BitFenix Reveal New Chassis Products at Computex 2014
Peter Donnell / 2 years ago
Computex 2014: BitFenix may have found fame with their Prodigy chassis, but 2014 marks a year of change for the company as they look set to expand their product range with some new, very un-prodigy-like chassis. First up we have the mid budget Neos, a tidy looking mid-tower that comes with room for ATX PSU’s, ATX motherboards, features a large side panel window and a very funky front panel mesh with a choice of colour options. It’s pretty basic overall, but there is certainly a market for it given that not everyone has £100+ to spend on high-end chassis products.
The Pandora really stands out, designed to sit next to your home AV system as much as next to your desk, it’s designed to look like a high-end sub woofer (a lot like the older Sony ones if anyone remembers them). It features aluminium side panels that can be clipped of and features more than enough internal room for a decent gaming rig.
The coolest part is easily the front panel, which features a small LCD display that allows you to set your own custom logo. We wanted to set it to eTeknix, but we didn’t have a .jpg file with us at the time, doh!
As you can see, it features room for ATX PSU’s, 3.5″ and 2.5″ drive bays, water cooling, and mini-ITX motherboards. Best of all you can also get a pretty huge graphics card in there too.
The Atlas is nothing short of bonkers, this gargantuan ATX chassis features a two sided design, much like that of the Corsair Air 540. The big difference is that you can have the motherboard, GPU and radiators in the left side, PSU, storage and other components in the right side… or, you can flip the internal mounts around and put the motherboard and window panel on the right side, PSU and other parts on the left, awesome!
The chassis will handle E-ATX motherboard, up to 10 x 3.5″ drives, 6 x 2.5″ drives, a huge bank of fans and radiators, dust filters, built in RGB LED lighting and can even be converted to a motherboard test bench.
Next up we have the Pandora, another chassis which features that front panel LCD logo display, with plenty of room for water cooling loops, mATX motherboard, ATX PSUs and modular storage. The design is a little plastic heavy for my liking, but if they get the price right come release day, this could still be a popular product.