Sharkoon launches the new ATX cases, the mid-tower Scorpio 1000 and Scorpio 2000, both with various hard drive mounting options. These Scorpio cases features a total of six 3.5-inch drive bays with two of them are equipped with a Fast Swap Mechanism directly on the housing front which enables the easy installation of SATA hard drives. Also, 2.5-inch hard drives can also be installed without any special adapter frames needed. They have room for up to 7 extension cards and up to five 5.25-inch drives. Each of them costs Euro 69.99.
The power supply sits on the bottom of the tower over the air intake with a removable dust filter and allows, depending on the preferred ventilation, the fan to be installed in either an upward or downward position. You can find an eSATA and two USB ports, headphones and microphone ports on the top I/O panel.
Sharkoon’s Scorpio 1000 comes with a high gloss plastic front frame. The mesh design of the drive panel is broken through by the pre-installed, blue illuminated 120mm LED fan which cools the upper removable hard drives. There is also a 120mm fan installed on the backside.
On the other hand, the front edging of the Sharkoon Scorpio 2000 consists of matte finished plastic. The blue illuminated LED fan is also preinstalled and is mounted behind the mesh drive covers. This case has a 80mm fan for SATA hard drive in the Fast-swap bay as well as a 120mm fan in the back and pre-drilled holes for a 200mm or two 120mm fans on the left side and two 120mm or two 140mm fans on the top.