Skip to: | |

Newegg.ca - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.

Newegg.ca - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

PremierTry Message.
Home
Home > 
Components > 
Computer Cases > 
Computer Cases > 
Cooler Master > 
Item#: N82E16811119227

Cooler Master Elite 430 - Mid Tower Computer Case with All-Black Interior and Windowed Side Panel

  • Steel / Plastic
  • USB x 2 , Mic x 1, Audio x 1 Front Ports
  • 1 x 120mm front blue LED fan

ICON Loading...
  • Overview
  • Specifications
  • Warranty & Returns
  • Reviews

With its innovative styling and high quality construction, the Cooler Master Elite 430 black case lends a hot, edgy look to your system. It's designed all-black interior coating with its main purpose in mind as such there’s plenty space for large graphics cards even the latest long graphic card Radeon HD 5970, perfect for the game enthusiast. Combining 1x 120mm front blue LED fan and 1x optional 120mm rear fan with well ventilated front mesh design, this case can keep even the hottest system nice and cool.

This stunning case, compatible with all ATX and Micro ATX motherboards, affords ample storage capacity with its 10 drive bays, which include: 3x 5.25" external, 5x 3.5" internal, and 2x 3.5" external bay. Cooler Master thoughtfully includes a pair of USB 2.0 ports on this easy-to-mod case, along with two audio ports. For easy access to these ports, you’ll appreciate the remarkably convenient front I/O panel, as well. Assembly’s a snap, and won’t require any tools, making this case an ideal choice for future modifications. Deck out your PC with cutting edge style at a tremendous value.

  • newegg Stylish Inside Looks Featuring interior black coating, the Cooler Master Elite 430 provides a high-grade, stylish inside looks.
  • newegg Tool-Free Mechanical Design The Cooler Master Elite 430 features tool-free mechanical design for easy and quick assembly and maintenance.
  • newegg Peerless Cooling Performance The Cooler Master Elite 430 case features one 120mm front blue LED fan, one optional 120 mm rear fan, front mesh holes and side ventilation holes for exceptional cooling performance.
  • newegg Transparent Side Panel Window The Cooler Master Elite 430's transparent side panel window provides a direct view of the inner system.
  • newegg Bottom Mounted PSU The power supply unit supports bottom-mount design to provide an improved air circulation for better system cooling.
  • newegg Convenient Front I/O Panel The Cooler Master Elite 430's front I/O panel enables remarkably convenient access to two USB 2.0 ports and two audio ports.

The new Elite 431 Plus builds upon Cooler Master expertise and delivers high-end features in the affordable market space. Cooler Master believes that just because something is affordable, it doesn’t have to lack features or be a “budget” product.

The Elite 431 Plus features a classic black Cooler Master design with clean, yet attractive lines. It has been built to last and uses high quality materials, unlike many “budget” products that tend to use cheaper materials that don’t last. It’s also been designed to keep the components inside the case cool and not only does it have space for plenty of additional cooling fans, but it can also be fitted with large CPU coolers, such as the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus.

 

  • newegg Excellent Cooling The COOLER MASTER Elite 431 Plus comes with one front 120mm blue LED fan, front ventilation design and four extra fan mounts for efficient ventilation and effective system cooling.
  • newegg External SATA X-Dock The external SATA X-Dock allows hot-swap data access to your 3.5" SATA HDD, eliminating the hassle of opening case and groping for the cables.
  • newegg Transparent Side Window The transparent side window provides a direct look of inner system. The blue LED fan gives out mystic light for an eye-catching fun.
  • newegg Easy Installation The tool-less design for 5.25" and 3.5" drive bay enables easy installation and upgrade. It also supports ultra-long VGA card within 400mm, making it an ideal dwelling for high-end card.
  • newegg Bottom Placed PSU The bottom mounted PSU design allows for independent and optimized cooling.
  • newegg Convenient I/O Panel One USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports and one mic jack & headphone jack allow easy access to a variety of peripherals.

Learn more about the Cooler Master RC-430-KWN1

Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
  • Read full details

Customer Reviews of the Cooler Master RC-430-KWN1

Do you own this product? Write a Review

ICON Loading...

Filter Results

Go

Showing 892 of 892 reviews - Clear Filters

  • Scott M.
  • 3/26/2016 11:41:02 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsTOOL-FREE MECHANICAL DESIGN ??? False. Holes do not match up. Tried 2 separate chassis'. Neither worked.

This review is from: Cooler Master Elite 430 - Mid Tower Computer Case with All-Black Interior and Windowed Side Panel

Pros: Nice looking case. Plenty of room. Lots of options for ventilation and cooling.

Cons: I purchased two different types of conversion brackets to accept a 2.5" SSD. Neither one worked. The holes do not match up.
(1) ORICO 3.5'' to 2.5'' SSD/HDD Aluminum Mounting kit Bracket Converter Adapter(3.5 to 1x2.5) Black. This one was extremely tight fit. Quick install (no hassle ?) - NOT !
(2) SABRENT 2.5 to 3.5 Inches Internal Hard Disk Drive Mounting Kit (BK-HDDH). Chassis fits just fine in case. Holes do not match up.
Both products were purchased from another supplier. Both were returned for credit. No suggestions given on what will work. I just want the hole to match up. One simple request.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Scott,

We apologize for the trouble you are having with the Cooler Master Elite 430 .
Please contact us through CM Fanzone for further trouble shooting.

Respectfully,
Nichole
CMUSA Support

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Timothy U.
  • 3/25/2016 5:22:55 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY!!!

This review is from: Cooler Master Elite 430 - Mid Tower Computer Case with All-Black Interior and Windowed Side Panel

Pros: Other than a big paper weight, it's a junk box...

Cons: ZERO, and I mean zero cable management space, also, although it didn't smell like it I think this box is made out of poop...

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • Anonymous
  • 3/12/2016 8:28:13 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome Case!

This review is from: Cooler Master Elite 430 - Mid Tower Computer Case with All-Black Interior and Windowed Side Panel

Pros: -Air Flow is Great
-Nice Lighting
-Lots of Room for upgrading later on.

Cons: -None

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • N/A
  • 1/2/2016 10:34:02 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome case

This review is from: Cooler Master Elite 430 - Mid Tower Computer Case with All-Black Interior and Windowed Side Panel

Pros: Great case for the price! Does everything that could be expected

Cons: No cable management room but you can get by

0 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • Gary H.
  • 12/22/2015 6:31:34 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsperfect for price

This review is from: Cooler Master Elite 430 - Mid Tower Computer Case with All-Black Interior and Windowed Side Panel

Pros: cheap price, great intake outtake ports, with great fan

Cons: cheap built quality, when installing the motherboard, i noticed the threads for the motherboard were poor

Other Thoughts: i would have voted 5 stars if it wasn't for the poor threading. comes with plenty of extra hardware

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • N/A
  • 11/29/2015 1:54:20 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNice looking case

This review is from: Cooler Master Elite 430 - Mid Tower Computer Case with All-Black Interior and Windowed Side Panel

Pros: Looks like a basic gaming case should, FIts coolermaster hyper 212 evo cpu cooler

Cons: NO CABLE MANAGEMENT!

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • N/A
  • 11/10/2015 6:07:28 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsLooks Good

This review is from: Cooler Master Elite 430 - Mid Tower Computer Case with All-Black Interior and Windowed Side Panel

Pros: It looks good, and I got it for about $30 on rebate which is great considering it has a windowed side panel. The construction is reasonable. It comes with a blue fan in front which matched my build.

Cons: The cable management in this case is horrible. My build that was supposed to look nice ended up looking like a jumbled mess. The cables were everywhere and couldn't be routed anywhere. There are no holes to loop cables in and out of, just a large hole in the right side that spans the entire height of the case. Overall that is the major problem I have with this case. I docked it down two eggs because it's just that bad, at least to me.

Other Thoughts: I wish I had done more research at the time of buying this case. I would have definitely saved up to buy a better case like the S340

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • N/A
  • 11/10/2015 7:41:25 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsDecent case for the price

This review is from: Cooler Master Elite 430 - Mid Tower Computer Case with All-Black Interior and Windowed Side Panel

Pros: Decent looking
Very cheap
Good ventilation

Cons: Cable management (or lack there of)
There is absolutely no cable managements in this case. You can attempt to zip tie cables around the edges but it is very difficult to make the case look presentable with the large side window. There is no room behind the mobo to run cable.

Thin metal and plastic build (it is expected based on the price)

PCI cover slots are cheap bend out metal

Other Thoughts: All things considered, for 25$ you get what you pay for. The case looks decent from the outside and does everything it needs to.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • N/A
  • 10/26/2015 11:16:31 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsAwesome case with a couple minor complaints

This review is from: Cooler Master Elite 430 - Mid Tower Computer Case with All-Black Interior and Windowed Side Panel

Pros: Aesthetically speaking the case looks amazing with a sleek, relatively minimalist design, awesome side panel window and a good paint job. Airflow is superb, with 1 included 120mm Blue LED front intake fan and room for 5 more (2 top, 1 rear, 1 bottom, 1 side). Screw hole mounting measurements (fans, motherboard, psu, optical drive) were all exact, leaving hardware to align and mount perfectly. All this being said, there were a couple very minor gripes I had with this case (see cons).

Cons: The cable management can be a nightmare if you aren't working with a modular PSU (and possibly even then). There is little to no room behind the motherboard tray for cable routing and only a small corner to tuck them away near the HDD cage and front intake fan. The bottom 120mm fan mount becomes useless if you're using a PSU that's too long (like most higher-watt PSUs these days are) as it physically blocks two of the 120mm fan mounting holes.

Other Thoughts: All in all this is a great case, very well built with awesome airflow. I've used several of these for customer builds and haven't received a single complaint to date.

I'd highly recommend looking for a PSU offering flat cables (thermaltake is usually what I use), they are MUCH easier to route and hide given the minimal space. Don't bother buying a 120mm fan for the bottom mount, most PSUs on the market today are going to block those mounting holes.

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • N/A
  • 8/26/2015 1:32:59 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsBe Careful

This review is from: Cooler Master Elite 430 - Mid Tower Computer Case with All-Black Interior and Windowed Side Panel

Pros: Cheap, good quality, very east to use.

Cons: My graphics card didn't fit inside and I have to bend the metal tabs at the bottom of it.

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

ICON Loading...
|
BUY WITH CONFIDENCE

This product qualifies for Newegg's Price Match Guarantee. We'll match any qualifying competitor's price. Learn More

Selected Items
Are you an E-Blast Insider?
Enter your email address to agree to receive promo codes from Newegg. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Subscribe Newegg e-Blast
Home
Home > 
Components > 
Computer Cases > 
Computer Cases > 
Cooler Master > 
Item#: N82E16811119227
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site.