Conclusion: Overall the Armor A60 is a pretty similar case with the A90 we saw earlier. Anyway all the changes between these two models are for the better and especially the sideways hot swap bay is a nice touch.
Pros: Hot swap, Front panel USB3, Cooling
Cons: Small CPU cooler installation hole, No cable management holes, Leds can't be turned off
Summary: The Armor A60 mid-tower case has the quality and features that people expect from . The interior is roomy and will fit almost all modern video cards, with the exceptions being maybe some of the newer ATI cards.
Pros: » USB 3.0 and eSATA front ports, » SideClick EasySwap hard drive dock, » Lots of cooling options, » Some integrated standoffs, » Dual water cooling ports, » Tool-less 5.25" and 3.5" hard drive installation
Cons: » Motherboard tray hole for CPU access does't line up properly with all motherboards, » Can't turn off LEDs on fans, » USB 3.0 cable hard-wired to front port, » Only one USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0 front port, » 2.5" hard drive installation requires screws
Conclusion: Thermaltake has an extremely solid case in the Armor A60. The feature rich case is at a perfect pricing point (MSRP $89.99). The addition of the dust filters was a great thing to see in the case as more and more people start to care about the mess inside of their cases.
Summary: The Thermaltake Armor A60 Case is one of these products that many people will be interested in. It has what you should be looking for in a case and more. It comes with lots of drive bays, fans, hot swap drive, black interior, hole of the motherboard tray for coolers retention plate and countless...
Conclusion: With support for up to 7 fans, you can be sure the components in your case are kept cool. Overall, the performance of this case is great. The two blue LED fans as well as the armor-like design makes this case's appearance a unique one - however it may not be for everyone.
Pros: SideClick functionality, Unique appearance, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 functionality
Summary: While the Thermaltake A60 manages to impress with the exterior look and well implemented design, it does seem to have a long list of drawbacks. Thermaltake has managed to port the cool and edgy design of the A90 to the A60, but has ignored a lot of the shortcomings.
Pros: Great design - well ported from the larger A90, Hot-swap bay could be useful, USB 3.0 connectivity, Three fans included, Plenty of space for large CPU coolers, Large opening in mainboard tray for easy access to backplates, Separate trays for hard drives, Extruded side panels for additional looks,...
Cons: Costs more than the A90, USB 3.0 implementation too basic - no adapter for internal connection to USB 2.0, Hot-swap bay still requires tools to use properly, Still the use of bumpers for mainboard installation instead of real spacers, Expansion slot covers cannot be secured properly for transport...
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Summary: The Thermaltake ARMOR A60 is an interesting case. They are clearly trying to be innovative and push new features out to the market in a stylish case. There are some things that just really puzzled me about the case though.