BitFenix Enso Case Review | What You Get for the Money

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The BitFenix Enso case gives you a lot of room for your build. It also has fancy RGB, tempered glass panel, and a compartmentalized PSU & HDD area. Watch the video.

Here are the specs:
Material Steel │ Plastic │ Tempered Glass
Motherboard Support Mini-ITX, MicroATX, ATX, E-ATX up to 272mm
Maximum GPU Length 340mm
Maximum CPU Cooler Height 160mm
Expansion Slots (PCI-E) 7
Front I/O Ports 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x Audio/Mic
2.5" Drive Bay 3
3.5" Drive Bay 2 (Usable as 2.5" bay)
Fan Support(Front) 2 x 140mm or 2 x 120mm
Fan Support(Top) 2 x 120mm
Fan Support(Rear) 1x 120mm
Included Fans(Front) 1 x 120mm Fan (Black)
Included Fans(Rear) 1 x 120mm Fan (Static RGB)
Radiator Support(Front) 1 x 240mm or 280mm (35mm thickness)
Radiator Support(Rear) 1 x 120mm
Power Supply ATX & Standard / up to 160mm
Dimensions (W x H x D) 210mm x 489mm x 454mm
Weight 7kg

GN slammed the Enso for its airflow in the front, the front fans only have air coming in from a small slot on the bottom of the case.

Thoughts on that?

To me that seems like a bad idea, especially for the types of people that put their PCs directly on carpet.

Just going to say we ran almost our entire benchmark suite with the reference Vega 56 in that case and it had very few issues. It’s not an optimal layout for airflow but it didn’t appear to be as starved as some other channels suggest.

A large number of these problems can be mitigated if you put a fan or two in the top as exhaust. Then it will force more air to displace and therefore more air will be sucked in through the front. It’s not the best solution, but the case was really not as bad as all these YouTubers are making it out to be… but hey, outrage gets hits.

Another things is that we used a Vega56 with the stock blower fan. So, that will be better in a case like this than the impeller fans will.

The comments on this video right now. <_<

Don’t read the comments, bad stuff there.

Not in the market for a PC case but if I was I’d probably stick to Fractal cases.