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Stylish and sturdy.
Neat fan controller.
Hardy top handle for easy transport.
Lots of room to work in.
Good air flow.
Easy to carry.
LEDs can be turned on and off.
Built in fan controller.
Two sets of holes for water cooling.
Easy to find 200mm fans for installation.
Great for either air or liquid cooling.
Excellent air flow.
Easy to take apart and clean.
Well organized front I/O.
Numerous configuration options.
Dust filters not easily removable.
Strange connector choices on case fans.
A little heavy for a case (approx 24 pounds alone).
Might be out of some peoples budgets.
Inefficient GPU cooling.
StormGuard PCI slot made of very flexible aluminum, bends easily.
No removable motherboard tray.
Hard to really work out a good mod game plan with so much already done.
Fan mount on the bottom is a real pain to deal with.
Removing the top and bottom panel is not an easy task with risk of breaking tabs.
Fans can be very loud
Open design may lead to a lot of dust.
Some of the smaller plastic parts are rather flimsy.
Side panel fan not included.
Very tiny reset button.
Larger PSUs may pose issue.
By ITP.net on June 12, 2011
The Storm Sniper is a decent home for high-end components and priced at US $182, you won’t have to dip too far into your savings to take it home....
By Tom's Hardware on March 23, 2010
A seemingly never-ending stream of press releases bombards the review world with flowery language and hard-to-prove claims of superiority, often from case manufacturers maintaining that a specific model is perfect for nearly anyone’s gaming rig....
By Tom's Hardware UK on March 23, 2010
A seemingly never-ending stream of press releases bombards the review world with flowery language and hard-to-prove claims of superiority, often from case manufacturers maintaining that a specific model is perfect for nearly anyone’s gaming rig. In...
By 3dGameMan on November 03, 2009
Video Review: The Cooler Master Storm Sniper Case is feature for feature one of the very best mid-tower cases on the market. With three fans (2x200mm & 1x120mm) it has excellent air circulation, tooless design, quality build, excellent styling, etc. It...
By XSReviews on October 13, 2009
Once again Coolermaster have produced a very functional, good looking case with some nice toolless innovations. While I usually like to come up with some negative points on a case, as no product is perfect, there's very little wrong with this one....
By Maximum PC on September 24, 2009
The funky-fresh cases keep comin' The Cooler Master Storm Sniper, with its matte-black, mesh-covered shell and blue-glowing fans, looks like a prop from a sci-fi movie, the kind where cyber-soldiers rush into a building and start furiously hacking...
By OverclockersQH on September 08, 2009
Well in the end I have to say that I loved this case. With an astounding amount of room I found it incredibly easy to work in. For awhile now I decided that I wouldn’t use my old Noctua NH-C12P CPU Cooler because it was too much of a hassle to try...
By TechTree on July 27, 2009
We spend a whole lot of money upgrading our gaming rigs every year simply because in order to get the best frame rate you need the latest hardware, which as you know changes exponentially every year. Of course Im talking about one particular...
By LanOC Reviews on July 23, 2009
So Cooler Master introduced their Storm product line with the Sniper over 6 months ago, and in that time I have had a lot of time to live with the Sniper. In that time I have rebuilt my rig once and have swapped out countless parts, not to mention It...
By GeekSmack on July 02, 2009
The overall design and performance of the case is top notch, bringing the best of airflow, and modularity. This case is almost perfect for any type of build, whether you just want a new case for your OEM PC or a full-blown watercooled custom rig with...
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