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    News - Corsair's new chassis is the Obsidian 800D. Will cost $299 in July

    Estimated to cost some £230, the Corsair Obsidian 800D will duke it out with the very best in the industry.
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    Re: News - Corsair's new chassis is the Obsidian 800D. Will cost $299 in July

    Looks like it officially still can't mount SSDs without use of an adaptor. Odd coming from a company trying to sell SSDs.

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    Re: News - Corsair's new chassis is the Obsidian 800D. Will cost $299 in July

    I don't see why that is a problem. I would rather have 3.5" bays than 2.5"s. Unless they are squeezing in a couple of 2.5"s in a case that already has the normal number of 3.5"s.

    An adapter is only a few pounds anyway.

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    Re: News - Corsair's new chassis is the Obsidian 800D. Will cost $299 in July

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    I don't see why that is a problem. I would rather have 3.5" bays than 2.5"s. Unless they are squeezing in a couple of 2.5"s in a case that already has the normal number of 3.5"s.

    An adapter is only a few pounds anyway.
    If you are happy with adapters then why aren't you arguing for no 3.5 bays and let's stick with 5.25"s?

    I'd rather have things slot in the case from the start without needing adaptors. I'm sure these ultra expensive cases can find somewhere to put them without reducing the number of 3.5s.

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    Re: News - Corsair's new chassis is the Obsidian 800D. Will cost $299 in July

    £230. I just spent about £130 on my cm stacker and I thought that was really expensive!

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    Re: News - Corsair's new chassis is the Obsidian 800D. Will cost $299 in July

    finally some more info, although incredibly expensive, there seems to be no other good looking good designed cases (for me) i dont like the look of lian-li sadly,

    the tj-07's iirc are still 200...

    hopefully it will be sub £200 when the case is released £230 is phenomenal!

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    Re: News - Corsair's new chassis is the Obsidian 800D. Will cost $299 in July

    Very nice, but way too expensive. Seems to me you can get 90%->100% of the features offered by the Corsair in other cases at the ~£100 mark

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    Re: News - Corsair's new chassis is the Obsidian 800D. Will cost $299 in July

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    If you are happy with adapters then why aren't you arguing for no 3.5 bays and let's stick with 5.25"s?

    I'd rather have things slot in the case from the start without needing adaptors. I'm sure these ultra expensive cases can find somewhere to put them without reducing the number of 3.5s.
    Well I did recently buy an AKASA Infinity because it has 11 5.25" bays

    Now got hot swap cages in there to hold 18 drives

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