Packaging and Unboxing
The Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 5 comes in a plain brown box with depictions of the side and front of the case in black on the brown cardboard box. The Cooler Master logo adorns the top left-hand corner of the box.
The rear of the box gives a mission statement of sorts about the MasterBox Lite 5, as well as some features in several languages taking up half of the rear.
Both ends of the box list important information, specifications on one end, and features on the other.
After seeing some signs of shipping distress on the box, we worried just a bit about the condition of the case inside. Opening the top flaps, we see the case is actually suspended in the middle of the box via two large Styrofoam blocks around each end of the case. This should protect it from all but the most zealous of loading dock soccer players.
Pulling the case out of the box, it’s pretty quickly apparent the packaging did its job and protected the case.
The chassis is also wrapped in a plastic bag within the Styrofoam blocks.
With the blocks and bag removed, we find the entire front and window side panel covered in heavy scratch resistant film. The rough handling in shipping has dislodged a small brown cardboard box inside, but we’ll get to it in just a bit.