Thermaltake Armor Revo Snow Edition Reviewformerstaff -
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I will be testing the idle and load temperatures of the system CPU, GPU, and chipset using Prime95 after running the small FFT test for 30 minutes. The idle temperature will be taken after 30 minutes of idle activity. The GPU temperatures will be tested by running 3DMark Vantage for 30 minutes and then a return to idle activity after 30 minutes. The room temperature during testing was maintained at 72°F (22°C) and all cases were running only the fans with which they shipped.
- Processor: AMD A8 3870 @ 3.7 GHz
- CPU Cooling: Corsair Hydro Series H100
- Motherboards: Gigabyte GA-A75-UD4H
- Memory: AMD Performance Edition 12800 1600 MHz 8-9-8-24
- Video card: XFX HD 7970 Black Edition
- Power supply: Corsair HX650
- Hard Drive: 1 x Seagate 1TB SATA
- SSD: Corsair Force GT 240GB
- Optical drive: Sony Optiarc
- Case: Thermaltake Level 10 GTS Snow Edition
- Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
For the most part, the Thermaltake Armor Revo, juiced up with 200 mm wind tunnel fans, turns in big-boy temps on the heels of the Switch 810. Remember, there are options for a few more 120/140 mm fans that can be added to the Revo.