At Computex in June BitFenix had presented the ITX version of its Pandora housing for the first time, in December the larger model of the first Pandora finally arrives in Germany on the market. The Pandora ATX has the same curved design, but the sides are no longer made of aluminum, but made of steel, so the price despite larger housing remains the same.
The surface of the manufactured from one piece of steel side panels is also brushed vertically, giving the BitFenix ATX Pandora is to give an elegant look.
Here it is again enter the user controllable via software front display that but also slightly larger fails because more space is available (2.8 instead of 2.4 inches). However, the resolution of 240×320 is the same. The housing will also return to a “core” version without display, but give it with aluminum BitFenix logo.
Above you will find the front panel with two USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports, audio ports and power and reset button.
Inside is space for up to 220 mm long power supplies, up to 440 mm long Graphics Cards and up to 160 mm high CPU cooler. Radiators with up to 380 mm length can be incorporated behind the front, or under the lid. In front is a 140 mm fan is pre-installed, which should ensure, together with a likewise already built rear 120 for a decent breeze. A total of up to seven fans place in Pandora ATX: a 120 rear, two 140s and three 120s and two 140s front or three 120s under the lid.
Air filters are there for the front, the lid and the power supply.
The case measures 203x558x510 mm (WxHxD) and can accommodate up to four 3.5 and three 2.5-inch hard drives. In the Core variant are both less.
The BitFenix Pandora ATX will be available in mid-December. The prices are expected at 120 Euro for normal and at 100 euros are available for the core version. Both are equipped with a side window.