The Fractal Design Arc Mini conforms to the Micro-ATX form factor and so can accommodate motherboards with form factors Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX.
It is made of Steel and its dimensions (LxWxH) are 484mm x 210mm x 405mm.
|Form Factor||Micro-ATX||Front Fans Speed||1200 RPM|
|Motherboard Form Factors||Top Fans||2|
|Material||Steel||Top Fans Size||140mm|
|Color||Black||Top Fans Speed||1000 RPM|
|Expansion Slots||5||Side Fans||1|
|5.25″ Drive Bays||2||Side Fans Size||140mm|
|3.5″ Drive Bays||6||Rear Fans||1|
|2.5" Drive Bays||6||Rear Fans Size||120mm|
|Tool-less Rails||yes||Rear Fans Speed||1200 RPM|
|Width||210mm||Bottom Fans Size||120mm|
|Height||405mm||IO Display Panel||yes|
|Maximum Graphics Card Length||400mm||Front USB 2.0 Slots||2|
|Maximum CPU Cooler Size||165mm||Front USB 3.0 Slots||1|
|Front Fans Size||120mm||Audio IO||yes|
The Fractal Design Arc Mini has a the Micro-ATX form factor. Micro-ATX is a smaller version of the ATX standard which is designed to make your case and the system therein lightweight and portable. Using the Micro-ATX standard, the case can house motherboards and power supplies with form factors Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX. The dimensions of the case itself (LxWxH) are 484mm x 210mm x 405mm.
The Fractal Design Arc Mini has five expansion slots, so there is some room for extra components, which may be a deciding factor when planning on the longevity and build type of a PC system. The case has two 5.25" drive bays, which There are no 5.25" drive bays, but there are six 3.5" drive bays, which is more than enough space as long as you do not intend on installing an optical drive. Installation of hard drives into these drive bays is made all the more easier by screwless rails that allow tool-less mounting.
Made primarily of Steel, the Fractal Design Arc Mini is built to be strong and well-ventilated. Steel cases are generally fairly cheap and sturdy, but also tend to be quite heavy. Whatever your case's material, it is important to keep a consistent airflow so that heat doesn't build up inside. It is therefore advised that you make use of the available built-in case fans and fan installation sections.