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Cooler Master Storm Trooper ATX Full Tower Case

( 4.6 Average / 18 Ratings )

Specifications

Manufacturer

Cooler Master

Model

Storm Trooper

Part #

SGC-5000-KWN1

Type

ATX Full Tower

Color

Black/Silver

Includes Power Supply

No

External 5.25" Bays

9

Internal 3.5" Bays

8

Motherboard Compatibility

ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX, XL ATX

Front Panel USB 3.0 Ports

Yes

Maximum Video Card Length

12.68"

Dimensions

9.76" x 23.78" x 22.80"

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Prices

Merchant Base Promo Shipping Tax Availability Total
Newegg $159.99 -$25.00 +$7.99 s/h In stock $142.98
$25.00 mail-in rebate
SuperBiiz $148.99 $148.99+
B&H $149.99 +FREE s/h In stock $149.99
Best Buy $166.99 +FREE s/h In stock $166.99
PCM $174.99 +$15.59 s/h $190.58

Price History (Excluding Tax & Combo Deals) History:

Reviews

Silentprince001 9 points 25 months ago
from completed build Tali Nova (First Build)

Missing the piece that covers the hidden tray, but wonderful case over all.

Invaderscs 17 points 22 months ago
from completed build Free + upgrades

Bought this early February from Microcenter after my girlfriend got me the CPU cooler because it didn't fit in my old case.

RKG1998 13 points 21 months ago
from completed build First PC Build

This is such a great tower. The fans in it are very good.

Xatalic 14 points 19 months ago

A lot of people have given me disdain over this case because of how big it is and how I don't need it for my current build or because it's a generic brand or name or because it has a handle and I won't ever use it but honestly I've been very satisfied with it so far. The handle was very useful, it's really not that heavy to carry around and the handle has a comfortable, pleasant feel to it with rubberized "teeth" on the inside. The window is nice to look into your case, though I don't think it's scratch resistant (nor smudge resistant). The buttons and USB ports at the front are all very useful and light up, the optical bay areas are removable and it's very roomy with a lot of dust filters. The case itself came with 3 small fans and 1 big fan at the top but I removed the big fan in order to install a radiator for my CLC and two fans that came with it. Lastly, there is a "secret" toolbox compartment on the bottom-front of the case where the Cooler Master logo is and it's easily removable but well hidden and it comes with hundreds of bolts, screws, extension cables and speaker.

Vergere 16 points 18 months ago
from completed build Critical Orange-2012-Upgrade

Best case I've worked in, I really love this case. Only minor gripe is that you can't fit standard 120mm fans on the top of the chassis, but there is more than enough room on the inside for both them and the 240mm Radiator.

Gmartims 8 points 13 months ago
from completed build 1440P @ Max Settings!

First of all, mammoth of a case. Ton of features and space to work with.

Edit: I have rewired the fans to only read off the mobo and not the front controller provided on the case. Kind of renders this part useless but still no complaints.

tacosareyum 12 points 11 months ago

This is my first full tower case and it was a dream having so much room to work with. Tucking cabling behind the mobo is such a smart idea; kudos to whoever came up with that. I don't make my case the room centerpiece and invite people over to witness it's magnificent radiance, but it feels good looking into a sharp, uncluttered case. On that note, there is no purposeful theme here. The case came with red fans, and I had a blue one in storage so that's where I ended up. Had adult beverages been flowing during this write up, I might have feigned intention and called this my Elmo and Cookie Monster Dinner Party rig or some such.

HDD bays by default come oriented so fans pull air perpendicularly in from left, across and out the right side of the case. This can be adjusted to the more usual arrangement of fans pulling in from front, out the back into the main cavity of the case. I considered going with the typical arrangement, but ultimately liked the idea of keeping any HDD heat completely separated from the main chassis. I only did this after learning I could install additional fans in the base of the case, to push air up toward the cpu heatsink intake, top and rear fans. I removed the SDD tray/rack (SSD's can still be installed along with other HDD's in the usual bays) from the inside case floor to clear the way. My hope is that this is creating good air flow, in from bottom, drawing across motherboard and out the top/rear of the case. The bottom "hidden drawer" completely covers the second fan I installed, so ultimately am not using it. Great flexibility here, ++ would buy again.

One of the main things I was looking for in a new case was a handle. I'm not a big LANer anymore, but even the once or twice a year I want to move my computer around, it's going to be so nice having a handle instead of having to pick it up from the bottom with two hands. That said, this rig is HEAVY with everything in it, I was surprised. Very nearly too much to even use the handle, which is hilarious.

jhaul21 9 points 10 months ago
from completed build 2016 Build (Upgrade)

Looks cool, functions fine, haven't noticed any problems, owned for 3 years now and using it for my new build. Plenty of room inside the case and great ventilation. Best case I have owned.

razerkiller94 15 points 4 months ago
from completed build Revenge of the Sith

Wow. Just wow. This case surprised me when i bought it. IN A GOOD WAY. Did a little bit of research on it, thought it looked pretty awesome. When I actually got it I couldn't believe how solid/unreal it was. The space is huge, great for cable management. It's extremely customizable, fans can be placed almost anywhere, HDD/SSD locations can all be changed. Plus it has great ventilation, even with the side window.