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Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-03 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case with white LED Fans ATX Power Supply (not included)

  • Steel ATX Mid Tower
  • 2 x USB 3.0 / Audio
  • 2 x 5.25" Drive Bays / 3 x 3.5" Drive Bays / 2 x 2.5" Drive Bays
  • 1 x Front Fan / 1 x Rear Fan
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • Teresa M.
  • 7/1/2015 12:19:06 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggslove it

This review is from: Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-03 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case with white LED Fans ATX Power Supply (not included)

Pros: Great air flow, nice look, dust filters large side window, quiet .

Cons: back panel a is a little tight once you get the wires routed back there

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  • Tong H.
  • 6/4/2015 6:37:43 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood, but not great budget midsize case

This review is from: Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-03 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case with white LED Fans ATX Power Supply (not included)

Pros: price
3 very quiet fans
black interior
decent cable management

Cons: Cable management- There's no cable management atop the motherboard area. You will have an ugly cable that come across the front of the motherboard.

HHD Casing - HHD is longer than the housing. Its a minor problem because the locking mechanism does not line correctly. It has barely enough clearance with the SATA and power cable when case cover is installed. Maybe my HDD is too long? Do they make shorter HDD?

Other Thoughts: Corsair should have made the the case 1inch taller to accomodate better cable management.

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/30/2015 4:28:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggseggcellent

This review is from: Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-03 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case with white LED Fans ATX Power Supply (not included)

Pros: you cant beat it for the price you are paying
3 included fans

Cons: window scratches easily so be careful

Other Thoughts: for anyone who wants a cheap case but wants to keep nearly all the features of an over $100 case, this is the one for you

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  • Tawnya M.
  • 5/24/2015 4:09:32 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNightmare of a case

This review is from: Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-03 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case with white LED Fans ATX Power Supply (not included)

Pros: Looks nice
Has 3 fans
Not flimsy
Can fit a big graphics card

Cons: Can't fit many air coolers because of the small width limit.
Can't fit many water coolers because of the low clearance.
The price for the limitations (DO NOT BUY)

Other Thoughts: Do not buy this, it's a waste of money for the price, wish I knew it at the time.

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/21/2015 10:54:55 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDon't buy this

This review is from: Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-03 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case with white LED Fans ATX Power Supply (not included)

Pros: see my other review

Cons: forgot to mention: motherboard standoff issues. they come pre-installed for an ATX board, which is fine. I installed a micro atx so I took out the bottom ones.

there is no user manual.

there are no markings on the motherboard tray to indicate which ones to place for your board.

4 of the motherboard screws went in without grabbing any threads, so the screws or standoff are different sizes.

I used 4 screws from my other case and they worked.

the price dropped $5.00 before mine arrived but it don't matter since I'm sending it back.

just a waste of time.

Other Thoughts: this is a cheap case with a jazzed up front panel.

I wonder if corsair or newegg knows how much time people put into their selection of products.

I spent a few hours making a decision about this case, only to repeat the process for something else.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We're sorry that you're unsatisfied with your case. If you are having any sort of technical difficulty with your Corsair SPEC-03 Case, please contact our Tech Support at 888-222-4346 or submit a ticket at corsair.force.com and we'll be more than happy to troubleshoot any issue.

Thank you,
Corsair Customer Support
Corsair Support Email: support@corsair.com
Corsair Support Phone Number: 888-222-4346

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/21/2015 9:05:31 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsLook elsewhere

This review is from: Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-03 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case with white LED Fans ATX Power Supply (not included)

Pros: Front panel looks great.

I bought it for the looks.

The fans are quiet.

Cons: There is no room above the motherboard.

There is no hole to route the cpu cable.

There is no cable management.

Not enough tie down points in back.

Front fans should have included a Y splitter or a 3 pin to molex connector like cooler master does.

Other Thoughts: I was surprised when I walked through the door and saw a small box. More surprised when I picked it up-too light.

The front looks great but functionality sucks.

Why put a window when all you will see is the cables?

I'd say go with a HAF 912. I've built at least 6 rigs with that case and at least I know what I'm getting. You can build a nice dual card setup with full size cards no problem.

Or take a look at the Ostrog GT. Looking at the pics, I think its the same as HAF 912 but with newer features. It's what the 912 should be.

All components have pluses and minuses but at the end of the day I can say I've wasted time and money on this case. It's going back.

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  • RICHARD S.
  • 4/22/2015 6:55:17 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNot too bad

This review is from: Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-03 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case with white LED Fans ATX Power Supply (not included)

Pros: Affordable
Attractive
side window

Cons: Not enough room on top to install a fan due to RAM sticks getting in the way.

Other Thoughts: I ordered a blue LED case but I recieved a white LED case.
At least it came with TWO front LED fans instead of one.

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  • Steven V.
  • 4/13/2015 1:20:50 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsCheap and flawed

This review is from: Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-03 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case with white LED Fans ATX Power Supply (not included)

Pros: Cheap(ish)
I like that you can remove the front panel without the wiring. Nice.

Cons: Dont plan on using any of Corsairs CLC with this
Flimsy
No room above the mobo to route any wiring this side of a fan lead. (even worse with a sabertooh mobo)
Built really cheap. The dust filters while nice, are poorly attached. The top one will sag without fans.
Top fans will not fit RAM with heat spreaders.

Other Thoughts: I built a decent PC for my son and he loves the look of the case, but what a terrible case to build. How can Corsair make a case that is incompatible with its own product line?

Sabertooth Z77
I7 2700k
16gb Gskill ripjaws
EVGA GTX 750 Ti FTW
EVGA 500 psu
Seagate Momentus XT
Corsair H60 (unused)

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  • Austin K.
  • 2/17/2015 7:37:44 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsSmall but alot of space

This review is from: Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-03 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case with white LED Fans ATX Power Supply (not included)

Pros: For being a mid size case this one really has alot of room inside of it for video cards like a gigabyte gtx 960 and its nice I replaced the fans in it, for my wife so its purple for her and it just blows me away how nice this case was.

Cons: none

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/10/2015 5:48:24 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-03 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case with white LED Fans ATX Power Supply (not included)

Pros: -Nice window so you can see your components.
-3 dust filters.
-Allows 6 case fans!

Cons: -Dust filters aren't great.
-Cable managing in this case is meh...
-The side panel screws are horrible.
-You aren't able to use the 212 evo with this case(2mm to small lol).

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