Conclusion: I would like to thank BitFenix for sending the Raider in for review and look forward to seeing more from them in the future.
Pros: - Great look,
- Better performance,
- Support for longer graphics cards,
- Plenty of cable management options,
- Comes with 3 pre-installed Spectre fans,
- Plenty of space for hardware
Cons: When moving to the inside of the case, the design is still quite nice though it does come up short in one major aspect in my opinion. There is plenty of room for components and space for cable management, something which is always welcome and great to see. The one place I feel the Raider falls sh...
Summary: BitFenix has managed to turn heads with the Colossus and the customizable Shinobi, so it is great to see the company steadily evolving and offering cases which cater to the masses without loosing the company DNA. The BitFenix Raider is such a chassis.
Pros: Four USB 3.0 with 2.0 connectivity built-in, Great build quality, Three retail variant BitFenix Spectre 120 mm fans included, Nearly silent fans, Plenty of space behind motherboard tray, Excellent cable management possibilities, Screw-less 3.5 and 5.25 inch bays, 2.5 inch SSD bay in floor, Fan co...
Cons: Somewhat compact mainboard tray, No external 3.5" bay, No eSATA or Firewire, Screw-less system for 5.25 inch bays allows for some play, Non-removable dust filter in front, Lack of LED lights in fans may be a downer for some
Excerpt: Today we have the Bitfenix Raider Mid Tower chassis in our test lab. The Raider is the latest offering from Bitfenix and going on past experiences, we hope this is a quality case at a competitive price point.