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Thermaltake has a great selection of cases, from this inexpensive case to a large tempered glass desktop case designed for the smoothest water-cooled PC. The

H15 is part of Thermaltake's Versa series, which is available in a variety of budgets. When talking about H15, the first thing to keep in mind is that this is not something pleasant, quite the opposite. In fact, it is very cheap, but it can do the job of keeping the components unchanged.

The first impression is ok. In some cases, the metal plates may be misaligned or the plastic may be bent, but the H15 looks like a well-built rugged case.

Performancewise is fine, but due to its small size and materials of construction, you really don't want a PC in this case unless it costs less than $ 1,000.

Let's go in and go over our first thoughts and why this is a good budget option for available players.

Case type

Micro case

Motherboard holder

Micro ATX, Mini ITX




378 x 198 x 411 mm

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Case type 4444, Mini ITX 444 Microplate material Case holder

Micro ATX, Mini ITX



378 x 198 x 411 mm


Small and lightweight

Easy-to-use drive bay

Plenty of space for cable management

Value for money


Power management options cables could have been better 44 There is a lot about packaging What I mean, except that it is well packaged, no traces or wear. The sturdy box has product images on both sides, but there is nothing special here, so let's move on. Inside the

is standard procedure, two polystyrene blocks to protect the case, and a thin plastic bag to keep dust out. In addition to the Thermaltake Versa H15 enclosure, you will find a pre-installed 120mm fan on the rear and of course screws and bits to install components.

One thing you noticed when you took the Versa H15 out of the box is that it is a budget; there is no concealment, it is obvious. But for budget builders, this is a reliable little option. Made of steel, our model has no obvious flaws. The overall design is very simple, the mesh front panel is the only style, it is just for inhaling a little air.

We have a windowless version because we only stick to cheap builds internally, no GPUs or RGB lighting. Therefore, for this particular construction, the window is not attractive to us. However, it is nice to have a similarly priced option.

As mentioned above, the front is fully meshed metal, which adds some flair to this fairly simple case, but is primarily to provide an airflow feature. There is room for two 120mm intake fans at the front and it supports radiators up to 240mm, but the drive cage may need to be removed. The

front panel easily falls off, exposing the wiring and internal structure. This case is equipped with a

5.25-inch drive bay, so you can install a DVD drive as needed, but if not, this is a good place to hide some cables at the end of the build.

At the back, apart from the pre-installed fans mentioned above, I can't say that there is too much to report. Usually around the I/O port is where the budget case shows poor workmanship. However, the Versa H15 does a good job at the rear. Just below the I/O ports are four expansion slots for graphics cards or WiFi cards. The thumb screws are of good quality and won't cut your hands - the four screws are located on the back of the case.

It is worth noting that there is a dust filter on the back of the case. This dust filter helps protect your power supply because it will be installed backwards and will suck air from under the chassis. You can remove the filter to make cleaning easier, but its design is very simple and can be a bit cumbersome.

Both side panels on this version are metal plates with dents out to accommodate cable management on the back and component clearance on the front. Usually in cheaper cases, sometimes things don't quite fit together properly, but the panels are also well made and can be slid into the box with very little effort. The

thumb screw can be removed without a screwdriver. This is an advantage. Once unscrewed, the panel is relatively easy to slide. This is a lightweight case, so it's no wonder the side panel feels almost weightless. If the cable management is not good, it will definitely bulge out. The top of the

case is standard, and we see that the main buttons on the front panel are located at the top rather than the front of the case. There's a slight downward angle where the switch sits, and the switch really feels good, showing semi-decent quality at such a low price. The only function on top of the

Versa H15 is to install a fan or heat sink. The top of the

can accommodate two 120mm fans and there is enough room for a radiator up to 240mm.

Now that we've completed the tour of the exterior parts of the case, it's time to go in and see if the Versa H15 has good build potential. There is a removable drive bay near the front of the Versa H15

. Many people may not need it because you can install the SSD in the rear panel. The drive bay can install two HDDs and use a small cage system (attach the small cage to the HDD

However, it travels everywhere. The

housing is pretty much just a metal plate with holes in it, but the cable routing seems to be well thought out and the oval cutout looks good overall. As an inexpensive case, there are no rubber gaskets or PSU protectors so cable management will be very important, but not the main one because there is no window.

On the back, you will see two locations to install SSD. They can be screwed neatly directly into the back panel, and there are additional cutouts to support this setup. However, if you plan to install multiple SSDs, one thing to keep in mind is that they will limit your cable management options and due to the small space for cut holes the traditional route may be limited. Another minor issue with

is the lack of a CPU cable cutout in the upper left corner, which means you have to place the CPU cable under the GPU and run it vertically.

This case did not fully exploit the function, but it was sufficient to fit the interest of a number of constructors. Unfortunately, low prices are not a feature, but Thermaltake has always tried to simplify construction. The features or advantages and disadvantages of the

case may affect the interest of many people, but when it comes to a basic and inexpensive computer case like the Versa H15, you just need to know how it is built and how it works. The

box and small things are put in a plastic bag with the manual, which is the expectation of the budget structure. The detailed box with separate screws was originally a treat, but this is not a $100 + Fractal Design box after all.

Strangely, the "tool-free" installation did not last long, because the bracket must be screwed in and the motherboard must be screwed in. What impressed me with the motherboard installation is that there is enough space for my hands to easily touch each screw. After the

motherboard is successfully screwed, it is time to decide where to put the SSD, to be honest; only the latter options are meaningful. After screwing in the SSD, it is obvious that there may be a problem with the power cord later. As a MATX enclosure, the

has limited space, but is actually easy to mount. Usually in a cheap case we see that the components and screws are not aligned correctly, but Thermaltake has done everything possible to make sure that the quality of this case reaches a certain level. Chapter

What's the Score on the Door? Well obviously this case won't win any design awards, but the simple little things it does well make this inexpensive case so appealing to budget builders out there. Buying

is ultimately up to you and your budget, but we've adopted this feature in many inexpensive versions for a reason, that's the price, but also its solid build and reliability.

This is not one of the best cases. It does not have the beauty of a tempered glass case, but it can get the job done. It is very suitable for those who want to save money or the design is not important.

Case Type

Micro Case

Motherboard Support

Micro ATX, Mini ITX




378 x 198 x 411mm

Buy on Amazon

So what is the score on the door? Well, this case obviously won't win any design awards, but the small and simple things it does well make this budget case so attractive to budget creators. If you are looking for a well-structured Mini ITX / Micro ATX case with a large number of cable management options and room for a large number of fans, this may be exactly what you are looking for.

Thermaltake Versa H15

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