The Define 7 “Normal” (54.7 x 24 x 47.5 cm) and Meshify 2 (54.2 x 24 x 47.4) take up quite a bit of space. A compact version of both models was already available, and now Mini and Nano have been added.
The Minis are very similar in specs: a size of 39.6 x 20.5 x 40.6 cm (Define 7 Mini is slightly longer at 39.9 cm), support for micro ATX motherboards and space for up to 30.6 cm (33.1 cm) GPUs without a front fan. Two fans (1 x 120mm, 1 x 140mm) are included. In total, up to seven 120mm fans or four 140mm fans can be installed. There is also enough space for drives: 2x 3.5″ and 4x 2.5″.
With a height of 36.1 cm, the Nano versions are about 4.5 cm lower than the Minis, leaving slightly less room for drives and fans: 1 x 3.5″ and 3 x 2.5″ fans, and space for up to six 120 mm (or 3 x 140 mm) fans. The 120mm and 140mm fan are also included here. The micro atx motherboard is no longer suitable, mini itx and mini dtx are supported. There is still plenty of room for the video card: 30.6 cm with the front fan and 33.1 cm without it.
The smaller versions have the same features as their big brothers. With the Define 7, these are the sound-damping aluminum panels, an interchangeable top cover (with or without air vents) and dust filters. The Meshify 2 features a mesh front, removable roof, glass side and, of course, dust filters.
The Mini and Nano versions are available immediately, although only the Max ICT appears to be in stock now. For Minis, you lose about 130 euros, and Nanos cost about 110 euros.
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