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    Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    Return of the HAF.
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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    Before buying from Scan check their small print as they do have a naughty re-stocking fee. They aren't Amazon! Plus they will ignore what you state. (Found this out when trying to return a defective, at that time, DJI Mavic Pro)

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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    Perhaps CoolerMaster should just do a version 4 of the CM690 which still seems one of their best value/quality cases.

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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    Ewww. It's sooo ugly.

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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    It may not be the best looking case around but it isn't the worst.

    what I do I like is how thoughtful they have been with making it very practical to work with (at least with air coolers and AIO's anyway), the ability to create a push/pull at the front for a radiator is very nice also, not sure I've seen that before in all honesty (well at least not designed for it from the outset anyway).

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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    it does have one of my favourite features - no hideous giant mesh top panel, I like this or the p7c1's approach. Shame that is is just so damn ugly.

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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    Seems CoolerMaster got inspired by Lian Li's PC-P50 (and Lian-Li's sub brand LanCool's PC-K62). Both of these cases are quite a bit better looking though.

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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    When I saw this case covered at the shows a few months back I was kind of interested by the vertical GPU mount.. but that I worked out that using it means no SLI...

    How these companies miss key use cases is quite beyond me :-)

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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    I actually quite like it. I'm not 8 though, so the RGB lights would have to stay switched off.

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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    Gamers Nexus did a review of it here.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRsb4C5gLLc

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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    Quote Originally Posted by FromUSA View Post
    Gamers Nexus did a review of it here.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRsb4C5gLLc
    Just watching that now, the first 3mins are not looking good for CoolerMaster.

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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    I don't get the fascination with looking into your computer case. Maybe it's just me, but my cases have always been on the floor, under the desk. Why I would want to duck under my desk to view the flashy flashy or, what cooler I have installed, for the hundredth time, I just don't know. Maybe it's my age, but the lights would be turned off and, as long as it works, I wouldn't be looking at the gubbins, just my screen.

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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    Quote Originally Posted by fromusa View Post
    gamers nexus did a review of it here.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrsb4c5gllc
    kitteh!!



    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    Quote Originally Posted by Shielder View Post
    I don't get the fascination with looking into your computer case. Maybe it's just me, but my cases have always been on the floor, under the desk. Why I would want to duck under my desk to view the flashy flashy or, what cooler I have installed, for the hundredth time, I just don't know. Maybe it's my age, but the lights would be turned off and, as long as it works, I wouldn't be looking at the gubbins, just my screen.
    There can be appeal when a build is coordinated and tidy, but I don't see the need for millions of colours when such a build looks best under just one consistently. Though like you I would not feel the need for it to be lit up constantly. Really more for other people than myself.

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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    As I thought the lack of HDD space hurts it very much. I agree it's a but fugly. CM just needs a new champion of the HAF 932 or HAF X. Better dust filters more HDD space for the Mid tower. So far I'm not liking the choses from these case makers. I thought the mastercase maker series would work but again lack of HDD storage.

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    Re: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P

    looks great, I'm still going with the original HAF so considering this vs. new tempered Corsair vs. 600c inverse

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