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

Exc. VAT : £ 54.99
Inc. VAT : £ 65.99
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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


See Overview / Video
Accessory Box User manual
Package Weight
4.3000 kg
2 Years

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
Form Factor
Yes (5.25 Bay)
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Yes (SFF)
Power Supply Wattage
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
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Drive Bays
GFX Card_ 310 mm Cards longer than 170 mm will not fit with PSUs that exceed 170 mm Max CPU Cooler_ 170 mm PSU_ 170 mm (non modular PSUs) 160 mm (modular PSUs)
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