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Since its inception, the Obsidian Series has been highly regarded amongst hardware enthusiasts. High quality construction and plentiful array of features mark it as a firm favourite for those who demand the best. The 800D in particular has been a case that many water-cooling devotees have favoured.

Having two full tower cases within the range has certainly satisfied the high-end market but what about mid-range? Well today we will be looking at the new 650D. This is a mid-tower case, offering all the features of the 800D but in a smaller shell. Not everyone favours a full tower case, many have been waiting for this 650D – the smaller brother to the 800D.


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imo one of the best looking cases in its class and a pretty decent review too
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Very nice case, but expensive for a mid tower.

I'd rather get an A71F for the same price:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112244
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I've heard great things about this case!! If I had to pick though, it would be the Cooler Master HAF X, or the AZZA Hurricane 2000.
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Looks to be a pretty sweet case. It doesn't look like the top honeycomb has a dust filter though, leaving dust to just drop into the case?
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If only my budget was a bit higher i'd grab one of these for my next build
 
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i bought one and love it.
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post #7 of 38
Sold my RV02-E and came down to this as the replacement for $169 from Amazon. Haven't got it yet (maybe by Sat.) and my current case consists of cardboard boxes (lots of fresh air.).
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easily the best mid tower
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Beautiful case
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Originally Posted by 2010rig View Post
Very nice case, but expensive for a mid tower.

I'd rather get an A71F for the same price:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112244
i can get a 650d for 157$http://www.directcanada.com/products...acture=CORSAIR ... sometime newegg is kinda overpriced and by the way theres no airflow in the A71F
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