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Wednesday, 10 October 2012 15:18

Cooler Master Scout 2 reviewed

Written by Sanjin Rados

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Review: Beats the old Scout in quality but not in price

It was about time the Scout, although a quality case at the time, got an overhaul. The case needed a USB 3.0 connector and there were some redesigns to ensure all cards fit inside. Let’s see whether the new Scout is a worthy successor.

The new Scout is available in two colors – Gunmetal Grey and Full Midnight Black. The left panel has a different window but both have been redesigned. Of course, the case comes with a handle that made the original famous.  

We’d like to thank Cooler Master Balkans, who’ve made sure we received the Scout 2 in Gunmetal Grey, our color of choice. Note that we took pictures in direct sunlight – light reflections depend on materials and our shots emphasize the contrast between metal and plastic.

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Model Number SGC-2100-GWN1
Color Gunmetal Grey & Black
Materials Appearance: Polymer, Coated Steel Mesh and Body
Dimensions (W x H x D) 230 x 513 x 517.5mm / 9.1 x 20.2 x 20.5 inch
Net Weight 8.3 kg / 18.3 lbs
Motherboard Type Micro-ATX, ATX
5.25" Drive Bays 3 (exposed)
3.5" Drive Bays 7 (hidden)
2.5" Drive Bays 2 (converted from one 3.5" drive bay)
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
Cooling System Top: 120mm fan x 2 (optional)
Front: 120mm fan x 2 or 140mm fan x 1 (optional)
Rear: 120mm red LED fan x 1 (with LED on/off function)
Bottom: 120mm fan x 1 (optional)
Side: 120mm fan x 2 (optional)
HDD cage: 120mm fan x 1 (optional)
Power Supply Type PS2
Maximum Compatibility VGA card length: 287mm / 11.3 inch (with HDD cage); 399mm / 15.7 inch (without HDD cage)
CPU cooler height: 147mm / 5.8 inch (with side fan); 162mm / 6.4 inch (without side fan)

 

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