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Fractal Design Define XL Case Video Review
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.
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.
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.
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.
Excerpt: 2 Flares 2 Flares × We’ve recently reviewed a number of mid-range cases that fall in the just over £100 mark from the likes of Corsair and Lian Li which impressed us greatly. So when we were offered a similarly-priced case from a lesser known manufacturer, we jumped at the chance so we could see how...