A Detailed Look – At the Inside

Gripping the front bezel by the slot opening under the front edge and pulling forward releases the bezel. All of the I/O cables are neatly labeled and should be plenty long.

Next, removing the case cover (four thumb screws on back) exposes the insides of the Elite 110 enclosure. The inside is painted the same matte black as the outside.  All of the edges and openings are nicely deburred; I didn’t find any sharp edges while working with this case – very nice!

Now you can see the Cooler Master labeled 120mm intake fan on the front and mounting locations for two optional 80mm fans on the left side. While the case comes with a pre-installed 120mm intake fan, the front panel also has mounting holes for an optional 140mm fan (instead of the 120mm fan) The left side of the chassis is also designed to mount one 3.5” HDD and one 2.5” SSD or two SSDs. There are numerous openings on the front and left sides for access and routing cables; and again, I didn’t encounter any sharp edges.

Looking into the chassis from the right side…

The plate spanning the top of the chassis is designed to mount either two 3.5” HDDs or two 2.5” SSDs (or one of each). By using all the locations on the top and left side, the Elite 110 case can mount up to three 3.5” HDDs or four 2.5” SSDs (or some combination of your choosing).

Removing the top drive mounting plate exposes another good view into the Elite 110 chassis.

Looking at the rear of the chassis you can see the power supply mounting bracket that sticks out the back about one inch. As we will see in the next section, having a little more room inside the case for cable routing can be a very good thing.

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