You can see the three exterior styles of the Corsair Carbide SPEC-04 below, a black enclosure with a tinted side panel window and your choice or red, yellow or grey highlights on the front panel.
The front panel design is for more than just show, the depth allows your front fans to be installed between the case body and the front panel, leaving you more room in the interior for components and making it easier to swap the fans. It also leaves enough space that the audio and USB plugs as well as the power buttons can be side mounted.
The case is 492x201x433mm (19.4×7.9×17") in size, and the interior of the case can hold GPUs of up to 370mm in length with ease. There is space for three 3.5" HDDs and two 2.5" SDDs and enough cutouts to ensure even fully populated you will not have cable clutter showing through the side panel. The front panel allows the installation of two 120/140mm fans, the top can accomodate a pair of 120mm fans, or radiator if you prefer, with one more 120mm fan or radiator on the back.
FREMONT, CA — May 2nd — CORSAIR®, a world leader in enthusiast memory, high-performance gaming hardware and PC components today announced the newest addition to the Carbide series of mid-tower gaming cases, the CORSAIR Carbide Series SPEC-04. With unmistakable styling, a large tinted side panel window and roomy interior, the Carbide Series SPEC-04 is ready-to-build a system as bold as it looks.
With it’s asymmetrical, hard-edged exterior, the SPEC-04 is ready to stand out, with three different color options to match your system, Black and Yellow, Black and Red or Black and Grey. The angular styling isn’t just there for looks, it hides a side-mounted front panel equipped with USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports and a huge ventilated section to provide excellent Direct Airflow Path airflow.
Whichever color you choose, the SPEC-04 offers the performance to back up its looks, with a pre-installed 120mm LED-lit front intake fan and room for up to five fans; two 120mm or 140mm in the front, two 120mm in the roof and one 120mm in the rear. Fill each slot with a CORSAIR AF, SP, ML or HD series 120mm fan for maximum airflow, or fit any 120mm CORSAIR Hydro Series liquid cooler for watercooled performance. What’s more, with both front intake and PSU dust filters, the SPEC-04 is equipped to keep your system clean, as well as cool.
Inside the SPEC-04 is packed with a host of builder-friendly features to make your next gaming PC build as easy as possible. ATX, MATX and mini-ITX motherboard support is accompanied by seven expansion slots and room for GPUs up to 370mm in length, so while you might agonize over that next system upgrade, you won’t have to worry about whether it’ll fit. Expansive storage mounts accommodate up to three 3.5in HDDs and two 2.5in SDD’s, while multiple cable routing cutouts and tie downs make for easy cable management to keep your build looking spacious and uncluttered. Designed to deliver the striking styling, great airflow and wide compatibility of modern gaming PC cases within the reach of any system builder, the CORSAIR Carbide Series SPEC-04 is bold and ready to build.
- Angular exterior design with large, tinted side panel window: The asymmetrical, hard-edged design adds bold styling to your build.
- Room up to for five 120mm fans: Tons of room for excellent cooling potential with one 120mm front fan pre-installed.
- Expansive storage space: Easy-to-use mounts for up to three HDD’s and two SDD’s.
- Clean, side I/O panel: Featuring a high-speed USB 3.0 port and additional ports for all modern connections.
- Cable routing cutouts and tie downs: Hide your cables behind the motherboard tray to keep your build looking tidy and out of the airflow path for improved cooling.
- Removable, built-in dust filters: Added layer of protection will keep your components safe and running longer.
- I/O Port: USB 3.0 port, USB 2.0 port, Headphone and Microphone jacks, Power on and Reset buttons.
- Expansion slots: Seven
- Maximum PSU length: 225mm
- Maximum CPU Cooler Height: 150mm
- Maximum GPU length: 370mm
- Drive bays: 3.5” – Three, 2.5” – Two
- Dimensions (L x W x H): 492 x 201 x 433mm
Looks like my Carbide 100r
Looks like my Carbide 100r but with a mesh front. I wish mine had more mesh on the front but not at random angles.
One USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0
One USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0 port because USB 3.0 in incompatible with USB 2.0 so we have to have one of each? And should I guess that the connectors going in the motherboard are rendering one USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0 port useless?
Corsair really totally destroyed this series with one simple, completely stupid, choice. If they think that logic is a feature that is exclusive to more expensive cases, then maybe we should avoid their lower cost cases like this one.
One USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0. WHAT THE F ARE THEY DRINKING?……
Even cheap DIYPC cases have 2
Even cheap DIYPC cases have 2 USB 3…
Yes, but this is Corsair. If
Yes, but this is Corsair. If you want their logo at a low price, you have to lose one USB 3.0 port and one USB 2.0 port. This is a typical moronic business decision.
why in the world do these
why in the world do these case companies still mount the drive cage right where it blocks the graphics card?