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  • Mainboard (12th Gen Intel® Core™)
  • Cooler master transparent top cover with mainboard
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Framework Laptop 13 Cooler Master Mainboard Case and Mainboard (12th Gen Intel® Core™) Kit

Build your own small form factor PC, powered by a Framework Mainboard (12th Gen Intel® Core™)! This Cooler Master Mainboard Case and Mainboard Kit gives you the barebones options to start building a mini workstation. You can pick up additional modules in the Marketplace to expand your build into a fully functioning PC with networking, memory, and storage.

Included items:

Mainboard Case

Mainboard (12th Gen Intel® Core™)

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Ethernet Expansion Card

USB-C Expansion Card

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Power Adapter

Est. total
$39.00
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Highlights

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.
Universal VESA mounting
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.

Basic starter bundle:

  • Cooler Master Mainboard Case (comes with a case stand, VESA mount fasteners, and a WiFi module bracket)
  • Mainboard (12th Gen Intel® Core™)
  • USB-C Expansion Card
  • Ethernet Expansion Card
  • Power Adapter
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.

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.