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Fractal Design Node 304 Mini ITX Tower Case

( 4.8 Average / 19 Ratings )

Specifications

Manufacturer

Fractal Design

Model

Node 304

Part #

FD-CA-NODE-304-BL

Type

Mini ITX Tower

Color

Black/Yellow

Includes Power Supply

No

Internal 3.5" Bays

6

Motherboard Compatibility

Mini ITX, Thin Mini ITX

Front Panel USB 3.0 Ports

Yes

Maximum Video Card Length

12.20"

Dimensions

14.69" x 9.80" x 8.27"

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Reviews

Very nice case, looks super sharp. My only issue is that the front USB ports are very tight, when inserting a plug it feels like I'm trying to force it in backwards.

Very sturdy and very high build quality. After moving from the prodigy you can tell the differnce in quality.Very nice fractal design.

from completed build A Tale of Two Bookkeepers.

Nice case with minor design flaws. Pros - Solid, stackable, and nice looking. Includes 2 in and 1 out fan, and a nice three way switch on the back for fan speed. It has only two subtle lights.

Cons - Opening the case is difficult because of the slide, lift, and spread way you have to get the top off. Its not as easy as the 1" slide for side panels on tower cases. On one case, the cable tie points were too thin to accept my cable ties, and the screws always felt like they were going in cross-threaded.

from completed build The Recycled Microwave

Filters in all the right places. Smart case layout. The top of the case gets kinda toasty since the top of the CPU cooler is just 5 mm away from the panel. I guess that's some extra passive cooling :P

Cable management was difficult as expected, and I just ended up shoving everything in the corner in front of my front fans next to the hard drive mount. Eventually I went back and redid everything, so now there is better airflow from the front.