Wednesday, April 13th 2011

Cooler Master Announces CM Storm Enforcer Gaming Case

CM Storm’s Enforcer is a bold new LAN deployable addition to the Storm lineup. It is a compact, featured packed, mid-tower solution for enthusiasts and budget conscious gamers. It comes as the first mid-tower to include native support for GPU cards like the AMD Radeon HD 6990 and the NVIDIA GTX 590, large CPU coolers, two 200mm fans, one 120mm fans, and USB 3.0. The CM Storm Enforcer changes everything with its speed, stealth and guile. With all of its offerings, CM Storm Enforcer provides limitless possibilities.

The CM Storm Enforcer draws from a design that is reminiscent of a futuristic or even a biological armor. It focuses on cleaner lines that still preserve an aggressive styling worthy of the CM Storm name. A nearly full-length side panel window allows users to show off their liquid cooling, custom wiring, and cable management with pride. This is accompanied by an interior coated entirely with a high quality black finish.
Cooler Master Storm Enforcer
Two 200mm (one included) and one 120mm fans are supported to provide plenty of airflow to remove heat from system components. Utilize each 200mm fan space to its full potential by installing two optional 120mm fans that will help remove the maximum amount of system heat while working at full load. To ensure that the cooling system runs flawlessly, dust filters have been strategically placed on fan inlets to prevent particles from entering the system. Experience less downtime with easily removable dust filters; allowing for quick maintenance. The front door and filtered lower mesh both assist in minimizing the amount of dust or other debris that can access the system.

Liquid Cooling
Large rubber grommets support tubes routed from an externally mounted 2 x 120mm radiator. Enthusiasts will enjoy that the 2.5" hard drive cage has pre-drilled holes to allow users to mount a liquid cooling pump. The rear exhaust has also been customized to allow ample space for all-in-one liquid cooling kits.

Lightning Fast USB 3.0
USB 3.0 is no longer constrained by a bulky pass-through connector. The CM Storm Enforcer is the first in its class to offer an internal Super Speed USB 3.0 connector which enables convenient access to the newest standard in speed. It comes ready to connect to the latest Intel and AMD chipsets with two front panel USB 3.0 connectors.

Modular Interior Features
The interior supports a total of twelve 3.5" and 2.5" devices. The upper portion of the hard drive cage is removable and 90 degree rotatable. Several options become available when the hard drive cage is detached. The 2.5" hard drive cage can be relocated to the top of the fixed 3.5" hard drive cage on the bottom. The newly freed up space allows long graphics cards such as the AMD HD6990 and NVIDIA GTX 590 to fit without problems. CM Storm Enforcer supports the longest graphics cards available in the future.

Cable Management
To assist in smarter and cleaner cable routing, many wire or cable tie mounts have been placed along the backside of the motherboard tray. To that end, several cable management holes have been placed throughout the motherboard tray to allow for the routing of cables directly to their intended destinations. In an effort to reduce installation times, all aside from the lower 2.5" hard drive cage are tool-free. A large CPU retention hole has been placed in the motherboard tray to allow it to be compatible with more types of motherboard layouts.
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19 Comments on Cooler Master Announces CM Storm Enforcer Gaming Case

The HHD tray! Ohh wait... you can turn that to face the other direction
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Bjorn_Of_Iceland said:
HAF 912 with different front panel?
Like they haven't made that with all the Elite series.
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That front panel is fugly.
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Graphical Hacker
btarunr said:
The CM Storm Enforcer changes everything with its speed, stealth and guile.

Why make a statement like this?

(yes I know what guile means, just thought this would be funnier)
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I'm the only one
Does it cost more than the HAF?
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Ehhh...I don't hate it, but I'd prolly change the red LED. Kinda screwed if you have a lot of HDs and one of those long PCB GPUs.
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The only thing I really like about this case is the USB 3.0 cable, it is way better than the one in my X. Being a mid-tower yet having the ability to fit long cards with lots of room to spare is a good thing too. I say it is A Great value enthusiast case.

Do not like Doors though .. :@
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looks like i am the only one that like's this then ? :)
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The CM Storm Enforcer draws from a design that is reminiscent of a futuristic or even a biological armor
It just looks like an armadillo with ground effects to me.
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Soylent Joe
Looks like a solid case to me, more sleek and striking than the boxed-up HAF 912. Hopefully it won't be any more than about $110.
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Not the sleekest case, but it's got a painted interior. Depending on the price it can be a good starter case.
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Enforcer MSRP should be $90/€90.

I like the case. Two 200mm fans are a great and silent combination for my rig :)
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F2K said:
Enforcer MSRP should be $90/€90.

I like the case. Two 200mm fans are a great and silent combination for my rig :)
Cost more than the Storm Scout and HAF 912 which offers similar design interior and cable management =/.
Only thing different is outside appearance damn.
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I kinda like it... Looks better than the Scout, imo. The window makes it a nice alternative to the 912...
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IMO, the front panel of Enforcer looks waaaay better than the one on HAF 912.
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