Fractal Design
Core 3500 Midi Tower Case - Black Window

  • Fractal Design Core 3500 is a wide body mid tower ATX case
  • High-performance features include superior liquid cooling potential with support for up to two 240mm radiators or a 280mm radiator.


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Stock Code: CA-043-FD

EAN: 7350041081982


Manufacturer: Fractal Design


Product information: Core 3500 Midi Tower Case - Black Window

Fractal Design Core 3500 is a wide body mid tower ATX case, High-performance features include superior liquid cooling potential with support for up to two 240mm radiators or a 280mm radiator.

Now featuring the option to have your Core 3500 case with a large fully transparent window allowing you to display your setup in style.


  • A remarkably spacious midi tower 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, supporting one 240/280mm radiator in the front and a 240mm radiator in the top

  • A large, tinted, acrylic side panel window to show off your build

  • Featuring a 140mm rear exhaust fan for optimal cooling

  • Total 6 fan slots with three Silent Series R2 140mm fans included

  • Motherboard plate with 22mm of cable routing space behind it, for effortless clean installations

  • Supports extremely tall tower CPU coolers, up to 180mm in height

  • Featuring an integrated three-speed fan controller

  • 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

  • Supports extremely long graphics cards up to a maximum length of 430mm in the top four slots, and cards up to 295mm in length in the bottom three slots

  • Two additional SSD positions behind the motherboard plate


  • ATX, E-ATX (up to 295 mm wide), Micro ATX, Mini ITX motherboard compatibility

  • 2 drive bays of 5,25"

  • 4 bays 3.5"- all compatible with SSDs

  • 2 -2.5" dedicated SSD unit position

  • 7 expansion slots

  • Graphics cards up to 430mm in length may be installed in the upper four slots

  • With HDD cage in primary position, cards up to 295mm can be installed in bottom three slots

  • With HDD cage in the secondary position graphics cards up to 260mm are supported in the bottom three slots

  • Support cooling system: 6 - Fan positions (3 Silent Series R2 fans included)

  • Filtered fan slots in front and bottom

  • CPU coolers up to 180 mm in height

  • Integrated fan controller 

  • ATX PSUs up to 170 mm deep when using the primary bottom fan location for a 140mm fan; when not using this fan location longer PSUs can be used

  • Including a large 270 x 290mm tinted window

  • 22 mm of space for cable routing behind the motherboard plate

  • Thick rubber grommets on all holes on the motherboard plate

  • Available in Black

  • Case dimensions (WxHxD):233 x 465 x 517mm 

  • Net weight: 8.6 kg

  • Package dimensions (WxHxD): 322 x 625 x 540mm

  • Package weight: 10.1kg

Cooling system

  • Front: 2 - 120/140mm fans (included is 1 hydraulic bearing 140mm Silent Series R2 fan, 1000 RPM speed)

  • Rear: 1 - 120/140mm fan (included is 1 hydraulic bearing 140mm Silent Series R2 fan, 1000 RPM speed)

  • Top: 2 - 120/140mm fan(included is 1 hydraulic bearing 140mm Silent Series R2 fan, 1000 RPM speed)

  • Bottom: 1 - 120/140mm fan (not included, PSU length limits apply)

  • 1 - integrated fan controller on the backside for up to 3 fans

Water Cooling compatibility

  • Front –Slim 240 or 280mm radiator. 15mm fan spacing required for full fastening, radiators with 20mm fan spacing fan be used with only the top half fastened to the case. (with lower HDD cage moved to secondary position)

  • Front - Thick 240 or 280mm radiators supported with HDD cage in alternate position or completely removed. Motherboards larger than mATX are not fully supported with HDD cage in the tertiary position.

  • Top – Slim 240mm radiator (with no components on the upper 11 mm on the motherboard that are taller than 38mm)

  • Top – Slim 280mm radiator with slim fans

  • Rear – 120/140 mm radiator

Front interface

  • 2 - USB 3.0

  • Audio in/out

  • Power button with LED (white)

  • HDD activity LED (white)

  • Reset button

Package contents

  • Core 3500 Window computer case

  • Accessory box

  • User manual

Additional information

  • EAN:7350041081982

  • UPC: 817301011983

  • Product code: FD-CA-CORE-3500-BL-W


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Technical Details

Case type Midi-Tower
Form Factor ATX
Side panel Windowed
Colour Black
Main colour Black
Accent colour Black
Noise dampening No
Width (exact) 233
Height (exact) 465
Depth (exact) 517
Width 200 - 300 mm
Height 400 - 500 mm
Depth 500 - 600 mm
Material Plastic, Steel
Weight (exact) 8.6
Weight 8 - 10 kg
USB 2x
USB 3.0 1x
Audio output 1x
Audio input 1x
Internal 2.5" bays 2x
Internal 3.5" bays 4x
External 5.25" bays 2x
PCI slots 7x
Motherboard tray no
Remote no
Cable management yes
Front LCD/TFT display no
Filter yes
Power supply no
Power supply format ATX
Power supply position Rear Lower
Fans pre-installed 3x 140mm
120mm Fan 7
140mm Fan 5
Fan colour Black, White
Fan controller yes
Card reader no
Front door no
Hot-swap no
Position I/O Cover
HDD anti-vibration no
Radiator-mounting 1x Single (120mm), 1x Single (140mm), 2x Dual (240mm), 2x Dual (280mm)
Lighting no

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