Nov 30 2010 - The Corsair Graphite Series 600T is a mid-tower desktop computer case that is well-suited for PC gamers. The 600T offers a large amount of workspace to install and expand your components. Whereas other gaming cases offer little flexibility, the Corsair 600T can hold extra-long video cards in a multi-GPU setup. The 600T also runs cool, yet quiet, with two 200mm fans and excellent ventilation. A bit on the expensive side, retailing at $159, the Corsair Graphite Series 600T is still a worthwhile buy.
- Extremely Spacious and Easy to Work In
- Removable Grates for Easy Cleaning
- Location of Power Button and I/O Panel on Top of Case
- White LED Lights on Fan Cannot be Disabled
- Twin 200mm Cooling Fans with White LEDs
- Eight Expansion Slots
- Integrated Fan controller
- CPU Backplate Cutout
- Holds up to Six 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch Hard Drives
- Standard ATX Form Factor
- 23.3" x 10.4" x 20" @ 28 Pounds
Review - Corsair Graphite Series 600T Desktop Case
It's tough to believe the Corsair Graphite Series 600T is a mid-tower case, as it offers an abundance of space typically only found in full-tower cases. The outside is nicely designed with rounded corners giving it an elite feel. Corsair put a lot of thought into what gamers want in a case, and the 600T turned out to be very impressive. You can remove the front panel in front of the fan to clean out dust and debris. This helps keep your components clean and cool in an effort to extend the life of expensive parts.
Another feature worth noting is the location of the power button, reset switch, and I/O panel (which includes four USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0 connection, microphone and headphone jacks, and a Firewire port). These buttons and ports are on the top of the case, making it perfect for users who keep their machine on the floor. Gamers who have their PC on a desk, though, might want to think twice about the 600T. Also included on the top panel is a fan controller (which isn't all that necessary as the other fans do their job quite well) and a removable grate covering the exhaust fan. The tool-less access makes getting in and out of the case very simple.
Once inside the Corsair Graphite Series 600T case, it's a pleasant surprise to see how much workspace is available. This case is quite deep for being a mid-tower ATX chassis. The routing holes are great for managing cables to keep your gaming desktop free of clutter. The Corsair 600T also comes with a CPU backplate cutout, so you can upgrade your heatsink with ease. There are grips to hold your power supply firmly in place as well.
The Corsair 600T also works well for gamers utilizing a multi-GPU setup. It features eight expansion slots, while most other cases only offer seven. This is great for running an SLI or CrossFireX-based system. Gamers who use multiple hard drives will be pleased that the Corsair 600T supports up to six 2.5" or 3.5" hard drives via two cages. The cages can even be rearranged to sit alongside one another to give added space for extra-long graphics cards.
Along with being quiet, the Corsair Graphite Series 600T offers excellent cooling thanks to two 200mm fans with white LEDs. It would be nice if the LED lights could be disabled, as they can be off-putting to some. But overall, the Corsair Graphite Series 600T is an outstanding buy due to its depth, design, and above average airflow.