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Corsair Carbide Series 500R Arctic White Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case

  • Steel structure with molded ABS plastic accent pieces ATX Mid Tower
  • Two USB 3.0 connectors
  • One Firewire connector
  • 3.5" headphone and microphone connector Front Ports
  • Side Air duct
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Learn more about the Corsair 500R

Model

Brand
Corsair
Series
Carbide Series
Model
500R

Spec

Type
ATX Mid Tower
Color
White
Case Material
Steel structure with molded ABS plastic accent pieces
With Power Supply
ATX (not included)
Power Supply Mounted
Bottom
Motherboard Compatibility
Micro ATX / ATX
With Side Panel Window
No

Expansion

External 5.25" Drive Bays
4
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays
6 x 3.5" hard drive bays with 2.5" compatibility
Expansion Slots
8

Front Ports

Front Ports
Two USB 3.0 connectors
One Firewire connector
3.5" headphone and microphone connector

Cooling System

120mm Fans
2 x front-mounted 120mm fans
1 x rear 120mm fan
200mm Fans
1 x 200mm side panel fan
Side Air duct
Yes

Physical Spec

Dimensions
20.5" x 8.1" x 20"
Weight
16.6 lbs

Features

Features
Keep your system cool with up to 10 fan mount locations (four 120mm, six 120mm/140mm)

Removable hard drive cages for optimum GPU airflow and to accommodate GPUs up to 452mm in length.

Mesh side panel can accommodate two 120mm or 140mm fans, or included 200mm fan for outrageous cooling potential.

Built-in multi-channel fan controller for optimal cooling adjustability.

Easily accessible dust filters keep the cool air flowing over your valuable components.

Built-in compatibility for SSDs in the six hard drive bays gives you the flexibility you need.

Captive thumbscrews make it easy to remove your side panels without losing the screws.

Install or upgrade your CPU heatsink quickly with the easy-access backplate cutout.

Optimize airflow and keep your system neat and tidy using the intelligent cable management system.

Front panel includes USB 3.0, Headphone, Mic, multi-channel fan controller, and an LED on/off switch.

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • James G.
  • 7/7/2014 1:54:40 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Great air flow, looks good, lots of room,

Cons: can only use 30mm or less rad in top. had to mod case to use corsair h110 in top,

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  • Cesar D.
  • 6/26/2014 10:35:33 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsAmazing Case!

Pros: This case is big and that is a good thing for me. I was amazed as to how quiet the included fans are. They really help with airflow. Building my pc was easy and fast with the amount of room in it. The extra space for cable management is a plus. The build quality is also great. Overall it looks great and is roomy with superior build quality.

Cons: None that I can think of. The HDD led light can be a bit bright in a dark room though.

Other Thoughts: It easily fit the EVGA 780 classy and there is still room for a longer graphics card. In the dark with the fan led's turned on it looks amazing! Great buy, not regretting it one bit.

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  • Dani K.
  • 6/26/2014 7:01:17 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Case!

Pros: It is very open, very good air flow. This case is rather big compared to what I am use to, but I wanted some good airflow for my gaming rig. This case is just that and it is so fricken quiet. My old case was a tad smaller and I had to put allot of fans and such in it. It sounded so loud all the time!

Cons: None atm, it was rather easy to put together and such.

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  • Giuseppe G.
  • 6/16/2014 9:44:20 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGood case overall, PSU screw holes wouldn't line up.

Pros: - Thumb screws to open sides and to remove drive cages
- Good airflow, lots of space for expandability
- 3 Setting (L/M/H) Fan Controller and Fan LED Switch
- Very Sturdy Build
- Good for Cable Management

Cons: - HDD LED a bit too bright.
- Came with a few minor scratches, although they are hard to see.
- My Seasonic Power Supply can only go in one way (the one way is with the fan facing up). When I put the PSU with the fan facing down, none of the screw holes would line up. I tried removing the rubber on the bottom, but that didn't do anything. Then, when I put the rubber back and turned it the other way, all 4 holes lined up. I'm not sure if it's Corsair's or Seasonic's fault.

Other Thoughts: My motherboard had no 1394 port, so I couldn't use the front panel 1394. All front panel USB 3.0 ports, Audio In/Out ports, and Fan Speed and LED ports worked out of the box without any problem. The diagram of screws was very helpful. Overall, I think this case is good if you're not going to pair it up with a Seasonic PSU.

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  • Tom R.
  • 6/12/2014 11:13:57 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice Case!

Pros: Lots of space, extra room behind side panel for wiring, extensive expansion options, accepts ATX and uATX (micro) Form Factor, mounting hardware included!

Cons: None so far, I'll let you know!

Other Thoughts: I just swapped my uATX board into this monster of a case. I bought this case with plans on building a full gaming unit eventually and I am convinced after working with it that I made a great choice. Loads of air flow coupled with slots on top of slots of drive expansion and a place to route my wiring out of the way proves this. You will need some technical know how to wire up the power button and power/ drive activity lights if you are using a box store pc board. I was able to figure it out by looking at the factory switch, very simple if know simple wiring. I started with a Hewlett Packard p6774y pc. I was able to re-use the power supply (soon to be replaced), hard drive and disc drive. The plate for the fixed ports on the board didn't line up exactly, but it's super close and not worth an egg. If you are building a full pc or just looking to expand you current pc, this tower would be a great benefit to you. Happy gaming!

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  • SEAN T.
  • 6/10/2014 5:04:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDecent

Pros: -H100I fits great-
-Drive Bays are easy to work with-
-Basic Fan controller for Low-High setting & lights on and off-

Cons: Feels very cheap in construction to me, one of the side panels buckled in the middle with light pressure.

I had to grind down the rivets to allow my PSU to fit and not be scratched. It looked like a small child's first use of a rivet gun job thing...

Other Thoughts: I have many corsair products, and this is really the only one I would say I don't get my moneys worth. I expected a lot better Quality for a case over 100 clams, or maybe I just don't what what I am talking about .

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  • Jameas D.
  • 6/8/2014 9:17:24 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCool and very functional

Pros: Amazing space and organization.
Good cable management.
Well placed fans with amazing filter protection
Plenty of room for large CPU cooler.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: This is the best case i have ever owned. I would have been willing to pay more for this case after knowing how thought out and well designed it is.

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  • Alexander S.
  • 6/3/2014 12:49:15 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat first time build case

Pros: I was able to get this case for 99 USD and I can confidently say I it was worth every penny, this was my first build and I was able to get the motherboard in with no problems what so ever, It has a great amount of airflow and the thumbscrews made life while building a lot easier than when I worked on my mother's hp pc. There is amble room in the back for cable management and the case feels very sturdy, great first builder case

Cons: 2 things that were a pain were as a first time builder I had some doubt about the elevated stand offs in the top of the case but I looked it up and it was fine to put the mother board there, also It was kind of hard to screw the top screws for the the motherboard to the point where the screw driver slipped but thankfully I did n ot damage anything, oh and one last thing that kind of sucks is the proprietary fan connectors

Other Thoughts: overall a great case to build in

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  • Martin B.
  • 6/1/2014 2:37:44 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCorsair Carbide 500R

Pros: This case is a thing of beauty. I spent a solid week researching and reading reviews on cases before I decided on this, and I know I made the right choice.

This case is huge, with excellent airflow. Cable grommets ties and hooks (not to mention the behind the MB cable routing) make cable management a breeze (pun intended).

The pre-installed fans are impressive, moving mass amounts of air on the high setting. Plus they are very aesthetically pleasing. It is hard to describe until you see it in action.

High quality mesh grill front, side and bottom(!) panels are beautiful and allow even more airflow. Plus, the bottom and front have foam padding as well, to prevent dust / pet hair. There are pass-throughs for the pre-installed fans to use the fan controller on the front of the case (controls speed and LED)

You can fit full size ATX motherboards, and Video Cards up to 12" long.

Cons: I would have preferred horizontal usb plugs on the front.

Other than that, NOTHING. I seriously would have paid $150 or more for this case. It is amazing. It is beautiful. It is HIGH-QUALITY (the best quality I have seen!)

Other Thoughts: Watch the newegg video if you still are not sold on this. He does a good job going over the features.

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  • Syed Z.
  • 5/28/2014 2:34:08 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Case

Pros: -Case was bigger than i expected when i looked at the previews.
-Plenty of room
-I got the case for an unreal $60 (including the $20 Newegg Promotional Gift Card, $20 rebate, and its own $40 promotion.

Cons: No Cons

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