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Item#: N82E16811119297

CM Storm Trooper - Gaming Full Tower Computer Case with Handle and External 2.5" Drive Dock with Side Panel Window

  • Steel body, Front Mesh / Synthetic bezel ATX Full Tower
  • 2 x USB 3.0 / 2 x USB 2.0 / Audio / 1 x eSATA Front Ports
  • 9 External 5.25" Drive Bays
  • 8 (converted from 5.25" bay by two 4-in 3 HDD module
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Learn more about the Cooler Master Trooper (SGC-5000-KWN1)

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Michael K.
  • 12/12/2014 10:53:13 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: This case is huge! Tons of room and features. Very well laid out and easy to use. Great build quality. I am very pleased with this case and would recommend it in a heart beat. Well worth the money.

Cons: Doesn't fit in my desk where the tower cabinet is. Not a big deal because I wanted a big case and now it is out where you can see it and see through the huge panel on the side.

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  • Joshua M.
  • 12/7/2014 11:48:17 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsUPDATE! To my 1 egg review

Pros: Amazing case hands down, Spacious, beautiful and everything you could want out of a case.

Cons: After my runin with a Power button issue and getting that resolved i'm updating my 1 egg review to a 4 egg.

The only reason its getting a 4/5 instead of 5/5 is because like other reviewers, i received mine with a gouge in the side window, others reported dents in the metal case. The gouge was about 8 inches long, very noticeable once the plastic was taken off.

Other Thoughts: Regardless of the minor damage, its not worth the time to send back and wait for replacement. Not only cause its just cosmetic but I'm fairly certain I would cry until it returns :)

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  • Joshua M.
  • 12/5/2014 2:21:04 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsVery Disappointed

Pros: Beautiful case, I believe one the best cases I would have owned, had it been sent to me with a working Power Button.

Cons: After 8 hours of installation, reinstallation, uninstallation, and diagnostics, just to find out my power button doesn't work when I finally switch the reset and power switch's on the board and boot it up with the reset button, however my front panel doesn't light up properly, even though the USB's get power. Really need Cooler Master to fix this ASAP and send me some replacement parts. I'll update this to the 5 egg it deserves if i get this fixed without having to send my entire case back.

Other Thoughts: Waiting on response here from Cooler Master.

Manufacturer Response:

Good Afternoon valued Customer,

I apologize your power button is not working correctly as we can replace that through our CM Fanzone Parts Request at the links below.

Please let me know for further questions.

Regards,
Felinni M.
CMUSA Support
1-888-624-5099

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  • Matthew A.
  • 12/4/2014 10:56:48 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPowerful and Reliable

Pros: - Excellent airflow
- Modabiity
- Portability
- Aesthetic
- Space!

I am highly pleased with this case. I was recommended to purchase a Cooler Master case from a friend, and I originally banked on one of the HAF series cases, but I needed something I could carry (though it is heavy). This case fit my bill. Everything from the handle, space, design, cooling, and the 2.5in hotswap bay, which makes troubleshooting laptop drives a cinch.

Cons: - It is HEAVY. If you are looking at it for the handle (like I was) for things like LAN Parties, be warned it's a chunky heavy case. But worth it.

- The 200mm crapped out after 6 months, but a simple parts replacement from Cooler Master resolved this.

Other Thoughts: Newegg lists the manufacturer warranty as 1 year. In actuality it's 2 years. I had this confirmed from Cooler Master support. That and the warranty period on my account lists it as 2.

The dust filters do need to be cleaned often if you live in a high dander/dust environment, but they work wonders on controlling contaminants in the case.

The screws for the drive cages can be confusing at first. But virtually everything in the case is held in place with thumbscrews, making assembly easy.

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  • Cullen S.
  • 12/3/2014 6:02:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBig and beautiful.

Pros: Do not know where to begin..
*Tons of space.
*Promoted cable management with cable routers.
*Plenty of HDD drives (More than I'd ever use).
*Lots of fans, big enough to house a 240mm radiator (Corsair h105)
*Durable. Heavy. Feels like a beast.

You won't have trouble fitting any GPU cards into this case. There is roughly 13'' of clearance between the back of the case and the HDD cages. Window is nice and big, looks great when cable management is put to use.

Cons: None, as of yet.

Before building, make double sure you remove the HDD cages as it gives you access to the tool kit on the bottom (The Cool Master logo covers the front of it on the case). I was having a bit of a time trying to find the standoffs for the motherboard until I found the toolbox kit.

Other Thoughts: Well worth the money. Cool Master has done it right!

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  • Joshua C.
  • 11/28/2014 10:26:55 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLove it, multiple builds

Pros: This tower has plenty of room, all the attachments one could possibly need for mounting anything. Love the dust filters (just gotta clean them now and then). Room to work in and GREAT cable management.

Cons: Little large? But hey i knew that going into this 3rd build with this type of tower and no regrets.

Other Thoughts: None really, just know that power supply sits in the bottom of this case and you can rotate the hard drive bays around if you so choose so.

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  • Alec P.
  • 11/22/2014 11:46:18 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Love the handle on top for carrying, it is sturdy and has a lot of airflow. Exactly what I was looking for in a tower that will now last me a very long time

Cons: not TOO big of a deal, but the manufacturers of this case hid the box of screws in the bottom of the tower where you have to unscrew and move a few things around to get. I Almost had to call newegg support because i thought they shipped the tower case without all of the screws!

Other Thoughts: definitely worth the cost.

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  • Cyrus F.
  • 11/15/2014 6:39:28 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBEAST

Pros: Soooo roomy! :)

Cons: NONE

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  • Anthony T.
  • 11/14/2014 8:46:53 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSimply awesome

Pros: When I was researching the interwebs for a case that I thought would be great for my first build I had no idea where to turn. I spent hours looking for a great case and I think I have found just that. The case came days ahead of schedule and was in perfect condition upon arrival. The handle was very sturdy and was surprised at how well balance it felt when I lifted it up for the first time. The case is as advertised pretty heavy. With that heavy comes a feeling of a good, sturdy product. When I build my system I will update this with more of the things I find about the case during the build as well as cooling temps for my hardware. If your looking for a case though, I recommend this one.

Cons: It's kind of heavy, but I expected it.

Other Thoughts: This case is very big. Makes sure your wanting a big case if you order this one. It will have space for just about anything you want to put inside it!

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  • Bryan S.
  • 11/7/2014 6:01:00 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCM Storm Trooper

Pros: Plenty of room for components, lots of ventilation, room for more drives than I will ever utilize, fit and finish is exceptional. I put an H100i in the top and moved the stock top 200mm fan to the bottom in place of the ssd drive cage. Fan is mounted pulling air in from the bottom and the H100 is exhausting through the top. Very fast shipping from newegg

Cons: None yet

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