Cooler Master CM Storm Scout 2 Advance Unleashed!
Published on January 11th, 2013
Cooler Master, a leader in chassis, PC peripherals and cooling solution, recently unleashed CM Storm Scout 2 Advance. It’s basically an upgraded version of their CM Storm Scout 2 lineup. The Scout 2 Advance now supports up to 9 cooling fans, additional 2.5-inch bracket and more. See features and specifications below.
UPDATE: It’s now available on online stores.
CM Storm Scout 2 Advance Features
- Ergonomic steel reinforced carrying handles
- Dual USB 3.0 support for 10x faster file transfer and high current smart phone / 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
- Top panel LED switch to disable the LEDs of front LED lit case fans at night
- Supports all high-end graphics cards up to 399mm / 15.7 inch with the 1st HDD cage removed
- Dust filters for PSU (slide out) and top panel
CM Storm Scount 2 Advance Specifications
Model Number: SGC-2100-KWN3
Available Color: Midnight Black
Materials: Polymer, Coated Steel Mesh and Body
Dimensions: 230 x 513 x 517.5mm
Net Weight: 8.56 kg
Motherboard Type: Micro-ATX, ATX
5.25″ Drive Bays: 3 (exposed)
3.5″ Drive Bays: 7 (hidden)
2.5″ Drive Bays: 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
Top: 120mm fan x 2 (optional)
Front: 120mm red 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 Type: Standard ATX PS2
VGA card length: 287mm (with HDD cage); 399mm (without HDD cage)
CPU cooler height: 162mm
Price and Release Date
The CM Storm Scout 2 Advance price is just only $99 (more or less)
around $140 USD (more or less) and is expected to be available in different colors like Black, White and Gun Metal. The Scout 2 Advance should be available by the end of January 2013 or February depending on the region.
UPDATE: This product is now available on online stores, and should also be available on local dealers as well.