The Corsair Obsidian 450D conforms to the ATX form factor and so can accommodate motherboards with form factors ATX, E-ATX, Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX.
It is made of Aluminium and its dimensions (LxWxH) are 497mm x 210mm x 494mm.
|Release Date||24 Mar 2014||Maximum CPU Cooler Size||165mm|
|Form Factor||ATX||Front Fans||2|
|Motherboard Form Factors||Front Fans Size||140mm|
|Material||Aluminium||Front Fans Speed||1200 RPM|
|Expansion Slots||7||Rear Fans Size||120mm|
|5.25″ Drive Bays||2||Rear Fans Speed||1200 RPM|
|3.5″ Drive Bays||3||Case Fan dBA||37 dBA|
|2.5" Drive Bays||2||IO Display Panel||no|
|Tool-less Rails||yes||Front USB 2.0 Slots||2|
|Length||497mm||Front USB 3.0 Slots||0|
|Maximum Graphics Card Length||430mm|
The Corsair Obsidian 450D has a the ATX form factor. ATX is the most ubiquitous of case standards, providing the largest array of compatible hardware on the market. Using the ATX standard, the case can house motherboards and power supplies with form factors ATX, E-ATX, Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX. The dimensions of the case itself (LxWxH) are 497mm x 210mm x 494mm.
The Corsair Obsidian 450D has seven expansion slots, so there is plenty of room for extra components, which may be a deciding factor when planning on the longevity and build type of a PC system. The case has two 5.25" drive bays, which There are no 5.25" drive bays, but there are three 3.5" drive bays, which is quite a small amount of space, although you can install an SSD or laptop hard drive in one of the two 2.5" drive bays. Installation of hard drives into these drive bays is made all the more easier by screwless rails that allow tool-less mounting.
Made primarily of Aluminium, the Corsair Obsidian 450D is built to be strong, lightweight, and well-ventilated. This often comes at a price premium, but some see the benefits to be completely worth it. Whatever your case's material, it is important to keep a consistent airflow so that heat doesn't build up inside. It is therefore advised that you make use of the available built-in case fans and fan installation sections.