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Fractal Design CORE 500 Mini ITX Case - Black

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Fractal Design CORE 500 Mini ITX Case - Black

The Core 500 is the perfect PC case for those looking for 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 ODD bay, three 3.5"drives and three 2.5" drives, allowing you to use every last square millimeter of this compact, 19.5 liter case.


Brushed aluminium-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 ensures a dust free interior


Mini ITX motherboard compatibility
2 x expansion slots
3 x 3.5" HDD positions
3 x 2.5" dedicated SSD/HDD unit positions
1 x 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
Colour: 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 380mm
Net weight: 4.4 kg
Package dimensions (WxHxD): 285 x 335 x 450mm
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)
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)
Dust filters: Magnetic filters on side and top panel, PSU filter
Front interface:
2 USB 3.0
Audio in/out
Power button with LED (white)
HDD activity LED (white)
Reset button

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Additional Details:

  • Stock Availability: 16 In Stock Now!
  • Warranty: 1 Year
  • Manufacturer: Fractal Design Shop
  • Product Found In: Computer Cases
  • Model Number: CASE-FDCOR500B
  • Part Number: AW00286