CM Storm Trooper – Water Cooling Options (Part 1 – Roof-Mounted Radiator)
Hey guys and gals (there are gals reading this, right? Right?), it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything here. I’ve kind of missed the place, you know? Getting to play with and write about some of Cooler Master’s gear is really a good deal of fun.
No matter what the reasons for my absence were, well, I’m here now, back to give you some more tips to get the most out of your Cooler Master gear.
If you remember from last time, I have the flagship of Cooler Master’s gamer-oriented Storm product line, the Trooper full tower, on my workbench. Because it was damaged (quite horrendously, if I might say so) during shipping, I couldn’t work with my original sample. Thankfully, though, Cooler Master sent me a second case to replace the damaged one.
As I showed you in my first write-up with it, the CM Storm Trooper is designed for optimized air cooling. But what if you were like me, and you prefer your PCs to be water-cooled? The Trooper won’t disappoint, as I’m about to show you these next couple of weeks. The Trooper may be an excellent for air cooling, but as you’ll soon see it’s a multipurpose soldier too.
This week we’ll look at one of the various radiator mounting options built into the CM Storm Trooper: The roof panel.
First, though, here’s our obligatory case outline: