Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced
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Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced

RC120A-KKN1, Cube, Mini ITX, Black/Grey, 2 fans

Available at 6 shops from £35.98 (average £37.73)

Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced
Case type
Cube
Window
No
Bundled case fans
2 fans

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Test results


Test results


Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced specifications

General
  Brand Cooler Master
  Product name Elite 120 Advanced
  Product code RC120A-KKN1, RC-120A-KKN1, RC120AKKN1
  EAN code 0884102017315, 4719512036334, 4719512037836
  Tested on Friday 10 January 2014

Specifications Search for products based on specifications
  Case type Cube
  Form factor Mini ITX
  Material Aluminium / Plastic
  Colour Black/Grey
  Dimensions - Width 24.1 cm
  Dimension - Depth 40.3 cm
  Dimensions - Height 20.2 cm
  Weight 3.34 kg
  Door in front panel Nee
  Lock in front panel door Nee
  Window Nee
  Noise reduction mats inside Nee

Internal space Search for products based on specifications

5.25 inch front accessible

5.25 inch front accessible 1

5.25 inch internal

5.25 inch internal 0

3.5 inch front accessible

3.5 inch front accessible 0

3.5 inch internal

3.5 inch internal 3
  2.5 inch external 0

2.5 inch internal

2.5 inch internal 4
  2.5 inch hot swap external 0
  3.5 inch hot swap external 0

Maximum length graphics card

Maximum length graphics card 34 cm

Maximum height CPU cooler

Maximum height CPU cooler 7.6 cm
  Number of expansion cards 2
  Slimline optical drive space Nee
  Low profile Nee

Case fans Search for products based on specifications
  6x6 cm positions 0
  7x7 cm positions 0
  8x8 cm positions 1
  9x9 cm positions 0
  10x10 cm positions 0
  12x12 cm positions 2
  14x14 cm positions 0
  18x18 cm positions 0
  20x20 cm positions 0
  23x23 cm positions 0
  25x25 cm positions 0
  Bundled case fans 2 fans
  Total number of fan positions 3
  Fan connector type 3-pin/molex
  Dust filter Ja

User friendliness Search for products based on specifications
  Case can be opened without screwdriver Ja
  Top panel can be removed Ja
  Front panel can be removed without screwdriver Ja
  5.25 inch drives can be added without using screws Ja
  3.5 inch drives can be added without using screws Ja
  2.5 inch drives can be added without using screws Nee
  Drives can be added with rail system Ja
  Rubber/silicon noise reduction for hard drives Nee
  Expansion cards can be added without using screws Nee
  Sharp edges None
  Removable mainboard tray Nee
  Cutout in backplate for CPU cooler Nee
  Removable cage for hard disks Nee
  Holes in backplate for cable management Nee
  Prepared for water cooling Ja

Included power supply Search for products based on specifications
  Brand -
  Power switch on PSU Nee

Front connectors Search for products based on specifications
  Front connectors location Frontpanel
  Front connectors - Audio Ja
  Front connectors - USB 2.0 Ja
  Front connectors - USB 2.0 (number) 2
  Front connectors - Firewire Nee
  Front connectors - eSATA Nee
  Front connectors - USB 3.0 Ja
  Front connectors - USB 3.0 (number) 1

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  Card reader Nee
  Fan controller Nee
  Temperature sensor(s) Nee
  LED display Nee
  VFD (Vacuum Fluorescent Display) Nee
  Chassis open detection Nee
  Lighting Nee
  Fan duct for CPU cooler Nee
  Case feet Nee
  Lock Nee

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Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced test results

Specifications Show charts of test results

Volume (based on dimensions)

Volume (based on dimensions) 19.62 dm³

Test configuration

Inventarisatie, afmetingen en gewicht


Temperature Show charts of test results
  Temperature 80 W - Case fans 7 V 38.5 °C

Test configuration

80 and 160 watt heat sources, temperature sensor between CPU socket and external connectors

  Temperature 80 W - Case fans 12 V 34.2 °C

Test configuration

80 and 160 watt heat sources, temperature sensor between CPU socket and external connectors

  Temperature 160 W - Case fans 7 V 54.6 °C

Test configuration

80 and 160 watt heat sources, temperature sensor between CPU socket and external connectors


Temperatuur Mini-ITX Show charts of test results
  Temperatuur behuizing 50 watt 7 volt 32.2 °C

Test configuration

Simulatie van 50/100 watt processor en 50/100 watt videokaart, temperatuurmeter in behuizing, op processor en op videokaart

  Temperatuur processor 50 watt 7 volt 46.1 °C

Test configuration

Simulatie van 50/100 watt processor en 50/100 watt videokaart, temperatuurmeter in behuizing, op processor en op videokaart

  Temperatuur behuizing 100 watt 12 volt 42.5 °C

Test configuration

Simulatie van 50/100 watt processor en 50/100 watt videokaart, temperatuurmeter in behuizing, op processor en op videokaart

  Temperatuur processor 100 watt 12 volt 67.8 °C

Test configuration

Simulatie van 50/100 watt processor en 50/100 watt videokaart, temperatuurmeter in behuizing, op processor en op videokaart

  Temperatuur behuizing 50+50 watt 7 volt 39.6 °C

Test configuration

Simulatie van 50/100 watt processor en 50/100 watt videokaart, temperatuurmeter in behuizing, op processor en op videokaart

  Temperatuur processor 50+50 watt 7 volt 52.1 °C

Test configuration

Simulatie van 50/100 watt processor en 50/100 watt videokaart, temperatuurmeter in behuizing, op processor en op videokaart

  Temperatuur videokaart 50+50 watt 7 volt 53.7 °C

Test configuration

Simulatie van 50/100 watt processor en 50/100 watt videokaart, temperatuurmeter in behuizing, op processor en op videokaart

  Temperatuur behuizing 100+100 watt 12 volt 48.5 °C

Test configuration

Simulatie van 50/100 watt processor en 50/100 watt videokaart, temperatuurmeter in behuizing, op processor en op videokaart

  Temperatuur processor 100+100 watt 12 volt 73.3 °C

Test configuration

Simulatie van 50/100 watt processor en 50/100 watt videokaart, temperatuurmeter in behuizing, op processor en op videokaart

  Temperatuur videokaart 100+100 watt 12 volt 76.2 °C

Test configuration

Simulatie van 50/100 watt processor en 50/100 watt videokaart, temperatuurmeter in behuizing, op processor en op videokaart


Noise production test Show charts of test results
  Noise level - PSU, HDD 31.8 dB(A)

Test configuration

dB-meter in sound proof box, measured at 10 cm next to sidepanel, Scythe Mugen 2 Rev B CPU cooler, Antec TruePower 750 Blue PSU, Hitachi Deskstar 7200rpm hard disk

  Noise level - PSU, HDD, case fans/CPU fan 7 V 33.5 dB(A)

Test configuration

dB-meter in sound proof box, measured at 10 cm next to sidepanel, Scythe Mugen 2 Rev B CPU cooler, Antec TruePower 750 Blue PSU, Hitachi Deskstar 7200rpm hard disk

  Noise level - PSU, HDD, case fans/CPU fan 12 V 49.1 dB(A)

Test configuration

dB-meter in sound proof box, measured at 10 cm next to sidepanel, Scythe Mugen 2 Rev B CPU cooler, Antec TruePower 750 Blue PSU, Hitachi Deskstar 7200rpm hard disk


Geluidstest Mini-ITX Show charts of test results
  Geluid Mini-ITX - Voeding, HDD 31.0 dB(A)

Test configuration

Mini-ITX geluidstest, dB-meter in geluidsdichte box, gemeten op 10 centimeter afstand

  Geluidstest Mini-ITX - Voeding, HDD, Case/CPU-fan 7v 32.2 dB(A)

Test configuration

Mini-ITX geluidstest, dB-meter in geluidsdichte box, gemeten op 10 centimeter afstand

  Geluidstest Mini-ITX - Voeding, HDD, Case/CPU-fan 12v 45.5 dB(A)

Test configuration

Mini-ITX geluidstest, dB-meter in geluidsdichte box, gemeten op 10 centimeter afstand

  Geluidstest Mini-ITX - Voeding, HDD, Case/CPU/GPU-fan 7v 36.4 dB(A)

Test configuration

Mini-ITX geluidstest, dB-meter in geluidsdichte box, gemeten op 10 centimeter afstand

  Geluidstest Mini-ITX - Voeding, HDD, Case/CPU/GPU-fan 12v 49.1 dB(A)

Test configuration

Mini-ITX geluidstest, dB-meter in geluidsdichte box, gemeten op 10 centimeter afstand

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