Thermaltake Core X5 Chassis Review
Peter Donnell / 3 years ago
When you’re building an extreme system, there are a surprisingly large range of chassis on the market to suit your needs, but few come as big and bold as the Core X range from Thermaltake. Their latest chassis, the Thermaltake Core X5 is certainly one of the bigger full-tower cube-type chassis on the market and offers up space for an E-ATX motherboard laid horizontally, which should give you some idea of how wide this bad boy really is.
“The Core X5, the new ATX chassis that completes the Core X Series case line, is a cube case offering endless stackable capacity and expandability for enthusiasts to create massive liquid cooling systems for a single system, file server, or even dual systems. Users can customize the chassis for the best viewing presentation with an interchangeable window and I/O panel design. The Core X5 delivers outstanding cooling performance with compatibility for extensive DIY/AIO LCS and overclocking components, further enhancing the reputation that the air-cooling units in this series has become renowned for. It is guaranteed to be an immensely powerful system!”
Big motherboards are one thing, but Thermaltake has gained a reputation for their extensive cooling capabilities and that’s where the X5 specifications don’t disappoint, with the vast dimensions of the chassis offering up a huge array of mouse for fans; 19 x 120mm, 7 x 140mm + 9 x 120mm, or 3 x 200mm + 1 x 140mm + 9 x 120mm! This crazy fan support continues through to water cooling capabilities, with room for 120 to 400mm radiators!
Of course, if you find those specifications to be a little too limiting for your imagination, double them, because this bad boy can be bolted onto another X5 for double the fun.