Eschewing optical drive bays in favour of enhanced liquid-cooling support, the Define S targets a niche audience compared to the all-encompassing Define R5...
Fractal Design has expanded its range of award-winning Define Series enclosures with a new addition geared toward a specific audience.
Eschewing optical drive bays in favour of enhanced liquid-cooling support, the Define S targets a niche audience compared to the all-encompassing Define R5 and is able to do so at a keen price point.
For £65, Define S offers enough rad-mount opportunities for extreme users, and with integrated fixings for reservoir and pump, it could become the go-to solution for enthusiasts looking to put together an elaborate liquid-cooled rig without breaking the bank.
A sleek exterior and good cable management all add to the appeal, but when considering the Define S, remember to keep expectations in check. This is a solid foundation for liquid cooling, and if you choose to go down that path, the Define S should be on your shortlist.
Good value at £65
Sleek, unfussy exterior
Keeps noise down to a minimum
Outstanding liquid-cooling potential
Good quality Dynamic GP14 fans
No built-in fan controller
Looks sparse when air cooled
Only five drive bays
Fractal Design Define S
The Fractal Design Define S chassis is available to purchase from Scan Computers.
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