Fractal Design Define R6 Review & Specs

Fractal Design Define R6 FD-CA-DEF-R6-BKO-TG

Fractal Design Define R6 FD-CA-DEF-R6-BKO-TG

- Fractal Design

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  • Designed from the ground up, the Define R6 goes beyond iteration with a profound stride of innovation - the latest and largest step in the legacy of the world-renowned Define Series
  • Seamless tempered glass and sound dampened steel panels encase a fully redesigned interior with more storage capability than ever before, and with nine fan mounts, PWM fan hub, and 420mm radiator support, the R6 is the perfect platform for building your dream water loop
  • Improved third generation ModuVent technology allows an effortless transition from metal-clad sound dampened top panel to filtered high airflow multi-fan ventilation
  • much success to its predecessors, the Define R6 offers the most demanding hardware enthusiast a solid foundation and flexible framework with limitless potential.

Specifications Overview

Release Date August 2018

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

Type ATX Mid Tower
Color Black
Includes Power Supply
External 5.25" Drive Bays 1
External 3.5" Drive Bays 0
Internal 2.5" Drive Bays 2
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays 6
Motherboard Compatibility ATX, EATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX
Front Panel USB Ports
Dimensions 543mm x 233mm x 465mm
Max VGA length allowance 300mm
Max VGA length allowance (w/o HDD cage) 440mm
Expansion Slots 7

Critic Reviews


The Fractal Design Define R6 tries to find a middle-ground between silent performance and cooling performance. In order to eliminate the noise, the front, top and motherboard side panel are lined with a dampening layer. However, don’t expect a completely silent case since the noise will anyway come out of the case from the tempered glass side panel ...


The performance of the Define R6 is in keeping with previous efforts from Fractal Design, with impressively low noise levels and very good temperatures as well. Fractal Design doesn’t just have a winner with the Define R6, they have one of the best overall ATX cases on the market right now. Is it perfect? Well, I could complain about a couple of th ...


As I said above, this really is a perfect chassis. If there are any faults with it, they’re purely subjective and I couldn’t find any. Everything fit with ease, and there was plenty of room to spare beyond that. The price is incredibly competitive given the quality of the product. It’s just great to see the Define series resurrected in style.

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