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BitFenix Enso


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Jul 8, 2005
2,688 (0.53/day)
Gmunden, Austria
System Name Core i7 Overclocked - Main Workstation
Processor Core i7 940 at 3.66 GHz
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Memory 3x2GB OCZ 1600 MHz CL8
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Storage G.Skill 240GB Sandforce SSD, 1x 640GB Samsung F1, 2x500GB Samsung Spinpoint, 1.5TB External Samsung
Display(s) Samsung 305T 30" 2560x1600 DVI LCD
Case Corsair Obsidian 800D
Audio Device(s) Asus Xonar D2X PCIe
Power Supply Thermaltake Toughpower XT 750W
Software Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
The BitFenix Enso is the classic wolf in sheep's clothing. It may look like an ordinary 70-80 USD chassis out there when turned off, but as soon as the addressable RGB lights turn on, it becomes apparent how much more the Enso offers while keeping the price enticingly low.

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Jan 19, 2012
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How could you even give it editors choice with 9.5 rating on this case?
Zero intake. Gamer Nexus has already proven this a garbage case.
Dec 29, 2012
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System Name White Shark
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Thanks for the hard work but i really differ from this case having a nice rating.
Aug 3, 2011
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How could you even give it editors choice with 9.5 rating on this case?
Zero intake. Gamer Nexus has already proven this a garbage case.
Still no standarized temperature (same mobo, ram, cpu, gpu, psu, hdd/ssd for all cases) test here. One of my biggest reason to choose a case is the airflow and temperature, I take mesh front panel over aesthetics any day.
Nov 3, 2013
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Tokyo, Ota
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This should not be called a review. It's nothing more than a glorified unboxing. Just like the majority of the so called reviews online.
Nowhere in the "review" has it been mentioned that the CPU reaches 90C under heavy load. And that the GPU throttles from 2000MHz to around 1750-1800.
If anyone wants a a proper case review go to Gamers Nexus.
Oh, and those 2 awards are a joke.
Aug 6, 2009
825 (0.23/day)
Chicago, Illinois
Yeah...definitely not a review or a paid for by Bitfenix, biased one. You can just look at the case and know it's not good. If you mod the F out of it sure it'll work but that's a lot more work and adds to the price tag.
Dec 31, 2009
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Also appears to be some extra words in the conclusion before the awards. ;)

Also wondering how the first post was created in mid march yet was edited in february...
Oct 5, 2017
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I'm in agreement with everyone else here - TPU, you do good content in other areas, but your case reviews are hot garbage. You never test thermals, and you never test noise. Most of the time your reviews don't even look at the design in relation to these areas to make a guess about how the case could perform.

Still, if I ever want to start a PC case manufacturing company, I know where to send review samples first - I'm guaranteed an award if TPU gets hold of my product - 411 case reviews in the database, and of those, 201 have scores above 9, and 364 have scores above 8! The worst reviewed case in TPU history was the Silverstone Temjin TJ08, in 2006, and even that got a 6.2!

Solidy more than half marks for a case the conclusion described as "Overall, the case is definitely not worth the price.".

If I were to grade TPU's case coverage at this point, I think I know what my comment would be - "Must try harder"
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