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Corsair Carbide SPEC-Alpha (Black/Silver/Transparent) vs. NZXT H500 VaultBoy Special Edition (Blue/Gul/Black/Transparent) + 9

Front connections
USB 2.0, Microphone, Audio, USB 3.0
Audio, USB 3.0
USB 2.0, Microphone, Audio, USB 3.0, USB 3.1 Type C
Microphone, Audio, USB 3.0
Audio, USB 3.0, USB 3.1 Type C
Audio, USB 3.0
USB 2.0, Audio, USB 3.0
Microphone, Audio, USB 3.0
USB 2.0, Microphone, Audio, USB 3.0
USB 2.0, Microphone, Audio, USB 3.0
Microphone, Audio, USB 3.0
Number of USB ports
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
2 ​
3 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
Colour
Black, Silver, Transparent
Black, Blue, Yellow, Transparent
Black, Transparent
Black, Transparent
Black, Transparent
Black, Transparent
White, Transparent
White, Grey, Transparent
White, Transparent
Black, Transparent
Black, Transparent
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
518 mm
428 mm
453 mm
376 mm
420 mm
462 mm
390 mm
453 mm
216 mm
412 mm
411 mm
Height
474 mm
460 mm
466 mm
292 mm
380 mm
482 mm
446 mm
466 mm
455 mm
344 mm
411 mm
Width
220 mm
210 mm
230 mm
185 mm
269 mm
215 mm
207 mm
230 mm
457 mm
203 mm
210 mm
Max CPU cooler height
156 mm
170 mm
153 mm
170 mm
166 mm
165 mm
170 mm
160 mm
166 mm
Product weight
5.7 kg
7 kg
7.85 kg
5.1 kg
8.5 kg
9.4 kg
5 kg
7.85 kg
6.9 kg
4.6 kg
5.56 kg
Volume
54.02 litre
41.34 litre
48.55 litre
20.31 litre
42.93 litre
47.88 litre
36.01 litre
48.55 litre
44.91 litre
28.77 litre
35.47 litre
2.5 drive bays (Internal/hidden)
4 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
3.5 drive bays (External/visible)
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
3.5 drive bays (internal/hidden)
3 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
3 ​
5.25 drive bays (External/visible)
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Room for expansion
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Height of expansion slots
Full
Full
Full
Full
Full
Full
Full
Maximum length of video card
380 mm
360 mm
330 mm
395 mm
370 mm
322 mm
360 mm
370 mm
315 mm
346 mm
Number of card slots
7 ​
3 ​
7 ​
7 ​
7 ​
2 ​
4 ​
Slim disk station
No
No
No
No
No
No
Slim optical drive
No
No
No
No
No
No
Features
Dust filter, Fan control
Dust filter
Dust filter
Dust filter
Dust filter
Dust filter
Door in front, Dust filter, Soundproofing
Dust filter
Screwless design
Side panel
Active cooling (fan)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fan spaces 120 mm
5 ​
6 ​
6 ​
9 ​
7 ​
6 ​
6 ​
6 ​
Fan spaces 140 mm
0 ​
4 ​
2 ​
6 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
4 ​
Fan spaces 180/190 mm
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Fan spaces 200 mm
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
2 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Fan spaces 220/230 mm
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Fan spaces 250 mm
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Fan spaces 330 mm
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Fan spaces 40/50 mm
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Fan spaces 400 mm
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Fan spaces 60/70 mm
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Fan spaces 80 mm
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Fan spaces 90/92 mm
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Fan spaces total
5 ​
7 ​
9 ​
6 ​
6 ​
6 ​
0 ​
No. of fans included
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
0 ​
3 ​
1 ​
2 ​
2 ​
Format (PSU)
ATX
ATX
ATX
SFX-L
SFX-L
ATX
ATX
ATX
ATX
ATX
ATX
Heat zones
1
2
2
1
1
Maximum motherboard size
ATX
ATX
Mini-ITX
Extended ATX
Extended ATX
ATX
Mini-ITX
microATX
Position of the power supply
Bottom
Bottom
Top
Top
Bottom
Bottom
Bottom
Bottom
PSU included
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Supported motherboards
ATX, Micro-ATX, Mini-ITX
Micro-ATX, Mini-ITX
ATX, Micro-ATX, Mini-ITX
Mini-ITX, Mini-DTX
ATX, Micro-ATX, Mini-ITX, Extended ATX (E-ATX), SSI-CEB
ATX, Micro-ATX, Extended ATX (E-ATX)
ATX, Micro-ATX, Mini-ITX
Micro-ATX, Mini-ITX, Extended ATX (E-ATX)
Micro-ATX, Mini-ITX
Mini-ITX
Micro-ATX, Mini-ITX
Type of chassis
Midi Tower
Mini tower
Midi Tower
Mini tower
Mini tower
Midi Tower
Midi Tower
Midi Tower
Mini tower
Mini tower
Water cooling
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Built-in water cooling
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Material
Acrylic glass, Plastic, Steel
Glass, Steel
Aluminum, Glass, Plastic, Steel
Aluminum, Glass, Plastic, Steel
Aluminum, Glass, Steel
Glass, Plastic, Steel
Aluminum, Glass, Plastic, Steel
Aluminum, Glass, Plastic, Steel
Aluminum, Glass, Plastic, Steel
Acrylic glass, Aluminum, Plastic
Aluminum, Glass, Plastic, Steel
Release year
2016
2020
2020
2020
2020
2020
2016