BitFenix Colossus Review

Editor: David Mitchelson  Date: 10-10-10   6 Comment(s) - Join the discussion here
Introduction

Product on Review: BitFenix Colossus
Manufacturer and Sponsor: BitFenix
MSRP: 135



Back on April 12 2010 a new company named BitFenix was formed. Striving to bring truly innovative products to the scene, BitFenix is a very interesting brand - Gigabyte have already shown great interest in the brand. With such strong competition in the market, particularly in the chassis category they are certainly brave.

Today we will be looking at the first product to launch from BitFenix. A full tower case called the Colossus. The Colossus focuses on expandability and cable management by offering a variety of options from within. Available in two colours, I have the white variant today and I will be honest with you - I've been looking forward to getting my hands on the Colossus since its release. It looks very interesting.


BitFenix Take:
Introducing Colossus the PC chassis for the uncompromising enthusiast. Offering unmatched expandability, security, and cooling all wrapped up in a modern and elegant body, Colossus represents months of intensive research, product development, and meticulous design. The result is a chassis like no other; a chassis that serves as an ideal enclosure for the most colossal gaming rigs.


Specifications
Materials SECC, ABS
Color (Int/Ext) Black/Black or White/White
Dimensions (WxHxD) 245 x 558 x 582 mm (ATX Full Tower)
Motherboard Sizes Mini-ITX, mATX, ATX, E-ATX
5.25" Drive Bays x 5 (1 x external 3.5"; tool-free)
3.5" Drive Bays x 7
2.5" Drive Bays x 7 (using standard 3.5" drive bays)
Cooling Front 1 x 230mm
Cooling Rear 1 x 140mm (optional)
Cooling Side Panel n/a
Cooling Top 1 x 230mm (or 1 x 140/120mm optional)
Cooling Bottom 1 x 140/120mm (optional)
PCI Slots 8 (tool-free)
I/O 2 x USB3.0, 2 x USB2.0, eSATA, Audio
Power Supply PS2 ATX (bottom, multi direction)

If you prefer to watch a quick video tour of the Colossus, below is a short youtube video review of this case:

[youtube]Pg4RF68eWHM[/youtube]



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