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Fractal Design Core 500 (Black) Compact Cube Case, Mini ITX, ATX PSU & 310mm GPU Support, 280mm Watercooling, Magnetic Filters


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SKU: CAI-FRCOR500 Category: Tag:


A small, compact chassis that lets you build computer without compromising on component selection

  • Brushed aluminum-look front panel with a sleek, three-dimensional textured finish
  • Very compact case with a volume of only 19.5 liters
  • Extremely good water cooling support for its size, supporting radiators up to 280mm big
  • Smart drive bay placement allows you to fit up to three 3.5”drives, three 2.5” and one 5.25” drive simultaneously
  • Supports Mini-ITX motherboards, ATX power supplies and graphics cards up to 310mm in length
  • Supports tall CPU cooler towers, up to 170mm in height
  • Featuring a Fractal Design Silent Series R3 140mm rear exhaust fan for great cooling
  • Big magnetic filters for the side and top air intake together with a PSU filter ensures a dust free interior


  • Form Factor: Mini ITX
  • #Hide#Small Form Factor: Yes (SFF)
  • Power Supply Wattage: No PSU
  • Motherboard Support: "Mini ITX, Mini DTX

    NOTE: motherboards with SATA ports that are angled 90 degrees may conflict with installation in the case."
  • Connectors / Controls: 2 x USB 3.0
    Audio in/out
    Power button with LED (white)
    HDD activity LED (white)
    Reset button
  • #Hide#5.25 Bay: Yes (5.25 Bay)
  • Drive Bays: 3 x 3.5""
    3 x 2.5""
    1 x 5.25"" (removable)
  • Expansion Slots: 2 Expansion slots
  • Cooling System: Included
    Rear: 1 x Silent Series R3 140 mm fan

    Fan Mounts
    Rear: 1 x 120 / 140 mm
    Bottom: 2 x 120 / 140 mm
  • .:
    Water Cooling options:
    Top: Up to 280 mm radiator *
    Rear: 120 mm radiator (without rear 3.5"" HDD)

    * Thickness limitation of 100 mm for both radiator + fan
    240/280 mm require removal of ODD bay
    280 mm - maximum 325 mm in length
  • Colour: Black
  • Compatability: GFX Card:
    310 mm
    Cards longer than 170 mm will not fit with PSUs that exceed 170 mm

    Max CPU Cooler:
    170 mm

    170 mm (non modular PSUs)
    160 mm (modular PSUs)
  • Weight/Dimensions: 4.4 kg
    (WxHxD) 250 x 213 x 380 mm
    w/o feet/protrusions/screws: 250 x 203 x 367 mm
    Volume: 19.5 litres
  • Additional Features: See Overview / Video
  • Accessories: Accessory Box
    User manual
  • Package Weight: 4.3000 kg
  • Warranty: 2 Years