From a feature perspective the Element S from Thermaltake really offers everything you need. Whether or not you'll buy the case will come down to two things, the first being if you're happy with a midi tower. Standing at 505mm it's not a small case, but it doesn't offer the room that a full tower does.
The second will be the look; this is something that is going to completely depend on the person. The red LED fan at the top isn't in your face and helps add a bit of color to the case. Black and red as a theme is something that can't really go wrong and if you're happy with the more plain look that the Element S offers here it might just be the case for you.
While lacking some of the flair that we quite often see in a lot of Thermaltake cases, the Element S is a nice breath of fresh air for people who like the brand but don't want all the bells and whistles that we see in other models from the company.
The only real downfall to the case would have to be the lack of full tower version for people who like the model but want the extra breathing room a larger tower offers. All in all the Element S at $119.99 over at Newegg is a pretty nice looking case that doesn't hit the wallet too hard. Pair it up with a nice power supply and a good little Core 2 or i7 system and you're going to end up with something that looks subtle but manages to pack quite the punch.