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In 2009, Corsair, up until then known as a memory and power supply manufacturer, entered the computer chassis market with the Obsidian 800D. It is no exaggeration to state it had a profound impact. Both with its premium pricing and long list of features, Corsair set a new standard. Four years later, the 800D can still easily keep up with the competition. Still, it was time for an update, and today we will take a closer look at the Obsidian 900D, which attempts to raise the bar even higher.

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AnandTech

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Edited by Seville Orange - 4/16/13 at 11:16am
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Not bad. Very conservative tho. Good starting point for modders
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Hmmm...interesting reviews...AnandTech is not exactly raving about the case. I have a feeling that I may need to see this in person and bring in some of my larger rads like the HW Labs BI GTX480 to see the true potential. The last thing I want is to get this and then realize that I am no better off than I was in my current modded Antec 1200. I am hoping to use 1xGTX480 and 2xGTX360 in the 900D all in push-pull, but now I am not so sure this will be possible.

The Antec 1200 runs the GTX480 and GTX120 both in push-pull, all internal.
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interesting. So the hardware.info sample was preproduction? I wonder if all the little things he found were present in the other reviewers samples.
 
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omg the almost 2 hour Overclock3D video review ....
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Hmmm...interesting reviews...AnandTech is not exactly raving about the case. I have a feeling that I may need to see this in person and bring in some of my larger rads like the HW Labs BI GTX480 to see the true potential. The last thing I want is to get this and then realize that I am no better off than I was in my current modded Antec 1200. I am hoping to use 1xGTX480 and 2xGTX360 in the 900D all in push-pull, but now I am not so sure this will be possible.

The Antec 1200 runs the GTX480 and GTX120 both in push-pull, all internal.

Their case reviews are alway crap. They dogged on the Switch 810 the same way they did the 900D because it was more a watercooling than aircooling case and performance wasn't great with their crappy ass little mini or micro-atx board and little ass CPU cooler. I honestly don't know why they even bother with case reviews, their review method is piss poor.

For reference, here is the Switch review: http://www.anandtech.com/show/5479/nzxt-switch-810-when-too-much-isnt-enough
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As much as I love Anandtech, their case reviews aren't the greatest. The 900D's case review is a perfect example of this.
    
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