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    Reviews - Corsair Carbide Series 300R

    Corsair's first sub-£60 chassis reviewed and rated.
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    Re: Reviews - Corsair Carbide Series 300R

    I'm looking for a new case atm, and this is looking like numero uno.

    Thanks for the review, Hexus

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    Re: Reviews - Corsair Carbide Series 300R

    From what I can tell Fractal Design's R3 is the one to beat. It's around £15 more than this, but offers so much more for your money....fan controller, 5.25" to 3.5" front adapter panel, everything rubber gommeted, rubber grommeted cable routing, 3 more drive bays, sound insulation *everywhere*, HTPC style feet, dust filters on all the fans, option for upto 7 120/140mm fans (all with sound insulation if you're not using them, and a nicer design in my opinion. So yeah, £15 well spent.

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    Re: Reviews - Corsair Carbide Series 300R

    £60.....seems like a very attractive price-point for many. I can see this being a commonly used case.
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    Re: Reviews - Corsair Carbide Series 300R

    I like it. It seems easier on the eye than it's siblings, the 400R and 500R.

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    Re: Reviews - Corsair Carbide Series 300R

    With a little modding this has serious potential for water cooling.

    Front looks ideal for 240 or 280 radiator, top should also be fine for another radiator as long as mounted externally with fans internal (get a rad with inlet/outlets on both sides and also makes for very easy filling)

    Nice but want rubber gromets on the cable routing holes, removeable dust filters etc so guess I need to spend a little more.

    Also noise reducing foam on the side panels will make a big difference

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    Re: Reviews - Corsair Carbide Series 300R

    Nice case for small build. Bit cheap looking though. Would rather go with NZXT Gamma or Silverstone TJ08-E.

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