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Corsair unveils the Corsair Carbide Series 88R

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Today Corsair has announced the Corsair Carbide 88R. It is a micro ATX case similar to the 100R. The front and top support 2x120mm fans and the rear supports a 120mm fan. There are 2x 2.5 inch bays and 2 3.5 inch drive bays and a 5.25 inch bay. The front has a USB 2.0 port, USB 2.0, headphone and mic port and power and reset switch. There are cable mangement features in the back with zip tie downs.


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OOH I really like that


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Me likey. c:


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OOH I really like that

 

Me likey. c:

Well, this case, which has a lot less hype about it, seems to fare better than the Bulldog


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I doesn't look like it's has fan filters on the psu which is disappointing...


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I doesn't look like it's has fan filters on the psu which is disappointing...

looking at the pics on the site it has a psu filter front im not sure

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Today Corsair has announced the Corsair Carbide 88R. It is a micro ATX case similar to the 100R. The front and top support 2x120mm fans and the rear supports a 120mm fan. There are 2x 2.5 inch bays and 2 3.5 inch drive bays and a 5.25 inch bay. The front has a USB 2.0 port, USB 2.0, headphone and mic port and power and reset switch. There are cable mangement features in the back with zip tie downs.

Looks good but build quality looks questionable... Especially the side panel.


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Looks very nice, a cool fusion of the 100R and the Spec-01's window.


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It's just another Micro ATX case.

It doesn't seem too special imo.

I feel like we need some more innovation in the case market. Buuuut there's only so many ways you can make a usable case for a computer... Oh well.

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I don't really think the market needs another bog standard case. Companies need to start being a bit more inventive.

 

It's just another Micro ATX case.

It doesn't seem too special imo.

I feel like we need some more innovation in the case market. Buuuut there's only so many ways you can make a usable case for a computer... Oh well.

Like Fractal Josh said, "There's only so many ways you can make a metal box."


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I don't really think the market needs another bog standard case. Companies need to start being a bit more inventive.

 

It's just another Micro ATX case.

It doesn't seem too special imo.

I feel like we need some more innovation in the case market. Buuuut there's only so many ways you can make a usable case for a computer... Oh well.

 

These.

 

 

 

Yeah, it's just another standard case to me. Also it could do with another USB 3.0.

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I can tell that it uses the same bulge side panels and that it was very little space for cable management behind the tray. I do not like this....at all. In fact I need a modular PSU but one that can take flat cables. However I gotta give it to Corsair, for people like me with limited access to parts that are usually not available and when they are almost always overpriced, they're one of the only ones with proper distribution internationally so I might just get this case.


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That. Looks. Amazing.

Edit: And it's cheap. I might just have to buy one...


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the pci covers are the kind you can't put back. that's a lot of points deducted in 2015


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Like Fractal Josh said, "There's only so many ways you can make a metal box."

keyword "box" who says it has to be a box


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Basic space efficiency kinda dictates that, otherwise you'd waste space.

still i dont see how else they can innovate unless they stop using box's


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Looks decent, but nothing to make me want to move away from my 350D. If they price this around 50 bucks, then that would totally be worth it for a cheap matx case.


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Basic space efficiency kinda dictates that, otherwise you'd waste space.

mITX sphere case go!


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