CM Storm Stryker Full Tower Gaming Chassis Announced
Cooler Master introduces the CM Storm Stryker full tower case.
Enveloped in a glossy black and white finish, the Stryker is the second in its full tower class to come with an ultra-strong handle, so gamers can lug it around for LAN parties with ease. With two modular hard drive cages, this gaming chassis includes a windowed side panel, full dust filter coverage, a fan controller, and an external SSD drive hot-swap dock.
Capable of housing multiple water cooling radiators, the CM Storm Stryker has nine expansion slots providing support for multi graphics cards in SLI or Crossfire, space for up to 13 SSDs, and a motherboard tray that supports up to XL-ATX. Also, the bottom panel can be removed to reveal a storage drawer.
|Materials||Synthetic, Mesh front bezel
Case body: Steel
|Dimensions / Weight||250.0 x 605.6 x 578.5mm (W x H x D)
|Motherboard Type||Micro-ATX, ATX, XL-ATX|
|Drive Bays||9 x 5.25-inch, 8 x 3.5-inch (converted from 5.25-inch bays by 5.25/3.5-inch Combo Cages), 13 x 2.5-inch (converted from 5.25-inch bays by 5.25/3.5-inch Combo Cages)|
|I/O Panel||USB 3.0 x 2 (internal), USB 2.0 x 2, Audio In and Out (supports HD Audio)|
|Cooling||Front: 120mm LED fan x 2, 1200 RPM, 17 dBA
Top: 200mm fan x 1, 1000 RPM, 23 dBA (converted to 120/140mm fan x 2)
Rear: 140mm fan x 1, 1200 RPM, 19 dBA (converted to 120mm fan x 1)
Bottom: 120mm fan x 2 (optional)
|Power Supply||ATX PS2 / EPS 12V|
|Maximum Compatibility||VGA card length: 322.0mm
CPU cooler height: 186.0mm
Read on for the full press release.
TAIPEI, Taiwan – Cooler Master today unleashed the next step in warfare; the CM Storm Stryker full-tower case. Built to be a amongst the most agile full-towers, Stryker becomes the second in its class to include an ultra-strong carrying handle; allowing a gamer to travel with the finest system configurations available with relative ease. CM Storm Stryker includes features that are most coveted by gaming enthusiasts in that are most coveted by gaming enthusiasts in that it has a stylish glossy black and white finish on the case and included fans, windowed side panel, full dust filter coverage, a fan controller, an external SSD drive hot-swap dock and two uniquely designed modular hard drive cages. These features give CM Storm Stryker the ability to adapt to workstation or water-cooled gaming configurations easily.
Things heat up as gaming becomes more intense. The included front panel connections and controls provide a user with the ability to make on-the-fly changes to fan speed and case LEDs while USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports, and audio connections are also provided as an added means of convenience. This is topped off by a 2.5” HDD/SSD X-dock that makes mounting extra drives as easy as loading a Blu-ray/DVD. Changing settings at a moment’s notice becomes a simple matter of a quick button press with CM Storm Stryker. Adding to this, case LEDs glow white to add to the overall feel of the new design.
CM Storm Stryker contains two modular HDD cages (5.25”/3.5” Combo Cages) which can hold 4 HDDs and a120mm fan for cooling each. These modular units can be rotated, front to back, side to side or removed altogether. It follows its sibling, Trooper, in that it allows fully modular hard drive configuration with no modification required. In addition, CM Storm Stryker can support multiple water cooling radiators. It is even possible to creatively mount a vertical water-cooling radiator with the removal of the hard drive cages and panels. CM Storm Stryker has nine expansion slots providing support for multi graphics cards in SLI or Crossfire, space for up to 13 SSDs, and a motherboard tray that supports up to XL-ATX. The Stryker is an idealmobile arsenal to house and transport the most advanced system and cooling setups.
Cable Management & Storage
A professional cable management look is possible by utilizing the myriad cable tie zones and cable management holes available in the CM Storm Stryker. Smarter and larger placements of these areas allow for efficiently routing cables directly to their intended destinations. In an effort to reduce installation times, many types of hardware can be mounted tool-free via the use of the included locking mechanisms or trays. CM Storm Stryker side panels have been greatly improved to provide an increased area for different cable management possibilities. Prepare for the unexpected as seasoned operative would with a hidden drawer placed behind a false panel. The bottom panel removes to reveal a storage drawer to keep private effects safe from prying eyes until they are needed.