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Corsair 500R White. Have the Issues Been Fixed?

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I started a thread a couple months ago 'Problems with 500R" after buying one and discovering several issues. As I said then and still believe now the 500R is a very nice case and perfect for my needs.
I want to buy another but wanted to check if you guys are still experiencing any of the following problems before I do.

1) Power supply mounting holes are mis-aligned either because the pads it sits on are too high or the two rivets under it are too tall.

2) The hard drive cages are very difficult to pull apart and get scratched up badly when doing so.

3) The motherboard tray tray tends to warp towards the middle so that the board has to be bowed to fit.

4) Most all of the thumb screws are poorly threaded and don't screw in smoothly.
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post #2 of 5
1. Only affected a small number of units in the first place. Fixed.

2. Haven't heard this complaint before.

3. Only affected a VERY small number of units, and we put in a manufacturing process change to address it.

4. Never heard this complaint either.
post #3 of 5
I didn't have any of the issues you described when I used it for a coworkers build. It was pretty awesome actually.
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I just got a white one about 2 months ago and never had any of the issues that you listed. Everything fit and worked just fine.

EDIT: It is a awesome case and looks great. I was debating between the black and white one...glad I got the white. It was a big step up from my Antec 900.
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post #5 of 5
I have seen a video reviewer complain about the thumbscrew threading machining issues before, where they don't go in very well and you have to fiddle with them a lot before they fit in properly... forgot who said that exactly in their video, my apologies, but I honestly have seen people complain of this before.
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