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Hardware First Look: BitFenix Colossus and Survivor Cases

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Lizard, 6 Jun 2010.

  1. Lizard

    Lizard @ Scan R&D

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    Looks like these guys have really put some thought into their designs. I particularly like the locking compartment and the Survivor case is one id like to use for a mod.
     
  3. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    If they can get them out at reasonable prices those look like great cases, the simple-but-effective route is very nice.
     
  4. V3ctor

    V3ctor Tech addict...

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    X2... I think that they have something good here, I hope the prices are good :)
     
  5. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    Looks interesting indeed, I just hope the build quality is high enough. Some of the pics aren't very promising.
     
  6. Yoy0YO

    Yoy0YO Lurky Lurker

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    HexusTV did a quick video on this. The survivor sparked my interest because its ruggerizing its case.
    HexusTV link

    They have some innovative ideas with the cable routing and the locking mechanism. The top lock box reminds me of a CD spindle storage thing in my friend's old HP desktop that would hide in the same place.
     
  7. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    The Colossus looks awesome, especially in white bit there is too much colour bleed in the front fascia. They should have made it from alu, not plastic.
     
  8. Fizzban

    Fizzban Man of Many Typos

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  9. barndoor101

    barndoor101 Bring back the demote thread!

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    colossus - no
    survivor - yes

    i would think about getting one of these for any future lan gaming rig.
     
  10. Sheiken

    Sheiken Wat?

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    The survivor is really cool, it has a great matte look, unfortunately the colossus is every bit as unappealing as the survivor is cool!
     
  11. mi1ez

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    I like the colossus, but I'm definitely of the opinion it should only have the one wave along the sides. as it is, it's a bit much. Also, it would look awesome with a white LED option!

    survivor looks ok. Not entirely sold on the amount of mesh, but it's good to see something different.

    All in all BitFenix win!
     
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    when ur chilling out in a dark room, playing a game, watching a movie. you don't want this epic blue light distracting you.
     
  13. murraynt

    murraynt Well-Known Member

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    hope they make a version of the Colossus with none of the groves and sell it cheaper, that would be a pretty slick(er) case then
     
  14. pimonserry

    pimonserry sounds like a party.

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    More space for (very) long graphics cards in the Survivor pleeease.

    Otherwise, very nice.
     
  15. azrael-

    azrael- I'm special...

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    I really like the look of the Survivor. If they'd make an optional non-mesh side panel, it' d be even better.

    Bindi, you don't be any chance have a shot of the top cover of the Survivor?
     
  16. rickysio

    rickysio N900 | HJE900

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    Tell that to all the hordes of insane gentlemen that absolutely adore bling in their PC.

    There's a reason why there're so many LED fans around.
     
  17. douglatins

    douglatins New Member

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    The colossus is a joke, no unit will leave the shelves
     
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    I realy dont like how much light that first case emits. I dont have any LED fans in my case because I dont like my case to glow in the dark.
     
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    Which is why you should READ first before posting comments like this. it says in the article that the lights are controllable and can be turned off. Personally I think its a brilliant idea. Best of both worlds.
     
  20. spectre456

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    the colossus should be renamed the Dead Space case
     
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