We are continuing our reviews of Fractal Design cases today with their Arc Midi mid tower desktop case. We have previously reviewed the Core 3000, Define Mini, Array R2, and Define XL. Like the other Fractal Design cases, the Arc Midi features a sleek, minimalist design, but it stands out as a versatile case that would work equally well for gaming, HTPC, as a media server, or a combination of all three. It can work as an HTPC but with more built in storage than the R2 and Define Mini. It has 2 fewer HDD bays than the XL, but won?t cost near as much (~$50 less) if you are looking for a great server option, and although the Core 3000 is the closest in design and price, the Arc Midi is slightly larger (8 HDD bays as opposed to 6, more fans, etc.) and has a USB 3.0 port that the Core 3000 lacks. *"
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