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Conclusions

The Corsair Carbide Series 400R is an excellent option for the user looking for a mid-tower case with eight expansion slots, support for several fans, support for six hard drives or SSD units, and good construction quality.

Strong Points

  • Meshed bay covers with air filters
  • Vented slot covers
  • Air filter for the front fans
  • Air filter for the power supply fan
  • Air filter for the optional bottom fan
  • Eight expansion slots
  • A huge hole in the motherboard tray for accessing the backplate of the CPU cooler
  • Holes for routing cables behind the motherboard tray
  • Support for six 3.5” or 2.5” internal devices

Weak Points

  • No air filter for the left-panel fans
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Gabriel Torres is a Brazilian best-selling ICT expert, with 24 books published. He started his online career in 1996, when he launched Clube do Hardware, which is one of the oldest and largest websites about technology in Brazil. He created Hardware Secrets in 1999 to expand his knowledge outside his home country.