Corsair Expands PC Case Line with a Trio of Carbide Series SPEC Gaming Cases

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Corsair has announced three to cases to its Carbide line-up. Meet the SPEC range which includes the SPEC-01, SPEC-02 and SPEC-03. Corsair describes them as beingCharacterized by aggressive styling, modern features, superior air cooling, and expandability, the SPEC range offers everything gamers need from a case and nothing they don’t.”

The Carbide SPEC series is Corsairs answer to entry level gaming cases. Corsair goes on to say “The cases boast modern features such as USB 3.0 ports, native SSD mounts, and extensive cable-routing options, as well as a huge side panel window to show off the hardware inside. The black-painted interior is optimized to direct unobstructed airflow to the PC’s hottest components, with a front-mounted LED fan providing ample cooling. Tool-free drive bays and removable dust filters add to SPEC’s wide array of high-end features.” They also mention there is plenty of room for even the longest of graphics cards and front fan mounts for dual 140mm or 120mm fans.

Carbide Series SPEC Specifications

Feature

SPEC-01

SPEC-02

SPEC-03

MSRP (in US)

$49.99

$59.99

$59.99

Form factor

Mini-ITX, Micro-ATX, ATX

Mini-ITX, Micro-ATX, ATX

Mini-ITX, Micro-ATX, ATX

Front panel USB 3.0 ports

1

2

2

Tool-free hard drive bays

Yes

Yes

Yes

Built-in cable routing

Yes

Yes

Yes

Direct Airflow Path for GPU

Yes

Yes

Yes

5.25″ bays

2

2

2

3.5″ bays

4 (shared)

3

3

2.5″ bays

4 (shared)

2

2

Expansion slots

7

7

7

SSD compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

Front Fan Mounts

2x 120mm

140mm / 2x 120mm

140mm / 2x 120mm

Top Fan Mounts

2x 120mm

140mm / 2x 120mm

140mm / 2x 120mm

Rear Fan Mounts

120mm

120mm

120mm

Side Fan Mounts

0

0

0

Bottom Fan Mounts

0

120mm

120mm

Included fans

1x 120mm

2x 120mm

3x 120mm

LED Fans

1x red LED fan

2x red LED fans

Three versions:

1x red LED fans
2x orange LED fans

2x white LED fans

Dust filters

Yes

Yes

Yes

Side window

Yes

Yes

Yes

Black interior

Yes

Yes

Yes

Dimensions

467 x 200 x 413mm

445 x 185 x 440mm

445 x 185 x 440mm

Warranty

2 years

2 years

2 years

 

Pricing, Availability, and Warranty

The SPEC-01 case has a suggested retail price of $49.99 USD and the SPEC-02 and SPEC-03 cases have suggested retail prices of $59.99 USD. The cases will be available in April from Corsair’s worldwide network of authorized distributors and resellers. All are backed with a limited 2-year warranty and Corsair customer service and technical support.

To learn more about the Carbide Series SPEC cases, please visit:
http://www.corsair.com/cases/carbide-series

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About Corsair

Founded in 1994, Corsair supplies high performance products purchased primarily by PC gaming enthusiasts who build their own PCs or buy pre-assembled customized systems. The company’s award-winning products include DDR3 memory upgrades, USB flash drives, power supply units, solid-state drives, PC speakers, gaming headsets, gaming keyboards, laser gaming mice, system monitoring and control devices, PC cooling products, and computer cases.

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