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

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.

SPEC 01
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SPEC 02
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SPEC 03
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Very nice for the price George… smile.gif

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Follow the link below to the official Corsair Press Release Photos available for download:

Corsair Press Photos


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Edited by MeanBruce - 3/19/14 at 8:50am
    
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A little on the ugly side
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Ew. Disappointed in Corsair.
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I think the SPEC-O3 looks pretty sweet, comes in 3versions the color of LED fans they add to the box, the white LED fan version would be awesome for a silent build all that unobstructed airflow up front and another fan inputting from below, for $59.99, this is a nice start for enthusiasts just building their first rig, or a great place to keep your older components working for years to come as a 2ndary rig or mini-server. biggrin.gif
    
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Ew. Disappointed in Corsair.

..and there it is. Two posts in.

These cases were developed specifically for certain regions, and the industrial design was done in concert with our tech marketing and forums communities in those regions. Though it'll be sold worldwide, the Carbide SPEC series cases will be primarily focused in lower-cost regions where the options were really, really bad for enthusiasts.
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looks like a good budget case it even offset's the top rad mount holes so a h100-100i looks possible gj corsair
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I think the SPEC-O3 looks pretty sweet, comes in 3versions the color of LED fans they add to the box, the white LED fan version would be awesome for a silent build all that unobstructed airflow up front and another fan inputting from below, for $59.99, this is a nice start for enthusiasts just building their first rig, or a great place to keep your older components working for years to come as a 2ndary rig or mini-server. biggrin.gif

You can get a Lian Li or Fractal for around the same price and not have it turn your home into a Toys R Us.
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You can get a Lian Li or Fractal for around the same price and not have it turn your home into a Toys R Us.

To each his own. Although I prefer a simpler case myself, my nephew is pretty excited seeing these. So probably gonna pick one up for him.
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They look fine to me. A little too small for my purposes, but they're not targeted at me. I can see using one for my wife/kid's computer.

By the way; who say's "ew" besides little girls? LOL.......I'm just joking with you BTW. Don't get mad, but seriously! LOL tongue.gif
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..and there it is. Two posts in.

These cases were developed specifically for certain regions, and the industrial design was done in concert with our tech marketing and forums communities in those regions. Though it'll be sold worldwide, the Carbide SPEC series cases will be primarily focused in lower-cost regions where the options were really, really bad for enthusiasts.

Nowhere in the source or OP does it say these were "developed specifically for certain regions" (Unless I'm blind and missed it) and as you said they will be sold worldwide. It's a definite departure from the more sleek minimalistic design of most corsair cases regardless of the region it was developed for.
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