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Fractal Design Define XL R2
9.6 out of 10

Fractal Design Define XL R2

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Overall 10
10

Fractal Design Define XL R2 Case Review

ThinkComputers
28 August 2013
  • Summary: Final Thoughts I always like companies that listen to customer feedback and improve existing products. Now I myself never had the opportunity to check out the original Define XL I have gone and looked at reviews and information on the case.
  • Pros: – Lots of room inside, – Support for XLATX motherboards, – Easy installation, – Many “quiet” case features, – Watercooling support, – Price
  • Cons: – None that I found
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Overall 9
8.5

Fractal Design Define XL R2 Enclosure Review

Futurelooks
28 August 2013
  • Summary: The Define XL R2 is a very good enclosure for managing noise and even system temps. While the Bitumen, insulated fan ports, and front door cut down on noise, managing temps inside any enclosure is all about air flow inside the enclosure.
  • Pros: Spacious, high quality chassis, Removable HDD trays and cages, Front and bottom fan filters, Very quiet fans, Bitumen, sound dampening materials, Front 3-speed fan control switch
  • Cons: Fans can't all reach the fan controller, Loose front USB ports, Velcro straps would be nice, HDD cages could be improved
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Fractal Design Define XL R2 Case Review

Legit Reviews
8 July 2013
  • Summary: Fractal Design’s Define XL R2 is simple looking, but gorgeous and well put together full tower case with very few flaws, which carries a price tag that should be plenty within reach of most PC enthusiasts / system builders.
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Overall 8
8.1

Fractal Design Define XL R2 Review

bit-tech.net
28 March 2013
  • Conclusion: The design of the Define XL R2 is undoubtedly better than it was before, and kudos go to Fractal for addressing issues like the lack of top fan mounts, the absence of fan control and the poor water-cooling support, as in each case these give users a wider choice of how they'd like to build their...
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Overall 8
8.0

Fractal Design Define XL R2

HEXUS
26 March 2013
  • Conclusion: Fractal Design is a relative newcomer to the chassis marketplace, yet has managed to make an instant impression through a range of chassis that almost always manage to find a sweet spot between thermal performance and low-noise operation.
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Fractal Design Define XL R2 Case Review: Maybe We Can Have It All?

AnandTech
20 February 2013
  • Conclusion: My title for this review stems from the feeling that I've finally tested an enthusiast-class quiet case that is capable of producing excellent acoustics and performance competitive with cases that don't share its acoustic allowances.
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Fractal Design Define XL R2 Case Review

Hardware Secrets
19 February 2013
  • Summary: The Fractal Design Define XL R2 is even better than the original Define XL and it is an exceptional choice for users building a high-end PC who are worried about the noise level generated by the computer.
  • Pros: Top-notch construction quality, Excellent price for its features and construction quality, Covers for the 5.25” bays are vented, Nine expansion slots, Air filter for the power supply and bottom fans, Dampening material on the top, front, and side panels, Supports eight 3.5”/2.5” devices, Support ...
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10
9.9

Expert Review

Tweak Town
7 February 2013
  • Summary: It may sound a bit cliche to say this, but WOW. I am truly sad I missed the original, as I do wish I had more of a hand on comparison, but there was only so much you can get from a picture and a list of specifications.
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Fractal Design Define XL R2 Full Tower Review

Hi Tech Legion
22 January 2013
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  • Pros: Price, Extremely High Build Quality, Great Cable Management Options, Simple Installation, Sound Dampening Material, Water Cooling Options, Support for Large Heatsink, Support for Long GPUs, Quality Connectors, Thumbscrews for 5.25" Devices, Metal HDD Drive Trays, Rubber Grommets and Gaskets to Re...
  • Cons: None
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Fractal Design Define XL R2 Review

KitGuru
30 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Today we are going to take a look at the Fractal Design Define XL R2 case which is the successor to the highly regarded Define XL. This is a full tower case which is designed to house some of the largest and most powerful components on the market.
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