Corsair might have started as a RAM manufacturer, yet the company successfully diversified towards several other kinds of products, making them one of the most well-known and favored companies amongst technology experts and enthusiasts. Today we will be having a look at the Carbide 200R, the latest addition to Corsair's rich computer case line-up for those who are unwilling to spend a fortune on a case.

Corsair might have started as a RAM manufacturer, yet the company successfully diversified towards several other kinds of products, making them one of the most well-known and favored companies amongst technology experts and enthusiasts. Today we will be having a look at the Carbide 200R, the latest addition to Corsair's rich computer case line-up for those who are unwilling to spend a fortune on a case.

What Corsair is trying to achieve with the Carbine 200R is pretty obvious from a consumer's point of view; it is a notably simpler and cheaper case compared to any other Corsair case that we have ever seen before, clearly meant to be a product with which Corsair is trying to enter the budget and builder segments of the market. Yet, the Carbide 200R is nothing alike a generic cheap "tin box" computer case. Read on to find out what this new product is capable of.

 

 

Manufacturer features and specifications

Smart ergonomics for easy, great-looking builds

  • Side panel thumbscrews
  • PCI-E expansion card thumbscrew mounts
  • Tool-free SSD, hard drive, and optical drive installation
  • Cutouts for cable routing and CPU cooling

Serious Expansion and Cooling Capacity

  • Seven PCI-E slots with thumbscrews and room for cards up to 430mm long (300mm with drive cage)
  • CPU coolers up to 160mm in height
  • Install up to four hard drives and four SSDs at once
  • Up to eight fan mounts (depending on hard drive configuration)

High-End Features

  • Front panel USB 3.0, headphone and microphone ports
  • Dust filters behind the front intake fan help keep the interior clean

 

Warranty

Two years

Dimension

16.9 x 8.3 x 19.6 inches, or 430mm x 210mm x 497mm (H x W x L)

MB Support

ATX, mATX

Expansion Slots

7

Form Factor

Mid-tower

Material

Steel structure with molded ABS plastic accent pieces

Drive Bays

(x3) 5.25", (x4) 3.5", (x4) 2.5"

Cooling

(x5) 120mm/140mm fan mount locations

Front I/O

(x2) USB 3.0, (x1) Headphone, (x1) MIC, Power, Reset

Power Supply

ATX (not included)