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[Sponsored] Win a Fractal Design Core 3500 Window Edition Case
Jun 26, 2014 - in News
We're partnering with Fractal Design for an awesome case giveaway!
Eyes On with Fractal Designs Core X3 Series
Jun 3, 2014 - in News
Lose the fan controller, gain $10.
Fractal Design Launches New Core Cases
Jun 3, 2014 - in News
Enthusiast PC gaming component manufacturer Fractal Design has announced the launch of their latest line of "Core" cases. The line, dubbed X3, is built for increased cooling with enhanced airflow and the promise that it is liquid cooling ready.
Fractal Design Arc Mini R2 Case Review: For Your MicroATX Build
Mar 17, 2014 - in Reviews
Fractal Design is extending its popular Arc case family with the Arc Mini R2. It's a mini-tower for microATX motherboards, and it’s supposed to provide the same features as the Arc Midi R2 and the Arc XL. Does it deliver a familiar quality level, too?
Fractal Design Announces Arc Midi R2 with Solid Side Panel
Oct 23, 2013 - in News
In case windowed cases aren't your bag.
Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Review: Improving On A Classic Case
Sep 29, 2013 - in Reviews
Fractal Design scored a lot of fans with the simple and elegant architecture of its Arc Midi enclosure. The Arc Midi R2 represents an evolutionary step forward for the company, incorporating a number of refinements that build on the original's strengths.
Fractal Design Introduces Node 304 White Chassis
May 24, 2013 - in News
Fractal Design has announced the white version of the Node 304 chassis.
Be Quiet!, Fractal Design & Thermaltake Release List of Haswell Compatible PSUs
May 21, 2013 - in News
Fractal Design, Thermaltake, and Be Quiet! all release their list of Haswell compatible power supplies.
Enter to Win a Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Case
Apr 21, 2013 - in News
Tom's has teamed up with Fractal Design to present you with a chance to win a new case!
Fractal Design Announces its Core 1000 Chassis
Mar 12, 2013 - in News
The Core 1000 USB 3.0 is advertised as offering "a unique combination of design, cooling performance and value".
Your Top Picks: Tom's Hardware Forums' Q1 2013 BestConfigs
Mar 10, 2013 - in Reviews
So you like our System Builder Marathon? Ever come up with your own idea for a killer rig? Don't forget to tell us about it on the Tom's Hardware forums. The following ten setups were configured by forum members and chosen in Q1 2013 BestConfigs Poll.
Fractal Design Updates Core 3000 Case
Feb 5, 2013 - in News
Fractal Design has updated its Core 3000 enclosure, which now includes USB 3.0
Fractal Design Shows Off New Arc Midi R2 Case
Jan 24, 2013 - in News
Fractal Design is freshening up the Arc line.
Quiet Gaming Cases, Part 2: Corsair, Fractal, And Gigabyte
Dec 26, 2012 - in Reviews
Yesterday, we embarked on a quest to find the ultimate quiet gaming case. Today, we’re testing three more enclosures: Corsair’s Obsidian 550D, Fractal Design’s Define R4, and Gigabyte’s Luxo M10. How will they compare in cooling, noise, and overall value?
Fractal Design Announces Define R4 Quiet PC Case
Jul 23, 2012 - in News
Fractal Design has extended its computer case portfolio with the new Define R4 model.
VIDEO: Fractal Design's Define XL Case Meets a Shotgun
Jul 4, 2012 - in News
This is what happens when you comment on the thickness of Fractal Design's case panels.
Five More Mainstream Gaming Cases, Rounded-Up
Jun 24, 2012 - in Reviews
We've already given you a pictorial walk-through of cases six through 10 of our 15-chassis round-up. Today, we build PCs inside of them, evaluate their value, and pick one as the most likely to satisfy your needs (though several excel in other ways).
Fractal Announces New Fan Controller Adjust 108
May 12, 2012 - in News
Fractal Design today announced a new fan controller that enables enthusiasts to adjust the speed of case fans.
Fractal Design Announces R2 Silent Fans
Apr 5, 2012 - in News
Fractal Design has released seven new "silent" fans.
System Builder Marathon, Dec. 2011: $2400 Performance PC
Dec 18, 2011 - in Reviews
Lessons learned over the past two quarters have helped us build one of our fastest PCs yet. But is it really worth the extra $400 over the previous high-end System Builder Marathon PC? The benchmarks will answer that question.
Building A Liquid-Cooled MicroATX Gaming Monster
Oct 4, 2011 - in Reviews
You don't need a massive case to cram in tons of computing muscle. With a little help from a few manufacturers, our excessively-overclocked GeForce GTX 580 SLI build is small enough to sit atop most desks (and smoke our $2000 SBM machine).
Six Low-Noise, Performance-Oriented Cases, Tested
Jun 5, 2011 - in Reviews
We recently illustrated the features of our six low-noise cases, and today we get to find out how those features help them perform. We provide further detail on the hardware installation process before delving into heat and noise comparisons.