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Cooler Master Storm Sniper Case Review


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Introduction


Cooler Master has just opened up a new edition of hardware for the gamers in mind. This new series is called the CM Storm line and is not just to the gamer, but the LAN Party gamers. Cooler Master has even put the Storm series toward hosting LAN Parties with an all out gaming agenda for all of us. Now, how does the CM Storm Sniper work into all of this gaming fun? Well it is very simple. All of the cool features that we LAN Party people love to have in their cases have been included and all without any kind of modding on your part.

Cooler Master has done one incredible job of making the perfect mid-tower sized LAN Party box and the list of features is pretty big for a case of this size. The CM Storm Sniper is not too heavy, comes with sturdy handles built into the case, and features an awesome cooling setup. Even the Ninjalane modder will get a few ideas with this case. So do not despair despite all the built in features there is still room to mod it.
The CM Storm Sniper is a flat black case with only a few plastic accents. For better airflow the side door and front panel are covered in black mesh. The top is made of plastic with a steel black mesh built into the plastic to increase overall case strength and construction. Overall the CM Storm Sniper is very strong looks much like an armored transport.
The Cooler Master Storm Sniper does have an odd look to the side panels with both of them bowing outward from the middle. The reason for this is to add room for more fans, and better cable management. The back side panel also has a very cool looking Storm emblem to dress things up.
Specifications
Motherboard: Micro-ATX/ATX
Drive Bays: 5 x 5.25" External
Drive Bays: 5 x 3.25" Internal
Cooling: Front: 1 x 200 x 30mm Blue LED Fan, Top: 1 x 200 x 30mm Blue LED Fan, Rear: 1 x 120 x 25mm Standard Fan
Front I/O Ports: 4 x USB 2.0, 1 x IEEE1394(Firewire), 1 x eSATA, 1 x MIC, 1 x Audio  
Net Weight: 23.42 pounds
Dimensions: (L)22.3 x (W)10 x (H)21.7 inches
Expansion Slots: 7
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