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Fractal Design Define Mini
Fits up to 6 hard drives.
Can install up to 6 fans.
Fan controller included.
Internal USB 3.0 connector.
Great build quality.
All black interior.
White Fractal Design accents still there.
Plenty of space for large PSUs.
Possibility to install long graphics cards.
5.25 inch to 3.5 inch adapter included.
Room is a little tight behind the motherboard tray.
Very little space between mainboard and side panel.
Clips of front covers won't last long.
Limited CPU cooler clearance.
Only available in black.
No more eSATA.
USB 3.0 cable is blue not black.
Tough cable hiding/management.
Plastic front panel.
The door does not open all the way.
Front fans' fan holders block the air flow.
Front fans' dust filters are installed by screws.
By AnandTech on April 22, 2013
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.80
By uk.hardware.info on September 21, 2012
Motherboards keep getting more components, you can fit several terabytes of storage on a single 3.5-inch hard drive, and the need for an optical drive keeps diminishing. Despite these developments over the past few years, the typical desktop chassis...-
By SilentPC Review on December 05, 2011
Compared to the Define R2/R3, the Define Mini is two inches shorter, sheds two hard drive bays, three expansion slots, and one optional fan placement on the ceiling. The smaller dimensions makes it seem sturdier even though the build quality is about...-
By ThinkComputers on November 08, 2011
Well I have to say that once again I am impressed by a Fractal Design case. When it comes to finding a mATX case there are not that many options that offer features like the Define Mini. Most mATX cases a cramped, have not room for storage and are...90
By TechRadar on November 06, 2011
The perfect home for your mATX or mini-ITX mobo could well be the Fractal Design Define Mini. It's a lot of case in a small form factor.With the rising popularity mATX, and more especially the mini-ITX format motherboards, the demand for the smaller...90
By LanOC Reviews on November 02, 2011
and FVFractal has managed to design a case that is both extremely functional and stylish but at the same time they have avoided everything all of the other manufactures do. This is an almost all steel design that is designed to near silent while...100
By Missing Remote on September 08, 2011
Color us impressed. This is simply a fine chassis in most respects. We are inspired by so much attention to detail and the high quality of materials and construction in addition to the highly pleasing aesthetic design for a street price of...-
By Metku.net on August 08, 2011
The Mini is a great addition to the product range of Fractal Design, they already had the hugely popular Define R3 and also the huge Define XL for people who need even more space, so it's only logical to address also the mATX-users out there. All...-
By HardwareHeaven on June 06, 2011
Starting with the Fractal Design Define Mini we have a compact case which is very flexible with good build quality. The chassis feels solid with no noticeable manufacturing defects and each section fits snugly without any effort. Inside there is...90
By HotCases on January 09, 2013
des Fractal Define Mini. Das Gehäuse konnte uns gänzlich überzeugen. Zwar gibt es zwei kleine Punkte wie die festsitzende Rändelschraube und die fehlende zweite LED dennoch kann das Gesamtergebnis mehr als nur überzeugen. Das...-