Corsair Releases Obsidian Series 450D Mid-tower PC Case

New Corsair mid-tower case combines Obsidian series anodized aluminum looks with an increased focus on high-airflow. By ChannelPro

Corsair has released its newest member of the Obsidian Series – the 450D performance mid-tower PC case. The 450D matches the brushed aluminum design of the Obsidian series with an increased focus on high-airflow.

Behind the 450D’s aluminum mesh intake grill are dual 140mm AF140L intake fans to direct airflow straight to the graphics card. The rear AF120L 120mm fan keeps the airflow moving and five other optional fan locations offers cooling flexibility. The 450D’s fan mounts accommodate a wide range of water-cooling radiators, with room for up to a 360mm radiator in the roof, a 280mm radiator in the front, and a 240mm radiator in the floor.

The 450D also boasts easily accessible dust filters on the roof, front, and bottom, tool-free 3.5-inch/2.5 inch hard disk mounts offer a variety of storage options, or can be removed entirely to prioritize airflow.

Obsidian Series 450D Specifications

  • Expansion Room
    • Three tool-free 3.5-inch/2.5-inch combo bays in a modular hard drive cage, with two tool-free 2.5-inch drive bays behind the motherboard
    • Two tool-free 5.25-inch bays for expansion
    • Two front mounted USB 3.0 ports for easy peripheral or external storage connection
    • 7 expansion slots
  • Cooling Flexibility
    • Three included high-airflow fans for excellent airflow at low noise levels
      • 2 front 140mm
      • 1 rear 120mm
    • Perforated front brushed aluminum fascia for improved airflow
    • Room for up to 8 fans
    • Radiator compatibility:
      • Top – 360mm/280mm
      • Front – 280mm/240mm
      • Bottom – 240mm
      • Rear – 120mm
  • Builder Friendly Features
    • Thumbscrew side panel removal and expansion slots
    • Tool-free drive bays
    • Center-post standoff  to hold motherboard in place during installation
    • Accessible and removable front, rear, and top dust filters
    • Cable routing with rubber grommets for superior airflow and neater builds
  • Dimensions and Weight
    • Length x Width x Height
      • 19.5 x 8.3 x 19.6 inches
      • 494 x 210 x 497mm
    • Weight
      • 7 kg
      • 15.4 lbs

Pricing, Availability, and Warranty

The Obsidian Series 450D has a suggested retail price of $119.99 in the US and is available in April. It is backed with a limited 2-year warranty and Corsair’s customer service and technical support.