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Fractal Define XL R2 - Black Pearl



Below are the specs of my Home Development Workstation. Built in late 2015. The server is running Linux Mint as a host and has the following installed VMs.

  1. Domain Controller
  2. Window 8.1
  3. SQL Node
  4. TFS - (Team Foundation Server)
  5. Exchange Server
  6. Test Web Server
I selected the case for it's simple, elegant design and high density noise-reducing material. An ideal case for building my extreme system.

Hardware Specs

  • Case: XL R2
  • PSU: Cooler Master V Seriers V850 - 80 Plus Gold - 850W Power Supply
  • Heatsink: Thermalright True Spirit 140 Powwer Cooler
  • Motherboard: Asus X99-S
      LGA2011-v3 Socket
  • CPUs: Intel I7 5930k Processor (3.5 GHz, 15 MB Cache, LGA2011-v3 Socket)
  • RAM: 64GB G Skill Ripjaw DDR4 2400 MHz
  • HDD: 8 x WD 1TB SATA lll Desktop SATA Drive - Blue
  • Graphics: EVGA Geforce GT 740 Nvidia 2GB DDR5
  • Optic Driver: LG GH24NSB0.AUAR10B 24x DVD-RW SATA





Fractal Define XL R2 - Black Pearl Slideshow - 1

  • Fractal Define XL R2 Black Pearl Case
  • Cooler Master V Seriers V850 PSU
  • Motherboard: Asus X99-S
  • Thermalright True Spirit 140 Power Cooler
  • G Skill Ripjaws 4 F4-2400C15Q-32GRK 64GB
  • EVGA GeForce GT 740 FTW Nvidia Graphics Card
  • Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound
  • WD 1TB SATA lll Desktop SATA Drive - Blue
  • Intel i7 5930K Extreme Hex Core CPU Processor


Fractal Define XL R2 - Black Pearl Slideshow - 2

  • Fractal Define XL R2 Black Pearl Case
  • Cooler Master V Seriers V850 PSU
  • Motherboard: Asus X99-S
  • Thermalright True Spirit 140 Power Cooler
  • G Skill Ripjaws 4 F4-2400C15Q-32GRK 64GB
  • EVGA GeForce GT 740 FTW Nvidia Graphics Card
  • Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound
  • WD 1TB SATA lll Desktop SATA Drive - Blue
  • Intel i7 5930K Extreme Hex Core CPU Processor