Corsair went berserk with new releases today. Announcing nearly a dozen new products is somewhat shocking, even if some of them are upgrades of older successful products. The company also announced three new cases - the portable Mini-ITX Graphite 380T, the versatile Mini-ITX / Micro-ATX Carbide Air 240 and the massive Graphite 780T Full Tower case.

The very shape of the Graphite 380T and the large handle instantly give away Corsair's intentions; the company aimed to create the ideal Mini-ITX LAN party machine. It is not the smallest Mini-ITX that we have seen but it can house a full size graphics card and advanced cooling options, allowing the creation of a compact yet rather powerful gaming system. With two fans (120 mm and 140 mm) already included, the Graphite 380T has clearly been designed with the presumption that a pretty strong gaming system will be installed inside it. Corsair will be supplying the Graphite 380T in two color combinations; black with red lighting or black/white with white lighting.

The Carbide Air 240 is like a small version of the Carbide Air 540, the very popular cubic case that Corsair released in 2013. Although it has been downsized and can now only fit Mini-ITX and Micro-ATX motherboards, Corsair claims that the Carbide Air 240 can store a lot of hardware, including full-size graphics cards and two 240 mm liquid cooling radiators. Much like its larger sibling, the drives are stored behind the motherboard tray, in the PSU compartment, although their exact number is currently unknown. Corsair announced that the Carbide Air 240 will be available in both black and white.

Last but not least, the new Graphite 780T Full Tower case is perhaps the most interesting addition to Corsair's line up of cases. It is based on a new aesthetic concept, not an older design, which looks very interesting from the 3D renders that Corsair supplied to us. We have no clear details regarding the size of the case but Corsair claims that it can fit nine hard drives and two 360 mm liquid cooling radiators, therefore its proportions will definitely be greater than any Mid-Tower case, or even the Graphite 760T.

The MSRP and expected release dates of the new cases are summarized below.

Product Ship Date List Price
Carbide Series Air 240 August $89.99 - $99.99
Graphite Series 780T September $179.99 - $189.99
Graphite Series 380T August $129.99

 

Source: Corsair

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  • Morawka - Monday, June 02, 2014 - link

    Me wants that Carbide Air 240. Very sexy looking. I would like to see the insides and if it could handle a 2x120 radiator Reply
  • Dustin Sklavos - Monday, June 02, 2014 - link

    It absolutely can handle a 2x120 radiator. ;) Reply
  • ImSpartacus - Monday, June 02, 2014 - link

    Corsair kinda just said that it could handle such a radiator config. Can't we just trust them?

    Perhaps they are including such compatibility if the user gives up a hard drive cage or an ODD.

    I still want to see the inside just because the 240 seems like a really cool case. There aren't a ton of $90 cases with such massive windows.
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  • JoBalz - Thursday, July 03, 2014 - link

    (7/3/2014) Amazon has a listing for both the white and the black Carbide Series Air 240, no photos yet, giving a price of $89.99 and that they're temporarily out of stock so looks like they're ready to go when the cases are released. Looks like they're sticking to the suggested MSRP which is good. Reply
  • Jedi2155 - Saturday, July 12, 2014 - link

    Looking at this, it reminds me of the bulkier cases that Cooler Master normally makes. I just ordered a 760T, which I find to be super sleek although it has a few design flaws I still think its aesthetics are phenomenal primarily in its sleekness and not looking so far despite being so fat. The 780T did not achieve that, its kind of....fat looking... Reply

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