In and Around the Corsair Obsidian D. I’ll cut right to the chase, this thing is enormous. It was shipped to me freight, on its own pallet of one. Before we get too much further into this review, I want to be absolutely clear about how the Obsidian D is being evaluated, because it’s a. Now, the company is one-upping itself with the Obsidian D. For instance, there weren’t any instructions on how to remove the top cover.
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Motherboard Installation And Cable Management. These hinged panels are easy to remove, secure when in place, and a godsend for builders. Though the D is able to stand a healthy distance off of even a carpeted floor, Corsair elected not to offer cooling options on the bottom of the case.
Ordinarily I’m on the fence about windows, but with something like the D I think it would be ridiculous not to have one. Corsair Obsidian D Case Review: What you’re going to want to pay attention to are the feature set, ease of assembly, and overall design, and how they’re going to suit your purposes.
Also, don’t search the accessory box for an ATX12V extension cable; it is already mounted at the rear of the motherboard plate. You only live once. The Corsair D is ultimately coreair exceptionally well built enclosure. LAN parties here I come. After benchmarking the first configuration, I swapped out all of the case fans, installed a fan controller and water cooling system, and replaced the Opteron-powered workstation with a highly-overclocked gaming configuration.
An Illuminating Case Mod Page Scythe Kaze Master Pro. All of the heft may have screamed “I’m loaded with illicit drugs” or “Open me if you enjoy illegal arms shipments. Just to give you some idea of the scale, this is the Maual box hanging out next to the unboxed BitFenix Shinobi XL I use for cooler testing.
Interestingly, there’s virtually nothing on the bottom of the D. Corsair Obsidian D Specifications. The hardware box is found inside of the lowest hot-swap bay, and above pictured is what it contained.
The sides of the D are a dual door affair. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website.
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Unfortunately it’s much harder to tell how good an enclosure will be at its job when that job will vary from person to person in much more significant ways than ,anual choosing which air cooler and graphics cards to use. Corsair uses a combination of aluminum and steel for the chassis that’s both attractive and sturdy.
The bottom right cage also includes a SATA backplane and the trays themselves will line up both 3. What that also means is that while I have to put it through our conventional testing, that conventional testing is going to be primarily academic.
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Installing The Power Supply. Unfortunately in the front of the case, there’s a slight spacing between the topmost mm fan and the two bottom ones, so that essentially means you can only install a single mm radiator; there does appear to be space to install a single mm radiator and fan instead if you’re so inclined. Big, Bold, And Beautiful. Outside Corsair’s Obsidian D Page 4: Log in Don’t have an account?
When you see the way Corsair designed it, you’ll be able to tell like I did that it’s destined for much more than a garden variety build. The white specks you see in the pictures don’t come from paint imperfections, but rather a white powder that clings to the paint.
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Get to the back of the D cosair you’ll see it’s almost all ventilation, but the patterns are tasteful and stylish, and it’s obvious there’s a lot of room behind the motherboard tray for routing cables. You also get a three page manual to go with the chassis and the literature on the two year warranty that goes with the D.
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As a whole, the package screams quality and I don’t get the sense that Corsair ever really cheaped maual. There are side panels for the top chamber that are hinged at the bottom, and the left panel has a large window.
In the event that rough shipping does affect the Obsidian’s integrity, you might find it difficult to close the lower doors. Too bad the D is still unavailable in France at least a weeks waitit looks like the case to own. This diagram explodes the chassis into its various components and labels them so that you can read and familiarize yourself with the chassis in one 900v.