Corsair expanded its Carbide SPEC line of entry-level cases with the new SPEC-05. This ATX mid-tower case is characterized by a clever design gimmick – the left side panel looks like it’s tempered glass because it covers almost the entire area of the panel, but is actually clear acrylic. The front features a somewhat curvy design with a gash that runs through the middle, revealing the front intake vent with its illuminated 120 mm intake fan. Internally, the case resembles the likes of the Carbide 100R, with a roomy single compartment layout.
Drive bays include three 3.5-inch/2.5-inch bays, and two 2.5-inch mounts. The case has room for graphics cards up to 37 cm in length, CPU coolers up to 15 cm in height, and PSUs up to 18 cm in length. Ventilation includes either 3x 120 mm or 2x 140 mm front intakes, 2x 140/120 mm top exhausts, and a 120 mm rear exhaust. The case measures 199 mm x 483 mm x 433 mm (WxDxH). Front panel connectivity includes two type-A USB 3.0 ports, and HDA jacks. Available now, and backed by a 2-year warranty, the Corsair Carbide SPEC-05 is priced at USD $49.99.