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Corsair Obsidian 450D
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Corsair Obsidian 450D

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Expert Review

27 February 2015
  • Summary: Originally, the Obsidian series cases were large full-towers, consistently developed as cases for extreme high-end hardware. The current culmination of this development was the Obsidian Series 900D: a double chamber case which could effortlessly accomodate HPTX motherboards, and even a powerful...
  • Pros: high cooling performance with three pre-assembled fans, four cooler spots, modular HDD/SSD cage, plus two 2.5" drive bays behind the mainboard, tool-free installation for expansion cards and all drive formats (2.5" only behind the tray), all three dust filters can be cleaned quickly, generously-s...
  • Cons: noise level, material thickness not meeting the premium standards of the series, not enough space for some high-end tower coolers
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Corsair Obsidian Series 450D Mid-Tower PC Case Review

16 July 2014
  • Summary: Remember when Volvo was "Boxy but safe?" While Corsair's new Obsidian 450D may not hit that point exactly, it does pretty darn well in the "Boxy but with a roomy interior that’s optimized for airflow.
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Corsair Obsidian 450D Mid-Tower Computer Case

mad shrimps
28 April 2014
  • Summary: Corsair introduced early this year at the CES fair another case to the strong Obsidian lineup: the Obsidian 450D. Being labeled as the smaller 750D variant it blends in perfectly between the existing range from the humongous full-tower 900D model to the cube shaped Obsidian 250D.
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Corsair Obsidian 450D review: Corsair strikes again

18 April 2014
  • Excerpt: After the 900D, 750D, 350D and 250D Corsair introduced the 450D, a mid range case with exceptional performance.
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Overall 6

Corsair Obsidian 450D review

The Guru of 3D
10 April 2014
  • Summary: The Obsidian 450D completes the lineup really, it is not a chassis that is groundbreaking in new features. Contrary, it is more of the same yet in a different form-factor. From A to Z though the Obsidian 450D is a chassis within a well thought through concept.
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Corsair Obsidian 450D Case Review

4 April 2014
  • Conclusion: With the Obsidian 450D, Corsair attempted to fill the gap between the Micro-ATX 350D and the very large 750D of the same series with a mid-tower case of normal proportions. Yes, they already have half a dozen mid-tower cases available, such as the Graphite 230T and the Carbide 300R, but only the...
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Corsair's Obsidian Series 450D enclosure reviewed

26 March 2014
  • Summary: I have a tendency to be somewhat cynical, so I'll admit that my eyes rolled when I heard that Corsair was adding yet another case to its Obsidian Series lineup. However, the 450D does fill an important gap between the 350D and 750D.
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Corsair Obsidian Series 450D Performance Mid-Tower PC Case Review

PC Perspective
26 March 2014
  • Excerpt: The highly anticipated 450D mid-tower case is Corsair’s latest addition to their top of the line Obsidian Series and is the first new Obsidian case to be released in 2014. The Obsidian 450D mid-tower enclosure is positioned between Corsair’s 750D full-tower and 350D Micro-ATX enclosures and shares...
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Corsair Obsidian Series 450D

25 March 2014
  • Conclusion: For the past couple of years, Corsair has enjoyed success in the mid-tower chassis market with award-winning enclosures such as the Graphite Series 600T and Obsidian Series 650D. Both options continue to have plenty to offer, but the £140 price tag is overshadowing the company's earlier efforts.
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Corsair Obsidian 450D Mid-Tower Chassis Review

25 March 2014
  • Conclusion: There is a lot to love about this case and very little I can find fault with. Actually, if I’m honest there isn’t anything I found fault with, the whole thing is pretty perfect! It’s not often I come across a product where there isn’t at least one small detail that I wasn’t happy with, but Corsair...
  • Pros: Extensive air cooling options, Can hold up to four water cooling radiators, Dust filters, Stylish aluminium front panel, Huge side panel window, Lots of cable management space, Modular front storage, 2 x 2.5″ SSD mounts behind motherboard
  • Cons: None
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