...large mesh sections provide plenty of airflow, and with a full-size tempered-glass side panel Meshify C is a prime choice for an elaborate cooling loop.
Fractal Design is hoping to appeal to a wider audience of PC builders with the launch of new cases that shun the company's traditional Scandinavian design aesthetic in favour of all-black enclosures with an edgy look and feel.
Meshify C kick starts the trend by repurposing the tried-and-trusted Define C as a means for showcasing a liquid-cooled PC. The distinctive angular front panel is a nice touch, while large mesh sections provide plenty of airflow, and with a full-size tempered-glass side panel Meshify C is a prime choice for an elaborate cooling loop.
The familiar internal layout is easy to work with and cable management is good, yet Fractal has missed a trick in one or two key areas. Sound-dampening materials have fallen by the way side, and in the latter half of 2017 it is a shame to see any high-performance case launched without USB Type-C as standard.
Bottom line: while Fractal's best cases have the ability to go unnoticed, Meshify C takes a different approach by attempting to turn heads. It is neither the company's quietest nor most expansive solution, yet with the right hardware it's guaranteed to look the part.
Compact for a mid-tower solution
Full-size tempered-glass side panel
Lots of liquid-cooling potential
Good cable management
Still no USB Type-C
Not as quiet as the Define C
Fractal Design Meshify C
The Fractal Design Meshify C chassis is available to purchase from Scan Computers.
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