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Thermaltake Element T Case Review
Author: Gabriel Torres
Type: Reviews Last Updated: July 24, 2009
Page: 2 of 6
Introduction (Cont’d)
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In Figure 5, you can see the front of the case with its plastic front panel removed. Notice the place for installing the front fans. Also notice that internally this case is gray and not black like Element G and Element S.

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Figure 5: Front of the case with the front panel removed.

This case comes with two USB ports, which are too close to each other. No eSATA or FireWire ports are available.

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Figure 6: Connectors from the front panel.

The rear panel can be seen in Figure 7. On Element T the power supply is installed on the bottom of the case, just like Element S and Element G. As you can see, the rear and the interior from the case was not painted black. The case has a 120 mm fan on the rear rotating at 1,400 rpm (17 dBA noise level), using a standard peripheral power plug, so you can’t monitor the fan speed. The slot covers are meshed, improving airflow, and Element T also has a mesh above where the daughterboards are installed. Water-cooling solutions are supported, however the holes for passing the hoses are on the bottom part of the case and they need to be broken for usage, as this case doesn’t come with rubber covers on them as usually happens with cases with water cooler support.

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Figure 7: Rear panel.

The rear panel from Element T brings two interesting features. One is a hook for you to install a padlock to prevent unauthorized people from opening the case (Figure 8). The second one is a lock for the keyboard and mouse cables, preventing people from stealing these devices, especially if the computer will be placed on a public location (Figure 9).

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Figure 8: Hook for installing a padlock.

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Figure 9: Keyboard and mouse cable lock.

Now let’s take a look inside Element T.

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