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Fractal Design Define XL
8.3 out of 10

Fractal Design Define XL

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Fractal Design Define XL Case Review

Hardware Secrets
19 December 2011
  • Summary: We were really impressed by the Fractal Design Define XL. Its construction quality is superb, allowing you to build a high-end system with very low noise level at a very affordable price.
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Fractal Design Define XL Black Pearl Case Review

Legit Reviews
25 November 2011
  • Summary: If you want a silent case above all else then the Fractal Design Define XL hits the mark.  But if you prefer maximum versatility we would pass on this one for now and wait for version 2.0.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fractal Design Define XL Case Video Review

3dGameMan.com
1 June 2011
  • Summary: The 'XL" in Fractal Design Define XL Case stands for extra large and that's no lie. With lots of room to work, plenty of drive bays, excellent cooling, cable management system, great styling and so much more, this is one of the better cases on the market.
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Overall 9
8.6
Value for money 8
8.0
Functionality 8
8.0
Appearance 9
8.5

Fractal Design Define XL Computer Case

Benchmark Reviews
26 May 2011
  • Conclusion: Although we strive for objectivity here at Benchmark Reviews, please remember that each author perceives these points differently, and our conclusions and recommendations will necessarily differ from others.
  • Pros: Extremely well built, Sound insulated, Tons of space, Ten plus hard drives, Unique compartmentalization, Nice looking, Good value, Excellent mechanical tolerance, Lots of options
  • Cons: Front fan filter release tab location akward, Only three included fans, PSU cable hole needs relocating, Horizontal divider can limit cable routing, Could use side and top 230mm fan options, Front inner door/filter needs reworking
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Overall 7
7.0

Fractal Design Define XL case

DarkVision Hardware
12 April 2011
  • Conclusion: The Fractal Design Define XL excels in aesthetics with its classy, stylish look, and while testing it I came across several interesting features that I'd never seen before on other cases. Some areas of the case are well thought out, while other aspects could use some retooling.
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Overall 8
7.8

Fractal Design Define XL Computer Case

APH Networks
31 March 2011
  • Conclusion: Knowing the Fractal Design Define XL is an eATX chassis, it probably does not come as a surprise to you that the case is very easy to work with. Combined with a plethora amount of room, the dual chamber design allows the user to install components in any order they prefer.
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Fractal Design Define XL Full Tower Case Review

Hi Tech Legion
28 March 2011
  • Summary: Performance of the Fractal Design Define XL was excellent all around. Installation was very easy, cable management was top notch and cooling characteristics for all components was far above average.
  • Pros: Excellent Noise Absorption For Near Silent Computing, Impeccable Fit and Finish, Engineering and Layout Make Installation Easy, Configurable Three Chamber Design To Tailor Component Airflow, Excellent Airflow With Many Flow/Noise Balancing Options, Top Quality Materials Used In Every Component
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Fractal Design Define XL

Metku Mods
28 February 2011
  • Conclusion: Overall the Define XL proved to be a successful addition to the Fractal Design cases lineup. It's a large, stylish and quiet monolith that even comes at a very affordable price.
  • Pros: Cable management, Sleek looks, Quiet, Value for money, Large CPU cooler installation hole
  • Cons: Door doesn't open all the way, Can't fit long power supplies
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Overall 9
9.1

Fractal Design Define XL

techPowerUp!
26 January 2011
  • Summary: The Define XL may just look like a simple size increase of the Define R3 and from an outside perspective it actually is. It is a bit wider, a bit taller and comes with more external drive bays and a larger number of USB 2.0 connectors, but retains the exact look and feel of the Define R3.
  • Pros: Excellent cable management possibilities, Very spacious interior, Two types of sound dampening materials used, Can hold 10 hard drives, Three fans included, Top 180 mm fan angled for better sound encapsulation, Fan controller included, Very good paint job, 7+1 expansion slots, Front drive bay cov...
  • Cons: No USB 3.0, Rather heavy, Fans not the quietest, Upper left corner a bit of a squeeze due to angled fan, Door only opens to the left
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Overall 7
7.0

Fractal Design Define XL Review

bit-tech.net
19 November 2010
  • Conclusion: We like the Define XL, but it has a number of niggling flaws that disappointed is as well. The poor positioning of the PSU power cable cut-out and the bizarre flap covering the CPU socket cut-out in the motherboard tray both stick out as irritants.
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