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Hi folks.

I really would like to go for Fractal Design Define R5 or Define S for my next build.
5960X + Rampage V Extreme (E-ATX) + GTX1080 SLI

Does anyone here using Define R5 or Define S with Rampage V Extreme E-ATX motherboard ?
I've done some Google search, and got conflicting feedback. Some say E-ATX board does not fit while others say E-ATX fits in Define R5/S.

Also, how's the cooling performance with Define R5 or S cases ? I intend to use Corsair H115i AIO cooler for CPU and keep 1080 SLI air-cooled.

Many thanks.
Having the Define S next to me, I don't see how you'll fit in the 25mm / inch in extra motherboard width in there - at least with the standard spacers. If it was only 10mm wider than ATX it may just fit - some EATX boards are not as wide as the Rampage
     
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post #14262 of 16055
Some EATX fit because they are not as wide as some other. The problem is the silly raised panel they've added with R5 and S. Not that R4 has support for EATX either the posts aren't there but it had infinite space at least.

You will have to mod to fit an EATX. Or find a different case that has proper EATX support, usually they are big.
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Yep, I know I got to mod mine so I can fit the RIVBE into it.

If you not afraid of doing dremel work to a case. biggrin.gif
     
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Anyone have a Define Mini? How's the cable management depth behind the motherboard? I read a "review" on newegg saying he barely had enough room for the 24 pin cable.. which seems odd to me.
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It's gonna be tight, it's narrower than the bigger cases and has only 120mm rear fan as a result as well. R4 is just ok, once you order and tighten the cables it is just right but some smaller case with less space, yeah that's not gonna close without some careful management of cables not crossing over each other etc.

I would just get any other small case, as cheap as possible and DIY what you want on it. Soundproofing the side panels is not that expensive and that stuff is sold for sound proofing cars.
Case makers aren't really that smart when it comes to designing the cases.
post #14266 of 16055
Ok, second question then.

I've got a fractal 1500.. one thing that bothers me, is the back panel (behind motherboard) doesn't have "teeth" on the top and bottom. Which means any cables behind the tray (24pin for example) causes the panel to bow out.

Does the newer R5 have this issue?
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Hey folks, have a question going to do an air cooled build with a Node 804, with a Asus Gene Vlll, 6700k and going to cool the cpu with a Dark Rock Pro 3.
My question is how/ best way to set up my fans, I have 10 Cooler Master JetFlo fans 120 mm (yes overkill as I don't need them all ?..) I have 4 in the front as intakes, 2 in the rear as exhust but what about the top? I did remove the air filter off the top. Thanks in advance,,
post #14268 of 16055
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Originally Posted by Ktech View Post

Ok, second question then.

I've got a fractal 1500.. one thing that bothers me, is the back panel (behind motherboard) doesn't have "teeth" on the top and bottom. Which means any cables behind the tray (24pin for example) causes the panel to bow out.

Does the newer R5 have this issue?

I didn't notice that issue when I built in mine, it has quite a bit of space in the back there thumb.gif
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post #14269 of 16055
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Anyone have a Define Mini? How's the cable management depth behind the motherboard? I read a "review" on newegg saying he barely had enough room for the 24 pin cable.. which seems odd to me.

I found it totally perfect but when you have those thick (non modular type) cable bundles it get trickier. The flat and quite flexible Silverstone cables I was using left plenty of room.
My advice make use of the extra space you get near the deeper drive area.

My build from a couple of months ago:
     
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Hey folks, have a question going to do an air cooled build with a Node 804, with a Asus Gene Vlll, 6700k and going to cool the cpu with a Dark Rock Pro 3.
My question is how/ best way to set up my fans, I have 10 Cooler Master JetFlo fans 120 mm (yes overkill as I don't need them all ?..) I have 4 in the front as intakes, 2 in the rear as exhust but what about the top? I did remove the air filter off the top. Thanks in advance,,


Just upgraded our Game computer in a Core 1300 case, with an ASUS Genie VIII mATX MB+i5 6600K.
Air cooled by 3 Noctua 120mm, 2 intake in front and 1 exhaust back. Plus those in the CPU-cooler, GPU(GTX 970) and PSU.

A head up... The Genie VIII only takes 4-pins (PWM?) connectors but have plenty of them 4 case fans+2 CPU fans connectors.
For me it was a relief as the old MB also only took 4-pins fans, didn't need to replace perfectly good fans after just one year of use...
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