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BitFenix Shinobi XL
Extremely roomy chassis for the size.
30 mm space for cable routing.
360, 240 mm radiator supported in one chassis.
4x USB 3.0 ports with USB 2.0 connectivity build into the cable.
USB SuperCharge port with dedicated power delivery.
Loose HDD trays ones with 2.5 inch drives cannot be secured properly.
ODD locking mechanism still leaves some wiggle room.
When using all spots for radiators, you will be left with only two 5.25 inch bays.
Air flow of front fan limited due to design.
By CNET Australia on November 13, 2012
The Shinobi XL has quite a bit of flexibility if you choose to build up a highly custom rig — we'd just like a little more attention spent on the fit and...78
By Hardware Canucks on August 19, 2012
BitFenix’s new Shinobi XL takes the design of the original, highly acclaimed Shinobi case and supersizes it. The result is a full tower case that incorporates plenty of cooling options, a soft-touch rubberized exterior, ton of interior space and...-
By Bit-tech.net on July 26, 2012
We had high hopes for the Shinobi XL, but ultimately it fell down quite dramatically in our testing. Exterior build quality is reasonable, and there’s lots of room inside in which to build a system, but poor HDD fittings inside the case spoil the...56
By XtremeComputing on July 19, 2012
Bitfenix had a lot to prove in expanding on what some thought was an almost perfect case, but they have done it and more, the Shinobi XL is a fantastic case. Build quality is great as is the quality of the materials, water-cooling support is great as...-
By bjorn3d.com on July 03, 2012
This case is ideal for gamers and normal users alike. It has a plethora of fans, ample space, and a great build quality. For its extraordinary versatility and great airflow, the BitFenix Shinobi XL earns the Bjorn3D Golden Bear...90
By AnandTech on June 26, 2012
We've had a remarkably heavy backlog of cases in house in desperate need of review over the past couple of months, and one of the standouts has been BitFenix's Shinobi XL. We were generally pretty pleased with the original Shinobi when we first...-
By Legit Reviews on June 22, 2012
The Shinobi XL from BitFenix is a very well laid out case, that can take the biggest of air coolers and video cards, and can also be outfitted with water cooling with no mods. If you're in the market for a full tower with loads of room, put the...-
By uk.hardware.info on June 17, 2012
The Bitfenix Shinobi XL lives up to its name. It's subtle, silent and very effective. We have seen cases that cool better, but the performance is good enough for you not to have to worry about your expensive components. This is a high-end chassis...-
By TechRadar on June 06, 2012
Firmly targeting as many performance and enthusiast PC users as it can, the Bitfenix Shinobi XL is a full tower chassis that ticks plenty of contemporary boxes. For instance, it has four USB 3.0 ports and a very welcome fast-charging port mounted on...70
By overclockers.com on May 23, 2012
Obviously touted and marketed toward the water cooling enthusiast, I'm afraid the Shinobi XL falls short in some key areas. The reference BitFenix makes to the likeness of the original Shinobi is really a misnomer because in all reality, the Shinobi...-