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Old 18-06-18, 05:17 PM
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Corsair Crystal Series 280X RGB MATX Case Review



MATX systems are becoming rare these days, but Corsair isn't giving up on the form factor


Corsair Crystal Series 280X RGB MATX Case Review

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Old 18-06-18, 07:20 PM
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One thing you didn't mention that is a big deal in the video was the fact that you can only use the bottom intake areas if you have an ITX board. You may be able to fit fans there depending on the motherboard but you definitely can only fit a fan/radiator with an ITX board. It's not mentioned on there website for some dumb reason but they made it clear that it'll only fit with an ITX board during computex.
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Old 18-06-18, 09:41 PM
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This case is just terrible boring! Don't like the design at all, like it's trying to be everything else the competition is currently. It's evident by the closed off front with the glass, blocking pretty much most of the airflow.
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Old 18-06-18, 11:47 PM
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This case is just terrible boring! Don't like the design at all, like it's trying to be everything else the competition is currently. It's evident by the closed off front with the glass, blocking pretty much most of the airflow.
Yep. I wanted to get this case but it's airflow looks abysmal.

I would have liked to see the mesh version... Have a mesh and glass version like every other company
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Yep. I wanted to get this case but it's airflow looks abysmal.

I would have liked to see the mesh version... Have a mesh and glass version like every other company
Pull out the dremel and start making holes
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Old 19-06-18, 03:34 PM
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Shouldn't have to fix a $160 case.
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Old 19-06-18, 07:14 PM
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Dear god that is AWFUL...

I like mATX (my current system is) - but I wouldn't touch that case with someone elses money let alone mine.

Corsair have lost the plot with these choaked font panels too - they fell into the Coolermaster covfefe.
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I think it looks great. I just think the form over function is what makes it not as great as it could be. If they released a mesh version with a tempered glass panel on the side it would basically be perfect.

I'll just keep wishing for a meshify ITX case..
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I think it looks great. I just think the form over function is what makes it not as great as it could be. If they released a mesh version with a tempered glass panel on the side it would basically be perfect.

I'll just keep wishing for a meshify ITX case..
I dislike the front entirely. It looks like it has the smallest front intake I have ever seen. Those front fans will probably be suffocating trying to pull in air.
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