Corsair Carbide 100R Silent Edition Review

Introduction and Technical Specification

Corsair Carbide 100R Silent Edition Review


The Corsair Carbide 100R comes in two distinct flavours.  The review sample we'll be looking at being the Silent edition of the case as opposed to the slightly cheaper version which comes with a side window but minus and front fans.  At just a smidge over £50 the Carbide 100R silent isn't going to break the bank, and to be honest you don't have to try very hard to inadvertantly buy a much much worse case for the same money, as it's an area of the market saturated by OEM cases dressed in bulging plastic finery.  So what does your £50 get you, aside from the kudos of one of the most respected case badges in the business?  Well there's room inside for 4xHDDs/SSDs, a pair of 5.25" bays, ATX as well as M-ATX and M-ITX compatibility, a smattering of dust filters, and of course, being a silent case, several panels that have been given the noise and vibration harshness treatment.  The 100R should do well, but a lot will hinge on the quality.  We've seen manufacturers cut corners on their low end cases before, let's hope the same isn't true of Corsair. 

Technical Specification

 Form Factor Mid Tower 
 Motherboard Support ATX, M-ATX, M-ITX
 Dimensions 471x200x430mm (HxWxD)
 Expansion slots 7
 5.25" 2
 3.5" 4 (double as 2.5")
 Material Steel and Plastic
 Max GPU length 414mm (275mm lower slots)
 Max CPU cooler Height 150mm
 Front I/O 2xUSB3.0, Audio 
 Weight 4.8kg

 Front:  1x120mm (2x120/140mm optional)

 Rear:  1x120mm

 Max PSU Length 230mm


  • Key Features
  • Clean, modern design: A more mature, understated design that fits well into any setup
  • Sound-damping side panels: Overall PC noise is reduced, resulting in a quieter rig
  • 3-speed fan controller: Fans can power on overdrive when performance requires it 
  • Two 120mm fans included: Sleek fans give builders a head start on cooling their system
  • USB 3.0 compatible: For modern connectivity
  • Easy installation and upgradability: The tool-free side door makes access to the case’s interior a breeze
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Most Recent Comments

27-02-2015, 10:22:24

A simple case with a good Value for Money !Quote

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