The unit itself is a very attractive design, half finished in piano black and the other half in aluminum. With the stand it measures 143mmx40x266mm
As the images above show, the arctic cooling logo is set on the black side, with both panels having air vents cut into them.
The base is supplied attached to the main chassis, but it can be removed with 3 screws. There is a felt surround on the base to increase stability and stop movement.
The front of the MC001-BD is populated with an IR receiver, 2 USB 3.0 ports, a headphone and microphone port, and a 4in1 memory card reader. The rear has audio ports for 7.1 audio out, with a SPDIF, optical out. There is a VGA and HDMI port, but no DVI port. There are five USB 2.0 ports, with a Gigabit lan connector. There is also a power connector and wireless header for the antenna booster.