Fractal Design Node 304


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Technical specifications
Mini ITX, DTX motherboard compatibility
2 expansion slots
6 – supports either 3.5" or 2.5" HHD / SSD
ATX PSUs, up to 160mm in length (To fit in combination with a long graphics card, PSUs with modular connectors on the back typically need to be shorter than 160 mm)
Graphics cards, up to 310mm in length, when 2 HDD brackets are removed (Graphics cards longer than 170 mm will conflict with PSUs longer than 160mm)
Tower CPU coolers, up to 165 mm tall
Case dimensions (W x H x D): 250 x 210 x 374 mm
Case volume: 19,5 Liters
Net weight: 4,9 kg

Cooling / ventilation
2 - Front mounted 92mm Silent Series R2 hydraulic bearing fans, 1300 RPM speed (compatible with 80mm fans) – included
1 - Rear mounted 140mm Silent Series R2 hydraulic bearing fan, 1000 RPM speed (compatible with 120mm fans) – included
Removable air filters for front fans and PSU
Fan filter for graphics card
1 - fan controller for all 3 fans included

Front interface
2 - USB 3.0 (Internal 3.0 to 2.0 adapter included)
1 - 3.5mm audio in (microphone)
1 - 3.5mm audio out (headphone)
Power button with LED

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Fractal Design Node 304 Reviews Rating: 87 out of 100 based on 4 ratings.

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Benchmark Reviews 9/10 Feb 20 '13
Cowcotland  --- Nov 27 '12  --- Oct 18 '12
HardwareHeaven 8/10 Feb 14 '13
KitGuru  --- Jan 23 '13
LanOC  --- Oct 04 '13
MadShrimps  --- Dec 08 '13
Missing Remote  --- Sep 24 '13
Technic3D  --- Feb 03 '13
techPowerUp! 8.8/10 Nov 27 '12
ThinkComputers 9/10 Feb 18 '13
LanOC  --- Mar 04 '13
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"I respect what Fractal Design has accomplished with the Node 304. The overall quality and the astonishing amount of space for high-end components really impressed me compared to many other..."

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"The Node 304 is certainly one of the best looking M-ITX chassis on the market today, I can see a lot of people buying this simply because of its overall design with little care for its component..."

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"So that brings us to value where the good build quality, flexibility of the system, low noise and good levels of airflow make the £70/$90 asking price more than acceptable."

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"A good first attempt at an ITX case from Fractal Design but it needs some tweaking before we would recommend it hands down."

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LanOC on

"My only complaint is the limited power supply size that caused us to have issues with our 160mm modular power supply in combination with the length of the GTX 780. As long as you keep that..."

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