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Fractal Design Announces Arc Series of ATX Mid-Tower Cases

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Today, Fractal Design announced the Arc Series of cases. The new Fractal Design Arc Series of cases create a niche of their own; a combination of stellar performance and cooling options with stylish, minimalistic looks and an overall understated elegance. This new Arc Series Midi Tower format offers plenty of cooling options, up to 8 fans of various sizes can be installed. Unique for its small size, it also offers room to mount a thick, dual 120mm radiator in the top panel.

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The water entrance to the CPU block is wrong. Water should go in the middle barb, not the side.
 
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#3
well... I really like this case. the only nit picking for me would be to go with asymmetric HDD cage - so you can have triple HDD cage and than all your PCI(e) slots are free to have unimpeded air flow to your multi GPU setup... while still be able to have several HDDs... or maybe if the cage can be placed such that the HDs are vertical (the case is wide enough to have 4 x 3.5 HDD stacked vertically for a nice RAID setup?
 
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I remember seeing something like this a while ago in the news
 
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What's the idea behind the extra expansion slot?
 
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I really like this design. Simple and understated exterior.
 
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Motherboard brackets? just about anything that doesn't need to be connected to a slot.
Cooler Master have been doing it for quite some time on some of their models
 
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Motherboard brackets? just about anything that doesn't need to be connected to a slot.
Cooler Master have been doing it for quite some time on some of their models
Right. Never seen it before so I didn't think of that :)
 
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Very nice case. I like the amount of drive bays :)
 
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It's so tiny hehehe I likes it! I've been looking for a nice LAN case to take around, if I can rig some backpack straps then it will be perfect.

What's the idea behind the extra expansion slot?
I really like this design. Simple and understated exterior.
I think they work very well for pci slot fan controllers.;)

 

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Old news

Bit-tech done a preview of this case over a week ago. not a bad little case,
 
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I like it, any idea of price or if it will be in the US ?


The water entrance to the CPU block is wrong. Water should go in the middle barb, not the side.
There are only 2 barbs . ..
 
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Are they going to be selling in North America?

I thought this brand was only available in Europe.
 

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Well, Fractal Design cases are sold in North America through NCIX, at least the Define R3 and Define XL models. I kind of hope they also start selling the Arc.

Have fun!
 
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#15
Been liking Fractals cases and pricing.
Might order one in at work.

Time I did upgrade my case besides some other things.