Project completed! I shall name it the “Define Signature”

Hello and welcome to the final update for my project Signature, a case mod featuring the Fractal Design Define S mid tower chassis.

Before I start with any specifications or naming the modifications that I have done with this project, I would like to take the opportunity to thank LDLC for giving me the opportunity to compete, Fractal Design for wishing to have me represent them, and all of the other partners who have taken part in this event and provided the parts for my project.

The system specifications are as follows:

  • Intel Core i7 4790K
  • Asrock Extreme 9 ATX motherboard
  • Inno3D GTX980 Ti 6GB iChill x3
  • Samsung850 Pro 512GB
  • G-Skill Ripjaws X 16GB (4x4GB)
  • Fractal Design Edison 750w
  • Fractal Design Define S mid tower chassis
  • Water cooling by EKWB


Mods performed:

  • Fabricated custom motherboard tray
  • Fabricated custom inside bent panel
  • Cut away front section of inner chassis frame
  • Cut out custom window in side panel and front panel
  • Fabricated custom top panel for motherboard/GPU/PSU IO
  • Modded front panel IO section to remove all USB/Headphone holes
  • Sleeved all cables on semi-modular PSU
  • Made all new cables for PSU (for GPU and SSD)
  • Painted entire chassis and custom panels
  • Made custom wooden front panel
  • Made custom wooden inlay on motherboard tray
  • Custom water cooling loop


On to the final photos then!

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That is it for me. Thank you all so much once again for this opportunity and for following my project! Have a great time, and be inspired 🙂


With the kindest regards,
Justin “MetallicAcid” Ohlsen

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