In Case The Fractal Design Define 7 Mini Is Too Big For You
The Fractal Design Define 7 Nano is an ITX case measuring 399 x 205 x 361 mm (15.7 x 8.1 x 14.2″) which means you actually have some space to work inside the case. It also ensures you can install up to a 2.5 slot GPU, a single 3.5″ drive, four 2.5″ and both a reasonably sized heatsink and PSU inside. As well, the overall size means you can install a fair amount of cooling, including a 120/140mm fan at the front, two 120/140mm at the top and a 120mm fan at the back … or their watercooling equivalents.
TechPowerUp were even more impressed with the Define 7 Nano when they realized the entire top of the case is easily removable, making it even easier to install components in this SFF case. There is also enough space behind the case to not only hide your cables, but to sneak in that fourth 2.5″ SSD. They also mostly liked the air tunnel Fractal Design included which guides air into the top chamber, it does limit the size of the GPU you can install but is also removable.
Fractal Design has managed to improve the Define series with every generation without loosing its original design DNA. with the 7th generation chassis released back in 2020, the company quickly followed up with the shorter Define 7 Compact a couple of months later.