Compare Cases: Fractal Design Define R5 Black vs Define Mini


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Fractal Design Define R5 Black

Fractal Design Define Mini

Price
$123.99

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Price
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
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Pangoly Score
93
Pangoly Score
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Brand
Fractal Design
Brand
Fractal Design
Model
FD-CA-DEF-R5-BK
Model
  • FD-CA-DEF-MINI-BL
  • Define Mini
Release Date
📅 November 2014

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Release Date
📅 November 2013

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Recommended compatible parts
Recommended compatible parts
Type
ATX Mid Tower
Type
MicroATX Mini Tower
Color
Black
Color
Black
Includes Power Supply
No
Includes Power Supply
No
External 5.25" Drive Bays
2
External 5.25" Drive Bays
2
External 3.5" Drive Bays
0
External 3.5" Drive Bays
0
Internal 2.5" Drive Bays
2
Internal 2.5" Drive Bays
0
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays
8
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays
6
Motherboard Compatibility
ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX
Motherboard Compatibility
Micro ATX, Mini ITX, Thin Mini ITX
Front Panel USB Ports
Yes
Front Panel USB Ports
Yes
Dimensions
520mm x 231mm x 451mm
Dimensions
489mm x 210mm x 394mm
Max GPU Length Allowance
310.00mm
Max GPU Length Allowance
260.00mm
Max GPU Length Allowance (w/o HDD cage)
440.00mm
Max GPU Length Allowance (w/o HDD cage)
400.00mm
Expansion Slots
7
Expansion Slots
4
Critic Reviews

"The Define R5 has everything you can ask for in an enthusiast case and then some. While the included fans are dead silent, they also don't move very much air. I would have liked another 140mm fan on the front to further improve the airflow. If you are..."

Critic Reviews

"The Fractal Design Define Mini isn't a bad case, but it does need some tender loving care, and it's not as great as it could be. It's the only micro-ATX case designed for acoustics, though, and if that's what you're looking for, the Define Mini's about the best option on the market."

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Compare Cases: Fractal Design Define R5 Black 🆚 Define Mini. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Case.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Fractal Design Define R5 Black:

  • Fractal Design Define Mini is obsolete and not available anymore in the selected store.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 12 months later.
  • +2 internal 2.5" bays.
  • +2 internal 3.5" bays.
  • +3 Expansion slots.
  • Supports the following motherboard formats not supported by counterpart: ATX.
  • Slightly more space available (+25% total case volume).

Reasons to pick the Fractal Design Define Mini:

  • Supports the following motherboard formats not supported by counterpart: Thin Mini ITX.
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