Cooler Master Storm Scout 2 Advanced Review & Specs

Cooler Master Storm Scout 2 Advanced Mid Tower SGC-2100-KWN3

Cooler Master Storm Scout 2 Advanced Mid Tower SGC-2100-KWN3

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  • Ergonomic steel reinforced carrying handles
  • Dual USB 3.0 support for 10x faster file transfer and high current smartphone/tablet charging (~1A)
  • Supports up to 3 ODDs (tool-less), 7 HDDs, and 4 SSDs for increased expandability
  • Supports up to 9 fans, including two 120mm fans on the acrylic side panel window
  • Two pre-installed 120mm red LED fans behind the front mesh panel for optimized airflow
  • Dust filters for PSU (slide out) and front panel
  • Supports all high-end graphics cards up to 399mm/15.7 inch with the first HDD cage removed
  • Top panel LED switch to disable the LEDs of front LED lit case fans at night

Specifications Overview

Model SGC-2100-KWN3
Release Date March 2013

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Type ATX Mid Tower
Color Black
Includes Power Supply
External 5.25" Drive Bays 3
External 3.5" Drive Bays 0
Internal 2.5" Drive Bays 4
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays 7
Motherboard Compatibility ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX
Front Panel USB Ports
Dimensions 231mm x 513mm x 520mm
Max VGA length allowance 287.00mm
Max VGA length allowance (w/o HDD cage) 399.00mm
Expansion Slots 7


  • Build quality
  • A lot of space for long graphic cards


  • Some CPU coolers may not fit in
  • No fan controller
  • No 140mm fans support
Model SGC-2100-KWN3 (Midnight Black)
SGC-2100-WWN1 (Ghost White)
Available Color Midnight Black (SGC-2100-KWN3) - black interior
Ghost White (SGC-2100-KWN1) - black interior
Material Appearance: Polymer, Coated Steel Mesh and Body
Dimension 230 x 513 x 517.5mm / 9.1 x 20.2 x 20.5 inch
Weight 8.56 kg / 18.87 lbs
M/B Type Micro-ATX, ATX
5.25" Drive Bay 3 (exposed)
3.5" Drive Bay 7 (hidden)
2.5" Drive Bay 4 (converted from 3.5" drive bays)
I/O Panel USB 3.0 x 2 (int.), USB 2.0 x 2, Mic x 1, Audio x 1 (supports AC97 / HD Audio)
Expansion Slots 7
Cooling System Top:
120mm fan x 2 (optional)

SGC-2100-KWN3 (Midnight Black) - 120mm red LED fan x 2 (with LED on/off function)

SGC-2100-WWN1 (Ghost White) - 120mm white LED fan x 2 (with LED on/off function)

Rear: 120mm black fan x 1
Bottom: 120mm fan x 1 (optional)

Side: 120mm fan x 2 (optional)

HDD cage: 120mm fan x 1 (optional)
Power Supply Standard ATX PS2 (optional)
Maximum Compatibility VGA card length: 287mm / 11.3 inch (with HDD cage); 399mm / 15.7 inch (without HDD cage)

CPU cooler height: 162mm / 6.4 inch
Warranty 2 years

Critic Reviews


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