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    Fractal Design Define C

    A sleeker ATX alternative to the popular Define S.
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    Re: Fractal Design Define C

    The Define R5 is currently my choice for the new PC, however it's big, bulky, too wide to fit by my desk (just) and I don't need all that space inside. So this would have been a dream if it were as good.

    My main objective is noise reduction though and it seems that the space restrictions here (combined with the overall design?) are just too much of a compromise. Shame.

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    Re: Fractal Design Define C

    Man that thing is deceptively spacious. I'm not entirely sure not having USB Type-C on the front is worth a note in the "The Bad" section, I mean there's not many cases at that price point that actually do have USB Type-C.

    I think arguably the same goes for the 120mm fans rather than including 140mm - if you were to add both these on it would have pushed the cost of the case up slightly and then they're getting into a different market/price point entirely.

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    Re: Fractal Design Define C

    The Define C, or C Mini are top of my shopping list at the moment. My current build is a Raijintek Styx which manages to be small'ish but can get noisy when underload. The airflow is really tricky, so I'd been planning a case change and struggling to decide between the S340 Elite and the Phanteks Enthoo Evolv mATX.

    Now my choice is between the Define C and the Define C Mini

    I look forward to seeing the watercooling builds that people manage to fit into these as that's definitely part of my 2017 plan.

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    Re: Fractal Design Define C

    Quick question on your nice review. Specs say that only a psu with a length not longer than 175mm is supported. On your pictures i can see that you've used a dark power pro (180mm). Did that go easy or was it a tight squeeze? Did it work with the psu sled?

    Thank you in advance for your reply!

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    Re: Fractal Design Define C

    Hi, quick question. The psu that you've used for the review is 180mm (dark power pro), specs state that 175mm is the max supported lenghth. Did this go easy or was it a tight fit? Did the psu sled fit, because it seems there is a small 'bump' at the end of that.

    Thanks for your reply!

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    Re: Fractal Design Define C

    Now this is cool, I have two Fractal cases and I love them, but ATX cases are just too big. My Fractal Design Nano S is great and if the perfect size imo. How does the C compare to the Nano S sizewise?

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    Re: Fractal Design Define C

    Quote Originally Posted by ToastQ View Post
    How does the C compare to the Nano S sizewise?
    Wouldn't that information be on Fractal's website ?

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