The Cooler Master HAF 912 – Mid Tower Computer Case

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Ah, Cooler Master, how we love thee. A gaming computer case of Mid Tower proportions with the quality of the Cooler Master brand, it’s a gaming computer case straight from the heavens. Or is it? It looks like a soldier decked out for battle, gritting his teeth with a cigarette dangling between them, but does it have the features it’s supposed to? Is the Cooler Master quality carried through to this tough gaming case? Let’s find out.



  • Supports two 120mm radiator fans – cooling is essential for any gamer.
  • Front I/O panel for easy access to ports – with 2x USB ports and mic in and audio out.
  • Top platform for storing personal belongings. Well that’s neat isn’t it? You don’t have to worry about where to stash your bag of chips – just stick in the top of your rig. Or… don’t.
  • Removable dust filters on the bottom and front cover. Woop woop! Better than plain dust filters. You can actually remove and clean these babies. And that makes for a clean case.
  • Water cooling outlets
  • 7+1 expansion slots for increased expandability
  • Backup screw holder
  • Two 3.5″ or 2.5″/1.8″ HDD/SSDs


  • Solid.
  • Great airflow.
  • Loads of space – wouldn’t say it’s a Mid Tower.
  • Fits the Hyper Master 212  EVO – but then, that’s Cooler Master for you.
  • Great quality for price.
  • Good cable management .
  • Look, I could go on with these Pros, but they’re pretty much endless. Just go out and buy the damn thing.


  • Grills caused some issues .
  • Can be a wee bit noisy .
  • Some vibration from quick-snap system .
  • Noisy case fan under load.

And The Public Says…

BigGameHunter said: “This case was a major upgrade from the last case I purchased back in 2006. The way the hard drive bays are turned makes cable management a lot easier than it used to be. I also like the amount of places that you can mount fans and a radiator at the top.Everything is well designed with plenty of room for cable management, some of the larger graphics cards, and larger fans. I am thoroughly pleased and believe it was overall a great purchase.”

Cost: $59.99

There’s no question about this case in my mind. Cooler Master performs again and again in every faculty. Hell, I’d even invest in a few Cooler Master fans to go with our darling soldier. The general consensus is you’ll need to install a few more, though the airflow in this one is just superb.

So it’s Cooler Master or bust. Or it’s one of our other best gaming computer cases. Check ’em out.

Follow Cat:

Caitlin White cracked Yogi Bear on Commodore when she was five years old. That first taste of sweet victory drove her to try game after game on almost every platform she could get her hands on. Finally, many years later, she settled on PC gaming. She utterly decimated Oblivion and Skyrim, and loves just about every genre of game there is. When she isn’t hunched over her keyboard, slayin’ goblins and the like, she’s surfing amazon and drooling over parts for her tower. Her favorites games are Battlefield, Diablo, The Elder Scrolls series, Call Of Duty, Mass Effect, Neverwinter Nights and The Settlers. She’s been known to dabble with racing games, but her true passion lies with FPS. Take note: she doesn’t camp; so if you end up playing CSS with her, you’re in for a good time.

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