Corsair Carbide 270R Review

Introduction and Technical Specification

Corsair Carbide 270R Review


It's always nice when we get a case to look at before the NDA has been lifted as it gives us time to look it at it without having any preconceptions with regards to its qualities.  Such is the case with the brand spanking new Corsair Carbide 270R, which, it has to be said joins the well populated Carbide stable over at Corsair Manner.  So what do we have?  Well on the face of it it's an excellent value, well sorted sleek looking ATX case that appears to have more than a few tricks up its sleeve, not least of which is its rather impressive water cooling credentials.  To learn more, let's delve a little deeper and paw over those technical specifications shall we?

Technical Specification

Dimensions460x210x509mm (HxWxD)
MaterialSteel and Plastic
MotherboardATX, M-ATX, M-ITX
Front I/O2xUSB3.0 HD Audio
Expansion Slots7
Air Cooling

Front:   3x120mm/2x140mm (1x120mm fitted)

Roof:    2x 120mm/140mm

Rear:    1x120mm fitted

Water Cooling

Front:   Up to 360mm/280mm

Roof:    Up to 240mm/280mm

Rear:    120mm

Max CPU Cooler height170mm
Max GPU Length370mm
Max PSU Length225mm


Key Features

Builder-friendly internal layout: Simple and intuitive internal layout enables quick and easy
Versatile cooling options: Room for up to a 360mm radiator in front, 240mm radiator in the
top, and 120mm radiator in the rear.
Expansive storage space: Rugged construction steel drive trays provide ample room for
Clean and minimalist exterior design: Unobstructed panels deliver an understated look.
Built-in cable routing: Cable routing compartment enables effortlessly clean builds.
Direct Airflow Path: Provides airflow to the hottest components without any interference from


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