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

New Carbide Series SPEC PC cases bring aggressive styling and modern features to budget-conscious gamers

Fremont, California — March 18, 2014 — Corsair®, a designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC hardware market, today announced the Carbide SeriesTM SPEC range of gaming PC cases in three models: the SPEC-01, SPEC-02, and SPEC-03. Characterized 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.

All three SPEC cases have been designed with PC gamers in mind, stripping out the unnecessary and leaving a lean and mean looking chassis that delivers great cooling and makes PC building quick and easy. 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.

There’s plenty of room to expand inside too, with support for even the longest graphics cards, front fan mounts for dual 140mm and 120mm fans, and seven expansion slots. Whatever version of SPEC gamers choose, they will have a case with the flexibility to handle years of upgrades.

“Entry level cases are usually antiquated, old designs. Some still have room for floppy drives,” said George Makris, Product Manager at Corsair. “With the addition of the Carbide Series SPEC to our line, gamers can now get a case with modern features and great styling combined with superior cooling and expandability at a fantastic price.”

Left-to-right: SPEC-01, SPEC-02, SPEC-03

Feature SPEC-01 SPEC-02 SPEC-03
MSRP (in US) $49.99


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 120/140mm 2x 120/140mm 2x 120/140mm
Top Fan Mounts 2x 120mm 2x 120mm 2x 120mm
Rear Fan Mounts 120mm 120mm 120mm
Bottom Fan Mounts 0 120mm 120mm
Included fans 1x 120mm 2x 120mm 2x 120mm
LED Fans 1x red LED fan 1x red LED fan Three versions:
1x red LED fan
2x orange LED fans
2x white LED fans
Dust filters Yes Yes Yes
Side window Yes Yes Yes
Black interior Yes Yes Yes
Dimensions 447 x 200 x 428mm 493 x 215 x 426mm 493 x 215 x 426mm
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.

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A video overview of the Graphite Series 760T and 730T cases can be viewed here:

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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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