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Phenom's are now available for pre-order!

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Bitfenix has added another small form factor case to its growing arsenal. The Bitfenix Phenom and Phenom M. I must say that these cases look great and are a sorely needed thing if you are cramped on space. If they are anything like the Prodigy they are very easy to set up and look great on any desktop. I for one am looking forward for the mATX case giving you that option for a sweet gaming LAN case with the ability to use dual GPUs.

The cases listed on Newegg price wise are:
  • Mini-iTX $79.99
  • MicroATX $99.99

Release Date 10/15/2013


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The latest BitFenix small form factor chassis, Phenom Mini-ITX combines an elegantly modern outlook with an incredibly flexible internal structure for a cube design like no other. The subtle curves coated in premium BitFenix SofTouch™ Surface Treatment offer a luxuriously matte finish, while the clean and uncluttered styling makes Phenom a perfect fit in virtually any environment. Designed for mini-ITX motherboards, Phenom Mini-ITX delivers superb flexibility with support for long graphics cards, tall CPU coolers, and even water cooling radiators. Users can install up to six hard disks or a whopping eleven SSDs, making Phenom Mini-ITX an ideal media server or NAS chassis, and two high-speed USB 3.0 ports ensure lightning-quick transfers of today's high-definition media. Along with a fully powder-coated interior, rolled cable pass-throughs, and filtered intakes, Phenom delivers the quintessential BitFenix experience in an SFF form factor

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The latest BitFenix small form factor chassis, Phenom Micro-ATX combines an elegantly modern outlook with an incredibly flexible internal structure for a cube design like no other. The subtle curves coated in premium BitFenix SofTouch™ Surface Treatment offer a luxuriously matte finish, while the clean and uncluttered styling makes Phenom a perfect fit in virtually any environment. Designed for Micro-ATX motherboards, Phenom Micro-ATX delivers superb flexibility with support for dual long graphics cards, tall CPU coolers, and even slim water cooling radiators. Users can install up to four hard disks or six SSDs, and two high-speed USB 3.0 ports ensure lightning-quick transfers of today's high-definition media. Along with a fully powder-coated interior, rolled cable pass-throughs, and unique heat shield, Phenom Micro-ATX delivers the quintessential BitFenix experience in an SFF form factor.

This elegant case is just packed with great features:

  • Clean and Modern – Elegantly styled in a compact package
  • Unmatched Flexibility – Supports long graphics cards and up to 240mm water coolingradiators
  • Maximum Storage Potential – Install up to six 3.5" HDDs or eleven 2.5" SSDs
  • BitFenix FlexCage™ - Modular hard disk cage can be completely removed for added flexibility
  • Choose Your Own Style – Available in Midnight Black and Arctic White
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 – Two ports included for blazing file transfers
  • BitFenix SofTouch™ Surface Treatment – Luxurious matte finish and soft feel
  • Trouble-free Installation – Tool-free drive locking mechanisms, cable management and filtered intakes

Product Pages
Mini-ITX: http://www.bitfenix.com/global/en/products/chassis/phenom-mini-itx
Micro-ATX: http://www.bitfenix.com/global/en/products/chassis/phenom-micro-atx

Both iTX and mATX cases can be pre-ordered here, in your flavor of black or white!

Phenom
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811345034
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811345033

Phenom M
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811345035
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811345036
 
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I want! I want! I want!

It looks like it has room/rack for an optical disc drive if only using one graphics card, but nothing is mentioned. Is that just an HDD drive space?
 
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I've been following this for a while and will order a white one as soon as they become available on Newegg. It will be my new mITX hackintosh build.
 
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I want! I want! I want!

It looks like it has room/rack for an optical disc drive if only using one graphics card, but nothing is mentioned. Is that just an HDD drive space?

There is no space for an optical drive. The front of the case does not accept one. There is an included adapter for a 3.5 and 2.5 drive that will fit in the optical bay.
 
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It's also a viable case for a home or small business file server, though I prefer the Lian Li PC-Q25B for that purpose.

This thing is SO much less ugly than the Prodigy. I would actually consider owning one.
 
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I want to like this case.
It has excellent fit and finish.
The placement of hd and PSU perfect.
The motherboard should be horizontal.
Case is way too tall.
Some of the selection for mini itx in TonyMac's builds are preferable.

Silverstone has some nice ones . ( SG06 )
 

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Listen, the issues mostly are space with this case.

If you plan ahead when getting this case and aren't going crazy with HDDs or SSDs and use a nice modular PSU you really shouldn't have any issues.

If your buying it to pack it full of items and you use a regular PSU then your going to run into space issues and wire management issues.

All in all without getting crazy this is a great little case option IMO.
 
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