Fractal Design Arc Midi R2

Fractal Design Arc Midi R2


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ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX motherboard compatibility
2 - 5.25" bays
8 - 3.5" HDD trays - all compatible with SSDs
2 - 2.5" additional SSD positions behind the mothboard plate
7 + 1 expansion slots
7 - Fan positions (3 Silent Series R2 fans included)
Filtered fan slots in front, top and bottom
CPU coolers up to 180 mm tall
PSU compatibility: ATX PSUs up to 170 mm deep when using the bottom fan location; when not using this fan location longer PSUs (up to 270 mm deep) can be used
Graphics card compatibility: Graphics cards up to 290mm in length with the top HDD cage installed - With the top cage removed, graphics cards up to 430mm in length may be installed
26 mm of space for cable routing behind the motherboard plate
Thick rubber grommets on all holes on the motherboard plate
Colors available: Black
Case dimensions (WxHxD): 230 x 460 x 515mm
Net weight: 10.7kg
Package dimensions (WxHxD): 320 x 610 x 560mm
Package weight: 12kg

Cooling system
Front: 1 - hydraulic bearing 140mm Silent Series R2 fan, 1000 RPM speed (included); 1 - 120/140mm fan (not included)
Rear: 1 - hydraulic bearing 140mm Silent Series R2 fan, 1000 RPM speed (included)
Top: 1 - hydraulic bearing 140mm Silent Series R2 fan, 1000 RPM speed (included); 2 - 120/140mm fans (not included)
Bottom: 1 - 120/140mm fan (not included)
Fan controller: 1 - integrated fan controller for up to 3 fans (included)
Water cooling compatibility:
Front – 240 mm radiators (thick and slim) when HDD cages are repositioned or removed
Top – 240 mm radiators (thick and slim)
Bottom – 120mm radiators
Rear – 120mm radiators

Front Interface
2 - USB 3.0
Audio in/out
Power button with LED (blue)
HDD activity LED (red)
Reset button
Fan controller

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Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Reviews Rating: 89 out of 100 based on 3 ratings.

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Benchmark Reviews 8.5/10 May 19 '13
Cowcotland  --- Jun 14 '13  --- Dec 16 '13
Guru3D  --- Jun 13 '13
Hard Tecs 4U  --- Jun 04 '13
HardwareCanucks  --- Apr 19 '13
HardwareHeaven  --- Sep 04 '13
KitGuru 9/10 Jun 19 '13
MadShrimps  --- Sep 13 '13  --- Jun 19 '13
Technic3D  --- Sep 04 '13
techPowerUp! 9.2/10 Jul 10 '13
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Benchmark Reviews on May 21 '13

"You can't go wrong with the Arc Midi R2. It is a well built, stylish enclosure that can fit many different builds with room to accommodate some unique hardware. It isn't perfect, but it gets a lot..."

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"Fractal Designs rarely disappoint and the Arc Mini R2 is a welcome addition to their already superb range. The modding community is going to love this as much as those who just want a clean..."

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Guru3D on Jun 13 '13

"The Fractal Design ARC Midi R2 is a nice step up from its initial model. The new side see-through side panel gives it a little more niche, as well as the curvature and many options. The chassis is..."

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HardwareCanucks on Apr 19 '13

"For anyone looking in the market for a sleek, compact and feature-packed mid tower case, the Arc Midi R2 is a great choice."

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HardwareHeaven on Sep 04 '13

"For performance we had no complaints. The noise level from the fans, even at full speed, was near silent and at low most people will find it hard to tell if the case is even on. Airflow options are..."

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