Corsair Announces New Obsidian 500D Features Smoked Tempered Glass, Priced at $149.99 US

Alex Stevens

Corsair is one of the most recognized names in PC gaming peripherals, memory, cases and other components, today has introduced a brand new entry in its Obsidian line-up of enthusiast grade PC chassis with the launch of the Obsidian 500D. The 500D brings with it premium smoked tempered glass side panels and curved aluminum construction which gives the consumers a case that is thoroughly modern in aesthetics inside and out.

Corsair Announces New Obsidian 500D Features Smoked Tempered Glass

with sharp, clean lines the smoked tempered glass side panels and the aforementioned curved aluminum front the obsidian 500D combines the minimalist design and premium materials the Obsidian is known for. Solid brushed aluminum construction is hard to miss (although watch out for fingerprint marks), with curved door handles to front plat and front to back top plate. this shows corsair's commitment to excellence with stiff competition in the case market.

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Inside, the 500D offers the latest in enthusiast case features making it easier than ever to build your dream PC and keep it running cool. Both tempered glass side panels are hinged to the rear and completely removable, allowing you to keep them out of the way during installation, and front-and-center when it’s time to put your PC on display.


With two included SP120 cooling fans and Corsair's Direct Airflow Path design will channel cool air where the PC needs it most, with room for up to six 120MM cooling fans or a 360MM radiator for even the highest end enthusiast set ups. Fan trays in the roof and front make installing fans and radiators a breeze, while easily removable front, roof and floor dust filters ensure your build looks amazing and stays that way.

It also includes room for two 3.5 inch HDDs and three 2.5 inch HDDs/SSDs for storage expandability, as well as a PSU shroud and cable channel behind the motherboard for easy cable management.

Pricing and Availability

The CORSAIR Obsidian Series 500D is available immediately from the CORSAIR worldwide network of authorized retailers and distributors as well as direct from the CORSAIR webstore.


The CORSAIR Obsidian Series 500D is backed by a comprehensive two-year warranty and the CORSAIR worldwide customer support network.

The Corsair Obsidian 500D is available at Amazon for $149.99

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