Corsair Carbide 500R Case

Corsair Carbide 500R Case
Published: November 27, 2011
Author: Niko Lupala
Editor: Amber Lupala
Provider: Corsair

Today we take a look at the Corsair 500R computer case that is included in their Carbide series. This has room for a lot of fans, radiator in the top, space also for bigger videocards, and PSU’s.

Well lets not waste more time but get on with the review to see what type of quality we can expect from this 140$ case.

About Corsair:

Find out more on their website, http://www.corsair.com/company/aboutus/

Specifications:

Warranty Two years
Dimension 20.5” x 8.1” x 20”
MB Support ATX, mATX
Expansion Slots 8
Form Factor Mid-tower
Material Steel structure with molded
ABS plastic accent pieces

Drive Bays(x4) 5.25″, (x6) 3.5″/2.5″ Drive Caddies

Cooling (x6) 120mm/140mm fan mounts
(x4) 120mm fan mounts
Includes (x1) 200mm side panel fan,
(x2) front-mounted 120mm fans, and (x1) rear 120mm fan

Front I/O (x2) USB 3.0, (x1) IEEE1394, (x1) Headphone, (x1) MIC, Power, Reset, Lighting toggle switch

The Product:
Corsair Carbide 500R Case Corsair Carbide 500R Case
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The case comes packed in this brown cardboard box with explanation of the features. You will find a slip with the same information inside the box.

We got the white version of the case that has black mesh grills on the top, front, and left side.

Corsair Carbide 500R Case Corsair Carbide 500R Case
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The left side has a mesh panel on the side and beneath it a huge fan. You can place several smaller fans all over the sidepanel since there are pre-drilled holes for fan mounting.

On the top front part of the case is a small tray where you can store various smaller items.

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  • A Person on the Internet

    Hello, I have an evga 500w psu ready for my next case. I am trying to find out if it will fit in the psu slot. Please help me, Thank You