When I received the T20 from NZXT a few weeks ago, I was actually sent two coolers in the same larger box. Initially I opened the T20 and found that there was nothing wrong with it, so I went ahead with the testing and finished up that review. I then moved over to the larger version of that cooler from the Respire series, and even though the packaging showed no damage, I found a surprise once I opened the packaging and inspected the cooler a little closer.
What I found is that the cardboard box is sufficient enough to keep things from poking in, but the plastic inner shell isn't supportive enough to hold the weight of the cooler. Because of this, if there is a dropped box on the way to your house, the cooler can move inside of the box, resulting in the base of the cooler making contact against the hardware packaged directly underneath of it, and in my instance, making for a cooler that while usable, wasn't in any shape to go through what I put a cooler through.
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