BitFenix Phenom MATX Review

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Brand: BitFenix
Model: Phenom MATX
RRP: £74.95  (At time of review)

BitFenix are a company that many of us have come to know for their brilliant build quality and generally simple but stylish cases. With its sleek looks and patented SofTouch™ becoming a noticeable feature of their newer chassis to enter the market in recent months. BitFenix have really been pushing out the new chassis and they are not just remakes of older chassis, they are really starting to push the boundaries of innovation within the mainstream case market.

Today we have an offering from the new BitFenix Phenom series, the MATX variant to be precise. Being one of the smaller MATX chassis on the market and boasting at least a 240mm radiator compatibility how will this case size up to the much loved MATX towers like the Fractal Design Arc Mini or the Corsair 350D?. How will such a small case be able to cope with our overclocked i7? Well let’s find out, but first a few words from BitFenix on the Phenom.

What BitFenix have to say about the Phenom MATX chassis;

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.

 

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