Thermaltake Armor A90 Case Review

 
 
 
Thermaltake Armor A90 Case rated Great by 3dGameMan.com

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If you're in the market for an affordable mid-tower case that has cool styling and great build quality, the Thermaltake Armor A90 Case might just be what you are looking for. This case has lots of drive bays, plenty of fans, a hole on the motherboard tray, tooless drives and a black interior.


 

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Anonymous

Thermaltake case is always one of best Desktop computer desk. it offers many improvement and creation into our desktop PC than other case. At my country, there are only few people who dares to use this case due to this case is very expensive. MSI enjoy 71

Anonymous

sir.. excuseme does the v6 gt will fit on this casing? tnx in advance

Anonymous

Does anyone know if the front intake fan could be removed and a 120mm dual radiator setup could take its place?

Anonymous

I've done something similar and be very sure that the parts are compatible if not you will have to either purchase or pay for some custom fabrication. Nobody told me that the Corsair H100 all in one liquid cooler would not fit in my case if I tried mounting it up top. It manages to fit if I just let it sit there buy I had to custom fabricate a arm to hold it up due to the fact that it is just the exact size of the interior of the case up top. The awesome case I'm using and I would recommend to anyone in a build ranging up to 2-3k is a Cooler Master Storm Scout ll. if you manage to not be able to get it to fit there are ways of mounting it inside but it will require proper fan placement for proper airflow and some custom fabrication and possibly drilling in-or-outside of the case.

Anonymous

does anyone know if the front intake fan can be removed and a 120mm dual radiator can be installed instead?

Anonymous

Why have you only reviewed it as a great rating? compared to the Haf 922, there's not alot of difference, yet that's a Kickass rating?
i want to buy this case, but I'm also interested in the Haf 922, the 690 II advance (Coolermaster) or the the CM Storm Scout.

Anonymous

The case is very effective with designs from other models from thermaltake which make it refined. this case does not leave much to be desired considering the size. Would make a good entry level
good value good quality build. Kind of wished thermaltake would understand that the sword m model was dated to an extent but would not hurt to intergrate some of the qualities on other models.

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id like to see this case in a full tower

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rodney, may i ask you, whyhave you disbled youtube comments? thanks ;)

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beautiful looking case!

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I like that it have lots of ventilation that have removable filters.

Question: How many times have you Rodney, misplaced the key for that lock you put on in your review videos, so you stand there with a lock that you cant open later :)

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I'm still in negative neutral status with my Tt V9 case. There are things about these Tt cases that I like and then there are other things I dislike. These tool-less designs need to work great or just left off altogether. These latest cases feel like thin metal and wire management is extremely underdeveloped. On my V9 case I've already had to repair the Tt rear fan with fresh oil. The side fan removed because of my V8 cooler. The top fan pulled and the screen removed to cut some stubs in the plastic that would hit the fan blades. Now the top screen does not go back on very tight anymore. Over all very spotty build quality from Tt and I'm not impressed. I could build a better case myself, but I'd rather just buy another brand of computer case. I don't want to rag on Thermaltake because they did provide me a case for free in my mid range builders guide. But during the build it was a nightmare of problems that I wish I could go back and ask Rodney for another brand of case. So I'm grateful and sad for Tt at the same time.

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HD 5870 will perfectly fit in Thermaltake Armor A90 Case, but you might have to remove optional intake fan (near Hard Drive Bays)!  So, beware of that when installing large video cards.

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Will it be able to fit a Radeon HD 5970?

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bujinyun wrote:

Will it be able to fit a Radeon HD 5970?

Negative! HD 5970 video card is 12" Long.

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Thanks for the quick reply.

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Nice looking case and I like that they included 3 fans, a tool less design and dust filters. .

Anonymous

Could you please remove the right and left side panels during reviews. that way we can see if their is any form of cable management available.

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I finally made an account, do I get a cookie? :D

Thermaltake needs to get their act together, they can't make a case in the same price range as the Antec 900 Two and the CM 690 II Advanced without cable management holes.  Not to mention NZXT cases which have better cable management for 2/3 the price. Fortunately the 3.5" drive cage is off center so you could hide some cables behind that. I have to admit I like the angular look though. This case with red fans would be BA.

It would be cool if you could remove the other side panel and give us an overview on the cable management, especially the amount of space between motherboard tray and side panel. 

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Anonymous

3dgameman!!!! the youtube link is not on your video. plx fix the link on youtube! :D /mooriaftw

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Thanks for letting me know. Short URLs are something new for 3dGameMan, so we will have to try and figure out why they are not working 100% of the time.

Anonymous

Ehm, the door isnt ventilated?

Anonymous

Oh my gosh. These cases that seem so cool and then have 200mm fans are really starting to bug me. Either third-party fan companies that make higher-end bearings and radiator companies should start making stuff in 200mm, or these damn cases should offer an option to install 120 or 140.

Anonymous

please just let us watch and comment on youtube, i know you want more people to check out your site, but it bugs me having to go here to watch the video.

Anonymous

I don't have any problem with it, what's the difference?

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If you really enjoy my videos, you really shouldn't mind coming over here to watch them ;)

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FYI: There are rebates for the Thermaltake A90 Case until 7/15/2010

Thermaltake Armor A90 Case Rebate (Canada): http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/pdf/VL90001W2Z_$20-0615-0715-TRM-8178.pdf

Thermaltake Armor A90 Case Rebate (USA): http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/pdf/VL90001W2Z_$20-0615-0715-TRM-8177.pdf

Anonymous

Next time you'll see bullet holes

Anonymous

I must say normal computer cases are getting boring to read though.
Can 3dgameman do a review and install video on the "LIAN LI PC-T1R Red Aluminum Mini-ITX Tower" case? This would be a nice break from all the normal stuff.

Anonymous

I was planning to purchase the A90 case, but since there are no decent reviews, I have to wait.
Thank you 3DGAMEMAN! I will be waiting for a review.

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LOL @ 2:10 of the unboxing video, i thought you're gonna say "This is a KICKASS Product" hahaha

Waiting for the review.

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Anonymous

looks like you're getting bored with case unboxings and reviews. i absolutely hate to see how shipping companies handle packages even if then come just fine in the box, i hate to see my boxes all f'd up.

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If all goes well, I should have the video review up later this evening.

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I hate the small side windows, I think I remember seeing another review on this case you don't see much through it just the ends of your graphics cards, and hopefully the 5.25 bay cover is removable I hear it didn't work out too well with the DF-85.