Scan code: LN58749 Manufacturer code: FD-CA-CORE-1100-BL

Fractal Design Core 1100 Black Micro-ATX Mini Tower Case

Fractal Design Core 1100, Black, Mini Tower Chassis, 1x 120mm Fan, USB 3.0, Mini-ITX/Micro-ATX, w/o PSU

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Scan code: LN58749 Manufacturer code: FD-CA-CORE-1100-BL
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Core 1100 Black Mini Tower Case from Fractal Design

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UTILIZE FRACTAL DESIGN GREATNESS The Core 1100 is the compact micro-ATX of the Core Series that combines a clean, modern exterior design with great cooling and component compatibility. It comes with one pre-installed fan, and great radiator support for its size. The case is equipped to support two 3.5" drives or three 2.5" drives, or one drive of each size. A beautiful build is easy to achieve with the spacious interior and well-designed cable routing capabilities.

Designed for Superior Performance

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KEY FEATURES OF YOUR CORE 1100 CASE An extremely compact micro ATX case, designed for exceptional airflow and cooling.
Brushed aluminum-look front panel with a sleek, three-dimensional textured finish and a fully painted interior, with Fractal Design signature white details.
One Fractal Design 120 mm fan included.
Easy access I/O on front panel with audio, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports.
Front panel dust filters and closed top and bottom panels help maintain a dust free interior.
The innovative vertical HDD bracket can hold two 3.5" drives or three 2.5" drives (or one drive of each size) with vibration-dampened mounting for both 3.5" drive slots.

Utilise Total Computing Excellence

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Brushed aluminumBrushed aluminum-look front panel with a sleek, three-dimensional textured finish.

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1x 120 mm fan includedOne Fractal Design 120 mm fan included.

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Smart HDD BracketInnovative vertical HDD bracket, which can hold two 3.5" drives or three 2.5" drives, or one drive of each size.

An Overview of the Core 1100

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Specifications
Core Chassis Specifications
Case Edition Core 1100
Case Form Factor Mini Tower
Motherboard Form Factor
  • MicroATX
  • Mini-ITX
I/O, Bays & Expansion
Front/Side/Top Panel I/O
  • 1 x HDD Activity LED
  • 1 x Headphone Out
  • 1 x Mic In
  • 1 x Power Button with LED
  • 1 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x USB 3.0
Drive Bays
  • 1 x 2.5" Internal (Optional)
  • 2 x 2.5"/ 3.5" Internal
  • 2 x 5.25" External
Standard Expansion Slots 4
Vertical Expansion Slots  
Fans & Filters
Fan Bays
  • 2 x 120mm
  • 1 x 92mm
Fans Included 1 x 120mm
Fan Controller/Hub  
Dust Filters  
Liquid Cooling Support
Front Radiator Compatibility  
Top Radiator Compatibility  
Bottom Radiator Compatibility  
Rear Radiator Compatibility  
Side Radiator Compatibility  
Clearances
Max CPU Cooler Height 148 mm
Max GPU Card Length 170/350 mm
Cable Routing Space  
Side Panels
Window/s No
Window Configuration  
Window Construction  
LED Lighting Functionality
LED Lighting No
LED Lighting Emitters  
LED Lighting Colour  
LED Lighting Support & Control  
Power Supply Compatibility
PSU Included No
PSU Wattage (If Included)  
PSU 80+ Rating (If Included)  
PSU Support ATX
PSU Mounting Location  
Max PSU Length 185 mm
Chassis Physical Specifications
Colour Black
Chassis Contruction Materials Metal / Plastic
Dimensions 175 x 358 x 410 (WxHxD mm)
Weight 3.8 kg (Approx)
Please Note  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN58749
Model Number FD-CA-CORE-1100-BL
GTIN 7350041081913
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
24 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
12 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
Fractal Design
Fractal Design Core 1100, Black, Mini Tower Chassis, 1x 120mm Fan, USB 3.0, Mini-ITX/Micro-ATX, w/o PSU is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good on paper but disappointing build quality I bought this case as a good value serious looking PC case (without any RGB stuff, no glass panels, etc) so it looks like a professional sleeper PC. Overall the case works well and I was able to fit a Ryzen 3600 and Powercolor 5600xt easily. I like the PSU on top as my room has a carpet and I just didn't trust the PSU intake on the floor on bottom PC cases. My main grudge with this case is the build quality. The front panel is not securely attached and when I put out the USB stick it is removed. The laches arrived broken or maybe that is the design? Also, the case has very poor sound dampening, I can hear all the fans especially when I load a game and the GPU gears up. Overall I was quite negatively surprised by the build quality as it feels way worse than my old cheap Dell optiplex which had proper metal casing instead of all plastic here. Very good 120mm fan - no sound there. I added a 90mm exhaust fan and is all good. So overall a good case but disappointing build quality. It is cheap rather than cheerful.
Date published: 2020-07-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great compact case. I used this case for my first PC build. I am really pleased with the case. It's cooling is great, very compact and looks premium. Will definitely buy again. Would recommend a modular PSU though.
Date published: 2020-01-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Economy case This is a very good-looking fairly compact economy case. With the supplied fan, and a standard Intel cooler on a 65W CPU, it's also nicely quiet. Great value for money, though I'd not be keen on trying to install an internal 5.25 inch drive. Ignore the instructions. If yours comes with the front fan pre-installed as per Scan descriotion (and mine did) there's absolutely no reason to remove the front panel. If you are installing only 2.5 inch disks or SSDs there is no reason to remove the hard drive bracket either, though that's much easier to do. Also note that the wire for the fan is separate from the other wires and if you do not make it accessible before installing the motherboard and CPU, it's a pain. It's made of rather thin steel which makes it light in weight (good) but perhaps vulnerable to damage if it gets banged around in a packing crate during a move. All minor points. Great value for money. No sharp edges that I found (i.e. no blood shed assembling my system)
Date published: 2018-06-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not as described / pictured... Case isn't bad for the price, but the one I received didn't have the front fan fitted as per description. Also the pictures show the case to have the Fractal Design logo on the front bottom. The one I got was just blank here. I spoke to the Scan customer services but they said the photos were just representative - sounded a bit fishy to me... So in summary, if the logo and fan are important to you, it might be better to look at another supplier.
Date published: 2017-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good economy case. The case is very good but: 1. The 120mm front intake fan was pre-installed the wrong way round so it was acting as an exhaust fan! 2. FD say to fit the top mounted psu first but I found that it gets in the way, For what its worth I found this the best order: With motherboard on a flat surface: fit the power leads from the psu to the motherboard (they are a tight fit) and then cpu and cooler. Next fit the motherboard. Now fit the psu, then everything else. 3. The FD 120mm fan and the rear FD 92mm fan I added are quiet. Overall a nice cheap case,
Date published: 2015-08-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice basic case Used this case for a budget AMD APU based build - not as high quality as the higher end Fractal cases but at the price it's a bargain. Nice design makes it easy to build in although there's a lack of cable tie downs which wasn't a huge problem for me - with the single 120mm supplied fan and running an AMD A6 cpu with the stock cooler the machine is VERY quiet - would I buy another one? Definately.
Date published: 2015-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Suprise Got one of these last minute for a friend's PC. The Core 1000 was out of stock and the chap at scan suggested this instead. The internal layout is exactly the same as the 1000, but it has two narrow vent slots down each front corner instead of a wide open filtered front intake. Noise IS slightly lower than in the 1000 (used previously), and with fractal's usual build quality - Would happily recommend.
Date published: 2014-09-25
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Does this case still come with Fractal logos and the front 120mm fan?

A customer review reported that his case didn't have the Fractal logo nor the 120mm fan.
Asked by: Guesty
Yes, there is the Fractal logo on the bottom front and a front white 120mm fan was included.
Answered by: Sotos
Date published: 2020-07-27
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Fractal Design Core 1100 Black Micro-ATX Mini Tower Case
Fractal Design Core 1100 Black Micro-ATX Mini Tower Case