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Cooler Master General Case Owners Club and Showcase


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Cooler Master Cases

 

In an attempt to get some discussion and build sharing going, I'll make the first case club here on EHW. Since we're not super active yet, I feel like one general thread per case manufacturer would be appropriate, and as activity picks up, we can split each series into its own thread as necessary. I've added all of the series and cases that CM currently sells, in addition to some of the more popular older offerings. More older cases can be added as users with them post. Feel free to leave any feedback.

 

Cosmos Series

Spoiler

Cosmos II

The Cosmos II is a massive case, featuring space for E-ATX and larger motherboards and 13 3.5" drive slots. It's not the most space efficient, and it's seriously hefty, but it has a presence about it unlike many other cases of its time. 5 years after the Cosmos II was released, a 25th Anniversary Edition was introduced to commemorate the company's quarter century birthday, which offers more aluminum paneling inside and out, as well as tempered glass side panels.

 

Cosmos II (Legacy)

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/cosmos-2/

 

Reviews:

Guru3D: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/cooler-master-cosmos-ii-review,1.html

TweakTown: https://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4501/cooler_master_cosmos_ii_ultra_tower_chassis_review/index.html

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9e4KF0uHKo

 

Cosmos II 25th Anniversary Edition (Legacy)

Official Site:

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/cosmos-2-25th-anniversary-edition/

 

Reviews:

Guru3D: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/cooler-master-cosmos-ii-25th-anniversary-edition-review,1.html

TechPowerUp: https://www.techpowerup.com/review/cooler-master-cosmos-ii-25-anniversary/

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_h7YrD1C00

 

 

Cosmos SE

The Cosmos SE released shortly after the Cosmos II, offering a much more reasonable mid-tower package with the same styling. It still holds plenty of hardware and provides ample cooling, but in a more space-efficient enclosure that comes in at half the weight.

 

Cosmos SE (Legacy)

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/cosmos-se/

 

Reviews:

Guru3D: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/cooler-master-cosmos-se-review,1.html

TweakTown: https://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/5868/cooler-master-cosmos-se-full-tower-chassis-review/index.html

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tE_sQ3TXsj0

 

 

Cosmos C700

A true refresh to the Cosmos name, the C700 puts a modern spin on the iconic Cosmos styling. The full tower retains the large scale and weight of the Cosmos II and features E-ATX motherboard support, much more radiator space than before, and a rotatable motherboard tray to offer chimney and inverted layouts. A few versions are available, each of which caters to modern RGB trends.

 

Cosmos C700P (Legacy)

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/cosmos-c700p/#specifications

 

Reviews:

Guru3D: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/cooler-master-cosmos-c700p-review,1.html

TweakTown: https://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/8352/cooler-master-cosmos-c700p-full-tower-chassis-review/index.html

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXE-uX4w0rw

 

Cosmos C700P Black Edition

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/full-tower/cosmos-c700p-black-edition/

 

Reviews:

OCInside: https://www.ocinside.de/review/cooler_master_c700p_be/

 

Cosmos C700M

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/full-tower/cosmos-c700m/

 

Reviews:

Guru3D: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/cooler-master-cosmos-c700m-review,1.html

TechPowerUp: https://www.techpowerup.com/review/cooler-master-cosmos-c700m/

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqMVYD2yymQ

 

HAF Series

Spoiler

HAF 912

Despite being the smallest case of the HAF lineup, the mid-tower HAF 912 still included a pair of 200mm fans to live up to the series, as well as many 2.5"/3.5" and 5.25" bays. Like the 932, an Advanced version was later released with some minor updates, including USB 3.0 support.

 

HAF 912 Plus (Legacy)

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/haf-912-plus/

 

Reviews:

Bit-Tech: https://bit-tech.net/reviews/tech/cases/cooler-master-haf-912-plus-review/1/

Vortez: https://www.vortez.net/articles_pages/cooler_master_haf_912_plus_review,1.html

 

HAF 912 Advanced (Legacy)

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/haf-912-advanced/

 

 

HAF 922

The HAF 922 provided a little more space than the 912, offering the same motherboard support but with more side panel cooling capacity and radiator headroom.

 

HAF 922 (Legacy)

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/haf-922/

 

Reviews:

Guru3D: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/cooler-master-haf-922-review,1.html

TweakTown: https://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/2758/cooler_master_haf_922_mid_tower_case/index.html

Bit-Tech: https://bit-tech.net/reviews/tech/cases/cooler-master-haf-922-review/1/

 

 

HAF 932

The HAF 932 increased in size over the 912 and 922 by some margin, now offering E-ATX motherboard support and more 2.5"/3.5" and 5.25" bays. Support for 230mm fans was also introduced, along with more radiator headroom and the option of top or bottom PSU mounting. An Advanced version was later introduced that provided a painted interior and USB 3.0 support.

 

HAF 932 (Legacy)

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/haf-932/

 

Reviews:

TechPowerUp: https://www.techpowerup.com/review/cooler-master-haf-932/

Bit-Tech: https://bit-tech.net/reviews/tech/cases/cooler-master-haf-932/1/

 

HAF 932 Advanced (Legacy)

Official Site:

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/haf-932-advanced/

 

Reviews:

eTeknix: https://www.eteknix.com/cooler-master-haf-932-advanced-full-tower-chassis-review/

KitGuru: https://www.kitguru.net/components/cases/henry-butt/cooler-master-haf-932-advanced-case-review/

 

 

HAF X

Sometimes known as the HAF 942, the HAF X offers a slightly different spin on the 932 platform, coming in at around the same size and weight. Features are largely the same, but aesthetic details are a tweaked, the top panel offers up to two 200mm fans, and the case includes a few extra accessories.

 

HAF X (Legacy)

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/haf-x/

 

Reviews:

Guru3D: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/cooler-master-haf-x-review,1.html

TweakTown: https://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/3305/cooler_master_haf_x_rc_942_kkn1_full_tower_case_preview/index.html

Gamers Nexus (2018): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wIuovCCdNM

 

 

HAF XM

The HAF XM takes some of the features and styling from the full HAF X and packages them in a mid tower form factor, while still offering E-ATX  motherboard support and expansive airflow options. Despite not being as popular as its full tower counterparts, the XM was generally well received.

 

HAF XM (Legacy)

Reviews:

Bit-Tech: https://bit-tech.net/reviews/tech/cases/cooler-master-haf-xm-review/1/

TechPowerUp: https://www.techpowerup.com/review/cooler-master-haf-xm/

TweakTown: https://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4697/cooler_master_haf_xm_mid_tower_chassis_review/index.html

 

 

HAF XB

Introduced as a LAN box, the XB is a unique, portable(ish) case that pioneered the split chamber layout. The bottom portion houses the power supply and any drives or other bays, while the top chamber houses the motherboard and other main components. The Evo version was released some time later and added a few more features to cater towards different drive bay configurations.

 

HAF XB (Legacy)

Official Site: 

http://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/lan-box/haf-xb/

 

Reviews:

Guru3D: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/cooler-master-haf-xb-review,1.html

TechPowerUp: https://www.techpowerup.com/review/cooler-master-haf-xb/
TweakTown: https://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/5036/cooler_master_haf_xb_lan_box_open_air_chassis_review/index.html

 

HAF XB Evo

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/haf-xb-evo/

 

 

HAF Stacker

At the time of its release, the HAF Stacker was a very interesting concept. The base purchase included a HAF 935, which consisted of the main 925 case and a 915R. The 925 was a pretty standard mid-tower that could house a full PC on its own, with up to an E-ATX motherboard. The 915R was intended to be stacked on top, and could fit hard drives, water cooling components, or a full mini-ITX system. Additional 915R and 915F (identical to the R but lacking I/O for an itx system) could be purchased and stacked on top or on the bottom of the 925 or other 915 units, allowing for a wide range of possible system configurations.

 

HAF Stacker 935 (Legacy)

Reviews:

ThinkComputers: https://thinkcomputers.org/cooler-master-haf-stacker-935-case-review/

TweakTown: https://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/5810/cooler-master-haf-stacker-935-mod-tower-chassis-review/index.html

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVe9Pa1sqvg

 

MasterBox Series

Spoiler

5

The MasterBox 5 can be seen as a simplified version of the MasterCase 5 counterpart, with full ATX motherboard support and plenty of expandable space for radiators and hard drive cages. Higher trim versions offer more accessories and varied paneling, including a top carrying handle.

 

5

Official Site: 

Base (Legacy): https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/masterbox-5/

White: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-5-white/

Black with Meshflow Front Panel (Legacy): https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/masterbox-5-black/

MSI Edition (Legacy): https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/masterbox-5-msi-edition/

 

Reviews:

TechSpot: https://www.techspot.com/products/cases/cooler-master-masterbox-5.142741/

TweakTown: https://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/7796/cooler-master-masterbox-5-mid-tower-chassis-review/index.html

Bit-Tech: https://bit-tech.net/reviews/tech/cooler-master-masterbox-5-review/1/

 

5T (Legacy)

Official Site:

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/masterbox-5t/

 

Reviews:

Bit-Tech: https://bit-tech.net/reviews/tech/cases/cooler-master-masterbox-5t-review/1/

TechSpot: https://www.techspot.com/products/cases/cooler-master-masterbox-5t.155967/

KitGuru: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9osN0SkrOPY

 

 

 

CM694

The CM694 is the modernized, spiritual successor to the 690. The new mid tower provides E-ATX support, lots of drive cage potential, and sleek and elegant styling reminiscent of the old case, this time with a tempered glass side panel. Oddly, the 694 didn't make it to the Untied States, and wasn't as popularized as the 690.

 

CM694

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-cm694/

 

 

E300

The E300 is a small, compact case oriented at unassuming budget and office-type PCs. Its unpainted interior only fits mATX and mini-ITX motherboards, but it's exterior styling with optional colored highlights will look just fine anywhere.

 

E300L

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-e300l/

 

 

E500

The E500 continues the E series theme of simple, no-nonsense cases, but supports full ATX motherboards and has a painted black interior. Like the 300L, the 500L maintains unassuming styling with an optional colored trim highlight, while the base 500 includes a power supply shroud and a few other luxury features.

 

E500

Official Site: 

With ODD: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-e500-with-odd/

Without ODD: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-e500-without-odd/

 

E500L

Official Site: 

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-e500l/

Side Window Panel: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-e500l-with-side-window/

 

 

E501

The E501 includes largely the same features as the 500, but swaps the front panel with one that looks a bit more industrial and provides more intake airflow.

 

E501L

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-e501l/

 

 

K500

The MasterBox K500 mid tower includes standard features with a bold, angular front panel that highlights the front fan LEDs. Various versions and updates are available, with different LED support and a tempered glass side panel.

 

K500

Official Site:

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-k500/

ARGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-k500-argb/

Phantom Gaming Edition: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-k500-phantom-gaming/

 

Reviews:

eTeknix: https://www.eteknix.com/cooler-master-masterbox-k500-pc-case-review/2/

Hexus: https://hexus.net/tech/reviews/chassis/119747-cooler-master-masterbox-k500/

 

K500L

Official Site:

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-k500l/

 

Reviews:
Vortez: https://www.vortez.net/articles_pages/cooler_master_masterbox_k500l_review,1.html

 

 

K501

The K501 expands on the 500 to provide official E-ATX motherboard support, and tweaks the front styling to an asymmetrical design. A few interior features have been slightly modified, but the K501 remains true to the formula of the 500.

 

K501L/K501L RGB

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-k501l/

 

 

Lite 3

The MasterBox Lite 3, as the name suggests, keeps things very simple with a single 5.25", 3.5", and 2.5" drive slot each. Motherboards up to mATX are supported, and the top-mounted PSU isn't provided much cable management space. However, this case will do the job on a budget. The 3.1 completely redesigns the interior by moving the PSU to the bottom, offering more back panel space, and introducing a tempered glass panel, among other changes.

 

Lite 3

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-lite-3/

 

Lite 3.1

Official Site:

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-lite-31/

TG: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-lite-31-tg/

 

Reviews:

TechGuided: https://techguided.com/cooler-master-masterbox-lite-3-1-review/

 

 

Lite 5

The Lite 5 offers a standard mid tower experience with few frills beyond a PSU cover and a semi-transparent front panel to let LEDs shine through. The Lite 5 is a bit more expensive than the 3, but this budget oriented option impresses by looking not-so-budget.

 

Lite 5

Official Site: 

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-lite-5/

RGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-lite-5-rgb/

ARGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-lite-5-argb/

 

Reviews:

PC Gamer: https://www.pcgamer.com/cooler-master-masterbox-lite-5-rgb-review/

TechSpot: https://www.techspot.com/products/cases/cooler-master-masterbox-lite-5.167026/

ThinkComputers: https://thinkcomputers.org/cooler-master-masterbox-lite-5-rgb-case-review/

 

 

MB311

The MB311 is an mATX case that packs quite a bit of cooling power at a low cost. Despite it's budget-tier price, it features a dedicated power supply chamber and a tempered glass side panel. An ARGB version is also available, which includes ARGB front fans.

 

MB311L

Official Site: 

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-mb311l/

ARGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-mb311l-argb/

 

Reviews:

TechPowerUp: https://www.techpowerup.com/review/cooler-master-masterbox-mb311l-argb/

Paul's Hardware: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsjTGXo4Xmg

 

 

 

MB320

The MasterBox MB320L is the same as the MB311 on paper, but features Cooler Master's "DarkMirror" front panel rather than the mesh of the 311. This provides a bit more airflow and a look some may prefer.

 

MB320L

Official Site: 

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-mb320l/

ARGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-mb320l-argb/

 

 

MB400

The MB400L once again uses the same interior of the 320 and 311, but with a smooth front panel for a clean, sleek look. The 400L is offered both with and without a 5.25" drive slot.

 

MB400L

Official Site: 

With ODD: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-mb400l-with-odd/

Without ODD: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-mb400l/

 

 

MB500

The MB500 scales up the concept of the smaller MB cases by offering full ATX motherboard support and space for a 360mm front radiator. The tempered glass side panel now covers the bottom PSU chamber as well, and the front panel takes a sleek, partially-covered design.

 

MB500

Official Site: 

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb500/

ARGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb500-argb/

TUF Gaming Edition: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb500-tuf-gaming/

 

 

MB501

The MB501 mid tower contains many of the functional features of the other MB cases, but lacks some of the extras, such as a PSU chamber or shroud of any kind, or top fans. It does include a stylized front panel with a carbon fiber pattern, covering space for a 360mm radiator.

 

MB501L

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb501l/

 

 

MB510

The MasterBox 510L mid tower mimics the interior design of most of the MB cases by including the PSU chamber, but includes the front panel design of the 501.

 

MB510L

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb510l/

 

 

MB511

The MB511 only slightly tweaks the 510 by converting most of the surface area of the front panel to mesh, in addition to the angled side intakes.

 

MB511

Official Site: 

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb511/

TG: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb511-tg/

RGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb511-rgb/

ARGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb511-argb/

 

 

MB520

The MB520 is yet another tweak on the 510 and 511, replacing the front panel with Cooler Master's "DarkMirror" material.

 

MB520

Official Site: 

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb520/

TG: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb520-tg/

RGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb520-rgb/

ARGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb520-argb/

 

 

MB530

The MB530P follows the same general internal layout of the other ATX MB5 cases, but now includes extra features such as a cable cover in the back panel area, as well as addressable RGB lighting and  tempered glass side panels on the front and both sides of the case.

 

MB530P

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb530p/

 

 

MB600

The MB600 interior is reminiscent of the 501, with more stark features but the same amount of space. A smooth and sleek front panel with a 5.25"  bay is introduced, as well as an optional colored trim piece in red, blue, or black.

 

MB600L

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-mb600l/

 

 

MS600

The MS600 is the most visually elegant of the MS and MB cases, with a single silver or white piece of bent steel covering the top and front of the case, giving it a literally seamless look. The core of the case is still black, but a power supply chamber and tempered glass side panel are present.

 

MS600

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-ms600/

 

 

NR200

The NR200 SFF case is a compact mini-ITX enclosure that fits full length, triple-slot GPUs. Both the base NR200 and the 200P are constructed with screws or tool-less attachments - no rivets, making disassembly and modding easier. The NR200P replaced the perforated side panel with a tempered glass one, and swaps the rear I/O panel fan with space to vertically mount a dual-slot GPU, freeing up space for more cooling on the bottom.

 

NR200

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-itx/masterbox-nr200/

 

Reviews:

Optimum Tech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8k1B2tai1yg

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMP3-881X5o

 

 

NR200P

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-itx/masterbox-nr200p/

 

Reviews:

KitGuru: https://www.kitguru.net/components/leo-waldock/cooler-master-masterbox-nr200p-mini-itx-done-right/

Optimum Tech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfnL_hC9OS4

 

 

 

NR400

The NR400 follows a traditional mATX enclosure style, with minimalistic paneling that offers a high cooling capacity. It also features a separate PSU chamber in the bottom as well as a tempered glass side  panel, and can be purchased with or without a 5.25" bay.

 

NR400

Official Site:

With ODD: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-nr400-with-odd/

Without ODD: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-nr400-without-odd/

 

Reviews:

KitGuru: https://www.kitguru.net/components/leo-waldock/cooler-master-masterbox-nr400-review-60-matx/

TechSpot:  https://www.techspot.com/products/cases/cooler-master-nr400-masterbox.200413/

 

 

NR600

The NR600 mid tower supports ATX cases, a 360mm front radiator, and a 240mm radiator up top, all in a minimalistic design. While the 600 is a scaled up 400 with the same features, the NR600P has a different internal layout that supports massive SSI-EEB motherboards, contains two 2.5" or 3.5" hotswappable drive slots, and an SD card slot. It still offers big cooling support with space for a 280mm radiator in the front and a 360mm radiator up top.

 

NR600

Official Site:

With ODD: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-nr600-with-odd/

Without ODD: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-nr600-without-odd/

 

Reviews:

Guru3D: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/cooler-master-masterbox-nr-600-review,1.html

Gamers Nexus: https://www.gamersnexus.net/hwreviews/3464-cooler-master-nr600-case-review-very-competitive-case

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVFD6ZuUWww

 

 

NR600P

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-nr600p/

 

 

Pro 5

The MasterBox Pro 5 mid tower case supports up to E-ATX motherboards and a 360mm radiator up front. It's simplistic interior comes with a PSU shroud and a tempered glass side panel, and coupled with the recent RGB feature updates, the Pro 5 is a solid value offering.

 

Pro 5

Official Site: 

Base (Legacy): https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/masterbox-pro-5/

RGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-pro-5-rgb/

ARGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-pro-5-argb/

 

 

Q300

The Q300 mATX case is a simple, light solution that offers the unique ability to place I/O in one of six places: at the top, front, or bottom edge of either side panel. For a budget case of its size, the Q300 fits a healthy amount of hardware for a very low cost. The Q300P includes handles at all four corners of the case that double as feet on the bottom for an even more portable enclosure.

 

Q300L

Official Site: 

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-q300l/
TUF: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-q300l-tuf-gaming/

 

Reviews:

Overclockers Club (with Q300P): https://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/cm_masterbox_q300l_q300p/

ThinkComputers (with Q300P): https://thinkcomputers.org/cooler-master-masterbox-q300l-q300p-pc-cases-review/

Vortez: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6NI0yQXZnw

 

 

 

Q300P

Official Site:

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/masterbox-q300p/

 

Reviews:

Overclockers Club (with Q300L): https://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/cm_masterbox_q300l_q300p/

ThinkComputers (with Q300L): https://thinkcomputers.org/cooler-master-masterbox-q300l-q300p-pc-cases-review/

 

 

Q500

The Q500 applies the same philosophy as the Q300, but with full ATX motherboard support. To retain a similar size and form factor, the PSU is moved to a back chamber of the case, but the unique I/O placement function remains.

 

Q500L

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-q500l/

 

Reviews:

Guru3D: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/cooler-master-masterbox-q500l-review,1.html

Gamers Nexus: https://www.gamersnexus.net/hwreviews/3461-cooler-master-q500l-case-review-needs-work

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpu0IXJ25sM

 

 

TD500

The TD500 mid tower supports up to E-ATX motherboards with a unique, crystal-cut style front panel. Its standard internal layout includes a power supply shroud and 360mm radiator support on both the front and top panels. Various versions are available, including both tempered glass side panels, ARGB support, and extended crystal patterning to the side panel.

 

TD500

Official Site: 

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-td500/

Mesh/Mesh White: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-td500-mesh-mesh-white/

Crystal: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-td500-crystal/

ARGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-td500-argb/

 

Reviews:

TechPowerUp: https://www.techpowerup.com/review/cooler-master-masterbox-td500-mesh-atx-chassis/

Vortez: https://www.vortez.net/articles_pages/cooler_master_masterbox_td500_review,1.html

Gamers Nexus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iPggUimB4k

 

 

 

TD500L

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-td500l/

 

MasterCase Series

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H100

The H100 is a cube-style mini-ITX case that features a carrying handle and the ability to house a full ATX PSU. With mesh panels to improve airflow, the H100 includes a 200mm front fan, and is offered in an ARGB variant that comes with an ARGB fan and controller.

 

H100

Official Site: 

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-itx/mastercase-h100/

ARGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-itx/mastercase-h100-argb/

 

Reviews:

TechPowerUp: https://www.techpowerup.com/review/cooler-master-mastercase-h100-itx-case/

TweakTown: https://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/9316/cooler-master-mastercase-h100-mini-itx-chassis-review/index.html

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRvYgGjnRXg

 

 

H500

A bit of a throwback to the old HAF series, the H500 supports full ATX motherboards with a pair of large 200mm front fans. Offering many variants, the H500 series includes a healthy variety of mesh and tempered glass paneling.

 

H500

Official Site:

Base (Legacy): https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/mastercase-h500/

ARGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/mastercase-h500-argb/

 

Reviews:

TechPowerUp: https://www.techpowerup.com/review/cooler-master-mastercase-h500/

ThinkComputers: https://thinkcomputers.org/cooler-master-mastercase-h500-case-review/

Gamers Nexus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OABlbp_emE4

 

 

H500M

Official Site:

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/mastercase-h500m/

 

Reviews:

Guru3D: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/cooler-master-mastercase-h500m-review,1.html

TechPowerUp: https://www.techpowerup.com/review/cooler-master-mastercase-h500m/

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsHrwDSEwyY

 

H500P (Legacy)

Official Site:

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/mastercase-h500p/

ARGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/mastercase-h500p-argb/

 

Reviews:

Guru3D: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/cooler-master-mastercase-h500p-review,1.html

TweakTown: https://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/8366/cooler-master-mastercase-h500p-mid-tower-chassis-review/index.html

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kx4qnbq_lDM

 

 

H500P Mesh

Official Site:

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/mastercase-h500p-mesh/

ARGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/mastercase-h500p-mesh-argb/

 

Reviews:

Tech4Gamers: https://tech4gamers.com/cooler-master-mastercase-h500p-mesh-pc-case-review/

 

 

H500P Mesh White

Official Site:

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/us/en-us/catalog/legacy-products/cases/mastercase-h500p-mesh-white/

ARGB: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/mastercase-h500p-mesh-white-argb/

 

Reviews:

KitGuru: https://www.kitguru.net/components/leo-waldock/cooler-master-mastercase-h500p-mesh-white-review/

TomsHardware: https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/cooler-master-mastercase-h500p-white-cpu-cooler,5515.html

 

 

MC500

The MasterCase series started with the MC500 and its many variants, most of which have been officially retired. Supporting up to E-ATX motherboards, the fullsize case pioneered CM's modular drive cage and 5.25" bay system, as well as a plethora of front and top panel choices.

 

MC500

Official Site:

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/mastercase-mc500/

 

MC500P (Legacy)

Official Site:

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/mastercase-mc500p/

 

 

NC100

The NC100 is a compact steel enclosure designed for the Intel NUC 9 and a fullsize GPU. It comes in either black or white, and includes a 650W PSU and a pair of slim 92mm fans.

 

NC100

Official Site:

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/nuc/mastercase-nc100/

 

Reviews:

Overclock3d.net: https://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/systems/cooler_master_mastercase_nc100_and_intel_nuc_9_ece_review/1

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfkxJ2LhSus

 

 

SL600

Constructed of steel and aluminum, the SL600 acts as the premium offering in the MasterCase series. Both the traditional aluminum and black finishes feature full ATX support and many configuration options, including a unique vertical GPU mounting solution.

 

SL600M

Official Site:

Base: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/mastercase-sl600m/

Black Edition: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/mastercase-sl600m-black-edition/

 

Reviews:

Guru3D: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/cooler-master-mastercase-sl600m-review,1.html

TechPowerUp: https://www.techpowerup.com/review/cooler-master-mastercase-sl600m/

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j16Cse4bnys


N Series

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N200

The N200 is the smallest of the series of modern, minimalistic cases. Fitting only mATX and mini-ITX motherboards, the N200 is a small, light, and simple enclosure for a subtle system.

 

N200

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/n200/

 

Reviews:

KitGuru: https://www.kitguru.net/components/cases/henry-butt/cooler-master-n200-mini-tower-case-review/

TweakTown: https://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/5521/cooler-master-n200-chassis-review/index.html

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5mro17ZgZo

 

 

N300

Supporting full ATX motherboards, the N300 has room for a plethora of hard drives, as well as cooling fans on both side panels.

 

N300

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/n300/

 

 

N400

The N400 mid tower fits a little extra hardware over it's N300 counterpart while retaining the same, sleek styling at a budget price.

 

N400

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/n400/

 

Reviews:

LegitReviews: https://www.legitreviews.com/cooler-master-n400-case-review-lots-of-features-for-50_2251

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLlhxGhfdjY

 

 

N500

The N500 further increases in size, supporting more 5.25" bays than the smaller N cases and the longest GPUs around. Alternate configurations now include a windowed side panel and other cosmetic and I/O differences.

 

N500 (Legacy)

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/n500/

 

 

N600

The N600 mid tower includes all features from any other case in the N line: optional window, plenty of expansion space, side panel fans, ATX motherboard support, and full dust filtering, all at a budget price with an unassuming style.

 

N600 (Legacy)

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/cases/n600/

 

Reviews:

ThinkComputers: https://thinkcomputers.org/cooler-master-n600-case-review/

TweakTown: https://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/5736/cooler-master-n600-mid-tower-chassis-review/index.html

Hardware Canucks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ki58wTHvO9E

 

Silencio Series

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S400

The Silencio S400 is the smaller of the two "second generation" cases in the series. It fits mini-ITX and mATX motherboards, but fits plenty of drive bays, features a 5.25" slot for those that still use them, and full length GPUs. To live up to the name, the S400 contains sound deadening material and ships with CM's Silencio fans.

 

S400

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mini-tower/silencio-s400/

 

Reviews:

KitGuru: https://www.kitguru.net/components/cases/james-dawson/cooler-master-silencio-s400-case-review/

TechSpot: https://www.techspot.com/products/cases/cooler-master-silencio-s400.205158/

 

 

S600

Like the smaller S400, the S600 mid tower includes plenty of sound dampening features as well as the same hinged front panel and optionally increased ventilation. The same tempered glass side panel and sleek styling carry through, but now with full ATX motherboard support and an extra 3.5" drive bay.

 

S600

Official Site: 

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/silencio-s600/

 

Reviews:

Guru3D: https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/cooler-master-silencio-s600-review,1.html

TechSpot: https://www.techspot.com/products/cases/cooler-master-silencio-s600.205159/

 

Owners

KSIMP88 - HAF 932 Advanced

Bastiaan_NL - HAF 932

Supercrumpet - HAF 932 Advanced, HAF XB, MasterCase MC500P

Cosmix48 - Cosmos II

damric - HAF 912, HAF XB

ENTERPRISE - HAF Stacker 915R, MasterCase Pro 5

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Still rocking my Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced. I would love to see a refresh of this case, maybe even upgrades to buy? The front panel ports come off easily, so come on Cooler Master, build me a USB 3.1 panel! USB-C, etc

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23 minutes ago, KSIMP88 said:

Still rocking my Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced. I would love to see a refresh of this case, maybe even upgrades to buy? The front panel ports come off easily, so come on Cooler Master, build me a USB 3.1 panel! USB-C, etc

 

Hey, very nice. I had a 932 Advanced as my first case. In hindsight that was extremely silly, but I was blindly following another friend's recommendation given only my budget, and he was blindly following logicalincrements. I'll definitely be flushing out the HAF series in the OP even though it's pretty much all retired, and I'll post some pics of my old CM builds as well.

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I still have the HAF 932, 360 rad in the top and 240 rad in the front.
Spray painted all the grey metal black, removed the hdd cage and the bottom of the 5.25" cage. 
It's still one of my most favorite cases and it has seen a lot of different hardware :classic_biggrin:

 

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I'll add the HAF series to the OP tomorrow probably, but here's my first build in my 932 Advanced. Still have the case tucked away in a closet, but I've been debating letting go of it as a free local pickup because frankly it's just taking up space, and I don't forsee myself ever needing it again.

 

 

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These are some throwback photos to 2013 when I built my my first computer in a Cosmos II. It was a big and heavy 75lb (Empty Case is 47lbs) behemoth that I loved to death. (I still have the case and the original components, which still work.) I'll probably keep the thing forever, and may end up using it as a oversized media server as it has 13 drive bays. Cheers

 

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13 hours ago, Cosmix48 said:

These are some throwback photos to 2013 when I built my my first computer in a Cosmos II. It was a big and heavy 75lb (Empty Case is 47lbs) behemoth that I loved to death. (I still have the case and the original components, which still work.) I'll probably keep the thing forever, and may end up using it as a oversized media server as it has 13 drive bays. Cheers

 

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Wheyyy, welcome to the forum and thanks for posting. The Cosmos II is a case and a half.

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Added almost every single HAF case I know of earlier today, the last one being the HAF XC, which never made it into production as far as I'm aware.

 

I just want to highlight the HAF Stacker again. Such a cool concept at a very approachable price for what it was. When they released it I really wanted one but I didn't have the need nor the funding for one. Now that I have both, it's long gone. Real shame it didn't catch on; would have been a cool trend with other mainstream case manufacturers.

 

Anyways I'll take the opportunity to show off the life of my HAF XB. Started out as a replacement for my 932 after I got sick of how massive it was, so naturally I needed to replace it with something that had a larger footprint.

 

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Swapped out some parts for some upgrades and aesthetic improvements not too long after.

 

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Much better. If I remember correctly, I swapped out everything except for the hard drives and the CPU. Everything else was sold or eventually repurposed.

 

Eventually, those internals were moved to my Riotoro CR1080 so it was a little more portable. The XB then housed my 24/7 folding rig, first with my two R9 Furys, then a 980 and a 960, chosen for the OCN Folding Team Competition. It still remains with the mismatching Nvidia cards, but those will probably get swapped out before too long.

 

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Yes, I did color theme a dedicated folding rig with matching fans, RAM, and sleeved cable extensions. Yes, it's a problem.

 

Also, bonus group photo. Seems familiar @Cosmix48.

 

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15 hours ago, Supercrumpet said:

Yes, I did color theme a dedicated folding rig with matching fans, RAM, and sleeved cable extensions. Yes, it's a problem.

I'm guilty of this too, matching rgb and sleeved cables on every build :classic_laugh:

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Here are a few pictures I found after searching my old backup drives.
I've had this case for over 10 years, and it has seen a lot of different hardware. I did a few small mods to it, in those years, but nothing special.

 

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First picture I could find, i7 920 with a GTS450. I think it was the second system at this time, because I had a GTX275 somewhere.

(and the Scythe Ultra Kaze is installed here, dangerous piece of hardware :classic_laugh:)

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Same CPU but this time upgraded to a pair of GTX460's, running F@H 24/7

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I don't remember the hardware here, but the wheels were nice to pull it from under my desk. Needed a lot of cleaning with the carpet...
Also the 5.25" to 3.5" bay was nice, an extra fan to cool the HDD's and also a good place to "hide" them.

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And this is what it looks like now:
Extra (dusty) air intake with 2 clear shrouds and a Noiseblocker fan (all of them by the way)

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360 rad in the top, push pull as intake with a dustfilter on top

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240 rad in the front, also push pull as intake. Not much room there, I cut most of the 5.25" cage to fit it there. 
And extra fans to keep some air moving, dropped another few degrees on most of the hardware.

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And the last one, 2 5700xt's folding 24/7 and a 9100F doing "nothing" :classic_tongue:

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Soon the watercooled 2080ti will take the place of those 5700xt's. Maybe I'll change out the pump because it's also at least 5 years old.

 

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37 minutes ago, Bastiaan_NL said:

Here are a few pictures I found after searching my old backup drives.
I've had this case for over 10 years, and it has seen a lot of different hardware. I did a few small mods to it, in those years, but nothing special.

 

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First picture I could find, i7 920 with a GTS450. I think it was the second system at this time, because I had a GTX275 somewhere.

(and the Scythe Ultra Kaze is installed here, dangerous piece of hardware :classic_laugh:)

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Same CPU but this time upgraded to a pair of GTX460's, running F@H 24/7

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I don't remember the hardware here, but the wheels were nice to pull it from under my desk. Needed a lot of cleaning with the carpet...
Also the 5.25" to 3.5" bay was nice, an extra fan to cool the HDD's and also a good place to "hide" them.

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And this is what it looks like now:
Extra (dusty) air intake with 2 clear shrouds and a Noiseblocker fan (all of them by the way)

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360 rad in the top, push pull as intake with a dustfilter on top

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240 rad in the front, also push pull as intake. Not much room there, I cut most of the 5.25" cage to fit it there. 
And extra fans to keep some air moving, dropped another few degrees on most of the hardware.

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And the last one, 2 5700xt's folding 24/7 and a 9100F doing "nothing" :classic_tongue:

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Soon the watercooled 2080ti will take the place of those 5700xt's. Maybe I'll change out the pump because it's also at least 5 years old.

 

 

That's a sweet set of pictures, thanks for posting. After looking at your pictures and poking through my files to look for photos of my old setups over the past couple days, I kind of want to continue to hang onto my 932 as well, but I don't know what I'd ever do with it.

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My first Cooler Master case was the HAF 912. It was a very good budget case, and crazy good airflow once all of the fan slots were filled.

 

I kept it maybe a year or two until I could get my hands on the HAF XB. When I saw the prototype demonstrations for that I knew I had to have it. You just cannot beat the horizontal motherboard layout. I have had this case for so long now that I can't remember when I bought it. 2012 maybe? It was almost as soon as it became available. I've run a ton of hardware builds through it and it is still what I use for MY RIG. The wife and the kids have the fancy glass towers with the RGB lightshow, but I'm not giving up my airflow box. I change out the fans every couple of years, and very often it needs a good cleaning. The only disappointment was when the drive bay pcb stopped working and I had to order a replacement pcb from overseas because apparantly there is no longer any CM support in the USA. I'd love to see this model get a modern update. Until then I'll just keep on with what I have. I'll post some pictures of it from the past decade's builds next time I'm here.

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I still own my HAF Stacker 915R, though not in use right now. My last tower case however was the Mastercase Pro 5. Awesome case for the time with stunning airflow. Easy to carry as well with the clever handle grips worked into the design.

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On 11/14/2020 at 11:28 AM, damric said:

HAF XB tray makes it very easy to swap motherboards for benching/testing. Here's a few of the configurations I got to play around with in recent years. Some AM4 boards, Z170, A88X...

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On 11/14/2020 at 7:46 PM, ENTERPRISE said:

I still own my HAF Stacker 915R, though not in use right now. My last tower case however was the Mastercase Pro 5. Awesome case for the time with stunning airflow. Easy to carry as well with the clever handle grips worked into the design.

 

Good stuff guys!

 

I updated the OP at the end of last week, should include pretty much everything CM currently has on offer, plus some of the more popular cases from the good 'ol days.

 

I'm kind of annoyed at myself that I didn't get any proper pictures of this iteration of my main rig since I think it was my best, but I've already sold the 980 Ti and these are the two good pictures I have of the MC500P build. Pics are from last year; I really really like how that front "panel" turned out when I just left it open and cut out that support beam for the mesh cover, looks really nice but it's pretty impractical. Whatever, those are my priorities haha.

 

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Last week I also received my Q300L, so keep an eye out for that. Will hopefully be building/rebuilding most of that over the next week or two.

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On 11/14/2020 at 5:28 PM, damric said:

HAF XB tray makes it very easy to swap motherboards for benching/testing.

I still hate myself for getting rid of my ATCS 840 case. It also had a motherboard tray, something that should be used on more of the high-end cases.
 

 

5 hours ago, Supercrumpet said:

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Last week I also received my Q300L, so keep an eye out for that. Will hopefully be building/rebuilding most of that over the next week or two.

That's a nice setup! 
I know how you feel about taking not enough pics. I had so many builds, cool setups and things like that but I only have a few pictures from them.
Looking forward to the Q300L build, looks like a nice compact case to build in :classic_smile:

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11 hours ago, Supercrumpet said:

 

 

Good stuff guys!

 

I updated the OP at the end of last week, should include pretty much everything CM currently has on offer, plus some of the more popular cases from the good 'ol days.

 

I'm kind of annoyed at myself that I didn't get any proper pictures of this iteration of my main rig since I think it was my best, but I've already sold the 980 Ti and these are the two good pictures I have of the MC500P build. Pics are from last year; I really really like how that front "panel" turned out when I just left it open and cut out that support beam for the mesh cover, looks really nice but it's pretty impractical. Whatever, those are my priorities haha.

 

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Last week I also received my Q300L, so keep an eye out for that. Will hopefully be building/rebuilding most of that over the next week or two.

 

I did enjoy the rubber cable grommets in the bottom of the CM cases at the time. Made cable management nice and easy!

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Q300L update, stuff isn't fitting quite the way I expected it to, so I'm taking the stupid route.

 

Also this is my first time delving into RGB stuff, I'm having a great time with the cabling.

 

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4 hours ago, Supercrumpet said:

Q300L update, stuff isn't fitting quite the way I expected it to, so I'm taking the stupid route.

 

Also this is my first time delving into RGB stuff, I'm having a great time with the cabling.

Sounds like a great time, good luck making it work!
I know how you feel with the RGB cabling, RGB looks cool but it's lot of cables to mess with :classic_laugh: 

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18 hours ago, Bastiaan_NL said:

Sounds like a great time, good luck making it work!
I know how you feel with the RGB cabling, RGB looks cool but it's lot of cables to mess with :classic_laugh: 

 

It was indeed just a simple case of wiggling the RAM, as my friends call it. Remove all sticks, re-insert one at a time, no issues. Missing some fan splitters that should show up today, but I was able to get enough fans running for it to operate at acceptable temps while folding, so we're back up to normal. Will post more pics when it's all set up tonight or tomorrow night.

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