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Fractal Design Define R3

Posted November 10, 2010 by Jake in Cases & PSU







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Features and Specifications

Below are the main features for the Fractal Design Define R3 :

  • 8 x 3.5 inch HDD trays, compatible with SSD!
  • 2 x 5.25 inch bays, with 1x 5.25>3.5 inch converter included
  • On top of front panel: 2x USB 2.0, 1x eSATA and Audio I/O
  • No PSU included (removable filter below PSU)
  • M/B compatibility: Mini ITX, Micro ATX and ATX
  • 7 x expansion slots with sleek white painted brackets
  • Supports graphic card lengths up to circa 290mm
  • CPU coolers with height of maximum circa 165mm
  • Supports PSU’s with a depth of maximum circa 200-220mm
  • Case size (HxWxD): 207.40x440x521.2mm
  • Net weight: 12.5kg

Below are the specifications:

  • Stunning front panel design
  • Patent pending ModuVent™ design, allowing the user to either have optimal silence or optimal airflow
  • Pre-fitted with dense, noise absorbing material
  • 8 white painted HDD-trays, with silicone mounting
  • A total of 7 fan slots (2x120mm in front, 2x 120/140mm in top, 1x120mm in back, 1x 120/140mm in side panel, 1x 120/140mm in bottom)
  • 2x 120mm Fractal Design 120mm fans included
  • Fan controller for 3 fans included
  • Easily removable front fan filters with clip-on holders for 120mm fans
  • Supports graphic card lengths up to circa 290mm and CPU coolers with height of maximum circa 165mm

The is available in several color combinations: Pearl Black, Titanium Grey, Silver Arrow, and Arctic White. We think these monochromatic scheme are fabulous, and the White is particularly striking. We have the Black Pearl version for review today.

Let’s get started and see how the Define R3 stacks up.

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