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Cooler Master is one of those companies that is famous for innovation and is responsible for the Stacker case that changed the overall look of computer cases in general. The Stacker sported a open mesh front panel that allowed many different combinations of 3.5 inch and 5.25 inch drives all along the front of the case.
Well that moment in time seems to be over. The Stacker style case will continue to live on forever, but many manufactures are moving into a different direction and Cooler Master is trying to get ahead of the pack with the new HAF 932.
The acronym HAF stands for High Air Flow. As we take a closer look you will see that while the case may imply “Air” it really is more of a dual purpose case with specific features designed just for water cooling.
The HAF 932 is made of mainly steel with some mesh, and plastic. The steel is what accounts for the weight being close to 29 pounds. With a black paint job, and mesh all over it. You can get the idea that this is going to be a jaw dropper of a case at LAN Parties however the additional weight might make hauling the case around a little difficult but, we know most of you guys will do it anyway.
A new etching process was used to create the unique case finish and glossy HAF logo and while it may look like a sticker or stencil it is 100 time more durable.
The HAF 932 is a nicely designedcomputer case with a very respecitable set of measurements W9.0" x H21.5" x D22.7". For more specific details on the HAF932 please consult the Cooler Master website.