Posts Tagged: fractal

Fractal Design ARC XL Case Review

Today, we have an opportunity to look at a new full tower case from Fractal Design named the ARC XL. In the past, we have reviewed other smaller cases from them such as the ARC Midi and Mini, the Define R3 mid-tower, and the Full Tower XL R2. However, the ARC XL is a different design then the “Approved” XL R2, but looks to build upon some of its merits. Let’s see what this case has to offer a builder, shall we? Read More

Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Mid-Tower Case Review

The newest member of Fractal Design’s Arc series of Air Flow cases has arrived! Today we’ll take an in depth look at this latest offering from Fractal Design and see if the Arc Midi R2 lives up to its advanced billing. Touted as being a chassis built for high-performance systems with lots of water cooling options, it should raise the brow of computer enthusiasts and water cooling aficionados alike. Can all this really be done in a mid-tower case? Let’s find out together! Read More

Fractal Design Define XL R2 Case Review

Since Fractal Design has jumped into the component market, they have done a great job of bringing us affordable cases that look great. Today we look at a refinement of their venerable Define XL, the Define XL R2. Did they make the right changes to make an already solid case a top contender? Let’s find out together, shall we? Read More

Fractal Design Adjust 108 Fan Controller Review

Mostly known for their cases, fans, and power supplies, Fractal Design looks to add fan controllers to their product line up with the release of their new Adjust 108. Sporting a brushed aluminum panel and a stout 36 watts per channel, it certainly looks like the Adjust 108 has the right DNA to be a contender in the competitive fan controller market. Read More

Fractal Design Node 304 Case Review

Today we have a chance to take a look at another HTPC/Media Server, smaller form factor case from Fractal Design. Instead of the Node 605 I recently reviewed, this time its a cube shaped case, the Node 304. This is the smallest case of the Node series but like the 605, aims to offer a lot of flexibility along with, “minimalistic and stunning Scandinavian design and maximum functionality”. Let’s see how this matches up to Fractal Design’s vision. Read More

Fractal Design Define R4 Mid-Tower Case Review

As the Define R3 exits stage left, entering stage right is the recently released Define R4. This time around we get a chassis that is a little wider, includes USB 3.0 support, and features a built in fan controller. We’ll touch on other improvements made to the Define R4 as we work our way around the case, inside and out. Read More

Fractal Design Node 605 Case Review

Fractal Design has been make a splash in the market with computer cases lately, and with their new HTPC the Node 605, they look to continue to make waves. As Fractal Design puts it themselves, “The Node 605 highlights a minimalistic, sleek Scandinavian appeal which is designed to integrate into your home theatre equipment.” While it is easy to see from the looks they have hit that mark, as it looks like a receiver/amplifier, let’s see how working inside the unit to get it up and running works out! Read More

Fractal Design Define R3 Case Review

Newegg has now started to list Fractal Design products, including the Define R3. Today, we have the pleasure to introduce the Define R3 to the U.S. consumers unaware of Fractal Design and their products. Read More