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Old 12th Apr 2010, 10:58   #1
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CM Storm team forms new company, BitFenix

http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardwar...any-bitfenix/1

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Old 12th Apr 2010, 11:10   #2
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I would love an all white chassis, chuck a few white LED fans and maybe a white CCFL with a side window or a small amount of mesh at the front and i think it will look really clean
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Old 12th Apr 2010, 11:53   #3
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Good luck to them, make good products and ill certainly buy them
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I would love an all white chassis, chuck a few white LED fans and maybe a white CCFL with a side window or a small amount of mesh at the front and i think it will look really clean
No, it will make it look like a Mac. If you want to be pretentious, just buy a Mac.
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Old 12th Apr 2010, 13:30   #7
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F**K. Just bought a HAF...always waiting, take the plunge, then...BAM! Something new. Everytime.
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Old 12th Apr 2010, 14:15   #8
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So this is the sort of thing we get from Richard now he is in Taiwan? If so awesome!
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Old 12th Apr 2010, 14:44   #9
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Awesome. I think the computer enclosure market has been stagnating as of late. Though that trailer on their site is pretty annoying and nonsensical. You're a case company guys, sheesh.
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I hope their cases have better aesthetics than Coolermaster's (and other manufacturers) I fuggin' hate the HAF, I do however really like the Scout.

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I'm looking forward to seeing their products.
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So this is the sort of thing we get from Richard now he is in Taiwan? If so awesome!
I hope so haha we'll see how good my Taiwanese contacts are

I removed the prices - they were too early to quote and apparently I shouldn't have done. The company has yet to even get back a tooling sample so I can agree that things could change wildly yet so it's not good to give our readers an inaccurate representation.
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Alright more competition is always welcomed.
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No, it will make it look like a Mac. If you want to be pretentious, just buy a Mac.
No, it will make it look white.

+1 to a white version. Do Sapphire make any white PCB motherboards anymore? That would just look god-like.
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Im very excited by this. Fresh startups are great but this is even better, they are likely to start with a good product and become better, rather than learning fresh.
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I just hope they won't continue the "garish case" trend, but they probably will... Could we please get some serious competition for Lian Li!
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I shall look on with interest... after all Fractal Design were new recently (I think?) and the R2 is supposedly good - or so I hope having just bought one!
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Fractal Design aren't *that* new, at least not in their home country Sweden.

As for BitFenix, sounds as if they tried to put some of their favourite things in the name: Bit for bit-tech (obviously ) and Fenix for Marcus Fenix (someone must really like Gears of War). I guess spelling it Phoenix is just too oldfashioned.
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Bottom line for me is AIRFLOW.

If they make thermally superior cases (ie on-par or better then the ANTEC 900) and a few euros cheaper they have my money.

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This can hopefully be good, remember it was ex Coolermaster employees that started up Silverstone and hopefully these guys will be just as successful.
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