Framework Laptop 13 Cooler Master Mainboard Case
Thoughtful, slim design
The transparent case displays the Framework Mainboard nicely while maintaining a thin profile at 297mm x 133mm x 14.9mm. Lay it flat, mount it, or prop it up with the included stand.
Supports VESA 100mm x 100mm mounting to attach to a monitor or stand. VESA mounting fasteners are included in the box.
Easy access power button
Use the power button to turn the system on or off without having to open the case.
Choose Ethernet or Antenna
Connect an Ethernet Expansion card or use a standard SMA antenna (not included) for a wired or wireless connection.
Expansion Card System
Customize the ports and functionality with the Framework Expansion Card system. Choose up to four Expansion Cards, with two on each side. Expansion Cards are hot swappable; simply slide and click them into the case, no tools needed.
Want to 3D print instead?
A free, open source, 3D printable Mainboard case design is also available on GitHub.
- Cooler Master Mainboard Case
- Case Stand
- VESA Mount Fasteners
- Wifi module bracket
What do I need to have a powered up computer?
This depends on your needs. If you're looking for networking functionality, all you need is the Cooler Master Mainboard Case, Framework Laptop 13 Mainboard, memory, USB-C power adapter, USB containing the OS of your choice and you're ready to go. If you're looking for a more traditional desktop PC setup, you'll need the Cooler Master Mainboard Case, Framework Laptop 13 Mainboard, memory, storage, WiFi or an Ethernet Expansion Card, USB-C Power Adapter and a display.
Do I need to buy Expansion Cards?
The Framework Mainboard contains 4 USB-C ports, but they're difficult to reach without an Expansion Card attached. If you're looking for other functionality such as USB-A, HDMI, DisplayPort, Ethernet, microSD, or audio you'll want to pick up those Expansion Cards in the Framework Marketplace.