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Build Quality, Design (For Some), Dual Docking Station, USB 3.0, 3 Preinstalled Fans (2x120mm/1x230mm), Space For The Largest Graphics Cards (315mm), Complete ToolLess Design, Price (For Some)
Dual bay dock on top of the chassis, Sleek style, Plenty of airflow/cooling.
External hard drive docking bays, Space for heatsink installation after motherboard mounting, Tool-less design, Quiet, Dust filters on all intake fans including the power supply, Large, top mounted exhaust fan, Quality build, nothing feels cheap, USB 3.0
SATA docking feature, USB 3.0, Good cooling, All black finish, Pretty quiet, Roomy for a midtower, 230mm top fan.
Dual HDD Docking Station, Excellent Cooling For All Components, Solid Build Using High Quality Materials, Excellent Quality Black Finish, Good Interior Working Room, Capable of Longer Graphics Cards Including HD 5970, Very Quiet Fans.
Integrated hotswap SATA dock on top; decent airflow; accommodates long cards.
Single USB 3.0 Port, Perforated Sections Have No Air Filters
No support for 2.5” drives inside the case, Cheap toolfree installation devices
No user manual
Tool free features could use some work, No cable management features, Overall flimsy design, Very limited front ports, Front intake fan restriction, Panel fitment, Aged design.
Tool Free Systems Easily Breakable, Cable Routing Behind Motherboard Extremely Limited, gold, Discuss this review in our forums
Only two frontpanel USB ports; no behindthemobo cable routing; weird aesthetics.
By Real World Labs on November 23, 2011
With the V9 BlacX PC Case Thermaltake has introduced yet another great product in the midi tower segment of the market right after the excellent MK-1 we reviewed a few months back. Unlike the MK-1 however which is considered a step above the...
By ThinkComputers on June 01, 2011
The Thermaltake V9 BlacX is a part of the V series cases, which includes a total of eight cases. A total of four of the cases include the V9 label, of which you could consider the BlacX the ranking third of the four, one step above the standard V9...
By Bjorn3D on April 20, 2011
For the most part, the Thermaltake V9 is a very nice case. There are some things that could be improved on, like cable management. The lack of cable management features is really disappointing when considering the other features the case has. The...
By TechReaction.net on April 12, 2011
Overall, the Thermaltake V9 BlacX Edition brought a lot of good features to the table. The tool-free installation is always a good thing to have on cases these days, because screws are a thing of the past. Having the dual “Easy Swap” bays on...
By Expert Reviews on April 11, 2011
The drive caddies are useful for quickly installing graphics cards, but the V9 BlacX needs refining in other areas.
By BCCHardware on April 05, 2011
The Thermaltake BlacX chassis is a nice addition to Thermaltake's lineup in the "V" series and it brings a unique feature to a computer case. I'm not sure if this idea works for everyone as there are a couple of drawbacks - including...
By Icrontic on March 31, 2011
The BlacX integration is a fantastic idea which Thermaltake should extend into their other case lines such as the Armor series. It’s a great way to add value to existing product lines for a minimal cost. The minor complaints about the Thermaltake...
By 3dGameMan on March 18, 2011
Video Review: The Thermaltake V9 BlacX Edition Case is a great case. It has lots of fans, drives, drive docking stations, side window, nice styling, black interior and more. If you're looking for an affordable mid-tower case be sure to check this...
By TweakNews on March 14, 2011
When I first got an opportunity to look at an example of Thermaltake's V9 series, I was less than impressed. This new BlacX entry has some nicely executed features and displays very good cooling numbers. However, the interior design is definitely...
By Hi Tech Legion on March 08, 2011
Perspective is always a huge element when sizing up a piece of equipment, but sizing up the Thermaltake V9 BlacX takes this to new heights. Street price on the V9 BlacX is ~$95.00 at the moment, putting it into a pricing competition with some very...
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