Packaging is important when shipping components and that doubles when shipping full systems. In the packaging section we will take a look at the level of protection offered against the size of the package. When it comes to shipping, the larger the box the more a package is to ship. Some companies, however, offer free shipping for standard services like ground shipping.
As you can see, the outside package takes a good beating when being ground shipped across the country. Some of the corners were rounded off and we have a couple of puncture marks that went through the first layer of the outer box, but not completely through.
The outer box is 29x24x14.3 inches. Here we see the CyberPower logo on the side of the box. You aren't getting this confused with the used toaster you won on eBay.
Upon opening the package, we are greeted with the invoice that doubles as the build list, a warranty statement and a large, thick piece of foam that protects the system.
Once inside, we found the system inside of another box with a minimum of 1 inch of foam surrounding the inner box. The accessory bag was placed inside of the outer box and had several inches of foam surrounding it.
The inner box is made of the case package and it doubles as an extra line of defence so that the system is not easily damaged.
Here we see the final layer of hard foam that protects the system.