Corsair Carbide 300R Review & Specs

Corsair Carbide 300R Mid Tower CC-9011014-WW

Corsair Carbide 300R Mid Tower CC-9011014-WW

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A compact expression of Corsair's gaming philosophy.
Great systems start with a great case, and Carbide Series 300R provides a remarkable number of features in a compact chassis. Easy access, lots of room for expansion, and superior cooling make the 300R a great choice for building powerful PCs that don't take up a lot of room.

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Specs Overview

  • 300R
  • CC-9011014-WW
Release Date August 2012

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Type ATX Mid Tower
Color Black
Includes Power Supply
External 5.25" Drive Bays 3
External 3.5" Drive Bays 0
Internal 2.5" Drive Bays 0
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays 4
Motherboard Compatibility ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX
Front Panel USB Ports
Dimensions 485mm x 210mm x 449mm
Max GPU Length Allowance 450.00mm
Expansion Slots 7


  • Excellent build quality
  • Very good cable management
  • Removable dust filters at the bottom and front
  • 2x USB 3.0
  • A lot of space for big CPU coolers and long graphic cards


  • Could be more quiet


Two years







Form Factor


Motherboard Support



(x6) 120mm/140mm fan mounts, (x1) 120mm fan mounts, Includes (x1) front-mounted 140mm fan and (x1) rear 120mm fan

Expansion Slots


Drive Bays

(x3) 5.25

Front IO

(x2) USB 3.0, (x1) Headphone, (x1) MIC, Power, Reset


Steel structure with molded ABS plastic accent pieces

Power Supply

ATX (not included)

Critic Reviews


We’ve been impressed with what we’ve seen recently from Corsair, and we were glad that the company saw fit to send us a couple more mid-tower cases to pore over and test: the Corsair Carbide 300R compact gaming chassis and the Obsidian 550D quiet...


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Ostensibly, Corsair's Carbide line of enclosures are their budget cases; the Obsidian and Graphite lines both start where the beefy Carbide 500R leaves off. Corsair's least expensive entry is the one we have on hand today, the Carbide 300R. Yet...


The Corsair Carbide 300R is relatively compact as far as midi tower cases go, but there's plenty of room to work inside it and we had no trouble fitting our 275mm AMD Radeon R9 290 graphics card. There's up to 450mm of depth inside the case, which is enough to fit any graphics card we can think of.

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