Monday, March 4th 2013

Fractal Design Announces Core 1000 USB 3.0 Case

Fractal Design brings you the Core 1000 USB 3.0 case! The Core 1000 USB 3.0 brings forth many features usually only seen in more expensive and larger cases. It supports long graphics cards up to 350mm in length as a result of the innovative, vertical HDD mounting bracket. The bracket is fitted with anti-vibration silicone grommets for optimal silence, while the front panel is easily removable and pre-fitted with fan filters to ensure a dust free interior.

Key Features
  • Simple yet elegant mesh front panel allowing for increased airflow through the case
  • Optimized for performance in a compact, micro-ATX form factor with multiple cooling options
  • NEW: 1 x USB 3.0 with internal connector, 1 x USB 2.0
  • One Silent Series R2 fan included: 1 x 120mm in front
  • A total of 3 fan slots (1 x 120mm in front, 1 x 92mm in rear, 1 x 120mm in side panel)
  • Innovative HDD positioning with mounts the HDD or SSDs vertically on the mounting bracket with anti-vibration silicone grommets
  • Supports long graphics cards up to 350mm in length
  • Supports various combinations of drive sets ups: 3 x 2.5" SSD, 2 x 3.5" HDD or 1 x 2.5" SSD + 1 x 3.5" HDD
  • Dust filters for PSU and front fan positions
For more information, visit the product page.
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7 Comments on Fractal Design Announces Core 1000 USB 3.0 Case

#1
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by: btarunr
innovative, vertical HDD mounting bracket
For those wondering how it's innovative compared to every other budget case:

by: btarunr
mounts the HDD or SSDs vertically on the mounting bracket
by: btarunr
1 x USB 3.0 with internal connector, 1 x USB 2.0
2x USB 3.0 with a USB3-to-USB2 adapter or GTFO.

by: btarunr
Dust filters for PSU
I'd sure like to see a dust filter for a top-mounted PSU.
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#2
de.das.dude
Pro Indian Modder
fractal caases .... aaaahh.....
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#3
KissSh0t
Would love this with a 200mm fan at the top of the case.
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#4
Freedom4556
I personally love how it's a new USB3 version, but no USB 3.0 anything is visible in any of the pictures.
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#5
Jetster
Case dimensions (WxHxD): 175 x 355 x 420mm

6.88 x 13.9 x 16.5

$40
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#6
tokyoduong
Vertical HDD mounting???
I can't imagine how this will help my build
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#7
Widjaja
Just gives an option for people who are looking for an mATX case.
Personally I am not a fan of it.
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