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* If an effort to better stream line production white and two tone will only be offered in limited runs. The next time white and two tone will be available for ordering will be from April 22, 2016 to May 2, 2016
* The SMA8 is only available “flat-packed” (unassembled) unless local pickup (will call) is selected. If will call is selected, and you want the case assembled, please make the request in the order comments.
* Radiator mounts for the lower chamber are not included
* As of November 11th 2014 the ATX option will include mounting points for a reservoir mount on the divider wall beside the cable management holes. The mount is additional and can be found here. Please note the divider is only designed for a single mount.
* There are 2 options when selecting the orientation, or ATX layout, of the case, standard and reverse. Standard means the case is laid out in a traditional format where the motherboard is viewable from the left side of the case with the CPU at the top of the motherboard. A reverse orientation means the motherboard is viewable from the right side of the case, and the motherboard is inverted with the CPU at the bottom of the motherboard
* Due to popular demand this is the SMA8 configuration for the JayzTwoCents Skunkworks build. For any information regarding how this system was built please see the V-log series on the JayzTwoCents YouTube channel
Case Color: Gunmetal
Form Factor: ATX
ATX Layout: Standard
Bottom Chassis Section: Cut-out with cover plate
Chassis mid-plate: Solid
Motherboard Side Door: XXL Window
Top Cover: Ventilated
Lower Chamber Covers: Ventilated
Flex-Bay Covers: 120.3 (360) Flex-Bay Mount with Solid Bay Covers
Power and Reset Switch: Standard Power/Reset Switches with Sleeved Cables
2 x 140.4 Radiator Side Mount - Single Wide Magnum Cases (560 mount on left mount and 280 mounted on right mount beside PSU)
The Magnum SMA8, with its commanding presence, has proven to be the go-to case for professional system builders and case modders around the world. With its heavy-duty all aluminum construction and unsurpassed modularity, the SMA8 spans a diverse range of applications from forensic systems used by top government security agencies to all-out showcase builds featured in popular magazines.
Enthusiast features include a slide-out motherboard tray that doubles as a tech station. Hinged, removable doors allow fast and easy access to the interior. In fact, the tool-less panel design allows the entire case to be stripped down to the frame in less than a minute. Cable management is a dream.
The SMA8 includes CaseLabs’ innovative Flex-Bay system that allows users to tailor their case to their exact needs. Additional door panels, top covers, pedestals and related items allow for further customization. Finally, every individual part of the case is available separately, so modders can freely add their own distinctive touches and change them back in the future, if needed. From the hardware used to the powdercoat finish, every aspect of the case exudes quality that is second to none.
When your build demands the very best, the Magnum SMA8 is a great choice.
MAGNUM SMA8 Case Features: (click the links below for full desrciptions)
- All Aluminum Construction
- The Flex-Bay System
- The Accessory Mounting System
- Removable Motherboard Tray and Tech Station
- Quick Release Exterior
- Integrated Radiator Mounting
- Side Radiator Mounting
- Cooling Chambers
- Mod Friendly Chassis
- Anti-Vandal LED Switches with Sleeved Cables
|Base Price (US Dollars)||$519.95|
|Flex-Bays (5.25 bays)||13|
|Motherboard tray size (width x height)||ATX: 10.63” x 12.06" (270mm x 306mm) SSI-EEB: 13.38" x 12.06" (340mm x 306mm)|
|Native HDD Locations||2|
|Native SSD Locations||4|
|Total possible HDD locations with extra HDD cages (using additional mounts, purchased separately)||18|
|Total possible SSD locations with extra SSD mounts (using additional mounts, purchased separately)||40|
|PSU Mounting locations||2|
|Weight (Pounds)||27 lbs|
|Optional Front I/O Panel||(3.5'' bay mount)|
|Compatible Motherboard Form Factors|
|E-ATX (dual CPU)||SSI-EEB option: Yes|
|SSI-EEB||SSI-EEB option: Yes|
Exterior (width x depth x height)
(dimensions shown are for the case only. Rubber feet add .75’’ (19mm) to height, optional standard casters add 2.6’’ (67mm) and HD Casters add 3’’ (76mm))
|11.25" x 26.56" x 25.75" (286m x 675mm x 654mm)|
|Lower chamber (width x depth x height)||9.70" x 26" x7.41" (246mm x 660mm x 188mm)|
|Motherboard chamber dimensions (width x depth x height)||7.60" x 26" x 17.44" (193mm x 660mm x 443mm)|
|Maximum Radiator/Fan clearance above motherboard tray with standard height top cover||90mm|
|Cooling Tower Clearance (air cooler)||180mm|
|Span between installed radiator mounts in Isolated Cooling Chambers (In a push/pull configuration, one bank of 25mm thick fans sits on the outside of the radiator mount, and is irrelevant when calculating radiator fitments)||217mm|
Note: Exterior dimensions shown are for the case only. Rubber feet add .75’’ (19mm) to height, optional standard casters add 2.6’’ (67mm) and HD Casters add 3’’ (76mm)
** "E-ATX" motherboards such as the ASUS RAMPAGE V EXTREME will fit in this case with the ATX option. E-ATX motherboards such as the Supermicro H8DG6 will not fit in this case unless the SSI-EEB option is selected. Please cross reference the motherboard tray size with the motherboard dimensions from the manufacturer.
|Case Features and Included Accessories|
|All Aluminum construction||Yes|
|Accessory mounting System||Yes|
|Quick Release Exterior||Yes|
|Flex-Bay 5.25 Device Mounts - Standard (MAC-125)||4 sets|
|Integrated Radiator Mounting (beyond 120.1/140.1)||Yes|
|Side Radiator Mounting||Yes (optional)|
|Isolated Cooling Chambers||Yes|
|Slide out motherboard tray with tech station conversion kit||Yes|
|Anti-Vandal style power and reset switches with MDPC-X sleeved cables||Yes|
|Compatible Radiator Sizes (may require additional mounts)|
|120.1 - 120.2 (120 - 240)||Yes|
|140.1 - 140.2 (140 - 280)||Yes|
|Shipping Format: Domestic|
|Shipping Format: International|
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Well worth the wait
Posted by Unknown on 18th Apr 2016
Can not say how much better this case is than any other case I have ever owned. There really is nothing that compares to it and it is more than worth the extra $ and wait.
Customer service is top notch even after I kept harassing them with questions, changes, and updates.
If you are scared of the wait time, I can not lie, the time goes by slow, but, once you receive the case you will be happy you waited.
I'm pretty sure everyone has there case setup in their carts already. Just go ahead and click the checkout button!!!
The best of the best!
Posted by John T on 18th Mar 2016
TLDR: 10/10 Will do business again. The Case Labs Team are all rock stars and are amazing at everything they do. You can not go wrong with one of these cases!
At first I saw all the 5 star reviews and thought "psssh yeah right no company can be this perfect. I wonder if these reviews are fakes."
I'll save few bucks and get a 900D instead. What a terrible decision that was. Had GPU clearance issues with an errant metal lip over the pcie brackets. What a load clearance issues in a case this size time to ship this back and get something that works.
Before jumping in head first like the 900D I shot over a bunch of questions to the help line.
It's so epic being able to ask a question no matter how technical and get a fast accurate reply back. Instead of the usual brush off or completely wrong answer.
Feeling better after getting so much help I decided to bite the bullet.
Friday night I get a big box and with a sticker "made in the USA." Don't see that everyday. That's cool. It's too late to get into a major project I'll save this for tomorrow morning. Sun rise, feels like Christmas morning. Rip open the box expecting to see a fully assembled case like a normal build.
Instead what I see is so much better. Individually wrapped in heavy plastic separated by soft foam dividers bits and pieces of case greatness. Woah, now that is the most impressive shipping I've ever seen period. These guys at Case Labs must be proud of what they make.
*One easy SMA-8 and Pedestal assembly later*
Over the course of assembly I saved every piece of tape. I wound up with a ball of tape large enough to choke a grizzly bear.
Seriously Case Labs deserve to be proud of their product for going the extra mile to protect it like that. Now THIS is a enthusiast PC case! Spent 2 hours drooling over the gorgeous finish on this case. Then I found the first problem and the only problem.
A slightly warped double 5.25 ventilated flex bay cover dun Dun DUN!!!
Shoot a quick email and picture to KC (Staff member I was asking questions to) saying I had a warped cover and what I needed to do to get it fixed or order a couple of single flex bay covers. Get a reply back, he was more worried about the cover than I was.
"I will have a replacement cover shipped out to you."
*3 days later*
Holy crap dude! Is this my cover?! That was blazing fast. I didn't even have to do anything. Swap out the covers and the case is absolutely flawless. I've never felt proud to own any kind of computer component. Until Today.
Such an amazing case. Such a joy to put together. Such a joy to assemble a system in. Case Labs, your products are amazing. Your support for those products is legendary. Worth every last penny. If I had a trophy pedestal that is where I'd put this case. Keep up the outstanding work!
You get what you pay for!
Posted by Aaron on 14th Mar 2016
To those of you looking at these cases and comparing price tags to other brands such as the Corsair 900D or anything else let me just say that you get what you pay for with Caselabs. My SMA8 screams high quality with every aspect from the case itself all down to the packaging. To those who are skeptical about the price tag, buy from Caselabs, you will not regret it.
Posted by John on 13th Feb 2016
One of the panels was warped and I had to bend it back to straighten it out. Easy fix, but I'm blaming the shipper for that one. Other than that, its as advertised. Best case ever made imo.
Posted by Josh on 8th Feb 2016
Best PC case I ever had Top Quality Materials and build I only wish I discovered case labs sooner
Most definitely worth the price tag
Exactly what I wanted.
Posted by Stephen on 31st Jan 2016
The SMA8 will be my 5th or 6th custom build. This case is absolutely perfect. All parts measured exactly right, all holes perfect, all hardware highest quality I've ever seen. If you are serious at all about a custom build, this is the best available, without qualification. I spent about 2-3 days slowly putting the case together but it could have been done in an afternoon. Mine has the gunmetal finish which is super awesome as well. 10 stars to Caselabs for a fantastic product. I'll be back for my next build.
Best Case Ever
Posted by Matt on 9th Jan 2016
So I ordered my SMA8 on 30 NOV 2015 and got it right around Christmas time as expected. Lets start by the packing. Fantastic packaging everything was individually raped in plastic and then a layer of Styrofoam. Nothing was damaged or had any scratches. Assembling the case was pretty straight forward but the directions could have been a little more in depth. I only have one thing to complain about and that is I wish they would send a case cover so when I'm done using my computer I can cover it up so is doesn't get so dusty. Over all CaseLabs Great job I have defiantly recommended your protects and showed all my friends what you can do with no compromises. Great work.
Best Case ever HAD
Posted by Andre Cavaco on 2nd Jan 2016
Its the best built case i ever had, arrived very well packed , and with a lot of extra screws and pieces that u might need , very good instructions on how to assemble it , worth every dolar/euro , there is no other case like it on the market
The Ultimate PC Builders/Modders/Gamers/Everything Case haha :D Seriously tho, best case money can buy.
Posted by Josh S. on 5th Nov 2015
The quality is insane on these cases. Absolutely worth the money and wait time if you can afford it. If you enjoy building PC's you have to have one of these cases, so customizable and easy to work with. I'm in big trouble now because ever time I want to build a new PC I going to have to fork out for one of these bad boys lol. Also the customer service is great, KC put up with me bothering him for about a month about gun metal grey cases haha thanks KC. All I can say is do it, support this company, we need more like them.
Posted by Al on 26th Oct 2015
The case is simply jaw-dropping! It's so much larger in person than what you see in the pictures so make sure you measure your space before you decide to pull the trigger on this case! It's AMAZING though, the attention to details is THE BEST. the amount of care that was put into packaging it is worth the price-tag alone. Honestly, I've never seen a better packaged product in existence! Absolutely happy with mine, will certainly buy again from Case Labs, took a while to get here, but I knew what I was getting into! Can't recommend Case Labs enough!
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