CoolerMaster Cosmos II : The Ultra Tower Case Review

 CoolerMaster Cosmos II : The Ultra Tower Case Review

The Ultra Tower; that’s what CoolerMaster classes their latest flagship chassis as. A bold, even smug statement some would believe and we too were filled with doubt; at least until we gazed upon the new Cosmos II. The CoolerMaster Cosmos II is a case of colossal proportions and loaded with features, designed to be an enthusiast’s dream. Want to see what CoolerMaster’s manifestation of a “Dream Case” looks and performs like? Then read on this review.

The Ultra Tower; that’s what CoolerMaster classes their latest flagship chassis as. A bold, even smug statement some would believe and we too were filled with doubt; at least until we gazed upon the new Cosmos II. The CoolerMaster Cosmos II is a case of colossal proportions and loaded with features, designed to be an enthusiast’s dream. Want to see what CoolerMaster’s manifestation of a “Dream Case” looks and performs like? Then read on this review.

 

Manufacturer’s features and specifications

Key features

  • Stylish and streamlined race-car inspired design
  • Brushed aluminum and steel for strength and elegance
  • Airflow Optimized Design
  • Supports up to 10 fans and 13 HDDs (2 from X-dock)
  • Supports 4 Way SLI/CF
  • Supports XL-ATX / SSI CEB / SSI EEB boards
  • Advanced Control Panel includes 4 channel fan speed control
  • Rich I/O support: USB 3.0 x 2, USB 2.0 x 4, e-SATA x 1, Audio In and Out

 

Available Color

Midnight Black

Material

Exterior: Aluminum, Mesh, Synthetics
Interior: Steel-Alloy, Synthetics, Rubber

Dimension (W / H / D)

344 x 704 x 664 mm / 13.5 x 27.7 x 26.1 inch

Weight

22 kg / 48.5 lb

M/B Type

Micro-ATX, ATX, E-ATX, XL-ATX, SSI CEB, SSI EEB

5.25" Drive Bay

3

3.5" Drive Bay

13 (2 from X-docking with key locks

5 HDDs in the Middle cage

6 HDDs in the bottom cage

I/O Panel

USB 3.0 x 2, USB 2.0 x 4, e-SATA x 1, Audio In and Out

Expansion Slots

10+1

Cooling System

Front: 200mm LED fan x 1, 700 RPM, 19 dBA
Top: 120mm black fan x 1, 1200 RPM, 17 dBA
(200mm fan x 1 / 140mm fan x 2 / 120mm fan x 3)
Rear: 140mm fan x 1, 1200 RPM, 19 dBA 
Side: 120mm fan x 2 (optional)
HDD: Mid.HDD: 120x25mm fan x 1 (optional)

Bottom HDD: 120mm fan x 2, 1200 RPM, 17 dBA

Power Supply

ATX PS2 / EPS 12V (optional)

2.5"/3.5"- SATA HDD Drive Bay

11 (converted from 3.5" cages)

Maximum Compatibility

CPU cooler height: 190mm / 7.48 inch
VGA card length: 385mm / 15.15 inch

 

 

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