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Corsair Carbide 500R
9.6 out of 10

Corsair Carbide 500R

Carbide 500R Case - Front Fascia (Complete with ALL 5.25“ bay Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Corsair Carbide 500R

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Overall 2
2.0

Bad fan controller with proprietary connectors

tperkins, Amazon
26 October 2014
  • Summary: For a while, I actually liked this case. But then the bundled 200 mm fan failed. No problem, just replace the fan right? Wrong. The built-in fan controller uses proprietary connectors, so it literally only works with the fans that came with the case.
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Overall 2
2.0

Inside a Vacumn Cleaner Bag

John I., Newegg
6 September 2014
  • Summary: -The reviews on this case have so overrated this case that I am wondering if reading reviews is worth the effort. - I will NOT be using this case. To me, it is the worse case I have ever encountered. Guess I will have to sell it.
  • Pros: Has the four external 5.25" bays that I was looking for.
  • Cons: -Holes, holes, holes, everywhere. If you want only filtered air entering you computer, stay away from this monster. -Mounting of rear 120 mm fan on case indented standoffs is totally moronic. Never seen this before. Warm air will just circle from out of rear of case to back in. -Needs special rig...
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Overall 2
2.0

Not Happy

Scifisteve, Amazon
20 February 2014
  • Summary: At the end of last year I decided to build my first PC from selected parts. This included your case. Of all the parts I ordered to build me a new PC, your case was the most disappointing. Day one the thumb screws holding the side panel in place, the top one was cross threaded.
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Overall 2
2.0

Front Panel USB cable fell apart

Matthew John Darnell "Matt", Amazon
6 November 2013
  • Summary: Update - The button to turn on the lights is 0.25 inches from the reset button....already reset the system once on accident. Isn't the reset button supposed to be near the power button? The front USB cable connection broke 30 seconds after I plugged it into the motherboard.
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Overall 2
2.0

Inner black paint would paint anything it touches

Ralph, Amazon
20 June 2013
  • Summary: I was very excited about this case, specially knowing it was from Corsair, which appeared to be a serious and sound business selling good cases. Unhappily after less than a year the inner black paint started to paint my hands, cables and anything in contact with it, thus I could not get into any...
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Overall 2
2.0

fire hazard, safety recall is needed

V. Ivanov, Amazon
25 May 2013
  • Summary: Corsair tech support forums are discussing multiple cases of the front panel wiring burning with fire. Use advanced search in Google or "site:" key and restrict your search to Corsair website, or even to Corsair forums on Corsair website.
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Overall 2
2.0

A big solid case, plenty of fans but useless support

Mr. Joe Merieux, Amazon
23 June 2012