Editors Liked

  • Removable/rotatable hard drive cage
  • Multifunction hard drive trays
  • Cable management
  • Included fan speed controller
  • Not bad looking
  • Very affordable
  • Many cooling options
  • Removable dust filters
  • Three fans included
  • Similar build quality to the Fractal Design Arc
  • Most of the engineering of the more expensive Fractal cases still within the CORE 3000
  • Rubber mounted hard drives
  • Large CPU coolers will fit easily

Editors Didn't Like

  • No USB 3.0 ports
  • Cramped
  • Only two optical drive bays
  • A little small for a midtower
  • No USB 3.0
  • Tight space between mainboard tray and side panel
  • Fans not the quietest
  • Plastic front
  • US pricing more expensive than the EU one