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BitFenix delivers Colossus M Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX cases

Posted on Thursday, November 21 2013 @ 11:53:16 CET by


BitFenix expands its case lineup with two new cases: the Colossus M - Mini ITX and the Colossus M - MicroATX. Both cases are styled after the Colossus tower case, which was launched a couple of years ago. Pricing is 99.00EUR for the Micro-ATX and 89.00EUR for the Mini-ITX version.
BitFenix Colossus Big Tower has become one of the favorites cases of reviewers and end users from the actual big offer at todays market. People liked this model so much, that they started to ask at BitFenix forum when the manufacturer will create the Mini version. Their requests were heard and BitFenix proudly presents today two new cases - Colossus M - Mini-ITX and Colossus M - MicroATX. Both cases have similar style to older Big Tower brother. Front panel is made from patented SofTouch material, which have much better looks than plastic in other manufacturers chassis. Through the side panels and front there is drawn an aggressive line, which can be highlighted in red, blue, green and slow pulse option. All with a simple button on the case.

The front door are opened to the left and behind them we can find one 5.25” drive bay for Blu-Ray writer or touch control panel. Inside we can mount ATX power supply with standard length and adequate mainboard depending on the case version.

In Colossus M - Mini-ITX we have two HDD cages, which gives us totally eight slots to install 2.5” SSD/HDD. This allows us to build a big NAS or true media center for home cinema lovers. People who don’t need so many hard drives, can easily remove the second HDD cage and install inside two-slot graphic card with maximum length of 320mm. BitFenix planned everything very precisely, so even that chassis is small, we can still fit at the top large watercooling radiator 240mm.

With Colossus M - microATX version you can equip with not one, but two full two-slot graphic cards, both with maximum length of 320mm and there will be still one PCIe slot left where you can put for example highend wireless netword card. The maximum height of CPU cooler is normally 160mm, but when you take off HDD cage, it is increased to 185mm. Those features allows you to build a real gaming beast and grab it easily on any Lan Party you want to go, without damaging your back spine.

Both versions of BitFenix Colossus M will be available in Europe at the second half of December at all stores cooperating with Caseking distributor.

BitFenix Colossus M Mini-ITX specifications:
Dimensions: 248 x 348 x 388 mm
Material: Steel, SofTouch
Weight: 8.6 kg
Color: Black (matte)
Lighting colors: Red, Green, Blue, Pulse
Supported mainboards: Mini-ITX
Power Supply: Standard ATX (optional)
Fan bays:
- 2x 120mm (top)
- 1x 140/120mm (rear)
- 2x 120mm/1x 140/180/200/230mm (front)
Pre-installed fans:
- 1x 120mm (rear, <20 dBA)
- 1x 120mm (bottom, <20 dBA)
Space for water cooling radiators:
- 1x 240mm (top, thickness up to 27mm )
- 1x 140mm (rear)
Drive bays:
- 1x 5.25'' (external, tool-less)
- 5x 3.5'' (internal, tool-less)
- 8x 2.5'' (internal, 5x instead of 5x 3.5'')
Expansion slots: 2
Ports:
- 2x USB 3.0 (internal connection)
- HD Audio In/Out
Maximum graphic card length: 320mm
Maximum ATX power supply length: 160mm
Maximum CPU cooler height: 175mm
Features:
- LiteTrak System
- SofTouch™ surface treatment
- Door opens to the left
- Cable management system
- Aluminium BitFenix logo
- Button to change the color of the backlight or off

Suggested retail price for Colossus M Mini-ITX: 89.00 EUR (incl. VAT)

BitFenix Colossus M Micro-ATX specifications:
Dimensions: 248 x 348 x 388 mm
Material: Steel, SofTouch
Weight: 8.6 kg
Color: Black (matte)
Lighting colors: Red, Green, Blue, Pulse
Supported mainboards: microATX, Mini-ITX
Power Supply: Standard ATX (optional)
Fan bays:
- 2x 120mm (top)
- 1x 140/120mm (rear)
- 2x 120mm/1x 200/230mm (bottom)
Pre-installed fans:
- 1x 120mm (rear, <20 dBA)
- 1x 120mm (bottom, <20 dBA)
Space for water cooling:
- 1x 240mm (top, thickness up to 27mm)
- 1x 140mm (rear)
Drive bays:
- 1x 5.25'' (external, tool-less)
- 4x 3.5'' (internal, tool-less)
- 3x 2.5'' (internal)
Expansion slots: 5
Ports:
- 2x USB 3.0 (internal connection)
- HD Audio In/Out
Maximum graphics card length: 320mm (to install second graphic card with this length you need to remove 5.25'' optical drive)
Maximum ATX power supply length: 160mm (180mm with short graphics cards)
Maximum CPU cooler height: 160mm (185mm without HDD cage)

Features:
- LiteTrak System
- SofTouch™ surface treatment
- Left-side open doors
- Rear mounting hole for CPU cooler
- Cable management system
- HeatShield protection to not enter hot air at the bottom
- Aluminium BitFenix logo
- Button to change the color of the backlight or off

Suggested retail price for Colossus M Micro-ATX: 99.00 EUR (incl. VAT)
BitFenix Colossus M

BitFenix Colossus M interior





 



 

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