Excerpt: Corsair Graphite Series 230T Review (With H75 Cooler) When Corsair first entered the chassis market they did so at the high end and then began moving downwards through the market. With a core set of products in place they have since been...
Summary: If you are looking for a case that allies high quality and simple construction, low price, good ventilation, ease to set up, support for up to four 2.5” drives and up to 280 mm radiators, the Corsair Graphite Series 230T is an excellent choice.
Pros: Excellent construction quality, Good cost/benefit ratio, Great ventilation setup out of the box, Very easy to set up a system inside it, Air filter for the power supply and front fans, Supports four 3.5” and four 2.5” devices, Support for 240 mm or 280 mm radiator on the top panel, A huge cutout ...
Cons: Plastic drive cage looks a little cheap, Does not support 140 mm radiator on the rear panel, No anti-vibration mechanism for hard drives
Conclusion: From start to finish on this review I have known that this chassis was going to be great. As soon as it was taken out of the box it was clear that it was very well made from quality steel and plastics with a flawless, if somewhat dazzlingly bright orange paint job.
Pros: Three pre-installed fans (two with LED lighting), Clear side panel window, High quality finish to plastics and paint, Two USB 3.0 ports, Black sleeved internal cables, Room for 6 fans maximum, Dust filter on PSU and front panel, Price
Cons: No dust filter for bottom fan mount position, Front panel needs to be removed to clean filter, this involves removing both side panels., No top radiator support
Corsair Graphite 230T review: great and affordable design
18 November 2013
Excerpt: Corsair certainly hasn't been rolling its thumbs since entering the computer chassis market with the Obsidian 800D. There are several product lines, of which we most frequently see the Obsidian and Carbide series.
Corsair Graphite Series 230T Compact Mid-Tower Review
6 November 2013
Summary: Corsair has been known for RAM for well over a decade now, but it has become a big player in the computer case market in the last few years. The Corsair Graphite Series 230T ATX case is designed for "fast and straightforward system building, by design.
Conclusion: Having arrived on the chassis scene with high-end solutions that impressed reviewers and readers alike, Corsair has in recent years shifted its focus to mainstream dominance with the launch of numerous low-cost models.
Summary: Corsair is wise to add a more affordable chassis to the Graphite family for the large mainstream market, and the Corsair Graphite 230T is a really sexy choice. It offers everything a user of this price segment may want: 3 fans right out of the box, cool color choices and looks, liquid-cooling...
Pros: Very good frame-construction quality, Great, simple design, Unique approach to the side panels, Colored panel on the underside as well, Three fans included, Can hold up to eight hard drives, Plenty of space behind motherboard tray for cable hiding, Compatibility with 240/280 mm liquid-cooling set...
Cons: 3.5" hard-drive locks too flimsy, Plastic hard-drive cage, No dust filter on the floor fan mount, No rubber grommets and limited points for attaching unwanted leads, Basic I/O, Fan controller—a feature of the Graphite 600T that did not make it into the Graphite 230T whatsoever, Liquid-cooling rig...