia 4.1's 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 3570k Asrock Z77E-ITX EVGA GTX 670 Samsung DDR3 4gb x2 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Crucial MSata 256gb Aqua Computer Cuplex Kryos HF Aqua Computer AquagraFX Alphacool NexXxoS ST30 240mm 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Swiftech MCP655 Gentle Typoon's AP-13 x2 Koolance Threaded Acetal Pump Base W/ Reservoir Bitspower 3/8-5/8 Matte Black Fittings 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home 64bit LG Electronics 47LM7600 Razer Lycosa SeaSonic X-750w 
Case
Arctic BitFenix Prodigy 
  hide details  
Reply
post #62 of 87
Quote:
Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by momonz View Post

If money is a big issue for you go for 500r. Then close this thread biggrin.gif

if you would read, you would know money isnt a big issue. and the NZXT is cheaper anyways. the 500r is kind of out of the equation.

I edited my post, was referring to NZXT. smile.gif
black or white
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500k Asus Sabertooth P67 XFX RX 480 GTR Kingston HyperX Fury 4x4gb Black 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500gb WD Caviar Black 1TB (2013) Noctua NH-D14 Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus PB298Q Ducky One TKL RGB (Brown) CM Silent Pro M600 NZXT H440 
MouseMouse PadAudio
SteelSeries Kinzu V3 Black SteelSeries QCK mini Hivi Swans M10 
  hide details  
Reply
black or white
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500k Asus Sabertooth P67 XFX RX 480 GTR Kingston HyperX Fury 4x4gb Black 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500gb WD Caviar Black 1TB (2013) Noctua NH-D14 Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus PB298Q Ducky One TKL RGB (Brown) CM Silent Pro M600 NZXT H440 
MouseMouse PadAudio
SteelSeries Kinzu V3 Black SteelSeries QCK mini Hivi Swans M10 
  hide details  
Reply
post #63 of 87
I just realized how sleek looking the white version of 410 is.. nice case smile.gif
black or white
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500k Asus Sabertooth P67 XFX RX 480 GTR Kingston HyperX Fury 4x4gb Black 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500gb WD Caviar Black 1TB (2013) Noctua NH-D14 Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus PB298Q Ducky One TKL RGB (Brown) CM Silent Pro M600 NZXT H440 
MouseMouse PadAudio
SteelSeries Kinzu V3 Black SteelSeries QCK mini Hivi Swans M10 
  hide details  
Reply
black or white
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500k Asus Sabertooth P67 XFX RX 480 GTR Kingston HyperX Fury 4x4gb Black 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500gb WD Caviar Black 1TB (2013) Noctua NH-D14 Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus PB298Q Ducky One TKL RGB (Brown) CM Silent Pro M600 NZXT H440 
MouseMouse PadAudio
SteelSeries Kinzu V3 Black SteelSeries QCK mini Hivi Swans M10 
  hide details  
Reply
post #64 of 87
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by WizrdSleevz View Post

I actually own a 650D, which has the same internals as a 600t. I got to say I love it!
Also my friend owns a Tempest 410 & its actually an awesome case. All of these are great choices. Just pick the one you like the most.

eh i understand the appeal to this kind of case, but if i wanted simplistic id go for a completely solid brushed steel look. not for this build tho.
Ryzen & Vega
(22 items)
 
Wanted: [Wanted] LGA1155 ITX Motherboard
$75 (USD) or best offer
The Spectre
(28 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[AMD] Ryzen R7 1700 w/EK Supremacy Evo AMD [MSI] X370 XPower Gaming Titanium [AMD] Vega Flagship GPU [G.Skill] Trident Z RGB 2x8GB @3000MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
500GB M.2 SSD [WD] 2TB Black HDD [NZXT] AER RGB 120 (x7) [NZXT] AER RGB 140 (x1) 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
[Barrow] D5 Heatsink/Reservoir/Heatsink [Barrow] White 1/2"x3/4" Compression Fittings [Primochill] Advance LRT Clear 1/2"x3/4" Tubing [Alphacool] NexXxos XT45 360mm 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
[Alphacool] NexXxos Monsta 240mm [Microsoft] Windows 10 Pro x64 [ASUS] MG279 Freesync 1440p IPS [Razer] BlackWidow X Tournament Edition w/Vorte... 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
[Corsair] RM850i w/custom cables [Phanteks] Enthoo Evolv ATX Tempered Glass [Razer] Deathadder Elite [Corsair] MM300 Extended 
AudioOther
(See audio in signature) [Ikea] Tornliden Desk 
  hide details  
Reply
Ryzen & Vega
(22 items)
 
Wanted: [Wanted] LGA1155 ITX Motherboard
$75 (USD) or best offer
The Spectre
(28 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[AMD] Ryzen R7 1700 w/EK Supremacy Evo AMD [MSI] X370 XPower Gaming Titanium [AMD] Vega Flagship GPU [G.Skill] Trident Z RGB 2x8GB @3000MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
500GB M.2 SSD [WD] 2TB Black HDD [NZXT] AER RGB 120 (x7) [NZXT] AER RGB 140 (x1) 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
[Barrow] D5 Heatsink/Reservoir/Heatsink [Barrow] White 1/2"x3/4" Compression Fittings [Primochill] Advance LRT Clear 1/2"x3/4" Tubing [Alphacool] NexXxos XT45 360mm 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
[Alphacool] NexXxos Monsta 240mm [Microsoft] Windows 10 Pro x64 [ASUS] MG279 Freesync 1440p IPS [Razer] BlackWidow X Tournament Edition w/Vorte... 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
[Corsair] RM850i w/custom cables [Phanteks] Enthoo Evolv ATX Tempered Glass [Razer] Deathadder Elite [Corsair] MM300 Extended 
AudioOther
(See audio in signature) [Ikea] Tornliden Desk 
  hide details  
Reply
post #65 of 87
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by momonz View Post

I just realized how sleek looking the white version of 410 is.. nice case smile.gif

yeah i really like it. if my parts were red, i might go for the red, but they are all blue.
Ryzen & Vega
(22 items)
 
Wanted: [Wanted] LGA1155 ITX Motherboard
$75 (USD) or best offer
The Spectre
(28 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[AMD] Ryzen R7 1700 w/EK Supremacy Evo AMD [MSI] X370 XPower Gaming Titanium [AMD] Vega Flagship GPU [G.Skill] Trident Z RGB 2x8GB @3000MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
500GB M.2 SSD [WD] 2TB Black HDD [NZXT] AER RGB 120 (x7) [NZXT] AER RGB 140 (x1) 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
[Barrow] D5 Heatsink/Reservoir/Heatsink [Barrow] White 1/2"x3/4" Compression Fittings [Primochill] Advance LRT Clear 1/2"x3/4" Tubing [Alphacool] NexXxos XT45 360mm 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
[Alphacool] NexXxos Monsta 240mm [Microsoft] Windows 10 Pro x64 [ASUS] MG279 Freesync 1440p IPS [Razer] BlackWidow X Tournament Edition w/Vorte... 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
[Corsair] RM850i w/custom cables [Phanteks] Enthoo Evolv ATX Tempered Glass [Razer] Deathadder Elite [Corsair] MM300 Extended 
AudioOther
(See audio in signature) [Ikea] Tornliden Desk 
  hide details  
Reply
Ryzen & Vega
(22 items)
 
Wanted: [Wanted] LGA1155 ITX Motherboard
$75 (USD) or best offer
The Spectre
(28 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[AMD] Ryzen R7 1700 w/EK Supremacy Evo AMD [MSI] X370 XPower Gaming Titanium [AMD] Vega Flagship GPU [G.Skill] Trident Z RGB 2x8GB @3000MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
500GB M.2 SSD [WD] 2TB Black HDD [NZXT] AER RGB 120 (x7) [NZXT] AER RGB 140 (x1) 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
[Barrow] D5 Heatsink/Reservoir/Heatsink [Barrow] White 1/2"x3/4" Compression Fittings [Primochill] Advance LRT Clear 1/2"x3/4" Tubing [Alphacool] NexXxos XT45 360mm 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
[Alphacool] NexXxos Monsta 240mm [Microsoft] Windows 10 Pro x64 [ASUS] MG279 Freesync 1440p IPS [Razer] BlackWidow X Tournament Edition w/Vorte... 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
[Corsair] RM850i w/custom cables [Phanteks] Enthoo Evolv ATX Tempered Glass [Razer] Deathadder Elite [Corsair] MM300 Extended 
AudioOther
(See audio in signature) [Ikea] Tornliden Desk 
  hide details  
Reply
post #66 of 87
Have you also consider these:

443
This is has rubber grommets, and is USB 3.0 version, with white LED front fan

OR

443
black or white
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500k Asus Sabertooth P67 XFX RX 480 GTR Kingston HyperX Fury 4x4gb Black 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500gb WD Caviar Black 1TB (2013) Noctua NH-D14 Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus PB298Q Ducky One TKL RGB (Brown) CM Silent Pro M600 NZXT H440 
MouseMouse PadAudio
SteelSeries Kinzu V3 Black SteelSeries QCK mini Hivi Swans M10 
  hide details  
Reply
black or white
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500k Asus Sabertooth P67 XFX RX 480 GTR Kingston HyperX Fury 4x4gb Black 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500gb WD Caviar Black 1TB (2013) Noctua NH-D14 Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus PB298Q Ducky One TKL RGB (Brown) CM Silent Pro M600 NZXT H440 
MouseMouse PadAudio
SteelSeries Kinzu V3 Black SteelSeries QCK mini Hivi Swans M10 
  hide details  
Reply
post #67 of 87
No problem .Case comes with a dedicated 200mm (shudders) fan in the front. 120mm rear and either 200mm top or 2 x 120mm
You can also wedge a 120 in the drive bay area, if only one 5 1/4 slot is occupied. If you're a fan of negative pressure cases then this won't be a problem.
While you can switch the top 200 for 2 x 120mms there's no real easy way around intake, especially if you plan to occupy your drive bays with more than an optical drive.

I've had 2 of these cases now. One was damaged during shipping from Amazon, the second was it's replacement. The side panels on both don't seem to follow the curvature of the chassis, so near the corners they sort of jut out or fit very tight to the plastic, while other areas have almost 1mm between chassis and panel. It's annoying, especially up close or when I'm at my desk. The window is made of Lexan and creaks and pops constantly whenever my GPU is under load as well. Pretty much any sort of thermal expansion/contraction will make this think pop more than Rice Krispies. And that U-Channel molding around the window? It's hard plastic in some fail attempt to mock a modded side panel.

Btw, the fan controller isn't full sweep, I'm almost sure it only fluctuates from 100% to 70% when the dial is at 0.
For 170 bucks, it's a damn joke. I really can't stand 200mm fans. They're a real pain to replace because there aren't many high performance variants on the market, especially with LED, if that's your thing. Also not all 200mm fans will fit as there's no standard for 200mm fans as of right now and in all honesty I don't see any point. 120s and 140s have done fine for a while
Edited by hstanford1 - 1/15/12 at 9:39pm
WIP
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k ASRock Z68 Extreme 3 Gen 3 EVGA GTX 460 2win G. Skill Sniper Low Voltage 8GB 1600mhz DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 7200rpm Asus Combo Drive Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Asus VW246H 
PowerCase
Seasonic X-750 Corsair 600t White 
  hide details  
Reply
WIP
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k ASRock Z68 Extreme 3 Gen 3 EVGA GTX 460 2win G. Skill Sniper Low Voltage 8GB 1600mhz DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 7200rpm Asus Combo Drive Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Asus VW246H 
PowerCase
Seasonic X-750 Corsair 600t White 
  hide details  
Reply
post #68 of 87
Quote:
Originally Posted by momonz View Post

The 690 II is one of the best good looking case of this generation.

Definitely not the ugly ones in the bunch, but to some it's not over-the-top enough wink.gif All personal preference though. While owning the CM690, it's a respectable case, and especially good considering it really doesn't have much competition in its price range.

@phillyd: Generally speaking the 200mm fans aren't very good for pushing high amounts of air in the first place, so I don't know where that guy is coming from. But I still stand behind the Phantom 410. It has everything you need and everything you're looking for in a case. Especially with some good fans(replacing stock + adding side panel fan) that case is a real winner. I don't see any advantages the 600t has against the 410 except the fact that the 600t is two inches taller and longer, and has another set of side and bottom cable management grommets.

NZXT Phantom 410, being the more recent case, also has 2 usb 3.0 and 2 usb 2.0 points rather than the 600t's 3 usb2.0 and 1 3.0 port.
post #69 of 87
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hollowpb40 View Post

Definitely not the ugly ones in the bunch, but to some it's not over-the-top enough wink.gif All personal preference though. While owning the CM690, it's a respectable case, and especially good considering it really doesn't have much competition in its price range.
@phillyd: Generally speaking the 200mm fans aren't very good for pushing high amounts of air in the first place, so I don't know where that guy is coming from. But I still stand behind the Phantom 410. It has everything you need and everything you're looking for in a case. Especially with some good fans(replacing stock + adding side panel fan) that case is a real winner. I don't see any advantages the 600t has against the 410 except the fact that the 600t is two inches taller and longer, and has another set of side and bottom cable management grommets.
NZXT Phantom 410, being the more recent case, also has 2 usb 3.0 and 2 usb 2.0 points rather than the 600t's 3 usb2.0 and 1 3.0 port.

You know I really don't know where I'm coming from either. rolleyes.gif After hearing people on here rave about the 600t I was severely let down.
It's funny because I actually hadn't built a PC in 5 years and picked up the 600t, thinking "oh wow PC fans have gotten huge!"
Pfft, what a dumb mistake, cooling aside though there are some glaring quality issues with the side panels and overall fit.

Edit: +1 the CM690. If I was on a budget I'd definitely shoot for a CM 690II Advanced, pretty impressive specs and not overly "gamer."
Edited by hstanford1 - 1/15/12 at 9:43pm
WIP
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k ASRock Z68 Extreme 3 Gen 3 EVGA GTX 460 2win G. Skill Sniper Low Voltage 8GB 1600mhz DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 7200rpm Asus Combo Drive Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Asus VW246H 
PowerCase
Seasonic X-750 Corsair 600t White 
  hide details  
Reply
WIP
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k ASRock Z68 Extreme 3 Gen 3 EVGA GTX 460 2win G. Skill Sniper Low Voltage 8GB 1600mhz DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 7200rpm Asus Combo Drive Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Asus VW246H 
PowerCase
Seasonic X-750 Corsair 600t White 
  hide details  
Reply
post #70 of 87
Quote:
Originally Posted by hstanford1 View Post

You know I really don't know where I'm coming from either. rolleyes.gif After hearing people on here rave about the 600t I was severely let down.
It's funny because I actually hadn't built a PC in 5 years and picked up the 600t, thinking "oh wow PC fans have gotten huge!"
Pfft, what a dumb mistake, cooling aside though there are some glaring quality issues with the side panels and overall fit.

I was talking about the side panel, sorry I failed to put that.

I do agree with you on the 200mm fans. They're pretty useless compared to the 120mm's that can replace them
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Computer Cases
Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Computer Cases › Corsair Graphite 600T vs. Corsair Carbide 500R vs. NZXT Phantom 410