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Thermaltake Core P100 Pedestal Extension Review

Author:HardOCP News

Date: Friday , August 19, 2016

The Thermaltake Core P100 Pedestal is an expansion part for the Thermaltake W100 full tower case previously reviewed here. What the P100 does is give you the ability to expand you cooling system's ability or give you space for extra storage among other things into an entirely self-contained unit below the W100 chassis.

Introduction

Today we are reviewing the The Thermaltake P100 Pedestal.

Thermaltake is a company that needs no introductions. To be honest, the reason most of us know the name is because you've probably, at some point in the past decade, had one (or more) of its products installed your system. In the early days, the Thermaltake brand was synonymous with performance cooling but, over the last few years, it is hard to find a segment of the industry the company hasn't expanded into.

We have featured numerous products from Thermaltake in our product reviews over the years, everything from the company's cooling products and award winning power supplies to audio components and its uniquely distinctive computer cases.

Thermaltake presents the latest TT Premium product line which follows the core values of Excellent Quality, Unique Design, Diverse Combinations and Boundless Creativity. Under this product line is the new Core W Series آ– Core W100 and Core WP100 super tower chassis with the Core P100 pedestal chassis آ– to deliver versatility in different superior looks.

Extend your cooling expectations with the Thermaltake Core P100 Pedestal. Designed for the Core W100 chassis, the P100 adds more expandability to users who is looking for additional cooling and power performance. Separate or super charge your system configurations with an optional PSU mount. Gain more cooling performance with fan/radiator brackets that offer the support for 4 x 120mm or 4 x 140mm solutions or isolate and free up the main chassis space with the storage rack support. Dive into a new world of possibilities with the Core P100 Pedestal from Thermaltake.

The subject of today's evaluation is the Thermaltake P100 Pedestal designed for use with the Core W100 chassis. Those of you that haven't read our evaluation of the Thermaltake W100 full tower chassis are encouraged to do so now.

The idea behind the Thermaltake P100 is simple, W100 owners can add or relocate additional radiators, hard drives, power supply, optical drives and fan controllers to the P100 which can then be placed at the bottom or top of your Thermaltake W100 chassis. This allows the end user to cut down on clutter and go big on style in the main compartment of the W100 by keeping added radiators, hard drives and optical drives out of sight in the P100.


Product Packaging

The Thermaltake P100 shipped in a plain brown cardboard box and arrived without so much as a scratch. The box itself is constructed of double-walled corrugated cardboard with dual staple construction along the seams and the overall package measurements are 21.5"H x 29.5"L x 7"W.

As you can see from these photos, the Thermaltake P100 arrived in an unmarked brown box. The reason for this is that the case we received was an early review sample. The final product packaging will no doubt look much different than what you see here.