Fractal Design North; Less Ikea, More ScanDesign

$130 For A Stylish Computer Home

Fractal Design decided to completely rethink the box in which your components will spend their lives with their new North case.  The front panel is much more attractive than your usual case, and you get a choice of genuine walnut or oak for the front.  That isn’t the only customization you can chose, as the side panel can be either mesh or tempered glass, depending on your preference.  A fair amount of the hardware, including the USB-C port on the top are brass, just to add even more class to the Fractal Design North.

The functionality is also decent, it’s neither the quietest case nor the coolest one that Guru of 3D have tested, but everything stayed at reasonable temperatures.  It has space for up to 355 mm long GPUs, 170 mm tall CPU coolers, and 255 mm long PSUs, as long as you don’t install the second HDD tray.  Cooling is offerings are there 120 mm or two 140mm on the front, two 120/140mm on the top, 120mm at the back and even another 80 mm on the expansion slots if you so desire.  If you go with the mesh side panel you can attach another two 120/140mm fans as well.

Take a look at the Fractal Design North here.

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