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Fractal Design CORE 500 Black Mini ITX Case CPU Cooler Supports Upto 170mm, Graphs Card Supports Upto 310mm, 280mm Rad Supported, 2X PCI Slots, Front 2XUSB3.0, HD Audio, NO PSU

Fractal Design CORE 500 Black Mini ITX Case CPU Cooler Supports Upto 170mm, Graphs Card Supports Upto 310mm, 280mm Rad Supported, 2X PCI Slots, Front 2XUSB3.0, HD Audio, NO PSU
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Fractal Design CORE 500 Black Mini ITX Case CPU Cooler Supports Upto 170mm, Graphs Card Supports Upto 310mm, 280mm Rad Supported, 2X PCI Slots, Front 2XUSB3.0, HD Audio, NO PSU

Part #: CHAFRD0500
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  • Brand: Fractal Design
  • MPN: FD-CA-CORE-500-BK
  • Part #: CHAFRD0500
  • UPC: 817301012645
  • Form Factor: mini-ITX
  • Maximum Card Length: 310mm
  • Side Window: No
  • Colour: Black
  • Dedicated 2.5" Bay: 3
  • 2.5" / 3.5" Bays: 3
  • 5.25" Bays: 1
  • Radiator Support: 280mm
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"This is a good case overall for an ITX build. You can fit plenty of HD's in it. It was a little longer than I expected. I fitted in a small GPU but it can fit a reasonable sized GP ...view more"

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By: Guest 03/01/22

"It's a nice small case, Good foot rest for under the table. A bit hard getting all the wires hidden away and the lid back on."

G
By: Guest 19/11/20

"Great miniITX case at a nice price, easy to work with and the inclusion of magnetic dust filters is a nice touch. Just be aware that to fit in the power supply, you may need to rem ...view more"

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By: Guest 27/02/17

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Features

Core 500

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 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 ensures a dust free interior

Specifications

- Mini ITX, Mini DTX motherboard compatibility; NOTE motherboards with SATA ports that are angled 90 degrees may conflict with installation in the case.
- 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 (note graphics cards longer than 170 mm will not fit with PSUs that exceed 170 mm)

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)

Water cooling compatibility (note not compatible with AIO water cooler units that feature the pump on the radiator)

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

Manufacturer Part No:
FD-CA-CORE-500-BK
Brand:
Product Type:
Mini ITX Case
UPC
817301012645
Product Family:
CORE 500
Shipping Weight:
5.2 kg
PB Part No:
CHAFRD0500
Product Model:
Black
Warranty: 12 months *
* Warranty period is as stated above unless the manufacturer has chosen to specify a longer period.
All warranties are return to base unless otherwise specified.

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Great miniITX case at a nice price, easy to work with and the inclusion of magnetic dust filters is a nice touch. Just be aware that to fit in the power supply, you may need to remove the front panel then reattach it again. Simple enough, but check some video reviews to make sure you know what you're getting in to :)

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By: Guest 27/02/17
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A good case

This is a good case overall for an ITX build. You can fit plenty of HD's in it. It was a little longer than I expected. I fitted in a small GPU but it can fit a reasonable sized GPU and still have a bit of airflow, just don't go any bigger than 2 brackets. The only downside is the case cover can be a little fiddly getting back on.

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By: Guest 03/01/22
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Good value for money

It's a nice small case, Good foot rest for under the table.
A bit hard getting all the wires hidden away and the lid back on.

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By: Guest 19/11/20
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Fractal Design CORE 500 Black Mini ITX Case CPU Cooler Supports Upto 170mm, Graphs Card Supports Upto 310mm, 280mm Rad Supported, 2X PCI Slots, Front 2XUSB3.0, HD Audio, NO PSU

  • Brand: Fractal Design
  • MPN: FD-CA-CORE-500-BK
  • Part #: CHAFRD0500
  • UPC:817301012645
PB Tech price: $116.52 Excluding GST PB Tech price: $134.00 Including GST

Date Created: 02:06, 24-01-2022
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Features

Core 500

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 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 ensures a dust free interior

Specifications

- Mini ITX, Mini DTX motherboard compatibility; NOTE motherboards with SATA ports that are angled 90 degrees may conflict with installation in the case.
- 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 (note graphics cards longer than 170 mm will not fit with PSUs that exceed 170 mm)

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)

Water cooling compatibility (note not compatible with AIO water cooler units that feature the pump on the radiator)

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

Date Created: 02:06, 24-01-2022
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/CHAFRD0500/Fractal-Design-CORE-500-Black-Mini-ITX-Case-CPU-Co