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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
Looks Nice, Good Cable Management, Easy To Install A Rig In, Red LED 230 mm Top Fan, Massive Air Flow, Easy On The Eyes
Noise reduction methods seemed to help reduce fan and hard drive noise, Matteblack finish gives users unique option that veers from standard PC cases in this price range, Three fans included (two 120mm, one 230mm), Sevenbay, removable hard drive cage.
Looks, Massive HDD Space, Cooling Performance, Near Silent, Black Painted Rear And Inside, Price
Elegant styling, Excellent cooling options, Vast modding potential, completely black inside and out, Huge 230mm Red LED fan, total of 6 fan placements in this model, Red accent around door, Perfect for the BloodRage
All-metal, all-black interior; excellent cable routing options; 2.5-inch-drive (SSD) mount; versatile drive cage can be front-mounted; rubberized door trim helps quiet interior vibrations
Fully featured, Sleek look, VERY quiet, One of the only cases with SSD mounting spots, Toolless hard drive system
Classic, professional styling, Large hard drive capability, including 2.5” drives, Convenient, easy to use hard drive cage, Good thermal performance, Quiet operation, Strong steel construction, Good cable management, Intelligent layout / design.
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
Lots of plastic, Steel covers need to be removed before installation, Nonremovable motherboard tray, No toolless options for 5.25" drives or expansion cards, No available external 3.5" bay or adapter, 60mm fans on rear panel (if installed) block expansion
CPU Motherboard Cutout Is Not For Both AMD And Intel Rigs, Heavy (19.49 lbs)
Graphics cards will not fit if they are longer than 10.5", No rubber grommets for noise/vibration reduction for hard drives and fans, No removable motherboard tray, Tight fit for PSU and triple graphic card configurations, Fairly poor cable management
CPU Cooler Backplate Hole Incompatible With X58 Mainboards
Plastic door and hinges feel flimsy; drive cage uses proprietary screws; top-mounted power switch easy to accidentally hit
User guide is not that descriptive
By Expert Reviews on March 14, 2010
The Element S is spacious and looks good, but flimsy construction and some unusual cable routing requirements failed to impress us....
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By 3dGameMan on November 03, 2009
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 September 03, 2009
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 June 29, 2009
Thermaltake has been trying to shed the image of being a budget...
By High Tech Reviews on June 20, 2009
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 June 10, 2009
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 May 19, 2009
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 May 18, 2009
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 May 03, 2009
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...
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