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[TT]Fractal Design unveils ARC Mini R2 and ARC XL at Computex Taipei 2013

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Computex Taipei 2013 - Fractal Design has just unveiled the latest revision in its ARC line, the ARC Mini R2. Fractal Design says that this new micro-ATX case combines superior cooling potential and build configurability in a single minimalistic yet elegant chassis design.

http://www.tweaktown.com/news/30735/fractal-design-unveils-arc-mini-r2-at-computex-taipei-2013/index.html
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Computex Taipei 2013 - Fractal Design has unveiled yet another new chassis in its ARC line of PC cases. The new ARC XL brings all of the minimalistic yet elegant design queues to the full size chassis arena while still including the features that make the ARC series so wonderful.

http://www.tweaktown.com/news/30736/fractal-design-shows-off-arc-xl-pc-chassis-at-computex/index.html
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I so want that Arc XL!!!
    
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Fractal Design is without a doubt my favorite company when it comes to making cases.
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If the Arc Mini is like the first one where the difference between the Mini and Midi is 1 inch or so then it will be a semi-pointless case with all the fans downsizing to 120mm

(WxHxD)
original Midi 230 x 460 x 515 mm = 54.5Liter
original Mini 210 x 405 x 484 mm = 41.2Liter
DIFFERENCE: 20 x 55 x 31mm

( Midi r2: 230 x 460 x 515mm)

visual comparison on http://www.overclockers.com/Fractal-Design-Arc-Midi-Mini

edit: also from the video posted it seems if you put in a 360 rad on top you can't use any of the optical bays.
Edited by AlphaC - 6/4/13 at 7:15pm
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Why do people like these Fractal Design cases? They are all so boring looking...
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They look professional/ well built, good rad and CPU air cooler support, grommeted cable routing holes , removable drive bays, rubber foot mounts for PSU, dust filters, relatively silent, & affordable unlike Silverstone/Lian Li premium cases. Sure they're steel cases, but when they're asking for $90 retail it's good

edit: and they're not huge for the amount of stuff that fits in them.
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Why do people like these Fractal Design cases? They are all so boring looking...

That's the point. Not everyone wants a case that screams "12-year-old 1337-gamer"...
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Why do people like these Fractal Design cases? They are all so boring looking...

I love the look of clean cases. The case looks very classy imo.
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That's the point. Not everyone wants a case that screams "12-year-old 1337-gamer"...

Pretty sure neither of my cases scream "12-year-old-1337 gamer" while offering at least a little, you know, styling...
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