ThermalTake Element V VL20001W2Z

  • ThermalTake Element V VL20001W2Z
83
Based on 17 scores, 34 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    9
  • Good:
    5
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Retail price for what it offers
  • Stylish and easy to manipulate within, Motherboard tray designed for various board sizes, Plenty of space for hard drives and 3.5" devices, Colorshift fans, Power supply brackets for secure installation, Easy access front panel for gamers.
  • Solid, roomy construction; fans aplenty and a dedicated fancontrol knob; locking side panel.

Cons:

  • Very bright top system led easy to fix by disconnecting its power cable, USB headers should have been joined for easier installation, HDDs could have a screw less installation system
  • Though to install and remove hard drives.

Expert reviews and ratings

By CDRinfo on

Thermaltake is one of the most popular PC case manufacturers around the world. The company offers several lines of products for everyone; for the mid-user who needs a well-built case for its PC system as well as for demanding gamers and power-users....

By UMLan on 90

Element V is very impressive case. It comes very well equipped with five fans which provide great cooling for the whole case. Not all of the cases out there come with stock fans so this is a rare case. In addition of the fans, Thermaltake has provided...

By Overclockers Online on

Thermaltake has yet another winner on their hands; the Element V has earned a spot in my house as the chassis for my primary rig. Overall, the case is well constructed with very few flaws with the screw less drive mounts that can easily be fixed in...

By BCCHardware on 95

It's been a while since I've taken a look at a Thermaltake case, and if this case is any indication it looks like Thermaltake is still producing some pretty nice cases. I was overall very impressed with the Element V thanks to all of its...

By The Best Case Scenario on 100

The Element V full-tower chassis from Thermaltake is another in a long line of great cases. While it is on the higher side of the price band, starting at $130 at the time of this writing, its size and features make it a good choice for the user who...

By Tom's Hardware on

A seemingly never-ending stream of press releases bombards the review world with flowery language and hard-to-prove claims of superiority, often from case manufacturers maintaining that a specific model is perfect for nearly anyone’s gaming rig....

By Atomic MPC on 81

Not bad for the size, but it could’ve been even...

By Tom's Hardware UK on

A seemingly never-ending stream of press releases bombards the review world with flowery language and hard-to-prove claims of superiority, often from case manufacturers maintaining that a specific model is perfect for nearly anyone’s gaming rig. In...

By Legit Reviews on

The Thermaltake Element V combines smooth dark aesthetics with light accents to create a beautiful, yet functional,...

By Maximum PC on 60

The V could be for "very old design, very overpriced" Since we reviewed the Thermaltake Element S (August 2009), Thermaltake has unleashed a dizzying deluge of Elements, from mid-towers G and T to the small-formfactor Q. The first full-tower, the...

By Hardware Bistro on 100

Started from the passion for the DIY (Do It Yourself) concepts and the desires to realize the goal of "Ideas are originated from humanity; Realizing ideas is our belief." Thermaltake Technology was established in January, 1999 and has been market to...

By TweakNews on

Well, the Element V chassis from Thermaltake proved to be a mixed bag. While there were many features of the chassis that I liked very much, there were almost as many features that I disliked intensely. Let’s start off with the positive aspects....

By XtremeComputing on

Thermaltake have built up a good reputation, and this case does not disappoint. As long as you can ignore the lack of HDD-vibration absorption, and the fact it isn't powder coated on the inside (although that's down to personal preference), this...

By Pro-Clockers on

The Thermaltake Element V is a great case for someone looking for more space. It offers tons of room for drives and other front panel devices that people like to insert in there builds. The steel infrastructure makes it a very strong and sturdy case....

By Pureoverclock on 60

Thermaltake is often known for its flashy cases, and the Element V has that in spades when you turn on the LED light show. There is the option of leaving it a static colour, so depending on your particular tastes you can change the setup to...

By Legion Hardware on

Manufacturer: ThermaltakePrice: $155 USAuthor: Steven WaltonEditor: Kylie PerrinDate: 14/01/2010DISCUSS REVIEW [ Conclusion ]There is certainly no shortage of full tower chassis that are priced at between $100 and $200 US, which is exactly where the...

By techPowerUp! on 75

The Thermaltake Element V will set you back around 130 Euros or 170 US Dollars. This does not make this chassis a cheap one. While the case does offer quite a few small, but nice features there are plenty of annoying draw backs as well. On one hand...

By Computer Shopper on 79

Hard-core PC builders, take note: If unpainted innards (and a lofty price) don't faze you, the Element V is a nice den for your components....

By Hi Tech Legion on

The Thermaltake Element V, being a full tower case, has all the room needed to accommodate today’s higher end video cards, motherboards and heatsinks. With the available cut outs, the ability to route cables behind the motherboard tray make hiding...

By Overclock3D on

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