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Fractal Design Define R4 ATX Tower Case Black Pearl 2X5.25 8X3.5INT No PSU Front 2XUSB3.0 Audio

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   Shipping Weight:   29.4 lbs
   Part #: FD-CA-DEF-R4-BL
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The Fractal Design Define R4 is the latest in the Define Series of computer cases offering minimalistic and stunning Scandinavian design fused with maximum sound reduction, configurability and functionality.

The Define R4 side and front door panels are fitted with dense, sound-absorbing material making it a benchmark for noise reduction. Moreover, the Define R4 accommodates up to 8 HDDs, all modern graphics card sizes, and multiple ventilation options - including two standard Silent Series R2 hydraulic bearing fans - to keep internal components at optimal temperatures.

For ultimate functionality, the Define R4 features a front interface with USB 3.0 and an integrated three-speed fan controller behind the front panel door.

Key Features

  • High density noise-reducing material for an optimal silent case - To achieve a high level of noise reduction, material with mass should be incorporated which is what we strive to achieve with the dense bitumen used on the side panels
  • Patent pending ModuVent™ design allowing the user to choose between optimal silence or maximum airflow
  • Top HDD cage (5 trays total) can be rotated 90 degrees or removed for additional airflow or to accommodate long graphic cards up to 430mm in length
  • Three-speed fan controller is strategically integrated in the front panel and supports up to 3 fans
  • Two Silent Series R2 fans included, featuring hydraulic bearings contributing to a longer life expectancy – Silent Series R2 retail fans will now come standard in all cases
  • Wider case body that allows for improved cable routing behind the motherboard – now 26mm wide
  • New tool-less front fan holder makes switching front fans a breeze
  • Two SSDs can be mounted on the back of the motherboard plate


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Technical specifications

  • ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX motherboard compatibility
  • 7 + 1 expansion slots
  • 2 - 5.25" bays
  • 8 - 3.5" HDD trays - all compatible with SSDs, 2 - 2.5" extra SSD positions
  • 3 - ModuVent™ plates - two in the top and one in the side
  • 7 - fan positions (2 Silent Series R2 fans included)
  • Filtered fan slots in the front and bottom
  • CPU coolers up to 170mm tall (when no fan is installed in the side panel)
  • ATX PSUs up to 170mm deep when using the bottom fan location, when not using this fan location longer PSUs (up to 270mm deep) can be used
  • Graphics cards up to 295mm in length with the top HDD cage installed
  • With the top cage removed, graphics cards up to 430mm in length may be installed
  • 26mm of space for cable routing behind the motherboard plate
  • Thick rubber grommets on all holes on the motherboard plate
  • Colours available: Black Pearl, Titanium Grey, Arctic White
  • Case dimensions (WxHxD): 232 x 464 x 523mm
  • Package dimensions (WxHxD): 320 x 535 x 610mm
  • Net weight: 12,3 kg

Cooling / ventilation

  • 1 - Front hydraulic bearing 140mm Silent Series R2 fan, 1000 RPM speed (included)
  • 1 - Front 120/140mm fan
  • 1 - Rear hydraulic bearing 140mm Silent Series R2 fan, 1000 RPM speed (included)
  • 2 - Top 120/140mm fans - positions also support some models of 240 radiators, depending on configuration
  • 1 - Bottom 120/140mm fan
  • 1 - Side 140mm fan
  • 1 - Integrated fan controller for up to 3 fans (included)

Front interface

  • 2 - USB 3.0, 2 - USB 2.0
  • Audio I/O
  • Power button with LED (blue)
  • Reset button
  • Fan controller (behind door)

Retail package content

  • Define R4 computer case
  • User manual
  • Accessory box

Fractal Design FD-CA-DEF-R4-BL Customer Reviews

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Douglas_H2
04/24/16
Experience: 7 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
Quiet
Good looking
Well built
Cons
Very little to criticize.
Power LED is too bright.
Summary
The is my second R4 case. Very happy with it. It's quiet, solidly build and has an understated minimalist look that I prefer. The only criticism I have is that the blue LED power light is too bright. When the computer goes to sleep and the light flashes it's almost like a slow strobe light. I have to cover it with a piece of electrical tape to cut down on the light output.

Songchun_F2
04/05/16
Experience: 1 Years
 Verified Owner
Pros
quite!big room!
Cons
looking not fancy
Summary
This the second one I bought. The first one was recommand by store stuff. I have used for a years. It's little bit heavy, but really good quality!

LarryO
04/02/16
Experience: 11 Months
Pros
Looks good
Works well
Cons
no cons
Summary
Nothing bad about it. Looks sleek, and works.

Kabob
03/12/16
Experience: 2 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
Quiet, Sturdy
Cons
none
Summary
One of the best case I've purchased. Looks great at first sight. Nice finishing on the material. A very sturdy case with foams and padding inside to seal up and keep it quiet. Optional fan locations are covered with foams, which act as good insulation.

Martin_C
02/24/16
Experience: 3 Weeks
Pros
Removable/adjustable upper hard drive cage to improve airflow
When the front door is closed there is plenty of airflow
CD drive plates are easy to remove/reinstall
Overall good build quality
Great room for cable management
Control panel is easily operated and accessible
Cons
none
Summary
For money, this case is an amazing purchase! You can rotate and remove the upper hard drive cage inside to increase GPU space and increase airflow. Solid legs to support the case, no cheap rubber stick-ons. Once again, a great case for what you get

ryan_w4
01/21/16
Experience: 3 Years
Pros
Beautiful, Silent, Lots of room, Easy to work in
Cons
Heavy
Summary
Great case, heavy, but if it's never going to be moved, then it's perfect

Danny_L
01/13/16
Experience: 12 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
Easy to install, great cable management, and looks super sleek
Cons
None so far
Summary
When I read some reviews saying that the case came dented because of deliveries being rough on the box, I was initially afraid. The box did come in pretty banged up but the insides were pretty well protected from the packaging so everything was looked good.

Everything was easy to set up! Would buy Fractal again!

Matthew_D
01/02/16
Experience: 2 Weeks
 Verified Owner
Pros
Nice and big, mostly metal. Minimal look.
Cons
Front USB ports are a very tight for some reason. The HD audio coord was almost too short for my mother board as a result microphone input through front panel is weird, had to use motherboard input instead.
Summary
The issues are not bad I can just use the motherboard input for microphone and USB instead. Just a minor inconvenience.

Rathan
12/28/15
Experience: 7 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
Elegant looking front panel
Cons
None
Summary
Gets the job done.

Briskjay
12/07/15
Experience: 10 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
Excellent quality
Superior functionality
Innovative design
Cons
with all that quality comes weight
Summary
I'm in love with the design and functionality. Every feature is a pleasant surprise.

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