Thermaltake Armor A90 Case Review

The Armor Series from Thermaltake has been around for a few years now and has been quite popular.  Most cases in the Armor series are in the mid to higher price range.  Seeing that many case manufacturers are coming out with budget cases aimed at the mainstream Thermaltake has come out with the Armor A90, which comes into the market at under $100.  It features a very unique design, 3 cooling fans, and the quality we are all used to seeing from Thermaltake.  Let’s see if the Armor A90 becomes the best budget case we have looked at!

Special thanks to Thermaltake for providing us with the Armor A90 Case to review.

– Black “bulletproof” armor design with metal mesh elements
– Top and front blue LED-fan enhancing combat ambience
– Massive protective front door for drive access
– Bottom based PSU for optimized cooling
– Big triangular side panel window & 120mm side panel VGA cooling opening
– LC ready! 2 x liquid cooling punch out holes

Case Type Mid Tower
Material SECC
Front Bezel Material Plastic
Color Black Interior
Black Exterior
Side Panel Transparent Window
Motherboard Support Standard ATX & Micro ATX
Motherboard Tray N/A
5.25″ Drive Bay 3
Ext. 3.5″ Drive Bay 1 x 3.5″ with 5.25″ converter
Int. 3.5″ Drive Bay 6 (with 1 x 2.5″ HDD/SSD)
Expansion Slots 7
Front I/O Ports 4 x USB2.0
1 x e-SATA
HD Audio ports
Cooling System -Front (Intake) :
120 x 120 x 25 mm Blue LED fan, 1000rpm, 16dBA;
120 x 120 x 25 mm (optional) or 200 x 200 x 20 mm (optional)
-Rear (Exhaust) :
120 x 120 x 25 mm TurboFan, 1000rpm, 16dBA
-Top (Exhaust) :
200 x 200 x 20 mm Blue LED fan, 800rpm, 15dBA
-Side (Intake) :
120 x 120 mm (optional)
Liquid Cooling Capable Yes
Liquid Cooling Embedded No
Power Supply Supported Standard ATX PSII
Power Supply Included No
Dimension (H*W*D) 502 (H) x 210(W) x 515 (L) mm
19.8 (H) x 8.3 (W) x 20.3 (L) inch
Net Weight 8.2 Kg
18.1 Lb
Security Lock
Warranty 3 Year

Just like all Thermaltake packaging the Armor A90 comes in a very colorful retail box.  On the front there is a picture of the case in action and on the back there is a list of features and specifications with many diagrams.

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Opening the box up the case is nicely protected by 2 large pieces of Styrofoam and plastic.  When you take the case out the door is taped shut to protect it and the small window on the side panel is covered with plastic to protect it from scratches.

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