Among their vast catalogue of products Cooler Master have made a name for themselves over the years for their enthusiast chassis and just recently have manufactured a number of award winning products such as the ATCS 940, the brilliant HAF 932 which we used for our Nehalem EP build and the CM Storm Sniper.
Today we’re going to be looking at another model in the HAF lineup, the HAF 922. The HAF 922 is effectively a brother to the 932 and offers a selection of the key features but in a smaller package at a cheaper price.
Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel
Dimension (W / H / D)
Main Unit: 253 x 502 x 563 mm / 10.0 x 19.7 x 22.2 inches
Box: 285 x 550 x 605 mm / 11.2 x 21.7 x 23.8 inches
8.7 / 10.9 kg ; 19.2 / 24.0 pounds
ATX / Micro-ATX
5.25" Drive Bay
5 Exposed (one could convert to 3.5" drive bay)
3.5" Drive Bay
5 Hidden, 1 Exposed (converted from one 5.25" drive bay)
USB 2.0 x 2,
MIC x 1,
Audio x 1 (support HD / AC97 Audio),
eSATA x 1
7 + 1
Front: 200 mm fan x 1 Red LED on / off fan x 1 / 700 RPM / 19 dBA
(can be swap for 120 / 140 mm fan x 1)
Top: 200 mm fan x 1 / 700 RPM / 19 dBA (can be swap to 120 mm fan x 2 )
Rear: 120 mm fan x 1 / 1200 RPM / 17 dBA
Bottom: 120 / 140 mm fan x 1 (optional)
Side: 200 mm fan x 1 (optional)
(can be swap for 120 mm fan x 2)
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