North

North reimagines the gaming PC, introducing natural materials and bespoke details to make gaming a stylish addition to the living space. Fusing design and airflow engineering, the case features fine-patterned mesh ventilation and an open front with real walnut or oak panels. The design is complemented by sleek brass or steel details and an integrated tab for easy access to the top of the case. Inside, North offers an intuitive interior layout and generous compatibility.

  • • Get a head start on your build with the two included 140 mm Aspect PWM fans
  • • Choose a GPU up to 355 mm, or up to 300 mm with a 360 mm front radiator
  • • Enhance the look of your gaming station with sleek wood and alloy details

Transform your gaming space

North

Natural design

  • Enjoy a sophisticated looking case which integrates effortlessly into your living space

  • Enhance your gaming station with a real oak or walnut front, a faux leather tab and sleek steel or brass details

Type-C interface

Three front USB ports including one USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C with fast charging support and speeds up to 10Gbps

Gaming ready

  • Support radiators up to 240 mm in the top and 360 mm in the front

  • Room for a GPU up to 355 mm with front fans installed or up to 300 mm with a front radiator

  • Seven bridgeless expansion slots allow for extensive customization

  • Designed for ATX / mATX / ITX motherboards

Easy access

Remove the side panels, unclip the front and pop off the top panel using an integrated tab

 

Ventilated performance

  • Natural ventilation through an open front and a stylishly integrated mesh top panel

  • The mesh version of the case features a full mesh side panel in addition to the top

Flexible storage

North features two included combined 3.5″/2.5″ drive mounts and two dedicated 2.5″ drive mounts out of the box

Build versatility

  • Make the most of your building experience with an intuitive interior layout

  • Two Aspect 14 PWM fans preinstalled with room to expand up to a total of four 140 mm or six 120 mm fans

  • The mesh version also ships with a fanhub and a fan bracket, providing an additional two fan positions

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"It deserves the innovation award for its bold pursuit of design and some unique functionality"
"It's great to have attractive and well-performing alternatives like the North"
"The Fractal Design North in our test knows how to convince!"
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"There are not many cases out there with this type of design, and if there are it is likely they are not going to have the same type of quality you are going to get from Fractal Design"
Thinkcomputers.org Read the full review
"The North is modern, elegant and simple, and that's what we like about it."
"Fractal Design North erbjuder stilren estetik och design av hög kvalitet kombinerat med vettigt luftflöde"
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"The Case of my DREAMS!" - Hardware Canucks

"Wood you buy a wooden case?" - ShortCircuit

Fractal Design NORTH Case Review - KitGuruTech

"The FRACTAL NORTH changes EVERYTHING!" - Gear Seekers

"BEST Looking PC CASE EVER. Period!" - Tech Notice

Specifications

  • Dedicated 2.5" drive mounts
    2
  • Combined 3.5/2.5” drive mounts
    2 (included)
  • 5.25” drive mounts
    0
  • Expansion slots
    7
  • Front interface
    1xUSB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C, 2xUSB 3.0, Audio & Mic
  • Total fan mounts
    8 x 120 mm or 6 x 140 mm
  • Front fan
    3 x 120, 2 x 140 mm (2 x Aspect 140 mm PWM Included)
  • Top Fan
    2 x 120/140 mm
  • Rear fan
    1 x 120 mm
  • Dust filters
    Front, PSU
  • Fixed cable straps
    Yes
  • Cable routing grommets
    Yes
  • Captive thumbscrews
    HDD brackets, SSD bracket, Side Panels, Fan Bracket, PSU Bracket
  • Left side panel
    Mesh or tempered glass
  • Right side panel
    Steel

Compatibility

  • Motherboard compatibility
    ATX / mATX / Mini-ITX
  • Power supply type
    ATX
  • PSU max length
    1 HDD Tray: 255 mm max, 2 HDD Tray: 155 mm max
  • GPU max length
    355 mm with and without front fan mounted
  • CPU cooler max height
    145 mm with Fan Bracket (Mesh version only)/ 170 mm w.o
  • Front radiator
    Up to 360 mm
  • Top radiator
    Up to 240 mm (See manual for details on ram clearance)
  • Rear radiator
    1 x 120 mm (If using a rear radiator the mesh version fan bracket can only be slotted into the bottom position)
  • Cable routing space
    30 mm

Dimensions

  • Case dimensions (LxWxH)
    447 x 215 x 469 mm
  • Case dimensions w/o feet/protrusions/screws
    433,5 x 215 x 450 mm
  • Net weight
    7.6 kg (Mesh) / 7.7kg (TG)
  • Package dimensions (LxWxH)
    565 x 326 x 553 mm
  • Gross weight
    9.55 kg (Mesh) / 9.3kg (TG)

Other

  • Package contents (Mesh version)
    North case, Accessory Box, Fan Bracket Accessory Box, User Manual
  • Package contents (TG version)
    North case, Accessory Box, User Manual
  • EAN
    Charcoal Black: 7340172704706, Charcoal Black TGD: 7340172704713, Chalk White: 7340172704720, Chalk White TGC: 7340172704737
  • UPC
    Charcoal Black: 843276104702, Charcoal Black TGD: 843276104719, Chalk White: 843276104726, Chalk White TGC: 843276104733
  • JAN
    Charcoal Black: 4537694310512, Charcoal Black TGD: 4537694310529, Chalk White: 4537694310536, Chalk White TGC: 4537694310543
  • Product Code
    Charcoal Black: FD-C-NOR1C-01, Charcoal Black TGD: FD-C-NOR1C-02, Chalk White: FD-C-NOR1C-03, Chalk White TGC: FD-C-NOR1C-04
  • Warranty
    2 Years