Friday, August 31st 2012

Thermaltake Launches the ARMOR REVO GENE Gaming Chassis

Thermaltake, being the industry pioneer brand in PC chassis, power supply and thermal solution, launches the ARMOR REVO GENE – a mid-tower version of ARMOR REVO that is primed with full-tower features for gamers to take on the latest games and gears.

Features
Thermaltake ARMOR REVO GENE features Thermaltake symbolic top-mounted HDD docking station to assist on data organization, front I/O ports including two USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0 ports and headphone & microphone jacks allow direct gaming peripherals access, up to 30 mm side panel spacing for advanced cable management, tool-free bay design to simplified the trouble on building the system, combat headset holder for headphone, heighten foot stands and bottom PSU placement to enhance system ventilation. Further, it supports up to five fans with four dust filters to provide a versatile aeration and a cleaner system environment.


Exterior & Interior
The ARMOR REVO GENE is launched with black and white colored editions, with the flash of being like Armor, it is equipped with the ecstatic Armor emblem – the wing shape aluminum front bezel, transparent side panel, and ostentatious aesthetic. Its interior is fully coated with the equipment of four of 5.25" bays, five of 3.5" bays and five cable routing openings including rubber protection to prevent any damage to the cables. Plus, it's capable to house ATX & Micro ATX motherboards with high-end components like CPU air cooler that is up to 175 mm or liquid cooler with large radiator and VGA cards as long as 315 mm.

The ARMOR REVO GENE not only presents the gene and legacy of the legend, it is truly the new flagship in Thermaltake mid-tower chassis which will definitely facilitate the need of gaming system requirement.

For more details on the Thermaltake "ARMOR REVO GENE" information please visit:
ARMOR REVO GENE
http://www.thermaltake.com/products-model.aspx?id=C_00001915
ARMOR REVO GENE Snow Edition
http://www.thermaltake.com/products-model.aspx?id=C_00001916
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14 Comments on Thermaltake Launches the ARMOR REVO GENE Gaming Chassis

#1
INSTG8R
Not a bad looking case from TT except for the weird aluminum wings on the front.
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#2
micropage7

overall it looks nice but i dont like bulky head
make it flat or at least not like that :wtf:
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#3
Kreij
Senior Monkey Moderator
I like it !
Same "wings" as on my orginal Armor case which protect the front of the case in the event you bump into it with something, and the top facing head for easy access if you have it on the floor next to you.
They should have put the "Armor" logo vertically on the wings like they used to do.
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#4
INSTG8R
Yeah I'm still rocking my old TT Kandalf L.C.S case. "Similar" style to the Armor. I guess the wings are on hinges then?
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#5
djisas
I like my cases with a sturdy front panel and preferably door...

Havent seen anything quite like my xasser III or the Kandalf series, everything's made of plastic these days...
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#6
INSTG8R
by: djisas
I like my cases with a sturdy front panel and preferably door...

Havent seen anything quite like my xasser III or the Kandalf series, everything's made of plastic these days...
Your telling me...My Kandalf weighs 22kg(almost 50lbs) EMPTY!!:wtf:...It seriously hurts to move it around :shadedshu
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#7
sneekypeet
Unpaid Babysitter
Been waiting to see this case since January...glad its finally out!

Kreij you hit it on the head, they meant for this chassis not to lose what made the Armor name from long ago, hence the wings.
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#8
m1dg3t
InB4 Asus lawsuit
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#9
sneekypeet
Unpaid Babysitter
lol maybe they should have called it George?
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#10
ensabrenoir
That blue symbol made me think bit phoenix ..... The original armor case it what first got me into modding,,,,, never saw anything so cool,,
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#11
Kreij
Senior Monkey Moderator
by: INSTG8R
I guess the wings are on hinges then?
Not hinges, but pins on the top and bottom so they do open and close.

Unfortunately for TT, they built the orginal Armor so well I don't think I will ever need another case.
My TT TP Modular 750W PSU has taken everything I've thrown at it too over the years, and is still running strong too.
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#12
INSTG8R
by: Kreij
Not hinges, but pins on the top and bottom so they do open and close.

Unfortunately for TT, they built the orginal Armor so well I don't think I will ever need another case.
My TT TP Modular 750W PSU has taken everything I've thrown at it too over the years, and is still running strong too.
Same! Running my "Ancient" Kandalf, Still using the Watercooling from it(not the best these days)with my TT Toughpower 1200W I bought way back when I thought I was gonna run 2900XT's in Crossfire :roll:
Mine has one of the "wings" that is part of my door. But the layout of yours and mine are the same guts wise.
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#13
m1dg3t
TBH it looks like a very familiar/regurgitated TT design with a large fan on the side/top gave birth to something on the top panel and they called it a "new" case! :rolleyes:

For some reason their cases and PSUs seem to be built quite decently, shame it can't be said for the rest of their products :o

Edit: Looking at that blue thing at the top and my cardboard Bitfenix box they do look quite similar...
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#14
popswala
What classifies this as gaming? I have the chaser mk1 and love it. only diff between mine and this one is the top and front. Side panel is the same. Saying its a gaming chassis doesn't really mean its just for gamer's. Its just a case. Those wing things in the front is from their older cases like the armor series. I'm not a fan of having to constantly move them if your using your cd drive often. Gets annoying. Not a fan of the bulky top on this one. other then those things it still a decent looking case though.
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