Fractal Design Launches Two New Meshify Chassis


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Fractal Designs has just announced the launch of two new Meshify series cases, the Meshify 2 and the Meshify 2 XL. Adding increased flexibility, both models feature an adaptable dual-layer interior and increased airflow options. The Meshify 2 is a Mid-tower design capable of housing an EATX motherboard while the XL is a full-size tower capable of fitting up to and including SSI-EEB server-class motherboards. The Meshify 2 has a total of five different models with prices starting at $129.00. The XL has two options, both priced at $179.99. Here is Fractal Design’s official press release.

A Classic Evolved

Fractal launches Meshify 2

Enhanced flexibility meets distinctive design.
Leading PC component today announced the eagerly awaited Meshify 2. Not only does the Meshify 2 range stay true to its legacy in terms of uncompromising design – it also comes with welcome additions like a movable wall for enhanced flexibility, a fully removable top panel and a front nylon filter that can be removed for increased airflow. Alongside the mid-tower model, the XL version is also launching today; accommodating motherboards all the way up to and including SSI-EEB, holding several radiators and up to 23 storage devices without issue.

Like black diamond facets, the angular asymmetry of the Meshify line has carved a space uniquely its own. And with a sturdy construction that is both stealthy and smooth, the Meshify 2 Series is sure to impress with its unique mix of style and substance. It is a textbook example of what you should expect from a modern case when it comes to modularity, flexibility and ease of use.

  • Spacious and extensively adaptable dual-layout interior
  • New chassis design that opens up to fully expose the case interior on three sides for totally unhindered installation and cable routing
  • New front nylon filter that can be removed for increased airflow
  • New front panel design with hinged removable mesh filter and tether-free bezel for easier access to front fan mounts
  • Three front USB ports including one USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C with fast charging support and speeds up to 10Gbps
  • Ultra-slim Nexus+ 2 fan hub connects up to three PWM fans and six 3-pin fans directly in line with cable channels along the edge of the case
  • Outstanding cooling capacity with a total of nine 120/140 mm fan mounts and three preinstalled Dynamic X2 GP-14 fans
  • Easy-to-clean high airflow nylon filters on the top and base with full PSU coverage and convenient front access
  • Detachable PSU cable shield and integrated cable guides with velcro straps further simplify cable management behind the board

Specifications
SpecificationMeshify 2Meshify 2 XL
3.5″/2.5″ drive mounts6 included, 14 positions total + 1 Multibracket6 included, 18 positions total + 2 Multibrackets
Dedicated 2.5″ drive mounts2 included, 4 positions total2 included, 5 positions total
5.25” drive mounts00
Expansion slots7 + 29 + 3
Motherboard compatibilityE-ATX (max 285 mm)/ ATX / mATX / Mini-ITXE-ATX / ATX / mATX / Mini-ITX / EE-ATX / SSI-CEB / SSI-EEB
Power supply typeATXATX
Front interface1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C, 2 x USB 3.0, Audio I/O, Power button, Reset button1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C, 2x USB 3.0, Audio I/O, Power button, Reset button
Total fan mounts9x 120/140 mm11x 120 mm or 9x 140 mm
Front fan3x 120/140 mm (2x Dynamic X2 GP-14 included)4x 120 mm or 3x 140 mm, (2x Dynamic X2 GP-14 included)
Top fan3x 120/140 mm4x 120 mm or 3x 140 mm
Rear fan1x 120/140 mm (1x Dynamic X2 GP-14 included)1x 120/140 mm, (1x Dynamic X2 GP-14 included)
Bottom fan2x 120/140 mm2x 120/140 mm
Dust filtersTop, front and bottomTop, front and bottom
Front radiatorUp to 360/280 mmUp to 480/420 mm
Top radiatorUp to 360/420 mmUp to 480/420 mm
Rear radiator120 mm120 mm
Bottom radiatorUp to 240/280 mmUp to 240/280 mm
PSU max length250 mm (with HDD cage installed)250 mm (both HDD cages installed)
GPU max lengthStorage layout: 315 mm
Open layout: 491 mm (467 mm w/ front fan)
Storage layout: 359 mm
Open layout: 549 mm (524 mm w/ front fan)
CPU cooler max height185 mm185 mm
Cable routing space30 mm30 mm
Cable routing grommetsYesYes
Fixed velcro strapsYesYes
Tool-less push-to-lockTop, front and side panelsTop, front and side panels
Captive thumbscrewsHDD, SSD and PSU bracketsHDD, SSD and PSU brackets
Left side panelSteel or tempered glassTempered glass
Right side panelSteelSteel
Case dimensions (LxWxH)542 x 240 x 474 mm600 x 240 x 566 mm
Case dimensions w/o feet/protrusions/screws541 x 240 x 454 mm588 x 240 x 547 mm
Net weightSolid: 10.1 kg
TG: 10.5 kg
14.1 kg
Package dimensions (LxWxH)634 x 542 x 324651 x 330 x 684
Gross weightSolid: 12.8 kg
TG: 13.2 kg
16.4 kg

 

MSRP
Meshify 2USDGBPEUROSEK
Meshify 2 Black Solid129.99119,99132,991419
Meshify 2 Black TG Dark Tint139.99128,99142,991529
Meshify 2 Black TG Light Tint139.99128,99142,991529
Meshify 2 Gray TG Light Tint139.99128,99142,991529
Meshify 2 White TG Clear Tint139.99128,99142,991529
Meshify 2 XLUSDGBPEUROSEK
Meshify 2 XL Black TG Dark Tint179.99165,99181,991969
Meshify 2 XL Black TG Light Tint179.99165,99181,991969

 

About Fractal Design

Determined to add Scandinavian design values and longevity to the computer case market, we founded Fractal Design in 2007. With offices in Sweden, Taiwan and the US (as well as being sold in 45 countries), we are today considered one of the world’s premier brands when it comes to designing and manufacturing cases, fans, power supplies and accessories for discerning enthusiasts with high standards. See for yourself at fractal-design.com

 

-John Nester (Blaylock)

 

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knoober

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This is perfect timing. I am planning a complete rebuild of my rig and was really struggling to find a case that "felt" right. This one hits all the right notes...except for price. I settled on a Meshify C (not as many bells and whistles, but still a proper good case). I wouldnt have even seen it without this article though.

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