Corsair Carbide 500R

  • Corsair Carbide 500R
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Based on 19 scores, 54 reviews available
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The Corsair Carbide 500R supports mATX and ATX motherboards. It has room for up to six 3.5-inch hard drives via two removable cages, four 5.25-inch devices, a full 240mm radiator and eight expansion slots with support for graphics cards up to 452mm long. The enclosure has positions for six 120 or 140mm fans and it ships with a 200mm unit on the side, two 120mm fans in front and one rear 120mm exhaust.

Expert reviews and ratings

By ThinkComputers on 90

I’m going to say it again, Corsair has another great case on their hands. When it comes to cases their track record has been pretty amazing. I don’t think I’ve reviewed one of their cases that I had an issue with or that I did not like. The Carbide...

By Pureoverclock on

From a design and visual perspective, the Corsair 500R has clean lines and an uncluttered look. The finishing of the graphite gray/black with the combination of the mesh grills really make this case stand out. Corsair designed this case for those who...

By uk.hardware.info on

Computer cases still get plenty of attention from both industry and consumers. Other PC product areas are steadily shrinking, but new brands of computer cases still regularly appear. The result is that you still see innovation in this area. Especially...

By Pro-Clockers on

Corsair has seen the world just what they are made of since they introduced the Obsidian 800D. They seems to not care much about the competition as cases after the 800D like the Obsidian 650D and the Graphite 600T saw just able the same success. This...

By Bit-tech.net on 83

As with many cases that are watercooling-friendly, the Carbide 500R doesn't break any records as an air cooled case. However it's far from bad, managing to keep up with some of the high airflow cases we've tested. However its not in cooling that...

By Expert Reviews on 100

A stunning case that has superb construction, excellent cooling and great looks. It’s worthy of any system...

By TechReaction.net on

Overall, the Corsair Carbide 500R screamed first class, starting with the white/black color scheme to help it stand apart from the swamped, predominately black, case market. The addition of the USB 3.0, fan controller, and the LED light switch are...

By MadShrimps on

With the Carbide series Corsair is able to adress yet another public then with it's fancy high end, but also more expensive, Graphite and Obsedian lineup. A public that still wants to own a high quality chassis, but at a more affordable price...

By HotHardware on

It’s always tough to rank products in roundups like these, especially when each one has merit, as is the case with each of the products we reviewed here. Truly, depending on your taste and needs, you could purchase any one of these cases and be...

By PCPer on

Corsair's successful entry into the case world has taken quite a few people by surprise including consumers and many competitors in the case market. With the first Corsair Obsidian series, the 800D, Corsair standardized many features that were only...

By overclockers.com on

This case has great features, great air flow, and only only has one true flaw, and that is that it blocks some SATA ports on EATX boards. Corsair also needs to include more than zero documentation with their cases to help new builders. Otherwise, I...

By TechRadar on 80

Corsair has become known for some brilliant PC cases recently, and the Corsair Carbide Series 500R White is aiming to become another one.We've tried connecting up components and trying to run them without a case, but it only makes the carpet smell...

By Atomic MPC on 95

Another groundbreaking effort from...

By hardwarebbq.com on

Corsair is one of those well organized companies who properly divide their product into the series: Dominator, Vengeance, Hydro… list is pretty extensive. It should be a no-brainer for some who is in regular update with what's happening in today's...

By SweMOD on 100

Today we're having a look at another computer case and this time it is the Carbide 500R from Corsair, which feature a beautiful white finish for its mid-tower size.It is based on the Carbide 400R computer case but with even more and better features....

By Overclockers Club on

Overall this case was pretty sweet! I honestly didn't like the way the case appeared out of the box, but it did grow on me over time. I absolutely love the white and black contrast now. I'm considering making this my home theater case in the living...

By Hardware Canucks on

In order to keep pace with changing market conditions, the last few case releases from Corsair have been targeted straight towards budget friendly price points and the newest Carbide 500R is no different. Even though it sports a price of under $150,...

By TweakTown on 95

Looking back through Corsair's history of cases, I have yet to be disappointed with any of them. I had their flagship on my desk for over two years, and it just recently got replaced. I also have the currently in use, and it was the case that sold...

By techPowerUp! on 94

Corsair has already managed to impress with the Carbide 400R chassis and the more potent 500R is no exception. It takes the already great 4-series Carbide chassis and improves on its cooling possibilities, adds a fan controller to adjust the rotation...

By custompcreview.com on

Today, I unbox and overview for you the Corsair Carbide 500r Case ! While we know Corsair mainly for their Obsidian or Graphite series cases, this case is a part of Corsair's brand new Carbide line, which is their budget line of cases. So what does...