Thermaltake Urban S31 Chassis Review
Peter Donnell+ / 10 months ago
Today I will be taking a look at the latest entry to the Thermaltake chassis range, they’re all new Urban S31. There are two main models for this chassis, one without a side panel and one with, but I’m lucky enough today to have hold of the edition with the side panel window.
Priced at around £90 for the windowed edition, or £85 for the non windowed its safe to say that this chassis isn’t cheap, as you approach the £100 mark your entering some extremely competitive territory, where anyone spending that kind of money is looking to build a mid to high-end performance rig. For this kind of money you want support for modern features and components, good style and design, great build quality and usually something extra that makes the chassis stand out from the crowd, something that isn’t so much a gimmick, but something that adds true value to the product.
Thermaltake have a fantastic reputation in the PC market, not only from their award-winning chassis designs, but also for some of the best power supplies and CPU coolers and with many years of knowledge under their belt I’m confident that they can make a great product.
First impressions from the specifications are good and you can see below that the chassis has a competent array of cooling capabilities, as well as plenty of room for storage and expansion cards, more than enough for most mid to high-end rigs, certainly more than enough for the build we will be doing today.
The S31 comes in a well designed box, with a full colour print on all sides and this gives the whole thing a nice premium vibe before we’ve even opened it.
In the box I found a nice assortment of screws, cable ties, an instruction booklet and a drive adaptor bracket.