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It was already stated that each individual handle can support the weight of a built computer. You can use one handle, or both. thumb.gif

While the handles should be able to support the whole thing when built individually they do not look particularly ergonomic as far as carrying the case on regular basis goes. Being relatively thin they will sort of "cut" into your hands if your case is approx 20-30 kg when fully built (assuming the case itself is approx 10 kg as its steel) plus placement is really not suitable for carrying the thing with one hand by the looks.

However, the placement is quite suitable for attaching the strap to them or failing that just jury rig a piece of suitably thick rope through them and you should be able to carry it reasonably with even one hand.
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post #72 of 99
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It was already stated that each individual handle can support the weight of a built computer. You can use one handle, or both. thumb.gif

Where did they state this? You have the link?
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Where did they state this? You have the link?

I stated it earlier in the thread. The handles have almost no give - they're made of very similar material that the handles on WW2-era ammo boxes are made from - designed to be strong. The rubber, we added to make it more comfortable to carry. But it's not designed to be hand-carried to work and back daily or anything.
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Looks like it will perform well. But is it too much to ask for a good looking case. It seems like %85 of new cases coming out are fuggly!
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beauty is in the..., ok this case is fugly!
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I stated it earlier in the thread. The handles have almost no give - they're made of very similar material that the handles on WW2-era ammo boxes are made from - designed to be strong. The rubber, we added to make it more comfortable to carry. But it's not designed to be hand-carried to work and back daily or anything.

If the handles WERE to break with a computer inside, does Corsair cover the damages? If not, I'll continue to carry from the underneath, as I've done all these years. smile.gif
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If the handles WERE to break with a computer inside, does Corsair cover the damages? If not, I'll continue to carry from the underneath, as I've done all these years. smile.gif

If the PC is turned off while it drops most likely nothing will break. As far as I understand it the case is mostly steel. About the same as CM storm scout. Mine has bounced down the stairs once (jury rigged a carrying strap to it which was low quality and broke) and everything survived inside. Sure, the case took few dents and some plastic things broke outside but a proper steel case can take a lot of punishment without letting the contents get damaged.

Now as far as the handles go, more likely reason for getting the case drop is the handle slipping out of your hand or missing the step yourself. Which, in my opinion, is more likely when you are carrying the case holding it from the underside.
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I like it, and will probably get it to replace my CM Storm Scout. @CorsairGeorge: Is there any plans for a clear window to replace the that opaque side window?(like in the 600T)?
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looks ok, but why do i get the sense that most corsair cases have the same basic layout? how about some innovation...


i'll stick with my silverstone.
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This has "Bill Owen please mod me" written all over it. Something like what he did for the CM Storm Scout
 
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