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Corsair Carbide Series 400R Mid Tower Case Review - Accessories and Documentation

Corsair claims that you get everything you need, and nothing you don't with its latest Carbide Series 400R mid tower for more budget minded builders. Let's see if this holds up today.

By: | Mid-Tower Cases in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Sep 28, 2011 5:12 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Corsair

Accessories and Documentation

 

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Opening the plastic bag with the paper work inside I found the 400R quick star guide and the red STOP pamphlet reminding you not to return this product to the point of purchase.

 

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As I mentioned, as the back panel displayed, that is covered in the guide. Really that is all that is covered! The twelve key points have a basic multi-lingual description of each.

 

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Folding it back up to look at the back of the guide, I see Corsair displays a pats check list for the hardware that should be in the white box.

 

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Opening the box to have a look at what I got, I found everything to be packaged separately for easier finding of the hardware when you need it. More specifically, the four risers are kept separated from the four PSU mounting screws below it. At the same time another bag contains a few wire ties and a pair of nylon clips, the motherboard screws, the optical drive screws, and the extended fan mounting screws are all in different bags. Lying across the top is the USB 3.0 adapter to allow those with only USB 2.0 ports on their motherboards to still get functionality from the front I/O USB ports.

 

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I mentioned that 2.5" drives do in fact install into the trays. What I found out was in order to do so you also need to remove the pin system from one side of the tray to allow the drive tray to slide back into the chassis. It's pretty simple to release the four tiny clips with a screwdriver and remove the side piece.

 

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Looking at it a little closer, you can see the tray on the left is flat on the edge, no obstructions. The tray on the right has the clip poking out and will not slide into the drive cage in this state.

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