P/N: VA8000BWS
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Case Type   

Super Tower


1.0 mm SECC

Front Bezel Material   


Color    Black
Side Panel   

Transparent Window

Motherboard Support    Micro ATX,
Extend ATX,
Motherboard Tray   
5.25" Drive Bay    10
Ext. 3.5" Drive Bay    2
Int. 3.5" Drive Bay    6
Expansion Slots    7
Front I/O Ports    USB 2.0 x 2,
IEEE 1394 Firewire,
Audio & Speaker ports
Cooling System    - Front (intake) :
  120 x 120 x 25 mm, blue LED fan, 1300 rpm, 17 dBA
- Rear (exhaust) :
  120 x 120 x 25 mm blue LED fan, 1300 rpm, 17 dBA
  90 x 90 x 25 mm, 1800 rpm, 19 dBA
- Top (exhaust) :
  90 x 90 x 25 mm, 1800 rpm, 19 dBA
Liquid Cooling Capable    Yes
Liquid Cooling Embedded    No
Power Supply Supported    Standard ATX PSII
Power Supply Included    No
Dimension (H*W*D)    20.9 x 8.7 x 22.0 in
530 x 220 x 560 mm
Net Weight    35.7 lbs
16.2 kg
Security Lock   
      Angle View

      Side View

      Logo View

      Front View

      Top View

Award & Review
Reviewed by ASE Labs
This is an excellent price for such a versatile and tough case. I haven't been this impressed with a case in a long time and Thermaltake really delivers with the Armor. It is perfect for the server market, even more-so than the gamers .. 
April 03, 2008

Reviewed by Tweaknews
Computer cases these days are always adding more and more features, and Thermaltake's offerings are no stranger here at the Tweaknews labs - they have shown us some stylish and functional chassis in the past. For those enthusiasts who want a large case with lots of .. 
November 07, 2007

Reviewed by Cool Tech Zone
With that said, the internal design is completely tool-less to make installation of various components as effortless as possible. There are 6x 3.5" bays for the hard drives, which should be more than sufficient for a lot of you. The expansion slots are also easy to manage with a simple snap-and-click design. Once you insert the components in their respective slots, the locks will snap in place. .. 
April 23, 2007

Reviewed by HardwareLogic
The Thermaltake Armor is one hell of a case. Sturdy, Stylish, and Versatile....pretty much sums it up. I picked this bad boy up to be the backbone of my personal system, and for good reason. As I am constantly assembling and disassembling my system as part of the HL test bench, I want a case thats going to hold up well to whatever I need to do, be it repetitive installations of cooling units or whatever... .. 
April 11, 2007

Reviewed by Overclockers Club
Do you have a tired, old, flimsy case that's not doing the components inside any justice? Are those components in your case overheating due to poor airflow? Well ThermalTake to the rescue yet again, this time with their giant Armor series case! And this thing is definitely a layer of armor for your delicate components. .. 
March 01, 2007

Reviewed by Big Bruin
Another thing we have come to expect from Thermaltake is that they will always be working on something new and exciting to release... And the product up for review surely won't disappoint. The VA8000 Armor Case is one of the latest offerings from Thermaltake is an ATX "Super Tower" chassis that can be retrofitted to be 100% compatible with the new BTX form factor. .. 
April 01, 2005

Reviewed by Tweaktown
Today’s candidate is a new design that has been developed that includes a majority of the features we’ve come to know and love, but at the same time also includes some innovative ideas that the company hopes will make it stand out from the competition. We’ll go over these additions and help you decide whether it is a product worthy of your upgrading dollars. So sit back and relax as we delve into a new Thermaltake design called Armor! .. 
March 15, 2005

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User Manual 1880521 05/09/2008
Q:  What is the longest graphics card that may be used with this chassis?
A:   12.29" is the length of the  longest card on the market. This chassis will fit this size of card.

Q:  What is the tallest cooler that will fit this chassis?
A:  This chassis will fit a cooler that is no taller than 165mm(6.5")
With the fan in use, this chassis will fit a cooler that is no taller than 140mm(5.5").


What are the differences in motherboard form factors?


There are 4 motherboard ATX standard formats on the market today.

Form Factor





 eATX(Extended ATX)










 Micro ATX





 Mini ATX





Please visit  Formfactors.org for complete information on motherboard form factors.


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