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Fractal Design Focus G Mini


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Jul 8, 2005
2,712 (0.52/day)
Gmunden, Austria
System Name Core i7 Overclocked - Main Workstation
Processor Core i7 940 at 3.66 GHz
Motherboard Asus P6T Deluxe
Cooling Noktua U14P Super Silent
Memory 3x2GB OCZ 1600 MHz CL8
Video Card(s) 2x MSI Cyclone Radeon 6850 1GB in Crossfire - tuned to be silent
Storage G.Skill 240GB Sandforce SSD, 1x 640GB Samsung F1, 2x500GB Samsung Spinpoint, 1.5TB External Samsung
Display(s) Samsung 305T 30" 2560x1600 DVI LCD
Case Corsair Obsidian 800D
Audio Device(s) Asus Xonar D2X PCIe
Power Supply Thermaltake Toughpower XT 750W
Software Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
The Fractal Design Focus G Mini is the smaller of two cases within the Focus family. They are both geared towards system integrators and DIY builders who want an affordable case with the quality and feature set that Fractal Design is known for.

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Dec 12, 2017
21 (0.03/day)
Khartoum, Sudan
Processor Ryzen 5 2600
Motherboard Asrock B450M Pro4
Cooling Wraith Stealth
Memory 2x8GB Patriot 3000MHz DDR4
Video Card(s) Sapphire Pulse Vega 56 8GB
Storage 250GB Samsung Evo 850 , 2TB WD Blue HDD
Display(s) Samsung 40j5100 LED TV
Case Coolermaster Q300L
Power Supply Seasonic S12II 620w
Mouse CM Devastator
Keyboard CM Devastator
Software Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
How does this compare to the Coolermaster Q300L in terms of airflow/noise?
Jul 15, 2006
554 (0.11/day)
Processor AMD Ryzen 5 1600
Motherboard Gigabyte AB350M Gaming 3 F31 BIOS
Cooling Arctic Freezer 64 Pro
Memory 2x8GB Samsung OEM B-die 2133MHz @ 3133MHz
Video Card(s) Galax GTX 1070 Katana
Storage 120GB Samsung Evo 840 SSD+ 2TB Seagate Barracuda + 2TB Seagate Surveillance
Display(s) 24" LG 24MP59G
Case Tecware Nexus M
Audio Device(s) Creative X-Fi Titanium HD with Kurtzweil KS-40A
Power Supply Corsair CX750M
Mouse Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury
Keyboard CM Storm QuickFire Pro Cherry MX Black
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
It looks similar to ancient CM N200 to me. There isn't much variety on mATX form factor both in terms of motherboard and casing as compared to ITX which usually have a lot more feature (stronger VRM too and inclusion of WiFi card and such) and unique case design. One more thing puzzled me is if you plan for mATX or ITX build there is high probability you don't plan to use optical drive at all.
Oct 22, 2014
7,165 (3.92/day)
Sunshine Coast
System Name Black Box
Processor Intel Xeon E5-2680 10c/20t 2.8GHz @ 3.0GHz
Motherboard Asrock X79 Extreme 11
Cooling Coolermaster 240 RGB A.I.O.
Memory G. Skill 16Gb (4x4Gb) 2133Mhz
Video Card(s) Nvidia GTX 710
Storage Sandisk X 400 256Gb
Display(s) AOC 22" Freesync 1m.s. 75Hz
Case Corsair 450D High Air Flow.
Audio Device(s) No need.
Power Supply FSP Aurum 650W
Mouse Yes
Keyboard Of course
Software W10 Home Premium 64 bit
When I was shopping for a new case, it was between the Fractal Design Focus G and a Corsair 450D High Airflow case, both were very similar in appearance but the Corsair unit looked a better finish and had front I.O ports, something I prefer to top ports, it also had an easy to remove front dust filter and 14cm front fans in place of the latter's 12cm units.
I also had no issue top mounting my 240 Radiator above the Motherboard leaving ample room.
Mar 22, 2012
79 (0.03/day)
Processor 2500k @ 4ghz
Motherboard Asrock z77 pro3
Memory Patriot 32GB(4x8GB) Viper III DDR3 1866MHz
Video Card(s) MSI GTX1070 ARMOR 8gb
Storage 250gb Crucial m500 SSD
Display(s) Dell UltraSharp™ U2713HM @90hz
Power Supply Corsair CX500
Keyboard Velocifire VM01 Mechanical Keyboard
Software Windows 10 Pro
it would be nice to review the front audio panel, to see if it has interference .