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Corsair CARBIDE Series 200R Compact ATX Case Manual

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Corsair CARBIDE Series 200R Compact ATX Case


Thank you for purchasing a Corsair® Carbide Series® 200R. With its elegant design and extensive feature set, 200R is a great case for beginning builders, or anybody looking for a compact, easy-to-use case.

Easy builds
Less work. More play. Build with the Carbide Series 200R and the only time you’ll need to pick up a screwdriver is to install the motherboard.

  • Side panel thumbscrews
  • PCI-E expansion card thumbscrew mounts
  • Tool-free SSD, hard drive, and optical drive installation
  • Cutouts for cable routing and CPU cooling

Easy to expand, and easy to cool
Carbide Series 200R is compact, but it’s designed to let you build high-performance systems with massive storage, extra graphics performance, and superior cooling and ventilation.

  • Seven PCI-E slots with room for cards up to 320mm long
  • Install up to four hard drives and four SSDs at once
  • Up to eight fan mounts (depending on hard drive configuration)

Easy to use
The mid-tower form factor combines room for expandability and out-of-the-way exterior dimensions.

  • Front panel USB 3.0, headphone and microphone ports
  • Dust filters behind the front intake fans help keep the interior clean




  • (A) Dual 120mm/140mm fan mounts compatible with 240mm/280mm radiators
  • (B) Dual 120mm/140mm fan mounts
  • (C) USB 3.0 (x2) Headphone/Mic, Power/Reset
  • (D) Dual 120mm fan mounts
  • (E) CPU backplate cutout
  • (F) Built-in cable routing cutouts
  • (G) Tool-free optical drive bays
  • (H) Tool-free 3.5″ hard drive cage with 2.5″ compatibility
  • (I) Seven expansion slots for GPUs
  • (J) Removable dust filters
  • (K) Built-in cable routing channel

1. Removing the side panels

Unscrew thrumbscrews and remove, then pull side panels outward

2. Installing the motherboard

  • Install your motherboard’s I/O shield (see motherboard manual for guidance)
  • Align motherboard with the standos in the case
  • Secure with included screws (MBD/HDD screws)

3. Installing the Power Supply (PSU)

  • Place PSU on the bottom of the case
  • Align holes & secure with screws
  • NOTE: PSU can be installed in either fan up or fan down orientation

4. Installing the PCI-E/PCI Cards

  • Remove thumbscrews and corresponding slot cover(s)
  • Install the add-on card & secure with thumbscrew

5. Installing 5.25″ Drive/Devices

  • Remove the front panel blank for the 5.25″ drive bay
  • Insert the drive, pulling back the tool-free latch until it aligns with the mounting holes on your device, then release

6. Installing 3.5″ HDD/ 2.5″ SSD

7. Attach case fan cables to motherboard headers

  • See motherboard manual for fan header locations

8. Installing front I/O connectors

  • See motherboard manual for front panel header locations and pin-outs

46221 Landing Parkway • Fremont • California • 94538 • USA

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All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Product may vary slightly from those pictured. Document Number: 49-000178 revAA

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