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Corsair Graphite 230T


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Jul 8, 2005
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The Corsair Graphite 230T aims to be a cool-looking chassis with functional features--all at a price segement that is simply the most sought after. Clocking in at 70 euros, has Corsair managed to deliver more than just cool looks in three different colors or is the Graphite 230T nothing but an empty shell?

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At that price point there seems to be no reason to pick it over a Carbide 300R or 330R.
This one lacks dust filters in the front & bottom and antivibration mounts for the PSU. And it has a plastic hard drive cage :twitch:
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Eww that color in the middle. The others look good and it looks like a good looking case.
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Thank you for the review.

What kind of CPU cooler did you use for the installed build in the pictures?

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The only thing I prefer to the 300R etc is the two 120mm fans in front and that is purely a subjective (and rather unimportant, obviously) aesthetics thing.

Always dug that for some damn reason and none of my cases have ever had lol