Cooler Master Storm Trooper Review & Specs

Cooler Master Storm Trooper Full Tower SGC-5000-KKN1

Cooler Master Storm Trooper Full Tower SGC-5000-KKN1

- Cooler Master

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  • The first full tower chassis with two 90 degree rotatable 4-in-3 HDD modules
  • The first with an easy-to-carry handle, and hidden tool box for storing private goods
  • Removable dust filters on bottom and top intakes
  • A built in fan controller for cool and quiet operation
  • Supports up to 12 hard-drives for future upgrades
  • Convenient external 2.5” HDD/SSD X-dock
  • Supports high-end hardware, XL-ATX Mainboards and Quad SLI/CF with dual slot VGAs

Specifications Overview

Model SGC-5000-KKN1
Release Date January 2012

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

Type ATX Full Tower
Color Black
Includes Power Supply
External 5.25" Drive Bays 9
External 3.5" Drive Bays 0
Internal 2.5" Drive Bays 0
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays 8
Motherboard Compatibility ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX, XL ATX
Front Panel USB Ports
Dimensions 604mm x 248mm x 579mm
Max VGA length allowance 322.00mm
Expansion Slots 9

Model Number SGC-5000-KKN1
SGC-5000-KWN1 (Windowed)
Type Full Tower
Dimensions L x W x H 578.5 x 250.0 x 605.6 mm
22.8 x 9.8 x 23.8 in
Motherboard Form Factor Micro-ATX, ATX, XL-ATX
Material Steel, plastic, mesh
Colors Black internal
Black external
5.25” Device Bays 9 external
3.5” Device Bays 8 convertible from 3x 5.25" to 4x 3.5" cages
2.5” Device Bays 5 internal
8 convertible from 3.5" bays
Front I/O Panel USB 3.0 x2
USB 2.0 x2
eSATA x1
Audio In & Out x1
Rear Expansion Slots 9+1
Fan Cooling Mounts Front: 120mm x2
Top: 200mm x1, or 140mm x2, or 120mm x2
Rear: 140mm x1, or 120mm x1
Bottom: 120mm x2
Included Cooling Devices Front: 120mm Red LED fan x2, 1200 RPM, 17 dBA
Top: 200mm Black fan x1, 1000 RPM, 23 dBA
Rear: 140mm Black fan x1, 1200 RPM, 19 dBA
Power Supply Bottom Mount
Standard ATX PS2 / EPS 12V
Max CPU Cooler Height 186 mm / 7.3 in
Max GPU/PCI Card Length 322 mm / 12.7 in
Special Features Carrying Handle

13.7 kg / 30.2 lb

Packaged Dimensions 635*280*650mm / 25.0*11.0*25.6 inch
Packaged Weight 15.5kg / 34.2 lbs (SGC-5000-KKN1)
15.3kg / 33.7 lbs (SGC-5000-KWN1)
Warranty 2 years

Critic Reviews


After losing many countless hours to a particular Elder Scrolls game, it is time to review another computer chassis. The Cooler Master Storm Trooper isn't a case that should be taken 'lightly'. First thing that comes to mind when I hear the words...

APH Networks

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The gaming offshoot of Cooler Master, CM Storm, has been making a bit of a name for itself over the past year in gaming circles. With a range of mice, keyboards, headsets and chassis, we're seeing some great new products. The older, smaller brother of...


Carrying a hardcore gaming rig from LAN to LAN is not for the faint-hearted, and we have seen entire PCI-E ports ripped from the motherboard thanks to an accidental drop. A rig with a built-in carry handle is the mark of a dedicated gamer willing to...

APC Magazine

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