The Front and Top Panels

The Enermax Hoplite ST has four external 5.25” bays, all protected by meshed covers with air filters. The front panel comes with a 120 mm fan installed. This fan has a three-pin standard fan power connector, and glows in white when turned on. No technical specifications for this fan are provided. You can install this fan to the three-speed fan controller available. There is an air filter for this fan.

Enermax Hoplite STFigure 4: Front panel

The top panel of the Enermax Hoplite ST case is meshed and has an air filter, supporting the installation of one 120 mm or 140 mm fan.

Enermax Hoplite STFigure 5: Top panel

On the front part of the top panel you will find two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0 port, the three-speed fan controller, and the traditional audio jacks. The USB 3.0 port uses an internal connector. The three-speed fan controller supports up to four fans. One of the highlights of this case is the presence of an external docking bay for SATA devices on its top panel. The connectors are covered by a lid.

Enermax Hoplite STFigure 6: Buttons, connectors, and the docking bay

Enermax Hoplite STFigure 7: Buttons, connectors, and the docking bay


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