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Cooler Master Releases MasterBox Q500L PC Case

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Cooler Master has just announced the release of its latest in ATX PC cases, the MasterBox Q500L which features a solid steel construction targeted at budget minded PC builders. The new case which features an MSRP of just $59.99 USD packs in features such as full ATX motherboard support, built in dust filters, and USB 3.0 ports.

Cooling is provided by a single pre-installed 120mm fan at the rear of the case. The MasterBox Q500L has the ability to pack in five more 120mm fans for a grand total of six all together.

  • Minimized Dimensions for Standard ATX – The MasterBox Q500L supports standard ATX motherboards and PSUs, with a body depth and height of only 386 x 381mm.
  • Fully Perforated Chassis – The top, front, rear, and bottom panels are fully perforated to offer airflow for various cooling configurations.
  • Movable I/O Panel – Orientation for the chassis is versatile, with the option to move the I/O panel to retain accessibility.
  • Vertical and Horizontal Position – The case can be oriented vertically or horizontally. Rubberized screws also function as feet to supplement horizontal orientation.
  • Vertical PSU Placement – The PSU is positioned on the front of the chassis to fully utilize internal space. The bracket can be relocated depending on hardware configuration and motherboard form factor.
  • Magnetic Dust Filters – The magnetic dust filters feature a unique design. Magnets allow for quick removal and installation for easy cleaning of the dust filters with rubber stoppers to keep the filters in place.
  • Clean Routing Space – Behind the motherboard tray, 27-30mm width of space is offered for cable management with the entire perimeter acting as a channel for cables.
  • Edge-to-Edge Transparent Side Panel – The side panel displays system builds in full view.

More information about the case can be found over at Cooler Master’s product page.

Cooler Master MasterBox Q500L Top Cooler Master MasterBox Q500L Front Cooler Master MasterBox Q500L Back Cooler Master MasterBox Q500L Right Inside

Cooler Master MasterBox Q500L Specifications

Product Name MasterBox Q500L
Product Number MCB-Q500L-KANN-S00
Exterior Color Black
Materials – Body Steel, Plastic
Materials – Windowed Side Panel Acrylic
Dimensions 386(L) x 230(W) x 381(H) mm
Motherboard Support Mini-ITX, Micro-ATX, ATX
Expansion Slots 7
5.25″ Drive Bays 0
Combo 3.5″ / 2.5″ Drive Bays 2 (each bay supports: 1 HDD or 2 SSDs)
2.5″ SSD Drive Bays 0
I/O Panel – USB Ports USB 3.0 x 2
I/O Panel – Audio In / Out 1 x 3.5mm Audio Jack, 1 x 3.5mm Mic Jack
Pre-installed Fan(s) – Rear 120mm x 1
Fan Support – Top 120mm x 2 or 140mm x 2
Fan Support – Rear 120mm x 1
Fan Support – Bottom 120mm x 2
Radiator Support – Top 120 / 240mm (35mm max motherboard component height)
Radiator Support – Rear 120mm
Clearance – CPU Cooler 160mm / 6.29 inch
Clearance – Power Supply 180mm / 7.08 inch
Clearance – Graphics Card 360mm / 14.17 inch (270mm clearance with PSUs longer than 160mm)
Cable Routing – Behind MB Tray 27~30mm
Dust Filters Bottom
Power Supply Support Top front mount, ATX PS2


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This is a great looking case! Shame it’s little brother the Q300L doesn’t look as nice!

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