Fractal Design announced their new Define C and Define Mini C cases today. They were kind enough to send us the windowed version of the Define Mini C to check out, so we decided to build an $850 Intel Core i5-6500 / GeForce GTX 1060 gaming system to put it through its paces.
PCPartPicker part list
|CPU||Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor||$194.88|
|CPU Cooler||CRYORIG C7 40.5 CFM CPU Cooler||$29.88|
|Motherboard||ASRock H170M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard||$70.98|
|Memory||Kingston FURY 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory||$43.88|
|Storage||Crucial MX300 525GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive||$124.99|
|Video Card||PNY GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB Video Card||$234.98|
|Case||Fractal Design Define Mini C with Window MicroATX Mid Tower Case||$79.99|
|Power Supply||Fractal Design Integra M 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply||$59.99|
|Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts|
|Total at time of filming||$839.57|
Be sure to check out our Completed Build write-up for some more pictures and benchmarks.
And don't forget to watch just how easy the cable management went in the Define Mini C, in our latest time lapse video:
A big thanks to Fractal Design for providing the case and power supply used in this build.