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04-03-12, 11:06 AM #1
BitFenix Raider Mid-Tower Chassis Review
Recently BitFenix sent us a conspicuous looking box with the word Raider emblazoned on the side. According to Merriam-Webster the definition of Raider is as follows: one that raids, a: a fast lightly armed ship operating against merchant shipping, b: a soldier specially trained for close range fighting, c: one that attempts a usually hostile takeover of a business corporation. Given the definition of Raider, I was very much looking forward to giving this case a good look over, and if true to past BitFenix chassis offerings I will not be disappointed.
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04-03-12, 02:37 PM #2
Nice review, and thanks. BitFenix seems to be coming on as a decent design house over the last couple of years. That case coating has me intrigued. Seems to be a decent way to handle multiple issues; besides being tasty it may even provide a tad of noise/vibration dampening?Main rig: ASUS Z87 A||Intel i7-4770K @4.25 ||Corsair H100iAntec EA 650w||G.Skill Ripjaws X 2133 x8||Intel 730 240GbSeagate 1Tb F1 7200 32Mb||HIS Radeon R9 290X ->Tt water 3.0 performer via G10 bracket
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04-03-12, 11:54 PM #3
99 bucks!? I would have chose that over my Phantom, that's a slick looking case IMHO. Nice review!Case: Corsair 800D
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04-04-12, 02:51 AM #4
I prefer to lick 9 volts.SYSTEM
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04-04-12, 07:50 AM #5
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Nice job on the review cattri! Nice case for the price too!Should I R0 my SSD? / Sandy/Ivybridge Overclocking Guide / Haswell Overclocking Guide / AMD Overclocking Guide / Power Supply Guide
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04-04-12, 07:55 AM #6
"I just picked up some Vaseline and a big syringe. I'm thinking using the syringe will make it easier to put the Vaseline in all the little hard to reach spots. I'm hoping to get to mess with it tonight, if so I'll post some videos" Convicted1
04-04-12, 01:35 PM #7
Very nice review, well done!
Quite a case for $99, too.
I need to find myself an epic landscape for taking case photos.
Also, rofl at the lick and disclaimer. Hilarious
04-05-12, 06:52 PM #8
Edit: Common Sense is something that seems to be getting rare in this day and age"I just picked up some Vaseline and a big syringe. I'm thinking using the syringe will make it easier to put the Vaseline in all the little hard to reach spots. I'm hoping to get to mess with it tonight, if so I'll post some videos" Convicted1