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post #11 of 17
TFL Replica, punch Fractal Design in the face, demand your USB ports.
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If your willing to lose a bay, pick up a USB 3.0 reader, even if this case makes me sort of sad it doesn't have any exposed 3.5" bays...
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Originally Posted by jellis142 View Post
If your willing to lose a bay, pick up a USB 3.0 reader, even if this case makes me sort of sad it doesn't have any exposed 3.5" bays...
It IS a mid tower. You can always get the Design XL!
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Originally Posted by TFL Replica View Post
A hard drive dock and a flash drive. Is it unreasonable to want at least 2 USB 3.0 ports? USB 3.0 ports at the back are kind of useless because it is unlikely that anyone would keep a USB 3.0 flash drive or HDD dock indefinitely plugged (the whole point is being able to carry them around).
Uhh... I thought the point of a HDD dock is for a hot-swap capability, not to be carrying them around in your pocket like a flash drive.

I don't know why you would be carrying one around unless you are a computer tech at some company and are constantly swapping out hard drives... in which case they more than likely do NOT have the Fractal Design Arc case.

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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Get a hub or longer USB3.0 cable...

That hardly "ruins it".
Completely agree. I'm getting annoyed at these negative Nancys trying to find 1 little problem with the case and saying it ruins it.

The entire thought of how 1 USB 3.0 header ruins a case baffles me. What really ruins a case is poor construction, not 1 USB 3.0 header.

Hopefully this gets released soon. I would love a case where I can have the options for 140mm and 180mm fans as a standard as opposed to 120's. I would love 200mm but there's such little selection and most are picky about fan mountings... and I'm running out of zip-ties.
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A hard drive dock and a flash drive. Is it unreasonable to want at least 2 USB 3.0 ports? USB 3.0 ports at the back are kind of useless because it is unlikely that anyone would keep a USB 3.0 flash drive or HDD dock indefinitely plugged (the whole point is being able to carry them around).
It seems like you're just nitpicking.. It's not unreasonable to want at least two USB 3.0 ports, but to say the case is "ruined" because there's only one is just ridiculous. I guess you can't please everyone though.

This case is really nice. Very clean looking. I may consider this for my next case. I really like these sleek looking cases.
post #16 of 17
what a beautiful case, minimalist to the core but it has what you need. <3 fractal lol. Thanks for the post ^_^

Think I might buy one, my CM 690 II Basic it to "Goddy" for my tastes :|
Edited by timma100 - 5/27/11 at 10:29am
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I can't tell if I like this or the R3 better...Hmm, definitely impressed with everything this company has released so far.
 
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