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Old November 8, 2012, 05:52 AM
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You guys are so late on this review.
Thanks for mentioning the obvious.
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Old November 8, 2012, 07:00 AM
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Late doesn't matter. At anytime we could send products in for HWC (Even if we're months after the product launch and they want to bring it in), and the review purpose is mainly for their opinion and suggestion on the product. There's always room for suggestions and improvements.
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Old November 8, 2012, 07:17 AM
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Good review, my only complaint would be that the review was trying to find fault with the case by making it out to be something it is not. Complaining that a large PSU won't fit in a MATX case is just stupid. It is also dumb to say it can't fit a triple slot card. That is like complaining that your Prius can't carry 10 sheets of plywood or can't pull a boat. I know this case is geared towards enthusiasts but there are limits to what a case this size can do and this is a function of the size, not a fault of it.
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Good review, my only complaint would be that the review was trying to find fault with the case by making it out to be something it is not. Complaining that a large PSU won't fit in a MATX case is just stupid. It is also dumb to say it can't fit a triple slot card. That is like complaining that your Prius can't carry 10 sheets of plywood or can't pull a boat. I know this case is geared towards enthusiasts but there are limits to what a case this size can do and this is a function of the size, not a fault of it.
Well thought out. I agree,

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Complaining that a large PSU won't fit in a MATX case is just stupid.
The PSU complaints you will find are not about some of the larger sized PSUs, but the fact that any standard PSU has to be crammed into the case.

It's like the PSU enclosure was dictated by the size of the motherboard tray and not the PSU. 1cm more of space would make all the difference, and there's room between the SSD, HDD and front fan to expand the PSU enclosure out a little bit.

Regardless, I love the case and my wallet loves the case as well.
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Old November 8, 2012, 08:06 AM
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Considering the Prodigy is marketed towards enthusiasts, I believe mentioning high end PSU fitment and triple slot GPU issues is perfectly valid. The only thing "stupid" would be turning a blind eye to a given product's limitations.
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Considering the Prodigy is marketed towards enthusiasts, I believe mentioning high end PSU fitment and triple slot GPU issues is perfectly valid. The only thing "stupid" would be turning a blind eye to a given product's limitations.
While the PSU fitment issues I can find merit with, the Triple slot GPU's I do not. As those are far from mainstream, they are done by a very select few vendors out of the vast number of Board Partners. The Rule should apply, not the exception.

But yes, pointing out certain flaws that pertain to marketing something incorrectly do have weight.

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Yes, triple slot GPUs are the exception, not the rule.
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The Node 304 can do all what the Prodigy does (and with better PSU implementation) except the 240mm rad/exhaust support - in a smaller and more versatile package imo. But nevertheless I think Bitfenix deserves the credit for investing and putting some effort into this rare (and super cool) niche of enthusiast ITX cases/builds.
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I'll request a Node from Fractal. See what they say.
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