Corsair extends the Carbide Series line up with the Air 240 High Airflow

Subject: Cases and Cooling | February 26, 2015 - 05:39 PM |
Tagged: corsair, Carbide Series, Air 240 High Airflow, MicroATX, mini-itx, SFF

Corsair designed the Carbide Series Air 240 High Airflow for small motherboards but left enough room to fit fair sized add in cards and coolers.  The case is 397 x 260 x 320mm (15.6 x 10 x 12.6") and will hold GPUs up to 290 mm in length and a cooler of up to 120mm as well as a full sized ATX PSU.  [H]ard|OCP installed two GTX 280's with no issues and had no problems installing several popular AiO watercoolers either.  Even with just air cooling it would seem that Corsair's Direct Airflow Path is much more than just a marketing gimmick and kept the components at reasonable temperatures even after heavy loads.  It certainly earned the Gold Award it received and for less than $100 it deserves to be on your short list of tiny cases to consider purchasing.

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"Are you in the market of a case for that new Mini-ITX or MicroATX PC build? Corsair today shows off its Carbide Series Air 240 High Airflow MicroATX and Mini-ITX PC Case. It's big, it's black, and it will remind you the the Borg. OK, maybe it is not that big, but big enough to allow mATX fans plenty of room for cooling and hot dual GPUs."

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February 27, 2015 | 11:03 AM - Posted by jtiger102

Isn't this just the Air 240 case that has been around for a while? I looked at Corsair's website and I didn't see any new changes to the Air 240.

March 2, 2015 | 05:24 AM - Posted by Hood

Yes, this looks like the exact same case, same number of fans, etc. I wonder when they'll stamp the big HAF on the side panels - might as well complete the rip-off! Corsair is going downhill lately; stealing crappy marketing phrases and selling crappy $50 cases (and a few $100-$150 cases that are only worth $50! In fact, it's been mostly downhill since the 800D - their first case.

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