For those experienced in building and upgrading PCs, use the following instructions. Customers can upgrade memory and storage themselves without voiding their warranty as long as they follow these instructions and use only validated parts.
For more information, contact customer service
Upgrading CORSAIR ONE is straight-forward, but we recommend watching this tutorial first before you get started.
Please back up your data before attempting upgrades. CORSAIR is not liable for any damages or voided warranties caused by incorrect upgrades.
To access the components inside CORSAIR ONE:
1. Press the release button firmly and pull the top assembly straight up.
2. Disconnect the fan cable and set the top assembly aside.
3. With CORSAIR ONE facing away from you, use a screwdriver and remove the first of the two screws holding the left side panel in place.
4. Next, remove the second screw while resting your hand against the side panel as it will pop open.
5. With the side panel released, rotate the cooling hoses so that the panel can be laid parallel with the CORSAIR ONE unit. *** Be careful
*Tools you will need - Phillips Head Screwdriver
Now you have access to most of CORSAIR ONE's components. From here, we'll replace the boot drive. This is the SSD drive that holds your OS, so please proceed with caution.
1. Place a finger on the corner of the drive. -- While holding the drive, disconnect the SATA data cable.
2. Then, remove the SATA power cable.
3. From here we suggest propping the SATA data cable to the side.
4. There is a release latch on the opposite side of the SATA data cable that will release the drive.
5. Once removed, you can insert your new SSD.
6. Start by sliding your new SSD carefully into the caddy until you feel a click.
7. Plug in the SATA data cable first, then proceed to plug in the SATA power cable.
1. Start by turning over the side panel to gain access to the bottom of the chassis. If needed, reposition the radiator hoses so that you have more room to work, this will also be helpful when replacing the DRAM.
2. Remove the (USB) CORSAIR LINK cable and disconnect the power cable from the motherboard.
3. Click the release latch and remove the expansion drive from the caddy.
4. While holding the drive, disconnect the SATA data cable.
5. Then, remove the SATA power cable.
1. Take your new drive and attach the SATA data cable, then the SATA power cable.
2. Slide your new drive carefully into the caddy until you feel a click.
1. To replace the DRAM start by flipping the latch on the left side of the DRAM slot.
2. Carefully pull the memory up and out of each slot.
1. To properly insert the memory make sure the logo is facing towards you.
2. When inserting the first module place the right corner in first and click the module into place.
3. Repeat this process for the next module.
4. Finally, connect the power cable back to the motherboard.
5. Connect the CORSAIR LINK cable back to the waterblock.
1. In order to close the side panel of the CORSAIR ONE, return it to its standing position.
2. Insert the bottom of the side panel into the latch. You may need to adjust the radiator hoses to close the panel completely.
3. Once everything is properly positioned, hold the side panel in place and replace the screws.
4. Connect the fan connector to the top assembly.
5. Place the top assembly into position - being sure to tuck in any excess wiring.
6. Give the top assembly a slight tap to lock it in place.
7. That’s it! You’ve successfully upgraded your CORSAIR ONE - now get back to gaming!