Fractal Design Unveil Define Nano S ITX Chassis

by - 6 years ago

Fractal Design

Fractal Design is one of the most respected case manufacturers throughout the industry and specializes in creating products with excellent noise suppression. Today, the company announced the Define Nano S which adopts the portable, ITX form factor while maintaining compatibility with full size components. For example, you can install a 240mm radiator and graphics cards measuring up to 315mm in length. Also, the chassis is bundled with two Dynamic Series fans which provides great airflow at a low acoustical noise output. As you might expect, the case is equipped with Fractal’s signature ModuVent™ technology to reduce noise and create a virtually silent system. There’s also a great selection of dust filters to make the cleaning process easier and prolong the life of your cooling hardware.

Specification:

  • ITX motherboard compatibility
  • 2 expansion slots
  • 2 – 3.5″ HDD/2.5″ SSD positions; 2 – 2.5″ dedicated SSD unit positions (fits SSDs up to 13mm thick)
  • 6 – Fan positions (1 Fractal Design Dynamic GP14 140mm fan + 1 Fractal Design Dynamic GP-12 120mm fan included)
  • Filtered fan slots in the front and bottom (ejects from the front of the case)
  • CPU coolers up to 160mm in height
  • ATX PSUs up to 160mm deep
  • Graphics cards up to 315mm in length with front fans mounted (Cards wider than the dual slot bracket are not recommended)
  • 17 – 35mm of space for cable routing behind the motherboard plate
  • Velcro straps included for easy cable management
  • Both side panels and rear HDD/SSD brakcets feature smart captive thumbscrews
  • Dense sound dampening material on front and right side panels; left side panel includes a transparent window
  • ModuVent™ on top of case for further silent computing or additional ventilation
  • Colours available: Black
  • Case dimensions (WxHxD): 203 x 330 x 400mm
  • Case dimensions – wtih feet/protrusions/screws: 203 x 344 x 412mm
  • Net weight: 4.6 kg
  • Case volume: 26.80 litres
  • Package dimensions (WxHxD): 275 x 485 x 420mm
  • Package weight: 5.8 kg

Key Features:

  • A Define Series ITX case designed for silent computing with sound dampening and ModuVent™ technology
  • User-friendly construction with superior cable management and compatibility for full-size components
  • Flexible storage options with room for up to 4 drives
  • Accommodates a variety of radiator sizes and includes brackets for reservoir and pump mounting
  • Features two Dynamic Series fans — 1 GP-12 and 1 GP-14 — with an adapter included for motherboards with limited fan headers
  • Featuring an open interior allowing an unobstructed airflow path from the front of the case to the rear exhaust
  • Easy-to-clean filters on the top and bottom, spanning the PSU position, with the bottom filter ejecting from the front for easy-access.

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The chassis will be available in two models, a standard edition and another unit featuring a side panel window. In terms of pricing, the non-windowed case has a recommended retail price of $64.99/£49.99/€69.99 while the windowed version costs $69.99/£54.99/€74.99. According to the press release, Fractal plans to bring the case to market in March this year.

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