FAQ Define Series

Frequently asked questions about Define Series

Differences Between Cases in the Define Family
Spreadsheet detailing all the specs of the cases in the Define Family.
Tue, 5 Jan, 2021 at 9:57 PM
Define R5: Radiator Compatibility Chart
Wed, 10 Dec, 2014 at 9:18 AM
Define R5: Water Cooling Radiator Options
The blue radiators are restricted to a 55mm thickness, because of possible motherboard interference. The gray radiators are not restricted in thickness. ...
Mon, 21 Dec, 2015 at 5:16 PM
Define R5: How to remove the top ModuVents™ (Jonas edition)
The ModuVents™ in the Define R5 are placed in a specific order. There are two FRONT ModuVents™ and one REAR ModuVent™. Please note the REAR ModuVent™ has a ...
Thu, 24 May, 2018 at 7:53 AM
Define S: Where is my accessory kit?
The accessory kit in the Define S is placed in the Styrofoam, not in the HDD trays as most other Fractal Design cases.
Wed, 29 Apr, 2015 at 2:36 PM
Define R4: What size radiator will fit in the top panel?
The Define R4 support some models of 240 radiators, depending on configuration. There is no space for 280mm raditators. The thicker black square shapes a...
Tue, 14 Oct, 2014 at 9:19 PM
Define XL R2: What's the clearance between the top panel to the motherboard?
You have roughly 68mm from inside of the metal on the top panel of the Define XL R2 to the top of the motherboard.  The combined thickness of fans and ra...
Thu, 4 Sep, 2014 at 11:19 AM
Define Series: USB 2.0 ports not working
Sometimes the USB 2.0 port cable is not plugged in all the way on the PCB board with the actual USB 2.0 ports installed on it, like in the picture shown bel...
Fri, 5 Jun, 2015 at 9:01 AM
Define S: Connect Cables for Front I/O and Fans
Please check the motherboard manual. There is usually a very detailed chapter about where to connect what in there.
Tue, 15 Dec, 2015 at 1:41 PM
Define S: Remove Side Panels
Fri, 12 Jun, 2015 at 1:53 PM