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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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  • Peter W.
  • 2/21/2015 12:01:45 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat Low
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsAre you a basement dweller with a cat?

Pros: Lots of space for everything

Cons: Lots to take apart when cleaning, bad power button placement, somewhat sticky power button

Other Thoughts: I know what you're thinking. That power button has interesting placement. And you're right, your cat will turn off/restart your computer mid battle, and yes you will be laughed at.

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  • Dana L.
  • 2/18/2015 8:12:59 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest Case

Pros: -Great Size
-Great quality
-Very customizable
-Alot of space
-Great cable management

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: First full tower case ive gotten and i could not be more impressed. there's so much room and its a very sleek modern looking case.
Great buy anyday. in other words 10/10 would buy again.

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  • Robert M.
  • 2/18/2015 4:43:05 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsShould be called Super Trooper

Pros: I found the case to be more than I expected. Its very well built but quite heavy. (32lbs empty, thats probably why the handle is rated for 80lbs) It has great airflow and room for just about anything but the kitchen sink. All the vents have removable filters. If your using an SSD, then you can remove the 2 drive cages in front for even more air flow.

Cons: The only cons I have are with the front bay covers, after removing them once a month for cleaning over the last 8 months ( which is a necessity where i live) the tabs on the sides get weak, like when you bend a thin piece of metal too many times and it eventually breaks at the bend, thats the same feel these get. I have 1 extra from putting in a DVD burner, so hopefully only one breaks because the replacement parts have been out of stock for months. The other con is the listing of red LED fans, its not all of them (as was stated in the info on newegg at the time i purchased), just the front 2. I solved this by getting some red LED strip lights and mounting inside the case.

Other Thoughts: My only other thought would be giving the option of a left side window panel when ordering. When i bought mine, it wasnt available but apparently it is now for $20 ( when its in stock, like the front bay covers, it never seems to be).

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  • eric w.
  • 2/1/2015 4:27:17 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsI ordered this, got a diffrent one

Pros: Don't know

Cons: , I bought it for the 3.5 drive slots, but they sent me a different case.
the other case did not have the 3.5 drive slot quantity I needed and had to manufacture a block to store them in the case, also it did not have the mounting for the server board like the one i did order.

Other Thoughts: Probably should let people know if you are sending something else instead.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We sincerely apologize for the trouble you had with our case. Would you be able to contact us to get more details as to what transpired? We wish to know if you ordered a case and got a different case or did you get a different version of the case?

Respectfully,


CMUSA Support.

Phone:
1-888-624-5099

Site:
http://account.coolermaster.com

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  • Mr K.
  • 1/30/2015 2:29:16 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsHorrible Warranty

Pros: Nothing at this point

Cons: I originally sent in a raving review about this case, but now that I need warranty, Its horrible. My front OI panel went dead and have been waiting over 1 month for replacement part and still no shipping date in sight. I have talked to 2 people from Cooler Master and they say they will have it shipped out right away, what a load of garbage. I suggest staying away from this case and even Cooler Master till they get their act together. My computer has been sitting in pieces for over 1 month and cant use it. They need to start compensating their customers for there horrible service. I will never buy another Cooler Master product as long as I live.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We sincerely apologize for the trouble you had with our case. Would you be able to contact us so we can that part replaced and make this right?

Respectfully,


CMUSA Support.

Phone:
1-888-624-5099

Site:
http://account.coolermaster.com

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  • Ryan K.
  • 1/8/2015 5:10:51 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSuper Trooper

Pros: Not damaged, no scrapes or anything

Cons: zero

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  • Mark V.
  • 1/1/2015 8:03:22 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsAWESOME

Pros: - Roomy
- Well built
- Air flow
- Lots of 5.25" externals
- Adapters
- Cable management
- Way more!

Cons: Honestly cannot think of any, which is rare...

Other Thoughts: This case is absolutely fantastic, and it looks like newegg FINALLY got the price right as it was over $250 for the longest time so I've been buying them elsewhere.

The case is large and has plenty of room for everything inside. I never felt cramped. I was able to TOP mount an H80i in a couple builds with this case. A very quick mod allowed me to put one of the two fans outside the case, under the top piece, so the whole thing wasn't dangling down covering the top of the mobo. Putting an H100i in some other builds looks super clean as the radiator isn't as thick as the 80's and this case was designed to take a 240mm radiator so that's expected.

The HDD bays provided are well done as they take 4 HDDs and only eat up 3 x 5.25" bays, like all the aftermarket conversion bays. Nice quiet fans too.

The fan and LED controls on the front are a great touch. Don't like the LEDs? Turn them off with the touch of a button.

Fit and finish on this case is beautiful. The dark hard rubbery feel of the top piece and the front on the sides makes it that much more premium. The carrying handle is "handy" if you need it. Yes the case is heavy, its VERY well built and rock solid.

The 2.5" hot swap bay is a great touch for my particular build as it was actually needed. Unfortunately the tray for that bay, in one of the cases I got, wasn't seated properly so the SSD couldn't hit the SATA & power connectors. I had to figure out how to take the case half apart to get at it and seat it properly, but was better than returning after I had already put everything in!

I'm sure many will find the hidden storage drawer in the bottom of the case a waste of space but it serves a purpose for my builds so yet again another bonus feature.

Cable management is outstanding. Plenty of room behind the board to run and tie everything down. Never had the slightest issue getting that side put back on.

The only knock I can think of is that with the 4 x 2.5" SSD holder that mounts to the bottom of the case, right in front of the power supply, it makes for some interesting routing of the power cables coming out of the PSU. Nothing that couldn't be worked around though.

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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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