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Old July 31, 2012, 10:13 PM
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With excellent build quality, enthusiast-focused features and plenty of expansion options, Corsair's new 550D chassis personifies everything the Obsidian series is known for. But beneath its plain exterior lies one major departure from other products in the Obsidian lineup: this case is designed to provide the quietest possible computing experience


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Old July 31, 2012, 11:28 PM
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I love this case. I think compared to the p280, the cooler master silenco this case is miles above most sub 200 dollar quite cases.
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Old July 31, 2012, 11:49 PM
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It's got a lil bit to do to beat the fractal case reviewed here a bit back.. But it does look much better...
Really is a pitty you have to chose between quiet and cooling.. should have done both..
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Old August 1, 2012, 05:51 AM
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I really like some of the features of this case, they are on the right path with fan filters and modularity. Future tweaks by Corsair and their competitors bode well for future designs.
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Great review, I have this case and got it for $119 on sale. Quality felt way better than the Antec P280. I used to have an Antec P180 but the Corsair 550D was definitely the right choice this time round. Installation was a breeze as well.

It also comes with USB 3.0->2.0 adapters if you don't have a 3.0 motherboard yet for the front ports.
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Old August 3, 2012, 11:44 AM
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I find this review useful, except really what i the final result? It seems kind of ho-hum. I'm in a buying position, this seems like a good case (I acutally like the simple look etc) not really in need of all the silence features (however I find padded side panels are good in all cases).

What do you think. Buy or Not Buy?
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It depends on your needs.
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i love everything corsair... there cases are beautiful. I love my 600t white :)
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It depends on your needs.
I just need a case for everyday tasks. Its in my entertainment room, light gaming, browsing, some video extraction. A general workhorse kind of machine. I will likely go with and i7 processor.

I use an old lanboy now, and it is a little noisy, but that could be the fans since its oh, 8yrs old HAHA.
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I just need a case for everyday tasks. Its in my entertainment room, light gaming, browsing, some video extraction. A general workhorse kind of machine. I will likely go with and i7 processor.

I use an old lanboy now, and it is a little noisy, but that could be the fans since its oh, 8yrs old HAHA.

In my opinion a case like this is ideal for you. Also check out the bitfenix shinobi if your on a budget its a great case bang for buck.
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