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BitFenix reveals green and windowed Colossus cases

Posted on Tuesday, November 30 2010 @ 19:41:44 CET by

BitFenix introduced a couple of new Colossus cases today, including a new green Venom edition and windowed editions of all three Colossus cases.
Today, BitFenix released the Colossus Venom and Colossus Window, two new variants of its award-winning Colossus enthusiast full tower PC chassis. "After releasing Colossus, BitFenix fans from around the world offered their own personal suggestions on some new and interesting modifications for the full tower, and Colossus Venom and Colossus Window are the results of that feedback," says David Jarlestedt, BitFenix Product Manager. "With Colossus Venom and Colossus Window, we hope to appeal to an even broader number of users by offering a wider selection of chassis based on a proven design."

At this past Gamescom 2010, BitFenix demoed a Colossus with eerie green LED lighting, a striking design that turned many heads at Europe's largest video gaming show. After a flood of user emails asking if a green variant would be offered for sale, BitFenix decided to make it happen with Colossus Venom Edition. Colossus Venom Edition uses the same design as the original Colossus, but allows users to select between green or red lighting at the push of a button. This new color choice gives Colossus Venom Edition an ominous new look, perfect for intimidating the competition during late-night gaming sessions. Of course, all the original Colossus features have been retained, such as the proprietary BitFenix SofTouch™ coating, BitFenix S3™ Storage Compartment, and two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, making Colossus Venom Edition the perfect chassis for the hardcore gaming enthusiast.

For those who want to show their hardware to the world, Colossus Window is a fresh new twist of the ultimate enthusiast PC chassis. Eschewing the LED side panels for an attractive windowed side panel, users can let their hardware shine through, all while being enclosed by the distinctive styling of the Colossus design. Users can choose between the Colossus Window's three variants (Black, White and Venom), each coming with two color-matched 230mm LED fans which cast a bright glow through the signature windowed side panel. A simplified control panel provides the basic controls, including power on/off, reset, and LED on/off, and for connectivity, Colossus Window comes with four USB 2.0 ports, one eSATA port and audio jacks.

Colossus Venom Edition:
- New Venom Green LED color option
- Two USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports
- PWM Fan Controller for fine tune fan speeds with greater precision
- Multimode Light Controls (on, pulse, off)
- Advanced LED Lighting System with user-selectable red and green
- BitFenix S3™ Storage and Security
- Complete cable management
- Seven hard disk bays and eight PCI slots
- Install up to two 230mm fans, three 140mm fans, or three 120mm fans
- Easy Installation and setup

Colossus Window:
- Three Slick Color Options (Black, White, Venom) to suit your décor
- Windowed Side Panel perfect for showing off your hardware
- Two color-matched 230mm LED fans come equipped
- LED Light On/Off Controls
- BitFenix S3™ Storage and Security
- Complete cable management
- Seven hard disk bays and eight PCI slots
- Install up to two 230mm fans, three 140mm fans, or five 120mm fans
- Easy Installation

Pricing and Availability:
  • Colossus Venom will retail for an MSRP of 159€ (incl. 19% VAT) and $169 USD.
  • Colossus Window will retail for an MSRP of 139€ (incl. 19% VAT) and $149 USD.



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