Corsair Graphite 760T Review 12

Corsair Graphite 760T Review


Value & Conclusion

  • The Corsair Graphite 760T will set you back around 190 US dollars without taxes or 180 euros including taxes.
  • Excellent construction
  • Great water-cooling possibilities
  • Three 140 mm AF140L fans included
  • Lots of space behind motherboard tray
  • Excellent cable-routing and hiding possibilities
  • Excellent 2.5" brackets on the backside of the motherboard tray
  • Modular hard-drive cages
  • Great tool-less installation method for drives
  • Tension locks for optical drive bays work well
  • Massive window
  • Fan controller included
  • Latches for the doors
  • Doors swing open nicely
  • Dust filter on front and top
  • All-black cables
  • Large opening in the motherboard tray allows for access to the CPU, regardless of which board is installed
  • Tons of space for large coolers, boards, and graphics cards
  • Available in two colors
  • No more bumps, but real main board spacers instead
  • No external 3.5" drive
  • Hard-drive cages cannot be secured when hung from the top down
  • Using a long radiator will block a 5.25" bay
  • No lock on latches
  • HDD trays work, but have a tiny bit of play
  • No USB 3.0 to 2.0 adapter
  • Very few zip ties
Just as with the Obsidian 750D, there is very little wrong with the Graphite 760T. Corsair has done a great job in growing the 230T's look into what we saw today, and while the 760T is considerably more expensive than the 750D was at launch, there is some added value to be had. There are its hinged doors and the two-speed fan controller, and gone are the bumps for the motherboard, which is a good little upgrade. There is also a functional stealth cover now.
While its price is certainly justified, the 760T might still not be the best value for your money when it comes to a chassis of this size. The ability to hold a wide array of motherboards in combination with several cooling options really shows that the Graphite 760T actually caters to high-end enthusiast who want a chassis that is bit more flashy than the 750D. Add the fact that Corsair also includes three AF140L mm fans while keeping all the cables black, and one also has to get quite picky to find anything wrong with the chassis. The chassis would come mighty close to perfection had Corsair only included an option to hang both cages off the 5.25" bays, which would free up the floor for a third cage, and lets not forget including a 5.25" to 3.5" drive-bay adapter to match the design of the front. So what else can we say about this chassis? The Graphite 760T is definitely a great choice if you want to show your hardware off in a slick but extremely-easy-to-assemble manner many will drool over with a healthy dose of jubilation. Grab the Obsidian 750D and treat yourself to a steak dinner if you don't like over-the-top cases - you will be just as happy.
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