Fractal Design Arc Mini R2

  • Fractal Design Arc Mini R2
90
Based on 12 scores, 38 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    10
  • Good:
    2
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Solid construction.
  • You may install radiators of up to 360 mm size.
  • Simple but effective assembly process.

Cons:

  • Not much cheaper than the Arc Midi R2.
  • 20 mm of space alright but could be more.

Expert reviews and ratings

By overclockers.com on

Overall, this is a great case. It's made well, has tons of high-end options and looks great. It isn't particularly cheap, Newegg has it for $100 , but the specs make it worth it. Even though it cannot fit ATX sized boards, only M-ATX and Mini-ITX,...

By Computing on Demand on 95

The ARC Mini R2 is one of the cases that will be hard to find a replacement for. Its sleek design and functional modular interior feeds your appetite for destruction with flexible configurations. Ignoring the popular mantra of case designers, Fractal...

By LanOC Reviews on

As always Fractal has stuck with what they do best, a well-built case with clean styling. They didn't get flashy or go overboard with plastic. Instead they put together a more mature case. Unlike most of their other cases the Arc Mini R2 does have a...

By MadShrimps on

Swedish Fractal Design has delivered an awesome case in the shape of the ARC Mini R2. Compatibility with both mini ITX and micro ATX boards is a big plus. The numerous storage options, divided over two HDD cages, offering a total of 6 HDDs and or...

By Ocaholic on 90

The Fractal Design Arc Mini R2 is a compact tower case which is very well done and it also offers a lot of flexibility regarding cooling Not only when it comes to aircooling you can install anything you want also in case of watercooling you get a lot of...

By funkykit.com on 91

What we have here readers is a solid offering in the ARC Mini R2 chassis from Fractal Design. If you have a craving for a simple yet appealing Micro-ATX chassis that has many great and modern features without the restrictions typically associated with...

By TweakTown on 92

Considering its bigger brother is getting daily use in the office, it isn't that far of a stretch to assume we really liked the much more compact take on the same idea with what the ARC Mini R2 has brought to the table. There were some minor issues we...

By techPowerUp! on 91

I would like to thank Fractal Design for supplying the review sample. Specifications Fractal Design Arc Mini R2 CASE TYPE: Full-Tower MATERIAL: Plastic & Steel & Aluminum WEIGHT: 9kg SLOTS: 4 + 1 DRIVE BAYS: 2x External 5.25" 6x Internal 2.5/3.5" 2x...

By Overclockers Club on

Let us recap my reasoning and scoring method before diving into my final words. First I look at what the company is saying it offers. For example, say the company states the case supports large / long graphic cards or ten quiet fans. In this example, I...

By eTeknix on

Fractal make some of the best looking chassis on the market, they're known for their desirable designs and they've always done well to back that up with rock solid build quality and premium quality features. It is because of this that we have very high...

By Missing Remote on

Simply put, with the $99 ARC MINI R2 Fractal Design delivered yet another example of what we have come to expect from their chassis: excellent craftsmanship, value, and flexibility. With plenty of space for storage, expansion or water cooling if the...

By 3dGameMan on

The Fractal Design Arc Mini R2 Case looks great, the build quality is excellent and there's plenty of room to install lots of computer components. And his includes large water cooling 240mm or 360mm radiators. It comes with 3 fans, but many more can be...

By Benchmark Reviews on 91

The mATX Fractal Design Arc Mini R2 is a great looking PC case that really breaks the mould compared to other inexpensive plastic and metal PC cases. The looks rival that of high end PC cases that will double your budget. The build quality is awesome but...

By Bit-tech.net on 90

In moving the Arc Mini to the R2 revision, Fractal has left much of the core design unchanged, but that's a good thing as it was already great to start with. A few modernisations like bringing more USB 3.0 ports and fan control to the front panel are...

By Kitguru.net on 90

The Arc Mini R2′s acoustics and thermal performance makes it a stylish and tempting option for HTPC and high-performance builds in a smaller...

By Overclock3D on 80

In the introduction we talked about the increase in popularity of the M-ATX format and the resulting increase in the number of quality enclosures that are designed to accept it. We say quality because since Noah was a lad there have always been M-ATX...

By HEXUS.net on

One of the biggest problems with enthusiast PCs, as we see it, is that they're just too darn big. Sure, we've enjoyed our fair share of full-tower monstrosities over the years, but today's high-end components offer so much more in terms of efficiency...

International Review By thg.ru on

Ранее мы уже проводили тестирование корпусов Fractal Design и посчитали их неплохим приобретением в данном ценовом диапазоне, хотя и подвергли критике штатные охлаждающие...

International Review By PC-Max on

Die Neuauflage des bereits sehr erfolgreichen Arc Mini konnte uns im Test vollends überzeugen. Die Skandinavier haben in einigen Punkten erfolgreich angesetzt und ausgebessert, womit der durchaus kompakte Mini-Tower auch für den Einsatz als Wakü-Case...

International Review By Tweak.dk on 80

Mener du at en Mini-ITX computer er for lille, men samtidig at en ATX computer er for stor, så kunne det være, du skulle kigge nærmere på Micro-ATX verdenen. Fractal Design Arc Mini R2 er et rigtig godt bud på et lækkert kabinet i denne størrelse, som...