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Fractal Design Core 1300 Micro ATX Case

  • Superior water cooling support
  • Supporting up to two 240mm radiators
  • HDD trays split into two cages
  • Supports graphics cards 380mm maximum length
  • Case dimensions (WxHxD):195 x 370 x 450mm

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Mfr part code: FD-CA-CORE-1300-BL

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    Fractal Design Core 1300 Micro ATX Case Product Description

    The Core 1300 is the extremely compact micro ATX Mini Tower of the x3 Series Designed for exceptional airflow and cooling. The case is equipped with two pre-installed Silent Series LT 120mm fans and can support both 280mm and 240mm water cooling radiators. An innovative vertical hard drive bracket can fit a total of four drives - two 3.5" drives and two 2.5" drives. An additional 2.5" SSD mounting is available behind the power supply position. A beautiful build is easy to achieve with the black/white contrasted interior and well-designed cable routing capabilities. All at an attractive price point.

    Key features 
    • An extremely compact micro ATX case with bottom-mounted PSU, designed for exceptional airflow and cooling
    • Brushed aluminum-look front panel with a sleek, three-dimensional textured finish
    • Superior water cooling support for its size, supporting up to two 240mm radiators
    • Featuring a 120mm rear exhaust fan for exceptional cooling
    • Supports tall CPU cooler towers, up to about 162mm in height
    • Total 7 fan slots with two 120mm fans included
    • Featuring an integrated three-speed fan controller
    • Extruded motherboard plate allowing space for additional cable routing; 18.5mm around the motherboard and 13.5mm directly behind it
    • Multiple easy-to-clean dust filters designed into the case to help maintain a dust free interior
    • Four vibration dampening hard drive trays for up to four 3.5" HDDs, all compatible with 2.5" drives
    • HDD trays split into two cages and strategically positioned with a large space in between to support all long graphics cards up to a maximum length of 380mm, with all hard drive trays in place
    • One additional SSD position behind the PSU area with easy installation and access
    • Mini ITX, Micro ATX motherboard compatibility
    • 2 drive bays of 5,25" - 2 bays 3.5"
    • 3 -2.5" dedicated SSD unit position
    • 4 expansion slots
    • Graphics cards up to 380mm in length may be installed. One or more 3.5" hard drives may interfere with side-mounted power connectors on graphics cards longer than 200 mm
    • Support cooling system: 7 Fan positions (2 fans included)
    • Filtered fan slots in front and bottom
    • CPU coolers up to 162 mm in height
    • Supports ATX PSUs up to 205/185 mm with a bottom 120/140mm fan; When not using any bottom fan location longer PSUs can be used 
    • 13.5-18.5 mm of space for cable routing behind the motherboard plate
    • Available in Black
    • Case dimensions (WxHxD):195 x 370 x 450mm 
    • Net weight: 4.6 kg
    • Package dimensions (WxHxD): 270 x 547 x 432mm
    • Package weight: 5.7 kg
    Cooling system

    • Front: 2 - 120mm fans (included is 1 Fractal Design Silent Series LT 120mm  1200 RPM speed) or 1 - 140mm fan (not included, two positions available)
    • Rear: 1 - 120mm fan (included is 1 Fractal Design silent 120mm fan, 1200 RPM speed)
    • Top: 2 - 120/140mm fan (not included)
    • Bottom: 1 - 120mm fan (not included, two positions available) or 1 - 140mm fan (not included)
    • Side: 1 -140mm fan (not included)

    Water Cooling compatibility
    • Front : Slim 240mm radiator (with lower ODD slot unused)
    • Top : Slim 240mm radiator (with upper ODD slot occupied by a device no longer than 150mm and with no components on the upper 23 mm on the motherboard that are taller than 34mm)
    • Rear : 120 mm radiator
    Front interface
    • 1 USB 3.0 + 1 USB 2.0
    • Audio in/out
    • Power button with LED (white)
    • HDD activity LED (white)
    • Reset button
    Package contents

    Core 1300 computer case
    Accessory box
    User manual

    Additional information
    • EAN:7350041081920
    • UPC: 817301011921
    • Product code: FD-CA-CORE-1300-BL 

    Technical Specifications


    Cooling System Front: 120 mm fan x 1 / 1200 rpm ¦ Rear: 120 mm fan x 1 / exhaust / 1200 rpm ¦ Front: 120/140 mm fan mount x 1 ¦ Top: 120/140 mm fan mount x 2 ¦ Bottom: 120/140 mm fan mount x 1 ¦ Side: 140 mm fan mount x 1
    Form Factor Mini tower
    Max Mainboard Size Micro ATX
    Supported Motherboards microATX, Mini-ITX
    Specification Compliance ATX
    Internal Bays Qty 5
    Front Accessible Bays Qty 2
    Colour Black
    CPU Cooler Max Height 162 mm
    Video Card Max Length 380 mm
    System Cabinet Features Fan speed controller, front dust filter, vibration-absorbing drive bays, liquid cooling holes, bottom mounted PSU holder, cable management system, removable HDD cage, bottom dust filter

    Expansion / Connectivity

    Expansion Bays 2 (total) / 2 (free) x internal - 3.5" ¦ 2 (total) / 2 (free) x front accessible - 5.25" ¦ 3 (total) / 3 (free) x internal - 2.5"
    Expansion Slots 4
    Interfaces 1 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x headphones - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x USB 3.0


    Power Device No power supply

    Dimensions & Weight

    Width 19.5 cm
    Depth 45 cm
    Height 37 cm
    Weight 4.6 kg

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