To complement the release of the highly anticipated new Define R6, Fractal Design announces two accompanying accessories to even further expand the capabilities of the new case, both visually and technologically. The Connect D1 upgrade kit enhances speed and convenience with full USB 3.1 Gen 2 support and the latest Type-C connector. The Connect D1, available for purchase in early 2018, enables fast charging and blazing 10Gbps transfer speeds on compatible motherboards and devices with hassle-free bidirectional Type-C connections.The Flex VRC-25 offers a unique step-up in style as a vertical PCI-E riser card and extender, making your graphics card the outward facing centerpiece of your build. Coming late January, R6 owners can free their GPU from the bounds of traditional mounting with confidence knowing the Flex VCR-25 is stress-tested for guaranteed stable, uncompromised performance. The Flex VCR-25’s patented shielded overlap cable and riser card solution is specially fitted with custom standoffs for the Define R6, ensuring every installation is as clean-looking, reliable and rock-solid as the case itself.

Flex VRC-25 Key Features

  • Full PCI Express 3.0 support offering uncompromised performance for high-powered GPUs
  • Patented shielded overlap cable structure guarantees maximum transmission speed and stability
  • Extra-long 210mm heavy gauge ribbon cable is both durable and flexible
  • Right angle adapter with rigid PCB and standoffs enable a secure vertical mounting solution
  • Stylized black cabling with color-matched premium black PCB substrate
  • Flexible and extended PCI Express slot with 16x/8x/4x/1x compatibility
  • Heavy-duty double-sided wiring delivers up to 3x the power of traditional riser cables (auxiliary power connections are recommended for devices over 40W TDP)
  • Designed for use with all Define R6 Series cases

Connect D1 Key Features

  • Full USB 3.1 Gen 2 support with up to 10Gbps transfer speeds
  • USB Fast charging support with compatible motherboards and devices
  • Reversible USB Type-C port, allowing fast and easy connection every time
  • Designed for use with all Define R6 Series cases
  • Replacement I/O shells for Black, Blackout, White, and Gunmetal included

Availability

  • Flex VRC – Late January 2018
  • Connect D1 – Q1 2018

MSRP

  • Flex VRC-25 USD39.99
  • Connect D1 USD29.99
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