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COUGAR Challenger-W White / Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with 12cm COUGAR TURBINE HYPER-SPIN Bearing Silent Fans and 20cm LED Fan

  • Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower
  • USB 3.0 x 2 (internal), Mic x 1, Audio x 1 Front Ports
  • 3 External 5.25" Drive Bays
  • 7 Internal 3.5" Drive Bays
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Born to conquer, the COUGAR Challenger mid tower case frags your opponents with uncompromised performance and unprecedented features. Innovative and revolutionary UI design takes inspiration from the pilot unlocking missile cover then firing. The overwhelming power, from comprehensively fused merits such as unmatched cooling performance, ample inner space that accommodates up to 410mm graphics card, easy installation for 5.25" & 3.5" devices, USB 3.0 connectivity and liquid cooling support, puts you into the pilot's seat, you just press button and destroy the enemy. A top loaded docking station allows easy access to external 2.5"/3.5" SATA HDD.

  • newegg Spacious Interior with Smart Layout The COUGAR Challenger mid tower case provides ample room to accommodate high end graphics card up to 410mm long (remove the HDD trays). Installation opening allows for convenient CPU cooler upgrade without having to remove motherboard from case. Cable feedthrough on the MB tray enables easy routing and hiding of cables.
  • newegg Superior Cooling 1x 120mm rear turbine fan, 1x 200mm front red LED fan along with a number of air vents on walls deliver efficient ventilation and effective system cooling. 3x rubber holes are provided at the rear for easy water cooling setup and maintenance.
  • newegg Tool-Free HDD Installation ODDs and HDDs installation or removal are easier than ever, due to screw-less mechanisms on 5.25" bay and 3.5 HDD trays. 7x 3.5" HDD trays are compatible with 2.5" HDD/SSD, and 3x 2.5 HDD trays are included for out of the box use (the 3x 2.5” HDD trays occupy the space of 3 x 3.5” HDD trays). By adjusting the HDD tray configuration, you can install up to 410mm long graphics card.
  • newegg Bottom Placed PSU The COUGAR Challenger supports bottom PSU installation for better case stability and effective cooling of PSU.
  • newegg Side and Bottom Dust Filters Air filters in the bottom and side covers prevent dust from entering the system for a clean interior and better heat dissipation. Uninstallation and cleaning are quick and easy thanks to magnet attachment.
  • newegg Top I/O module with hot-swap Docking Station Top I/O panel provides 2x USB 3.0 ports and 2x audio ports for user convenience and expandability. A hot-swap docking station is also located at top for quick data transfer with external 2.5"/3.5" HDDs, without the hassle of open side panel or digging around inside the chassis.

Learn more about the COUGAR Challenger-W

Model

Brand
COUGAR
Model
Challenger-W

Spec

Type
ATX Mid Tower
Color
White / Black
Case Material
Steel / Plastic
With Power Supply
No
Power Supply Mounted
Bottom
Motherboard Compatibility
Micro ATX / ATX
With Side Panel Window
Yes

Expansion

External 5.25" Drive Bays
3
External 3.5" Drive Bays
1
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays
7
Internal 2.5" Drive Bays
3 (converted from 3.5" Drive Bays)
Hot-Swap Drive Bays
1 External 3.5" & 2.5" HDD / SSD Hot-Swap
Expansion Slots
7

Front Ports

Front Ports
USB 3.0 x 2 (internal), Mic x 1, Audio x 1

Cooling System

80mm Fans
No
120mm Fans
1 x 120mm Rear Turbine Fan
200mm Fans
1 x 200mm Front Red LED Fan

Physical Spec

Dimensions
10.55" x 20.24" x 20.59" (W x H x D)

Features

Features
Innovative & revolutionary UI design takes inspiration from the pilot unlock missile cover then fire!

Interior black painting

Advanced two USB3.0 ports for maximum data transfer speed and compatible for non-USB3.0 function's motherboard

Top access external 3.5" & 2.5" HDD/SSD hot-swap for easy mobile data transfer

Support for 7 fans:
front 120mm fans x 2 / 140mm fans x 2 / 200mm fan x 1;
top 120mm fans x 2 / 140mm fans x 2 / 180mm fan x 1 / 200mm fan x 1;
bottom 120mm fan x 1 / 140mm fan x 1;
rear 120mm fan x 1;
side 120mm fan x 1 / 140mm fan x 1

Front COUGAR 200mm red LED fan x 1 and rear COUGAR Turbine 120mm fan x 1 are pre-installed

Acrylic side panel

Support for longer high-end graphics cards up to 300mm, 330mm & 410mm. (depending on varies graphics cards requirement to change position with HDD bracket)

7 PCI slots provides flexibility for multiple graphics cards solutions.

Screw-less mechanisms on 5.25" devices

3.5" HDD trays x 7 compatible for installing 2.5" HDDs/SSDs x 7

Provide 2.5" HDD trays x 3 to install depending on the graphics cards length

Holes x 3 on the rear panel for water cooling solutions. (with rubber protection)

Installation opening in the MB tray for easy upgrade CPU cooler

Cable feedthrough on the MB tray for easy routing and hiding cables

Vented slot bezels for better cooling performance

Air filter on the bottom cover & side cover to prevent dust from entering the enclosure (magnet filters are easy to uninstall and clean)

Quick Info

Warranty

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


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  • John C.
  • 7/15/2013 4:04:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsCould be better held together with glue

Pros: Looks cool, has a lot of room

Cons: You can hold a case with glue together better than this. The front panel will pop off easily. I want to try putting a fan behind it and see if that can actually hold up or will it just blow off. The feet snapped out of the holes just by sliding it across the table. Side panel has a little window that you literally have to glue in. Not that much cable management. Half the thing was broken just by sitting out of the box for an hour or so.

Other Thoughts: I would not recommend this case unless you want to keep it in its original packaging at all times.

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  • David J.
  • 6/25/2013 4:21:22 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic

Pros: This case has everything I wanted, lots of room, good porting. The face looks funny but it grows on you. Case feels solid, easy to take apart and put together. No trouble getting the MB (std ATX Asus) placed. For the price range its in, you can't beat it! Very lengthy USB-3 cable for the top USB ports.

Cons: Not much of a con, but the kit box included parts for a different case style, but nothing was missing.

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  • Ronald N.
  • 6/13/2013 10:57:31 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAmazing

Pros: Amazing Case,Awesome looks, good cable management, good cooling, very easy hard drive installation, adjustable for different graphics card sizes.

Cons: The position of the hard drives and the disc drive bays make it difficult to power both with the same cable, Its not really that inconvenient its just the only con I can think of.

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/14/2013 12:05:02 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsEggcellent!

Pros: High quality materials. Easy on off magnetic dust covers. Very easy cable management. Front of case snaps on and off with ease. Cool look. Both 120 and 200(big fan in front) are almost silent while keeping airflow moving. USB 3.0 ports on the top for convenience. Hot swap power and sata 3 tray on top.

Cons: Heavy, but I guess i just didn't want to fork out the money for titanium. lol

Other Thoughts: Front and rear chassis fans are amazing, running at around 800 rpm. I have used the external hot swap disk drive and it works flawlessly.

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  • Wesley L.
  • 5/13/2013 10:40:30 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery satisfied

Pros: Great look. Easy to install components. Super quiet fans. USB 3.0. Cool looking side window and 200 mm LED intake fan. Room under motherboard tray for cable management and plenty of room above components.

Cons: The front panel that covers the 200 mm fan and the rest of the front of the computer is very easy to come off if you aren't careful.

Other Thoughts: Bought it for my first computer build and so far it is doing wonderfully. Going to order some of their fans and liquid cooler for CPU since i have room for a lot of fans.

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  • Michael J.
  • 4/9/2013 6:22:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAMAZING!

Pros: Lots of Space
Cool Design
Removeable compartments
Cable and Liquid Cooling management
Magnetic Dust Catcher

Cons: None that I can think of!

Other Thoughts: This case is absolutely amazing. Tons of Space, Great construction, the dust screens are easy to remove to clean and easy to put back, simple slide it over and it clicks back into place via magnets. It really catches attention, and has this neat missle launch button for power and a button to reset the PC in crash situations. Lots of space inside, easy cable management, and theres tons of spots ready to install more fans. Best case ive ever purchased and ive been building my own PCs for 8 yrs

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  • Larry S.
  • 2/11/2013 7:46:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Awsome tower

Cons: No problems

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