Define 7

The Define 7 is the latest pinnacle of the renowned Define series, setting a new standard for what you should expect from a mid-tower case when it comes to modularity, flexibility and ease of use.

  • • New chassis design opens up to fully expose the case interior
  • • Anodized aluminum front panel with reversible dual-handed hinges
  • • Multibracket converts unused fan positions to HDD, SSD or pump mounts

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Introducing the Define 7 series

Re-defining versatility

Open and interchangeable

Swap in the ventilated panel to add three filtered fan positions;
remove the entire top to build and route with zero hindrance

Superior airflow by design

Three Dynamic X2 GP-14 fans come preinstalled with room to expand up to a total of nine fans.
  • Impressive cooling capacity with a total of nine 140 mm or 120 mm fan mounting positions

  • Easy-to-clean high airflow nylon filters with full PSU coverage and convenient front access

  • The single 5.25” ODD bay can be converted to an additional 140 mm front fan mount with filtered louver covering

Open layout for massive headroom

You’ll find more than enough space for your custom water loop with large reservoirs and radiators up to 420 mm in the default Open Layout.
  • Adaptable dual-layout interior design fits large motherboards up to 285 mm E-ATX

  • Support for radiators up to 360 mm in front, 420 mm up top, or 280 mm in the base

6 SSD/HDD trays + 2 SSD brackets + 1 Multibracket included

Superlative storage

Convert to Storage Layout and install up to 14 HDDs alongside four dedicated SSDs mounts
  • 6 universal HDD/SSD brackets included with 14 positions total in Storage Layout

  • 2 dedicated SSD brackets included with 4 positions total

  • Versatile Multibracket converts any unused fan position to an HDD, SSD or pump mount

  • Sturdy new HDD cage design with vibration damped trays

Exceptionally silent

Silence-optimized construction with industrial sound-damped front, top, and side panels

Cable management

Integrated cable guides with Velcro ties simplifies cable management behind the board

Nexus+ 2 fan hub

Ultra-slim Nexus+ 2 fan hub connects up to three PWM fans and six 3-pin fans

Type-C interface

Five front USB ports including one USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C with fast charging and speeds up to 10Gbps

Versatile new Multibracket

The included Multibracket lets you convert
any unused fan position to an HDD, SSD or pump mount.

Universal Multibracket

“Possibly the finest mid-tower chassis on the market today.”
"We’ve waited a long time for an update of Define R6 and Fractal has delivered a stellar case for 2020."
"Design 7 XL is a great computer case for anyone looking for a starting point to build a complete water cooled system, or a system dedicated to mass storage."
"It is very impressive that Fractal Design can continue to improve on a case that was already quite good"
Think Computers Read the full review
"The Fractal Design Define 7 is one of the best PC cases on the market. this case comes with silent operation in mind and features an impressive level of build quality."
"Fractal Design has made a near perfect upgrade to the Define series with the new Define 7"
"Fractal Design Define 7 combines a striking aesthetic design with a bevy of convenient build features and impressive performance."
Tomshardware.com Read the full review

“amazing attention to detail” … “just next level better” - OC3D TV

"Even with fans at a 100% under stress, all you heard from the XL build was a gentle little breeze" - Techtesters

"Improved In All The Right Ways" BPS Customs

"one of the most compelling cases we've reviewed in a long time" Gamer Nexus

How to videos

Drive Cage Relocation

Filter Removal

Multibracket

Layout Change

Top Panel Swap

Radiator Bracket

Specifications

  • 3.5"/2.5" Universal drive brackets
    6 included, 14 positions total
  • Dedicated 2.5" drive brackets
    2 trays included, 4 positions total
  • 5.25” drive mounts
    1
  • Expansion slots
    7 + 2
  • Front ports
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C, 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, Audio I/O, Power button, Reset button
  • Total fan mounts
    9 x 120/140 mm
  • Front fan
    3 x 120/140 mm (2 x Dynamic X2 GP-14 included)
  • Top fan
    3 x 120/140 mm
  • Rear fan
    1 x 120/140 mm (1 x Dynamic X2 GP-14 included)
  • Bottom fan
    2 x 120/140 mm
  • Dust filters
    Top, 2 x front, full length bottom
  • Fixed velcro straps
    Yes
  • Cable routing grommets
    Yes
  • Captive thumbscrews
    HDD brackets, SSD brackets, PSU bracket
  • Left side panel
    Industrial sound-damped steel
  • Right side panel
    Industrial sound-damped steel

Compatibility

  • Motherboard compatibility
    E-ATX (max 285 mm) / ATX / mATX / mITX
  • Power supply type
    ATX
  • PSU max length
    250 mm (with HDD cage installed)
  • GPU max length
    Storage layout: 315 mm - Open layout: 491 mm (467 mm w/ front fan)
  • CPU cooler max height
    185 mm
  • Front radiator
    Up to 360/280 mm
  • Top radiator
    Up to 360/420 mm
  • Rear radiator
    120 mm
  • Bottom radiator
    Up to 240/280 mm
  • Cable routing space
    30 mm
  • Vertical GPU Support (with Flex VRC-25)
    65mm total clearance, standard 2-slot GPU (<38mm thickness) recommended for optimum cooling

Dimensions

  • Case dimensions (LxWxH)
    547 x 240 x 475 mm
  • Case dimensions w/o feet/protrusions/screws
    533 x 240 x 451 mm
  • Package dimensions (LxWxH)
    558 x 363 x 641 mm
  • Net weight
    13.49 kg
  • Package weight
    15.98 kg
  • Volume
    57.7 liters

Other

  • Package contents
    Define 7 case. Accessory box. User manual. Ventilated top. 4 x HDD/SSD trays (for a total of 6)
  • EAN
    Black - 7340172702191. Black/White - 7340172702221. Gray - 7340172702252. White - 7340172702276
  • UPC
    Black - 843276102197. Black/White - 843276102227. Gray - 843276102258. White - 843276102272
  • JAN
    Black - 4537694275842. Black/White - 4537694275873. Gray - 4537694275903. White - 4537694276184
  • Product code
    Black - FD-C-DEF7A-01. Black/White - FD-C-DEF7A-04. Gray - FD-C-DEF7A-07. White - FD-C-DEF7A-09