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Corsair Carbide Air 540 Case Review

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by danrok, Jul 3, 2013.

  1. danrok

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    Corsair is doing everything these days...
    • Memory
    • Power Supplies
    • Cases
    • SSD drives
    • flash drives
    • keyboards/mice
    • speakers
    I'm always going to be a fan of their Memory!
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    I have occasionally raved about this company, and am very, very impressed with it.

    The best thing about Corsair is they do everything they try to do...well. There was a time when they were only a memory module manufacturer, and they were (are) the best. Then they expanded into other things. I have to say, I have tried and currently own a lot of their products, power supplies/memory in particular, and have yet to have even a minor problem with anything, out of the box.

    And, on the rare occasion that something has gone bad (after a considerable length of time) their customer service has been without peer.
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    booman Grand High Exalted Mystic Emperor of Linux Gaming Staff Member

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    Totally agreed! I bought some old PC 2700 RAM from newegg for my old Fedora 8 server (Asus PC DL Deluxe) and one of the sticks failed. I shipped it to them and they replaced it for free.
    That is the only "hiccup" I've had from them.

    I'm addicted to Enermax power supplies, but I've heard from many that Corsair power supplies are very solid.
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    Daniel~ Chief BBS Administrator Staff Member

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    I included a AX 750 Professional Series Gold power supply from Corsair in my last build... Seems quite good all modular with quality cabling. Decently priced. reasonably quite
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    I have to wonder does the world any longer want a great case for over clocking? I mean I obviously do... but no one can earn a living off the likes of me...":O}
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    booman Grand High Exalted Mystic Emperor of Linux Gaming Staff Member

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    and your Corsair power supply is powering that huge GeForce card you purchased! Says something right there!

    I personally don't think full-tower cases are going away quite yet.
    My preference is to have space for upgrading later on for gaming.
    The general public likes their tablets, smart phones and consoles, but us hard-core gamers always knew that the highest quality of gaming is in a PC.
    As long at the Video Cards are getting bigger, the cases need to be big.

    Once they can create a faster video card in a smaller package, then the cases can get smaller.
    I've looked into a small ITX case with a small ITX motherboard, but there is never enough room for a nice video card.
    So it would end up being a moderate gaming machine that won't play Crysis 3 on the high settings.
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    Right you are... I've alway thought of my large cases in terms of heat dissipation rather than needing to be big enough for my video card, which of course it must. I thought in terms of O/cing rather than gaming, Gaming was just what I could do with my Overclock.":O}

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