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post #131 of 168
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Originally Posted by CorsairGeorge View Post

On OCN, you'd think that the Fractal R4 and the Obsidian series cases are the best selling cases in the world and that nobody buys anything else.

But OCN is hugely US and Western-Europe centric. English speaking.

Go to Latin America enthusiast forums. Go to Asia enthusiast forums. China, Korea, Singapore. Go to Russia or Poland or anywhere in Eastern Europe.

There's a big world out there and believe it or not, certain styles and price points are more attractive in some regions than others.

Did you know that the Zalman Z3 is one of the best selling cases in the world? Or the Thermaltake V series?

You'd never know it if you just read OCN. The rest of the world has different tastes. That doesn't make them wrong or worse. It doesn't make us better.

I happen to like a more refined styling myself. I love the Obsidian cases. But part of my job is to create things for people that disagree with me. So I had them help me design it. These three designs were selected specifically for certain regions, BY the people in those regions. There was an extensive design process. Will it sell in the US? Probably, sure. The North American customers still buy the Elite 430 and the HAF 912 and the Thermaltake V4 and such to some degree. But it wasn't really created solely for this purpose.

A 600T costs about an average month's wages in Brazil.

In the US, at $8/hr fast food salary, you take home about $250/week, or around $1000/month if you work 40 hours per week.

A 600T costs $150, or 15% of your monthly take home pay. And that's BELOW the average salary in the US. Imagine if the 600T cost $1000 here.

Thanks for understanding George.
Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and many other countries need good product as affordable price.
And OCN guys... what you like or dislike is very personal...
Is not because you don't like something.... that other need to dislike also...
What is beautiful for one... can be not for other.

Sorry the bad english
post #132 of 168
The Spec 03 looks a little and resembles of the Bane from Batman tongue.gif
post #133 of 168
I really don't see why so many people are upset? ERMAHGERD my fav company made something that I don't like and in no way affects my life I must complain to everyone! It's not like this is their only line up of cases.
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post #134 of 168
spec 03 looks nice but the other 2 are meh.
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Spec 01 & 03 actually look good in my opinion. The style is not for everyone, but I see these being very popular.
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post #136 of 168
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Ew. Disappointed in Corsair.

It's obviously a budget case series (like the CM Elite series was), so no need to be disappointed. These cases have their place like the Corsair rep said. For those who want higher end cases, Corsair has plenty of options available... thumb.gif
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I'm good, thanks..
 
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post #138 of 168
Long as Corsair can keep the price down on these cases they should sell just fine. I can't see anything about these cases to nitpick. I like SPEC 02 and 03 the best.
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post #139 of 168
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Long as Corsair can keep the price down on these cases they should sell just fine. I can't see anything about these cases to nitpick. I like SPEC 02 and 03 the best.


for 60 dollars you probably are not going to find a better case. End of story.
 
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for 60 dollars you probably are not going to find a better case. End of story.

That would depend on one's needs.
     
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