A Detailed Look – At the Inside
Looking into the Eclipse P400S case from the left side reveals a typical ATX mid-tower layout with the addition of a large sheet metal baffle in the bottom. Behind this baffle is the power supply at the rear and two 3.5” drive trays towards the front.
The top section inside the enclosure is dominated by the motherboard area, which features a large cutout opening behind the CPU for easy access to mount CPU coolers. The case is designed to mount four different sizes of motherboards including E-ATX, ATX, Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX form factors. There are two large grommetted openings beside the motherboard area to assist in neatly routing cables and wires.
The absence of any drive bays leaves the front area wide open. There are several optional mounting locations for additional drive bays behind the front intake fans should you choose to purchase extra ones. We will have to move around to the right side of the enclosure to check out the included drive bays.
Removing the right side panel provides access to the areas behind the motherboard and reveals the location for a standard ATX power supply, two 2.5” SSD mounting brackets, and two 3.5” HDD / 2.5” SSD removable drive trays. Cable ties are also provided to help secure and neaten cables and wires.
Two “drop-n-lock” 2.5” SSD mounting brackets are located on the backside of the motherboard tray just below the large CPU cutout area.
The two 3.5” drive trays are located towards the front of the case and are designed to mount either 3.5” HDDs (Tool-free) or 2.5” SSDs (using machine screws).
Looking at the bottom of the case with the front panel removed, shows a strip of nine LED lights along the bottom that can produce ten different colors depending on your mood. A button on the under side of the front edge of the top panel controls the lights (below and to the left of the main power button in the photo below).