The Element V is an impressive chassis in both size and features. The case exterior has a chunky feel and I prefer a more refined look and feel, but I will say it was easy to get at and use. The large dial is in fact simple to operate both in its smooth feel in the dial, and the light pressure needed to swap LED colors. With the fan controller on low, the chassis is audible, but it is minimal, not unlike the noise from a typical tower cooler fan. Once the dial is set to full on, things do get louder, but the fans on my GTX 280's at load would put them in their place. The chassis itself was solid through and through, and aside from the "looseness" of the tool-less mechanisms; there wasn't a feature or functional part that was tough or dysfunctional. The chassis is designed well inside and out.
Security is something to be aware of, even sometimes in your own home, from kids, siblings, or pets, let alone the vast amount of "sticky fingers" at a LAN event. Don't you worry! Thermaltake has brought you some handy solutions. A locking door panel is nothing new, but it something usually found on more expensive chassis'. The locking bar on the back to keep your mouse and keyboard secured. This bar screws in from the inside and is small enough that the connections won't pass through if someone tries to borrow them. Another bonus for those who attend LAN events, there is a place to mount a sports bottle full of your favorite fluid refreshment. If you need to double fist your drinks, you can even put one on both sides, and that means fewer trips away from the PC at home, too.
Pricing right now is really good if you have an eye for the Element V from Thermaltake. Currently the Element V is listed at Newegg for $169.99. Not too shabby at all! For what the Element V has to offer, above average wire management, security, superb airflow, the list goes on and on. For $170 it's a good deal in my opinion. Indeed the "V" can stand for victory!
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