Corsair Obsidian 900D review -
Features & specifications
Corsair -- aah yes matey, the Obsidian 900D Super Tower thus rears its head, marketed as a Super Tower this is a HPTX form factor chassis. An enthusiast audience targeted chassis that will keep your expensive components cooled down well, with a very user-friendly but extremely aesthetically pleasing design we must say.
The Obsidian Series 900D can be considered the new flagship chassis from Corsair with heaps of space, compatibility and options for for both air and water cooling configurations. Within the case there is room for up to 15 fans and 5 different areas to mount radiators ranging in size from 120mm up to 480mm. Here's a quick overview of its features.
Key Benefits Overview
- Support for up to 15 fans
- 3 120mm AF120L intake fans
- 1 140mm AF140L exhaust fan
- Support for up to 5 radiators
- Cable routing cutouts with rubber grommets
- CPU backplate cut out for easy CPU cooler upgrades
- 4 tool-free 5.25 inch drive bays
- 4 removable filters (front, lower side panels, top)
- 3 HDD cages with five total mounting locations for maximum configurability
- 9 tool-free 3.5/2.5 inch hard drive trays with integral SSD support (+6 sold separately)
- Front panel has 2 USB 3.0 ports, 4 USB 2.0 ports, headphone and microphone jacks, power and reset
- One-button side panel removal for quick access
- Quick release lower panels for easy access to storage drives, PSU(s), radiators
- 10 expansion slots for maximum multi-GPU compatibility
- Support for 2 ATX standard PSUs (up to 220mm in length)
- Motherboard compatibility with Mini-ITX, Micro-ATX, ATX, Extended ATX, HPTX
- Matte black interior
- 2 year warranty
The Obsidian 900D comes factory stocked with 4 fans as standard – three are 120mm intake fans located at the front (HDD bay area) and then there is a 140mm exhaust fan located in the rear. The chassis however supports no less than 15 fans. The included fans are AF120L and AF140L models. Additional fans can be mounted directly onto the HDD cages, and the lower portion of the case will support up to 6 120mm intake fans, with the removal or relocation of the lower HDD cages.
For the guys that like to go for liquid cooling, honestly... you can go totally nuts here. It carries support for up to 5 radiators that can be used simultaneously
On the photo slash schematic above you can see the maximum length of radiator supported in each radiator mounting area, along with the maximum clearance for each position. If clearance is unlisted, it will depend on the other hardware which you have installed, such as fans and radiators.
But let's just start off with unpacking the product and work our way up from thereon. We have lots to show you today.
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