Advertorial: meet the 2500 and 6500 series PC Cases and new RX fans from Corsair!

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Embracing the Future: Reverse Connector Motherboards

The advent of reverse connector motherboards, such as the ASUS BTF and MSI Project Zero, signifies a shift towards more efficient and cleaner PC builds. CORSAIR's decision to design the 6500 and 2500 Series around these motherboards showcases a forward-thinking approach, ensuring that their cases are not just compatible with current trends but are also paving the way for the future of PC building. This compatibility simplifies cable management, a perennial issue in PC assembly, enhancing the aesthetic appeal and functional organization within the case.


 Dual Chamber Design: A Blend of Aesthetics and Functionality

The dual chamber layout is at the heart of the 6500 and 2500 Series, segregating the PC's components into two distinct zones. This design philosophy serves a dual purpose: it not only facilitates direct airflow to the most heat-generating components, thereby ensuring optimal cooling efficiency, but also allows for a cleaner, more organized build by hiding cables, drives, and the PSU in a separate compartment. This approach reflects a keen understanding of the builder's desire for a system that performs exceptionally well without compromising on visual appeal.

Cooling Efficiency: A Cornerstone of Performance

With models like the 6500D AIRFLOW and 2500D AIRFLOW, CORSAIR underscores the critical importance of cooling in maintaining system stability and performance. The fully mesh panels are a testament to this, designed to maximize airflow and keep high-end components at optimal temperatures. This focus on cooling is further complemented by the flexibility in radiator mounting, allowing builders to customize their cooling solutions according to their specific needs, whether they prefer air cooling or liquid cooling systems.

Visual Elegance Meets Customization

For those who prioritize aesthetics, the 6500X and 2500X variants with their tempered glass panels offer a window into the builder's creativity and the PC's internal components. This visual appeal does not come at the expense of customization or performance, as these cases still maintain the series' hallmark dual chamber design and cooling efficiency. The ability to personalize builds is further enhanced by a range of accessories, from alternative panels to vertical GPU mounts, empowering builders to tailor their systems to their precise preferences.

User Convenience and Personalization

CORSAIR has evidently placed a strong emphasis on user convenience and personalization in the 6500 and 2500 Series. Features like tool-free front panel removal and flexible grommets not only simplify the building process but also encourage builders to experiment and modify their setups with ease. This level of flexibility and ease of use is crucial in making the building process more accessible to newcomers while still offering the depth and customization that veteran builders seek.


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Corsair iCUE LINK RX Series Fans In the ever-evolving world of PC building, cooling solutions play a crucial role in enhancing the performance and longevity of high-end components. Recognizing this, CORSAIR has once again set the benchmark with the launch of its iCUE LINK RX Series Fans, a significant addition to the renowned iCUE LINK ecosystem. This advertorial explores the innovative features, cutting-edge technology, and the transformative impact of the RX Series on the DIY PC market. The iCUE LINK RX Series Fans represent a confluence of CORSAIR's relentless pursuit of perfection and its commitment to the DIY PC community. Engineered with state-of-the-art CORSAIR Magnetic Dome bearings and AirGuide technology, these fans are designed to deliver exceptional airflow and cooling efficiency, vital for both radiator and PC case applications. The meticulous in-house development of fan blades, using advanced materials like Liquid Crystal Polymer reinforced with glass fiber, ensures not only superior airflow but also unparalleled durability. Integration with iCUE LINK Ecosystem The RX Series Fans are seamlessly integrated into the iCUE LINK ecosystem, underscoring CORSAIR's vision of a unified and simplified PC building experience. This integration allows for precise digital control over the fan speeds, ranging up to 2,100 RPM for 120mm models and 1,700 RPM for 140mm variants. Users can effortlessly configure preset fan curves via the CORSAIR iCUE software, optimizing thermal performance to suit their specific needs and preferences. Aaron Neal, Director of DIY Product Marketing at CORSAIR, emphasized the company's objective: "Our goal was to craft a fan that not only excels in performance across radiator and case applications but also seamlessly integrates with the iCUE LINK technology, enhancing the overall building experience. The RX Series embodies this vision." Simplifying Installation, Enhancing Longevity The RX Series Fans are designed with the user in mind. The proprietary Magnetic Dome bearing technology not only reduces noise levels but also significantly extends the fan's lifespan, ensuring your build remains cool and quiet for years to come. Furthermore, the introduction of CORSAIR Quikturn™ screws revolutionizes fan installation, enabling builders to secure the fans with a simple twist, streamlining the assembly process. Transformative Impact on PC Building Since its inception, the iCUE LINK ecosystem has been lauded for its innovative approach to PC building, simplifying the process by allowing various components to be interconnected using a universal connector. This smart technology enables intelligent communication between devices, significantly reducing build times and minimizing cable clutter, thereby enhancing both the aesthetic and functional aspects of PC builds. Versatility in Design Understanding the diverse preferences of the DIY community, CORSAIR offers the iCUE LINK RX RGB fans in both black and white variants, catering to different aesthetic tastes. For those who prefer a more understated look, non-RGB RX fans are available in stealth black. The starter kits, which include three 120mm or two 140mm fans along with an iCUE LINK System Hub, provide an excellent foundation for any build, with expansion kits available for further customization. Pricing and Availability

The RX Series Fans are competitively priced, with starter kits beginning at $89.99 for the RX120 (3-Pack with System Hub) and $79.99 for the RX140 (2-Pack with System Hub). Expansion kits are also available, allowing builders to further customize their cooling solutions according to their specific requirements. 


Starter Kit

Expansion Kit


$89.99 (3-pack with System Hub)

$29.99 (single fan)


$99.99 (3-pack with System Hub)

$34.99 (single fan)


$79.99 (2-pack with System Hub)

$34.99 (single fan)


$89.99 (2-pack with System Hub)

$39.99 (single fan)

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