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Case Information

There are several factors that you need to consider when choosing a case for your computer. It must have a design that does not limit airflow and hinder cooling, as well as being sturdy enough to protect the components inside during shipping. Puget Systems has taken care of these concerns by only offering cases that meet these requirements. During our 24-hour burn-in process we closely monitor the temperature of your system to make sure that there are no cooling problems. If we find that your system needs additional cooling, we will contact you to arrange adding whatever is necessary. Additional and/or upgraded case fans are also available upon request even if our testing finds that they are not needed. Look in the "additional cooling" category below for more information.

You also need to think about the size of the case that you choose and other aesthetic issues. Will it be large enough to fit all the components you need? Will it be small enough that it fits where you plan to locate it? If you only plan on having one or two hard drives, and one optical drive, most any of our cases will work for you - then it's just a matter of selecting a case based on appearance, expandability, and quietness of operation. If you want to have more drives then look at the specifications of the models we offer to see which best suits your needs. In addition to more drives, larger cases generally allow for greater cooling capacity through greater airflow.

 Fractal Design Define XL R2 Titanium GreyFractal Design Define 7Fractal Design Define Mini C
ColorGrey Black Black
MaterialPlastic front panel, steel frame Aluminum and plastic front panel, steel frame Plastic front panel, steel frame
Type/SizeFull Tower Mid Tower Micro Tower
Maximum Motherboard SizeSSI EEB ATX MicroATX
Case WindowNo No No
Power SupplyNone
Height559 mm (22.0 in)475 mm (18.7 in)412 mm (16.2 in)
Width232 mm (9.1 in)240 mm (9.4 in)210 mm (8.3 in)
Depth560 mm (22.0 in)547 mm (21.5 in)413 mm (16.3 in)
Net Weight16.4 kg (36.2 lbs)13.49 kg (29.7 lbs)6.9 kg (15.2 lbs)
Maximum CPU Cooler Height170mm (with no side fan) 185mm 170
Maximum GPU Length330mm (480mm with top HD cage removed) 315mm 315
Maximum PSU Length190mm (345mm with bottom fan removed) 250mm 175
Drive Bays
External 5.25 inch4 1 0
External 3.5 inch0 0
Internal 2.5/3.5 inch8 3 2
Internal 2.5 inch2 3
Front Panel Connectors
USB 2.02 2 0
USB 3.02 2 2
Audio In1 1 1
Audio Out1 1 1
USB-C0 1 0
Cooling System
Cooling MethodAir Air Air
Included Fans1x 140mm Front, 1x 140mm Rear, 1x 140mm Bottom 3 140mm Fractal GP-14 2 120mm Fractal GP12 (3-pin)
Total Fan Mounts1x 120/140mm front, 2x 120/140mm Top, 1x 140mm Side 9 5