One of the most underrated components is precisely the PC case, the so-called chassis. But the reality is that for comfort, filtration and order, it is the star component that allows us to achieve ergonomics on the desk, aesthetics, performance and of course the organization of our equipment. . So why not invest in a really high-end box?
CORSAIR OBSIDIAN 500D, the best of its 1000D sister in a smaller size
With this box, we are faced with a model of great quality, finishes and features. It has an onyx black finish with brushed aluminum which gives it an unbeatable presence. It combines clean lines with smoked tempered glass that will allow us to see the whole RGB system of our PC without glare, achieving a much more beautiful effect.
This box has the system patented by CORSAIR direct airflow path, which channels clean, fresh air to where the PC needs it most, such as the GPU or CPU. But this is only part of a more complex system, since it has for example removable trays for the installation of fans and radiators, whether they are 140 mm or 120 mm per unit.
Storage media are also enhanced with easy-to-use modules for 3.5-inch hard drives or 2.5-inch SSDs.
It allows details such as the installation of a vertical GPU, a rubber system to improve cable routing or various dust filters on the faceplate, ceiling and power supply, so that this element does not overwhelm not our PC.
A size larger than considerable, not suitable for everyone
A premium box like this, with the capacity that we are going to see, must be large by definition. And we are talking about 502 mm x 233 mm x 508 mm, dimensions that allow it to accommodate graphics cards up to 370 mm, power supplies up to 225 mm or heatsinks up to 170 mm Of height.
All with 7 expansion slots for our motherboard, not bad if we need to drill more than one component to PCIe. Likewise and even as a Mid-Tower, it will be able to support up to 3 x 2.5 inch bays and 2 x 3.5 inch bays.
On the radiator support, CORSAIR specifies 120 mm, 140 mm, 240 mm, 280 mm and 360 mm. Supported motherboards are up to ATX, their weight is 10.5 kilograms and its warranty is two years from the date of purchase.
With the Amazon offer, this CORSAIR Obsidian 500D goes from 185 dollars to more than succulent 109.95 dollars (-40%). Without a doubt an irreplaceable offer that when you have it in front of you and on your desk, you will be grateful.