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Fractal Design Core 2300 Mid Tower case, Black

Motherboard support, Mini-ITX, MicroATX, ATX. Drive Bays, 2 5.25", 3 3.5" Internal & 4 2.5" Internal. GPU Clearance up to 380mm

Fractal Design Core 2300 Mid Tower case, Black
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£49.99 inc vat

£41.66 ex vat

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Order Code: FRA-COR23

Manf.Code: FD-CA-CORE-2300-BL

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Fractal Design Core 2300 Mid Tower case, Black overview



The Core 2300 is the compact ATX Mid Tower of the x3 Series that combines a clean, modern exterior design with great cooling and component compatibility. It comes with two pre-installed fans, and great radiator support for its size The case is equipped with two pre-installed 120mm fans and can support both 280mm and 240mm water cooling radiators. An innovative vertical hard drive bracket can fit a total of six drives - three 3.5" drives and three 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

Key Features

  • A compact full-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
  • Multiple easy-to-clean dust filters designed into the case to help maintain a dust free interior
  • One additional SSD position behind the PSU area with easy installation and access
  • Innovative vertical HDD bracket, which simultaneously holds three 3.5" drives and three 2.5" drives
  • Extruded motherboard plate allowing space for additional cable routing; 18.5mm around the motherboard and 13.5mm directly behind it
  • General
    Manufacturer Fractal Design
    Model Core 2300
    Model no FD-CA-CORE-2300-BL
    Case Form Factor Mid Tower
    Dimensions 195 x 431 x 450mm
    External Colour Black

    Bays & Expansion
    5.25" External 2
    3.5" External 4 optional instead of 5.25" bays
    2.5" Internal 4 dedicated SSD unit position
    Expansion Slots 7
    Supported Graphics Card Length 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 mml
    Supported Cooler Height Up to 162mm

    Supported Motherboard Formats
    Full / E-ATX / Extended ATX No
    Standard ATX Yes
    Micro ATX Yes
    Mini ITX Yes

    Cooling Features
    Installed Fans Front: 2 - 120/140mm fans (included is 1 Fractal Design silent 120mm fan, 1200 RPM speed)
    Rear: 1 - 120mm fan (included is 1 Fractal Design silent 120mm fan, 1200 RPM speed)
    Side: 1 -140mm fan (not included)
    Top: 2 - 120/140mm fan (not included)
    Bottom: 1 - 120mm fan (not included, PSU length limits apply) OR 1 - 120mm fan (not included, requires removal of lower HDD cage) OR 1 - 140mm fan (not included, requires removal of lower HDD cage
    1 - integrated fan controller on the backside for up to 3 fans


    Water Cooling Compatability
    Options Front –240mm radiator, up to 30mm thickness
    Front: 240mm radiator, any thickness, push/pull supported (secondary mounting position, three fastening screws per fan only)
    Front –Slim 280mm radiator: 15mm fan spacing required for full fastening, radiators with 20mm fan spacing can be used with only the top half fastened to the case (lower ODD slot may need to be unused depending on tube end chamber size)
    Rear: 120 mm radiator
    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)


    PSU
    ATX 0

    Connectivity
    Connectivity 1 x USB 3.0 & 1 x USB 2.0
    1 x Audio in/out
    Power button with LED (white)
    HDD activity LED (white)
    Reset button

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    About Fractal Design

    The concept of Fractal Design is to provide products with an extraordinary level of design, without compromising the important factors of quality, functionality and pricing. Today's computer has evolved into playing a central role in most homes, creating a demand for appealing design of the computer itself and its accessories. Their main product areas are Computer Cases, Power Supplies and Water Cooling units amongst other related accessories.

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