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Fractal Design Core 500 Black Mini-ITX Small Form Factor Computer Case

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  • Supports up to 2 radiators (Top – 1x 280, 240, 140 or 120 mm Rear - 1x 120mm)
  • Magnetic Removable Dust Filters
  • Supports ATX PSUs up to 160mm in length (modular PSUs)/170mm in length (non modular PSUs) (not included)
  • Fully removable 5.25" drive cage
  • Supports up to 7 drives (3x 3.5" HDD, 3x 2.5" SSD 1x 5.25" ODD)
Overview
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Small footprint. Big potential
Core 500
Core 500

The Core 500 is a small, compact chassis that lets you build your computer without compromising on component selection.

The case comes with one Silent Series R3 140mm fan which offers great cooling from the get go. For those who wish to expand their cooling ability there is room for an additional two 140 mm fans, water cooling radiators up to 280mm or air coolers up to 170 mm in height.

Additionally, with minimal compromise, the Core 500 can fit one 5.25" drive, three 3.5"drives and three 2.5" drives, allowing you to use every last square millimeter of this compact, 19.5 liter case.


Key features
  • 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 long
  • 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 ensure a dust free interior
Core 500

Specifications
  • Mini ITX motherboard compatibility
  • 2 expansion slots
  • 3 - 3.5" HDD positions
  • 3 - 2.5" dedicated SSD/HDD unit positions
  • 1 - 5.25" bay (removable)
  • CPU coolers up to 170mm in height
  • ATX PSUs, up to 170mm in length (non modular PSUs); ATX PSUs, up to 160mm in length (modular PSUs)
  • Graphics cards up to 310 mm in length
  • Colours available: Black
  • Case volume: 19.5 liters
  • Case dimensions (WxHxD): 250 x 203 x 367 mm
  • Case dimensions - with feet/screws/protrusions: 250 x 213 x 380 mm
  • Net weight: 4.4 kg
  • Package dimensions (WxHxD): 285 x 335 x 450 mm
  • Package weight: 5.3 kg
Cooling system
  • Rear: 1 – 120/140 mm fan (included is 1 Fractal Design Silent Series R3 fan, 1000 RPM speed)
  • Top: 2 - 120/140 mm fan (not included)
  • Dust filters: Magnetic filters on side and top panel, PSU filter

Water cooling compatibility
  • Top – 280, 240, 140 and 120 mm radiators. (Thickness limitation of 100 mm for both radiator + fan) (240 and 280 mm radiators require removal of the ODD bay) (280mm radiator can be maximum 325mm in length)
  • Rear – 120 mm radiator (not compatible with the rear 3.5" HDD position)

Front interface
  • 2 USB 3.0
  • Audio in/out
  • Power button with LED (white)
  • HDD activity LED (white)
  • Reset button

Package contents
  • Core 500 computer case
  • User manual
  • Accessory box

Additional information
  • EAN/GTIN-13: 7350041082644
  • UPC: 817301012645
  • Product code: FD-CA-CORE-500-BK
  • Available for System Integrators

Warranty & Returns

Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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Return Policies

  • Return for refund within: 30 days
  • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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