CX3172a 17" deep 3U for high wattage builds
CX3172a17" deep 3U for high wattage builds
  • Support for ATX, MicroATX, SSI-CEB, and eATX motherboards up to 10.5" in depth
  • 5x PCIe slot cutouts for PCIe cards and GPUs up to 115mm tall x 375mm long
  • Supports high wattage ATX and FSP Twin redundant power supplies
  • Liquid cooling support for 360mm AIOs with up to 6x 120mm fans in push/pull
  • Includes a washable and reusable UL94 flame rated open cell dust filter
  • 2x 2.5 SSD mounts (on-board M.2 and PCIe SSDs recommended)
  • Designed and Manufactured in the USA by Sliger with US materials
Front Panel Color



BUSINESS CUSTOMERS: Custom branded front panels are available!
Services include custom powder coating of any color on Prismatic Powders, modified vent patterns, custom laser cutouts, and full color screen printing (including gradients). Please contact sales@sliger.com to discuss your requirements. A minimum order quantity (MOQ) of 10 units is required.
Rack Slides
Installation instructions for our CX/PM Series rack slides are available here.
*Indicated rack slides may ship in a seperate shipping box from the case itself.
120mm Fans
* Fan mounting screws and 30cm fan wire extension cables are included.
Asetek 360mm AIO Liquid Coolers for HEDT and Server CPUs
*Supports Threadripper, Threadripper Pro, and Eypc CPUs on sockets; TR4, sTRX4, TR5, sTR5, SP3, SP6, and sWRX8.
The 836SA-M1 does NOT support socket SP5.
Additional technical information on the ASETEK 8 Series AIOs is available here.
Additional information on installing the TR5 socket can be found here.
Asetek 360mm AIO Liquid Cooler for Desktop CPUs
Additional technical information on our Asetek AIOs is available here. Please note not all Asetek partners are compatible. Compatible coolers are 395mm/15.5" in width. Please see Specs tab for more details.
Asetek 240mm AIO Liquid Cooler for Desktop CPUs
Additional technical information on our Asetek AIOs is available here. Please note not all Asetek partners are compatible. Compatible coolers are 395mm/15.5" in width. Please see Specs tab for more details.
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Technical Specifications

Motherboard
  • EATX (305mm x 280mm) [12" x 11"]
  • ATX (305mm x 244 mm) [12" x 9.6"]
  • MicroATX (245 x 245mm) [9.6" x 9.6"]
  • FlexATX (229 x 191 mm) [9" x 7.5"]
  • Mini-DTX (203mm x 170 mm) [8" x 6.7"]
  • Mini-ITX (170mm x 170 mm) [6.7" x 6.7"]
CPU Air Coolers
  • up to 110mm tall
  • Recommended Silent Air Coolers
  • Noctua D9L, Noctua NH-L12, Thermalright Silver Soul 110, or ID-COOLING SE-904-XT SLIM
  • List of retail 3U Air Coolers
  • PCPartPicker.com list of 3U air coolers
  • 3U Air Cooler Manufacturers (for bulk orders / system integrators)
  • www.dynatron.com
CPU Liquid Coolers
Fan Mounting
  • Front
  • 3x 120mm x 25mm fans
GPU / PCIe Cards
  • 5x full height PCIe card slot cutouts
  • Maximum card height: 115mm
  • Maximum card length with 3x Noctua A12x25 fans: 324mm
  • Maximum card length with Asetek 360mm AIO and Noctua A12x25 fans: 297mm
  • Maximum card length with no fans / no AIO cooler: 349mm
Storage
  • 2x 2.5" SSD
  • Sliger recommends use of M.2/NVMe and PCIe based storage on motherboard
Front Panel I/O
  • One (1) USB C 10Gbps Port
  • One (2) USB 3.0 Ports
  • One (1) Momentary Switch / Power Status LED (Ring Shape, White)
Power Supply
  • ATX
Material
  • Chassis
  • ASTM-A-653 G30 Zero Spangle 20 Gauge Galvanized Steel
  • Front Panels
  • ASTM-A-653 G30 Zero Spangle 18 Gauge Galvanized Steel
  • Rack Ears
  • ASTM-A-653 G30 Zero Spangle 14 Gauge Galvanized Steel
Finish
  • Semi-gloss fine texture powder coat finish
  • Powder coat is an outdoor architectural grade polyester epoxy blend
  • Compliant with SAE AMS-STD-595 / FED-STD-595 color number 27038 (ANA 514)
  • Custom powder coat finishes are available, additional labor/material charges and 10 unit MOQ will apply.
  • Unpainted chassis, panels, or parts available on request (for DIY paint jobs)
Branding
  • Case is unbranded on interior and exterior of chassis.
  • Optional logo screen printing (full color) on front panel for business customers, MOQ 10 units
Case Dimensions
  • 16.89" x 17.00" x 3U (5.22") [DxWxH]
  • 429mm x 431.38mm x 132.5mm [DxWxH]
Weights
  • Chassis
  • Rack Slide Kits
  • Packaging Materials (Box, Tape, Foam Corners)
Shipping Box Dimensions
  • 21" x 21" x 10"
  • 51 ECT Double Wall
  • Packaged with reusable EPE foam end caps
Rack Rails
  • Sliger PM-Series Ball Bearing Slides
  • General Devices C300-S Series
Warranty
  • Case
  • 5 Year Warranty [Chassis, USB cables, Power Button, SATA Adapters]
  • Liquid Coolers & Fans
  • 3 Year Warranty
  • Please see our warranty policy for additional conditions, exclusions, and limitations.
Industry Standards
  • 19-inch rack standard
  • Electronic Industries Alliance EIA-310-D
  • International Electrotechnical Commission IEC 60297-1 / IEC 60297-3-100
  • Consumer Electronics Association CEA-310-E
  • Deutsches Institut für Normung DIN 41494
Safety and EMC
  • Contact us before using case for FCC, CE, UL, or other safety / regulatory compliance
  • Alternate brackets or powder coat masking may be required depending on certifications sought
Environmental
  • Compliant with RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC, 2015/863 RoHS2, RoHS3 (EU) with all applicable exemptions
  • Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)
  • Compliant for all Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)
  • Conflict–Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) with Conflict-Minerals Report (CMRT) available upon request
  • Compliant with US EPA PBT Section 6 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
Federal Acquisition
  • TAA (Trade Agreements Act) Compliant for GSA Schedules, IDIQ contracts, and DoD contracts
  • Compliant with Section 889 of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) of National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)
HTS Tariff Code
  • 8473.30.00.02 - COMPUTER CASES AND ACCESSORIES
Country of Origin
  • United States of America
Rev Control
  • 1.0 (4/18/22 - **/**/**)
  • Initial Release