Corsair Carbide Spec 04 Review

Introduction and Technical Specification

Corsair Carbide Spec 04 Review  


It's been while since we've reviewed a budget case, so with this in mind we thought we'd take a look at the brand new Spec 04 from Corsair.  At under £50 it's certainly inexpensive.  However, it'll still need to cut the mustard if we're to rate it, and especially if we're to award it our coveted "Value" award.  First impressions are that it's a very light case,with a quick glance at the specs telling us it tips the scales at just 4.2kg.  Let's hope that Corsair haven't cut back too much and made a case with the structural integrity of a crisp packet.  For more detail let's have a look at that all important Technical Specification


Technical Specification 

Dimensions 492x201x433mm LxWxH)
Material Steel, Acrylic
Weight 4.2kg 
Motherboard ATX, M-ATX, M-ITX 
Front I/O Power/Reset, 1xUSB2.0, 1xUSB3.0, Audio 
Expansion Slots 7
3.5" 3
2.5" 2
Air Cooling

 Front:  2x120/140mm (1x120 included)

 Roof:  2x120mm

 Rear:  1x120mm

Water Cooling

 Front:  1x120/140mm

 Roof:   None

 Rear:   1x120mm

Max CPU Cooler Height 150mm
Max GPU Length 370mm
Max PSU Length 225mm



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Most Recent Comments

05-05-2017, 14:18:20

It looks pretty tacky in the photos. I dunno man, cheap paint or something? it's like a almost black grey colour. Kinda like how my Raven looked..

What I don't like is the front. IMO if they had kept it exactly the same design but kept it flat it would have looked sooo much better. The problem with sloped/angled front panels is when you marry them with a square box. The rest of the case has no flow, man. I dunno, I think that is the best way to describe it. So had they kept the front panel design in place and just made it flat it would have flowed so much better..

As ever cheers for the review Tom & co.Quote

05-05-2017, 16:43:21

Why do you continue using such old hardware? You should try with a bigger GPU and watercooling if the case allow itQuote

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