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Originally Posted by mshaddix View Post

I don't see a PSU mount.. or am I just overlooking it?

I believe it's right beside the fan towards the front. Appears to have a internal power adapter to go to the back.
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has moved the power supply location from the back of the chassis, to the front
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post #7732 of 11740
why couldn't they just make it a bit wider and keep the horizontal mobo position ???
I think that's a standout feature of the prodigy.
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I believe it's right beside the fan towards the front. Appears to have a internal power adapter to go to the back.

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why couldn't they just make it a bit wider and keep the horizontal mobo position ???
I think that's a standout feature of the prodigy.

It is nice but I like the layout of the new one as well, mainly because it wouldn't be as hard to get that dang PSU in but then again all those wires will just be sticking up, I just thought of that. I would have to see more of it, maybe even someones build log with it before I decide if I want to switch, also only if it comes with blue from the beginning.
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Interesting



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Originally Posted by mshaddix View Post

I don't see a PSU mount.. or am I just overlooking it?

Yeah, I don't buy this one, the case layout makes 0 sense. Officially calling FAKE.

Consider the following.

Where's the IEC connector for a PSU go?

Why R ATX?

Why do all the edges look dremelled?

Why didn't we see hardware in it?

How do you fit any rads in that?

What's that hole for beside the MB backpanel?

There's not even drive cages in the damn thing.

If you look at that bracket for the PSU, that is not fitting a long PSU, thats holding it vertically, meaning the IEC would be going into the ground. Nope.

I'm just saying, also, there's no way a company like bitfenix wouldn't make them distinguishable from one another.

Oh, and finally, If you mount a PSU in the orientation shown, there's no space for drives. No drives, no rig.

#Trust me I'm an engineer.
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post #7736 of 11740
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Originally Posted by iwalkwithedead View Post

It is nice but I like the layout of the new one as well, mainly because it wouldn't be as hard to get that dang PSU in but then again all those wires will just be sticking up, I just thought of that. I would have to see more of it, maybe even someones build log with it before I decide if I want to switch, also only if it comes with blue from the beginning.

Agreed about the psu wires ... not sold on it at all yet. Also looks like watercooling options will be limited again.
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post #7737 of 11740
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Yeah, I don't buy this one, the case layout makes 0 sense. Officially calling FAKE.

Consider the following.

Where's the IEC connector for a PSU go?

Why R ATX?

Why do all the edges look dremelled?

Why didn't we see hardware in it?

How do you fit any rads in that?

What's that hole for beside the MB backpanel?

There's not even drive cages in the damn thing.

If you look at that bracket for the PSU, that is not fitting a long PSU, thats holding it vertically, meaning the IEC would be going into the ground. Nope.

I'm just saying, also, there's no way a company like bitfenix wouldn't make them distinguishable from one another.

Oh, and finally, If you mount a PSU in the orientation shown, there's no space for drives. No drives, no rig.

#Trust me I'm an engineer.

I thought the same thing about the dremelled look on the I/O Plate section. Will wait for official conformation. xD
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post #7738 of 11740
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Yeah, I don't buy this one, the case layout makes 0 sense. Officially calling FAKE.

Consider the following.

Where's the IEC connector for a PSU go?

Why R ATX?

Why do all the edges look dremelled?

Why didn't we see hardware in it?

How do you fit any rads in that?

What's that hole for beside the MB backpanel?

There's not even drive cages in the damn thing.

If you look at that bracket for the PSU, that is not fitting a long PSU, thats holding it vertically, meaning the IEC would be going into the ground. Nope.

I'm just saying, also, there's no way a company like bitfenix wouldn't make them distinguishable from one another.

Oh, and finally, If you mount a PSU in the orientation shown, there's no space for drives. No drives, no rig.

#Trust me I'm an engineer.

All very good questions ... How reputable is this website ??? anyone know ?
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All very good questions ... How reputable is this website ??? anyone know ?

Not at all that's where my skepticism started.
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the article starts with ''we went to their offices a couple of days ago to go over some new products, one of which was the next-generation Prodigy M.''

So either this is a prototype or complete hogwash.
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