Fractal Design Launch new Core 3000 midtower case

👤by Roderick Sam Comments 📅05.02.2011 14:31:09

Press Release

The new Fractal Design Core Series offers a unique combination of design, features, cooling performance
and value.

Key features
• Simple yet elegant front panel with mesh and filter
• Optimized for performance with multiple cooling options
• A total of 7(!) fan slots (1x 120mm + 1x 140mm in front, 2x 120/140mm in top, 1x 120mm in bottom,
1x 120mm in rear, 1x 120/140mm in side panel)
• Three fans included (1x 140mm in front, 1x 120mm in rear and 1x 140mm in top)
• 6x white painted HDD trays, with silicone mounting grommets
• Upper HDD cage is removable and rotatable
• Easily removable front panel with clip on fan slots

The Core 3000 has plenty of cooling options, up to 7 fans of various sizes can be installed. The front panel
is easily removable and pre-fitted with fan filters to ensure a dust free interior. The sleek black interior is
matched and contrasted with white expansion slots and HDD trays. Similar to the Define Series, all the HDD
trays are fitted with anti-vibration silicon grommets. The upper HDD cage is removable and rotatable, which
enables support for even the longest graphic cards.

Cooling system
• Fan controller for 3 fans included
• 1 front mounted Fractal Design 140mm fan @ 1000rpm included
• 1 rear mounted Fractal Design 120mm fan @ 1200rpm included
• 1 top mounted Fractal Design 140mm fan @ 1000rpm included
• Additional 4 fan slots available for optional fans; one 120mm in front, one 120mm in bottom,
one 120/140mm in top and one 120/140mm in side panel

• 6x 3,5 inch HDD trays, compatible with SSD!
• 2x 5,25 inch bays, with 1x 5,25>3,5 inch converter included
• 4x USB 2.0 and Audio I/O – mounted on top of front panel
• Removable filter below PSU (PSU not included)
• M/B compatibility: Mini ITX, Micro ATX and ATX
• 7 expansion slots with sleek white painted brackets
• Supports graphic card lengths up to 270mm when removable HDD-Bay is in place
• Supports graphic card lengths up to 420mm without removable HDD-Bay
• Supports CPU coolers with height of 160mm
• Supports PSU’s with a depth of maximum circa 160mm, when using bottom 120mm fan location.
When not using the bottom 120mm fan location, the case supports also longer PSU’s, typically 250mm
• Case size (WxHxD): 200x430x480mm with front and top bezel in place
• Net weight: 7,1kg

For more information visit the Fractal website

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