News

Fractal Design Releases ION Gold Series Power Supplies

Yesterday, Fractal Design announced the release of its latest PSU series, the ION Gold. This fully modular series includes four models to fit your needs offering 550W, 650W, 750W, and 850W SKUs. Marketed as high-quality power supplies with competitive prices, the 550W ION Gold is only $80 and comes with a full seven-year warranty. Here is the press release from Fractal Design.

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Fractal Design Launches Two New Meshify Chassis

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 SSI-EEB server-class motherboards.

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Fractal Design Launches Define 7 Series

Fractal Design has announced its latest redesign of their Define Series, the Define 7 and 7XL. As similar to the old model as the new one looks, there are small changes that Fractal describes as “the most comprehensive refinement of design elements yet”. Almost five years ago we reviewed Fractal Design’s Define R5 Case, we gave it our stamp of approval with statements regarding how quiet and spacious the case was.

Cooling

NZXT FX140 V2 and FZ140 Fans Review

NZXT seems to be on a roll recently. They have cases which are whimsical and stolid, take your pick. They have a variety of accessories. They have a line of AIO coolers (one was reviewed on our frontpage). Additionally they have put out a number of fascinating fans. We will review two kinds of fan here – PWM (for rads) and case fans. What we find out should be interesting.

Cooling

15 Case Fans Tested: Ultimate 140 mm Roundup

One question which frequently turns up on forums, “What’s the best fan?”, but even that question is too broad. Let’s tighten our focus to 140 mm case fans. They can move air through your case and stay reasonably quiet while they are doing that. So let’s look at a bunch.

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Fractal Design Launches Define Nano S ITX Case

Fractal Design just released details on a new small form factor chassis with an emphasis on “design” of course (it’s in the name) and quiet operation. The Define Nano S is compatible with ITX motherboards and even has space for a water cooling setup. This sleek case would look great next to an entertainment center.

Reviews

Fractal Design Define R5 Case Review

Fractal Design has updated their Define series of cases to the Define R5. From looking at the list of features, this case seems to put together a number of desirable design elements all in one case. Is it a good case? Is it a case for you? Let’s see.

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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?