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Old February 6, 2013, 07:08 PM
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Fractal Designís lineup of cases runs the gamut from the large to miniscule and their Arc Mini strides within the space between these two extremes. Retailing for just $105, this enclosure combines a compact stature with high quality construction and an attention to detail that puts other manufacturers to shame.

Read (and watch) more here: Fractal Design Arc Mini Review
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Old February 7, 2013, 02:25 PM
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Thanks fro the review. How loud are the fans? I really like this case but I'm torn between going small or having a bigger case with more acoustic insulation.
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Thanks fro the review. How loud are the fans? I really like this case but I'm torn between going small or having a bigger case with more acoustic insulation.
Fractal's fans are very quiet.
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Old February 7, 2013, 07:41 PM
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I did a build in their cheap core 1000 mATX case (Fractal Design Core 1000 mATX Computer Case ) and was pleasantly surprised at how nice it turned out for a sub-$50 case. I'll definitely be keeping an eye out for their future cases.

This one certainly takes the quality up a notch and avoids the one main complaint I had about the core 1000 which was the side controls.
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