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Packaging and Exterior
Starting off with the packaging real quick and Corsair have gone with a more basic box for the 100R but it still features all of the information one should need to decide if it is the case for them or not. The front of the box features a nice outline image of the 100R and a short paragraph describing what Corsair feels the 100R represents.
Over on to the back up the box and there are a couple images that show the dimensions of the 100R as well as a description on some of the features users can expect from the case.
On the sides of the box users will be able to find a bit more information on the 100R in various languages.
The case is well protected inside the box and has been placed inside a bag and also has foam protecting it from getting dented or banged up during transit of any kind.
The front of the 100R has a very elegant brushed aluminium look to it and features 2x 5.25″ drive bays and the front IO which consists of 2x USB 3.0 and the mic/audio inputs and down towards the bottom of the front, we can see the Corsair Logo .
On the silent version, both of the side panels are identical and as such they both feature some insulation to help and reduce the noise output of the components inside.
The back of the case is rather standard as to be expected and features the normal mount for an exhaust fan (pre-installed) cut outs for the motherboard and bottom mounted PSU and 7x PCI expansion bays. One thing to note on the back is the fan controller switch that is just above the exhaust fan on the right side, this will allow users to control the fans inside the case by increasing or decreasing the RPM depending on their specific needs at the time.
The bottom of the case features 4 feet to help keep the case off the floor for a number or reasons. Also, there is an easily removable fan filter to help keep dust out of any power supply you choose to install.