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There's no arguing that for a certain new comer, 2010 has been both significant and successful. Never have we experienced such accomplishment from fresh blood.

BitFenix had overwhelming success with the launch of their Colossus Full Tower case earlier in the year. We loved it here at Vortez, so much so that it achieved our coveted Gold award. Following on from that launch they showcased a special edition version of the Colossus over at Gamescon 2010. This special edition version was lit with green LEDs and as was intended - drew in plenty of attention. So much so, that upon returning to HQ, BitFenix were inundated with emails and feedback asking if they were planning to launch the product to the retail market. With so much interest, BitFenix decided to go ahead and launch what we now know as the Colossus Venom Edition on 30th November.

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I'd take that Colossus Window Venom any day, love that green
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I was reading this one yesterday. BF have been very thoughtful to the AMD/NVIDIA LED colors... ingenious! Here is the video from that review too.

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qjj_G7CztCU[/ame]
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Originally Posted by Milamber;11789891 
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dead_space_gold.jpg

First thing I thought of, lol.

Just not diggin it. The wavy designs reminds me of... hair weaves?
Edited by Diabolical999 - 12/27/10 at 2:16am
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post #5 of 26
Nice! the original I thought looked like the dead space mask but even more so with this green version lol. I'm undecided about this case... not sure if I love it or hate it.
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post #6 of 26
Love it.... but needs to be like TRON, where you can't see the birthplace of the light, and you don't see fading unless you want it.
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Any word of these coming to America? Because I love BitFenix's cases. frown.gif
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Love it.... but needs to be like TRON, where you can't see the birthplace of the light, and you don't see fading unless you want it.

Oh man if there was a Tron case with window and sound lighting just like the Razer keyboard and mouse,mousepad also. Oh my god.. there will be insane fans out there wanting it. I'd want one.
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DO WANT! /drool
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post #10 of 26
this looks awesome a great twist on something popular BF know what they are doing!
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