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Fractal Design Core 1000 case revealed

Posted on Monday, May 09 2011 @ 22:24:36 CEST by

Fractal Design announced the Core 1000, a compact case for Mini ITX and Micro ATX mainboards.
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 in a small, micro atx form factor with multiple cooling options
  • A total of 3 fan slots (1x 120mm filtered in front, 1x 92mm in rear, 1x 120mm in side panel)
  • One fan included (1x 120mm in front)
  • Innovative, easily removable HDD-tray which mounts the HDD's vertically with anti vibration
  • silicone grommets
  • Supports graphic cards with lengths up to 350mm
  • Supports 3x 2,5" SSD
  • Easily removable front panel with clip on fan slots

    The Core 1000 brings many features usually only seen in more expensive and larger cases. It supports long graphics cards up to 350mm due to the innovative, vertical and removable HDD mounting bracket. The front panel's 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. Similar to the Define Series, all the HDD trays are fitted with anti-vibration silicon grommets for optimal silence.

    Cooling system
  • 1 front mounted Fractal Design 120mm fan @ 1200rpm included
  • Additional 2 fan slots available for optional fans; one 92mm in rear and one 120mm in side panel

  • 2x 3,5 inch HDD trays or 3x 2,5” SSD - You can mount 1x 3,5” HDD tray and 1x 2,5” SSD at the same time
  • 2x 5,25 inch bays, with 1x 5,25>3,5 inch converter included
  • 2x USB 2.0 and Audio I/O – mounted on top of front panel
  • No PSU included
  • M/B compatibility: Mini ITX and Micro ATX
  • 4 expansion slots with sleek white painted brackets
  • Supports graphic card lengths up to 210mm when removable HDD-Bay is in place
  • Supports graphic card lengths up to 350mm without removable HDD-Bay
  • Supports CPU coolers with height of 135mm
  • Case size (WxHxD): 175x355x420mm with front and top bezel in place
  • Net weight: 4,1kg



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