ThermalTake Element S VK60001N2Z

  • ThermalTake Element S VK60001N2Z
84
Based on 17 scores, 34 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    8
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Plenty of hard drive bays; SSD bays; nicely configurable.
  • Good cooling performance, Quiet, Easy installation, Excellent cable management features, Roomy interior for a midtower, Unique look
  • Nice black finish throughout the case, Plenty of room for hard drives (seven 3.5" and two 2.5"), Antivibration rubber edging on the side panels, Up to six fans can be installed (three included), Fans are fairly quiet

Cons:

  • No eSATA; only three optical drive bays and two front USB ports.
  • Could use a few expansion slot covers, Only one front fan included, Graphics area cooling could be better, No toolfree solutions for ODD and expansion devices

Expert reviews and ratings

By Expert Reviews on 60

The Element S is spacious and looks good, but flimsy construction and some unusual cable routing requirements failed to impress us....

By Overclock3D on -

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By 3dGameMan on -

Video Review: From the outside to the inside the Thermaltake Element S Case is really something. While it does have a plastic top and front it's not your typical shinny cheap looking plastic. The side panels and inside is steel which adds weight but...

By Maximum PC on 80

An array of thoughtful features in an understated design Say you’re a content creator—video, graphic design, whatever. You want a computer that’s quiet, functional, and hopefully doesn’t look like it was designed by a candy...

By BrightHub on 80

Thermaltake has been trying to shed the image of being a budget...

By High Tech Reviews on -

You wont find elements like HOT² or Cool² on the Periodic Table, but you will find them at your local computer emporium in a new Element lineup of cases from Thermaltake. These case have so much to offer and the best part of all is they will...

By TweakNews on -

With its new Element series, Thermaltake has paired a more subtle exterior with a redesigned interior to create a chassis that is both good looking and functional. The interior of the Element S is a pleasure to work in, (with the exception of the...

By TechwareLabs on -

An attractive in its simplicity, manageable, and overall efficient case. You get what you see in advertisement it is “Created for Pros”. You will definitely appreciate this case if you work on your computer as a job. The nice touches such as...

By techPowerUp! on 89

What I liked most about the Thermaltake Element S is the overall design. The removable hard drive cage has plenty of room for 3.5" drives, and the removable PSU cover can handle two more 2.5" SSD drives. Airflow inside the case is good, and the front...

By Bjorn3D on 85

The Thermaltake ElementS is a sleek looking chassis that works for an office or gaming environment. The smart design and massive airflow make it a good choice for todays hotter running systems. We use a couple of 73 CFM fans on the CPU when we have...

By Modders-Inc on 80

The Thermaltake Element S is one of those cases that you enjoy working with. I found no sharp edges anywhere, as all edging was rolled for protection. Chassis fitment was excellent and tight, but not overly so. The addition of the plastic edging on...

By BCCHardware on 78

I enjoyed working with this case, it was nice to work inside, and although the cooling is not the best it makes up for it with cable management inside, even though it does have some holes in the design (or should I say lack of holes). The accessory...

By AMDZone on 96

Overall we have to say we're very happy with the Thermaltake Armor+MX VH8000BWS Black Mid Tower. It feels a nice gap between the heavy duty full tower which at times can be too large and too heavy and more mainstream cases. It provided excellent...

By HardwareLogic on 84

The black interior of Thermaltakes Element S got our attention right away and the finish was very well done. All the panels and cages were easily removed with thumb screws, for a nearly tool-less installation. Also, there was plenty of room for the...

By PCPer on -

and We had mixed feelings about the Element S after getting to the meat of the review during the installation process. The overall color scheme of the case is outstanding and definitely went on a different path than most PC cases we’ve seen....

By Real World Labs on -

The Thermaltake Element S is a high quality mid case, simple but with great looks due to the slick design and the 230mm LED fan, lots of space for its size and awesome cooling potential. That aside the Element S also features three...

By ComputerPowerUser on 80

Consider the Thermaltake Element S as a midtower case that will satisfy enthusiasts and possibly masquerade as a workstation case. Gamers take note: This chassis is affordable, capable of maintaining proper airflow, and embodies practical...

By Hardware Canucks on -

A longstanding name in the realm of computer chassiss, Thermaltake has taken a bit of a turn from their typical eccentric design and styled the case to focus on its intended purpose - to house computers hardware. The Element S is a mid tower...

By Ninjalane on 100

The Element S from ThermalTake is a very clean and elegant case that pushes the limits of case design by refining what needs to be in a case to begin with. The outer skin is a smooth form plastic that helps to reaffirm the smooth style and clean...

By FiringSquad on 91

Thermaltake Element S Case ReviewThermaltake has vastly expanded its product line over the past few years, from the original Blue Orb aftermarket VGA heatsink to cases, coolers, power supplies and even aluminum keyboards. Even though they offer many...