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600T or Fractal design R3?

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I'm deciding wether to get the Corsair Obsidian 600t or the R3.
The R3 is significantly cheaper and has a nice clean look to it and also looks very quiet. But that 600t just looks so appealing:S.

I'm looking for a case with optimal silence since I'll be gaming alot and I dont like my comp making alot of noise. Basically, is the silence of the R3 really that much better than the 600t to make me buy it?

Just saying, I'm currently leaning towards the 600t, because of all the features and it's really big, but that R3 is really gorgeous.
post #2 of 13
I think you should wait untill Fractal releases their next case the "Arc" or whatever its called. But if you really are impatient I vote for the R3 because I love the look of it and i detest the 600T.
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post #3 of 13
the 600t has some awesome cable management capabilities!! It is also a very great case for aircooling.. Id go with the 600t
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My vote goes to the Fractal
    
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600T for awesomeness!

The 600T also has a fan controller, so it shouldn't be too loud.
    
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Originally Posted by Dwalin Co View Post
I think you should wait untill Fractal releases their next case the "Arc" or whatever its called. But if you really are impatient I vote for the R3 because I love the look of it and i detest the 600T.
when will this arc be avaible? you have a link? :S
post #7 of 13
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600T for awesomeness!

The 600T also has a fan controller, so it shouldn't be too loud.
Doesn't the Fractal also have a fan controller? Correct me if I'm mistaken.
    
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post #8 of 13
600T is meh.
I like the knob in the middle on top but as far as actual airflow its average.
The R3 is a step in the right direction but you need fans on your front left side.
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post #9 of 13
I too am awaiting the Arc for my build most likely though I've been torn between the R3 and the Lian Li PC-9F (which oddly enough, the arc greatly resembles). Looks like the Arc is due out Mid-Late January.

See: http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cas...-arc-preview/1 and http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...c-preview.html
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post #10 of 13
You can get some awesome cleanliness in your case with the 600t:






This one is really quiet and cools like the best! It has a 4.2Ghz core i7 970 in it with 12GB RAM. It has been rendering non stop since September, temps have never overheated.
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