Fractal Design Define XL PC Case
Cases and Cooling
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What happens when the PC Case you paid quite a lot of money to acquire recently is no longer capable of accommodating your brand new mainboard? This is something that has happened to many people including myself so the only answer i can really give is to buy a large enough case compatible with most if not all mainboard factors in the market. You will certainly have to pay more to acquire such a case but that way you will be covered if you ever get larger components (providing of course you don't do that from the start). Lately more and more companies release E-ATX and XL-ATX compatible PC cases in an effort to cover enthusiasts and overclockers for who the normal ATX size factor is not enough. Amongst these companies is Fractal Design and although they are amongst the newest companies worldwide still they have managed to do more than others who count many years more in the market.
The concept of Fractal Design is to provide products with an extraordinary design level, without compromising the important factors of quality, functionality and pricing. The computer of today has come to play a central role in most people’s home, creating a demand for appealing design of the computer itself and its accessories. Our main product areas are computer enclosures, power supplies, cooling, external storage and Media Center-products, such as Home Theatre-enclosures, keyboards and remote controls. All Fractal Design products have been thoroughly designed, tested and specified in our Swedish head quarter. The well-known ideas of Scandinavian design can be found through all of our products; a minimalistic but yet striking design - less is more. Our vision is to have a constant, healthy growth together with our partners worldwide. Our goal is to be widely recognized for our designed products and to have them available in all major market regions within EU and US. We should be a good alternative to the already established retail brands of today. It's of great importance for us that our partners understand the values of Fractal Design, therefore we are putting great effort into choosing the right partners from the start. We will work actively to maintain sales territories and profitable business for our partners. In the competitive market of today, it's not enough to just provide excellent products. Regular and well planned marketing activities in close cooperation with the channel and the available media, are keypoints to succeed. We are well experienced in marketing brands in the IT business, and we will use this to create efficient marketing tools – to gain a bigger market share and good earning possibilities for our channel.
The PC Case we have here with us today is the Define XL and as the name suggests this is the largest one manufactured by Fractal Design to date and as with most of their products it features high build quality, excellent finish, a wide range of features and a very attractive price tag. Unlike other similar cases in the market Fractal Design sells the Define XL in two different colors, the luxurious Black Pearl which we have here with us and the trendier Titanium Gray. Since however images speak louder than words especially when it comes to things like PC Cases let's not waste time and move to the rest of the review.