Thermaltake Armor VH6001 Case Review :: System Build

07-31-2008 · Category: Hardware - Cases

By Ben Sun
  • Thermaltake ToughPower 1000w Cable management PSU
  • GeForce 9800GTX
  • nForce 790i Ultra SLI motherboard
  • WD 36GB SATA HDD
  • Thermaltake BigWater 780e Watercooling kit

The system build was of a fairly powerful computer system including an EVGA nForce 790i Ultra SLI motherboard, a QX9770 CPU from Intel, the Thermaltake BigWater 780e water cooling system, a Western Digital 36GB Raptor SATA HDD and 2GB of Crucial Ballistix DDR3-2000 memory. The system was easy to build.


Thermaltake Armor VH6001 Case Review Components

Components

Thermaltake Armor VH6001 Case Review Bigwater 780e

Bigwater 780e

Thermaltake Armor VH6001 Case Review Motherboard

Motherboard

Thermaltake Armor VH6001 Case Review Cooling Block

Cooling Block


The Thermaltake water cooling block was installed on top of the CPU after mounting the motherboard on the removable motherboard tray. The reservoir was installed on the middle of the 7 5.25 drive bays and the cabling leading straight from the reservoir to the watercooling block. Thermaltake really took its time in designing the case and it shows as everything is easy to work with on using a watercooler.


Thermaltake Armor VH6001 Case Review Mobo Tray

Mobo Tray

Thermaltake Armor VH6001 Case Review HDD Going In

HDD Going In

Thermaltake Armor VH6001 Case Review Installed

Installed

Thermaltake Armor VH6001 Case Review Reservoir

Reservoir


The HDDs are locked into the HDD cage via a lever. Simply flip the lever into place once the HDD is installed into the HDD rack. Easy, its toolless, painfree and anyone can do it. Once that was finished THE psu was installed, all cables and connectors were connected and the system powered on for the first time. Thermaltake uses blue LEDs on the Fans to give a cool look in operation.


Thermaltake Armor VH6001 Case Review Hoses

Hoses

Thermaltake Armor VH6001 Case Review System Built

System Built

Thermaltake Armor VH6001 Case Review Side

Side

Thermaltake Armor VH6001 Case Review Front

Front