BitFenix Pandora Window Chassis Review – Slimmest Case To Date!

The side panels are straight forward. On the right side (or rear of the motherboard) you will find a solid side panel, which you can flip over to the other side if you so wish. Actually, this gives you a good idea of the difference between the basic Pandora compared to the Pandora Window. The Windowed side panel is a basic square shape that extends down on the right hand side, probably to help expose your graphics card while hiding your power supply.

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Swinging around to the back of the chassis we will find another great example of how thin this chassis is. There is the I/O panel with five PCIe expansion slots and your power supply.

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The bottom of the chassis features a magnetic case filter found near the back below the power supply, and four large rubber feet to keep your system securely fastened to the ground.

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When we pop off both side panels and expose that solid black plastic, we can pry this off to find a long magnetic dust filter that can removed quite easily. Be careful as you do this though, as there is a TFT screen found attached to the plastic with a connector running into the chassis.

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At the front of the chassis you will find a location to mount a 2.5″ drive, situated directly behind the front I/O panel.

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Looking at the motherboard mounting tray, you will see that it is already equipped with standoffs for a Micro-ATX motherboard.

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Underneath of where the power supply will be mounted, you will see four rubber pads that the it will rest on. Keeping in mind how snug this chassis is, you will see that our power supply just fits.

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The I/O wiring is fairly straightforward, with the exception of the USB 2.0 connection from the TFT screen. There is also the audio, power/reset button and USB 3.0 connector.

With our BitFenix Giveaway underway, let us take this opportunity to show you another one of their products, the BitFenix Pandora Window. Our first look from BitFenix provides an extremely exciting glimpse of this brushed aluminium chassis. PACKAGING, FEATURES, AND SPECIFICATIONS Found within the typical cardboard packaging you will find the chassis carefully wrapped in plastic and sandwiched between two pieces of styrofoam. Now typically, this is to help eliminate the chances that your case will arrive damaged. Unfortunately, we weren't so lucky and our review sample didn't fair too well. Thankfully, BitFenix was quick to swap out panels, as our…

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Slick and Sleek!

The BitFenix Pandora Windowed version is slick, sleek and down right perfect for a living room HTPC. While cable management may be difficult depending on your motherboard, it is rather painless otherwise with the exception of the larger price tag.

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