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Corsair Announces New Carbide Series of PC Cases

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Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the Carbide Series mid-tower cases. The Carbide Series 400R and 500R have been designed for PC gamers with the same builder-friendly philosophy as the award-winning Obsidian Series and Graphite Series of PC cases, but at aggressive price points. New system builds and upgrades are fast and simple, thanks to the easy side panel access and tool-free drive installation and removal. Corsair's innovative cable-management system allows for clean-looking builds and improved airflow.

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Has a CM690 II vibe to it.
 
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Ehhh, I like the Obsidian series for it's simplicity on the outside. This looks like they're starting to go the way of other mainstream "gamer" cases.
 
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Glad to see Corsair amend their ways with the lower profile non-Thermaltake looking new memory sticks. I only hope they correct this mistake sooner than later. It's an abomination.

Best,

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#7
Well it has dust filters...its now in contention with the 690II for my next case choice.
 
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I'm eying the motherboard standoffs
 
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Internal looks cool, but not sure whether I will buy one of these over the 600D and 650D.
Because you can't afford the 600D and 650D.
 

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:vom:

Seriously?

:vom:

I feel cheated.
 
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Because you can't afford the 600D and 650D.
I right now own a HAF-X and 690II. Also I sell gaming PCs back here, looking back at sales even though the 650D and 600D are expensive they are requested more frequently than some of cheaper Antec and Coolemaster Cases.
 

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+ clean and sturdy
+ less plastics
+ very competitive price

cant wait for some reviews..
 
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I right now own a HAF-X and 690II. Also I sell gaming PCs back here, looking back at sales even though the 650D and 600D are expensive they are requested more frequently than some of cheaper Antec and Coolemaster Cases.

I'd rather get this and put the rest of the money into something else

I hope the front panel does not have the cables attached to it :(
 
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Just because their are no pictures of the 500R on here:

 

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Has a CM690 II vibe to it.
That's the first thing I thought when I saw them too :D Definitely not my taste, but Corsair is trying to broaden their lineup and whatnot.
 
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#17
Not digging the style of this case too much, but it looks pretty good on the inside for the price range. I don't know if it's just me, but a lot of the cheaper cases are seriously lacking the well thought out interiors of pricier cases, this seems to combat that.
 
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If that 500R has an internal rad option as well, I'd score it.