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Old 18-09-09, 05:37 PM
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OC3D Review: Corsair Obsidian 800D

We finally get our hands on Corsair's long awaited Obsidian 800D, but is it as good as all the hype suggests? Continue Reading to find out more.

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Old 18-09-09, 06:05 PM
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well ive got to say... that does look nice.... but why was the hdd loading from the front not a +? just have the cables ready and stick a new one in without having to fiddle with anything else.

the price is a huge let down tho imo
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Old 18-09-09, 06:10 PM
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well ive got to say... that does look nice.... but why was the hdd loading from the front not a +? just have the cables ready and stick a new one in without having to fiddle with anything else.
I'd consider it both, it's faster, but for the lower ones you need to remove the front panel and stuff.

I am dissapointed in the temperatures though, I expected better.
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Old 18-09-09, 06:27 PM
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The hard drives get hot hunta, and tbh taking a side panel off is nothing for the few times they need to come out. Id prefer cooler drives tbh matey.

The price is what we expected aswell, its a top end case so £200 is the right money, it just needs a few refinements and its worth it tbh.
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Old 18-09-09, 06:48 PM
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This looks really similar to another case I saw.

Great review none the less.
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Old 18-09-09, 07:20 PM
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Great work on the review Tom, Great read, and Vid
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Old 18-09-09, 07:28 PM
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I dont have a full read of all the reviews tbh :stickpoke, but I did read this 1 (even though I would never spend £200 on a case) and enjoyed it. I know it's their 1st case, but surely they would have tested it thoroughly and realised the problem with the airflow - I wonder if they will amend anything after seeing your solution?

Good job with the review and the vids too. I was surprised when you said it was the 1st video review you did as I thought it was well done and very in depth. Hope to see more video reviews in the future and hope it gets OC3D more publicity!
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Old 18-09-09, 08:09 PM
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good case, hopefully they will deliver more higher end cases, the only real comparison for cases like this are the likes of lian li and silverstone
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Old 18-09-09, 08:44 PM
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Wow. Staggeringly disappointing. Considering this is priced at the extreme end of the market where it has to compare with TJ07, TJ09, Lian Li X etc etc. And if we discount price it has to go up against the king, the daddy (with a pool ball in a sock), the Coolermaster 840.

Failure. Hideously expensive failure. For 200 notes I don't want a single thing missing, a single thing needing improvement. If you're playing with the big boys who've got years of proven excellence and brand loyalty you've got to be amazing.

I waited months for this?!

Great review though Tom. And video review stylee too. Top stuff.
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Old 19-09-09, 02:12 PM
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I really, really like this case.

It looks like a cable management dream... and people saying that it has worse temps than they wanted, well, I'm pretty sure that this case was designed with water cooling in mind.

Although, if it came down to it, I'd probably still take a TJ07, or something from Lian Li over this case.
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