SilentiumPC is a manufacturer of PC hardware founded in 2007 in Warsaw, Poland. When developing its products, the company places the main focus on products that are as inexpensive as possible but nevertheless well equipped. The main focus is on housings and cooling products such as CPU coolers, fans and AiO water coolers.
Recently, the manufacturer presented a newly developed housing. This is called Armis AR5 and is a very simple midi tower with support for 5.25″ drives. SilentiumPC promotes the Armis AR5 with good hardware compatibility, decent airflow and sophisticated cable management.
For fans of an extravagant look, there are also four other versions with tempered glass and RGB fans in various combinations. The simpler AR5 without Tempered Glass tested by us gives SilentiumPC a UVP of 44 €. Whether a purchase of the SilentiumPC Armis AR5 is recommended and how it performs generally, we will find out for you in this review.
|Model:||SilentiumPC Armis AR5|
|Housing type:||Midi Tower|
|Dimensions:||221 mm (W) x 472 mm (H) x 440 mm (D)|
|Front connections||2x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, 1x loudspeaker, 1x microphone|
|Drive bays:||2x 3,5″ or 2,5″ (internal) |
2x 2,5″ (internal)
|Form factors:||E-ATX, ATX, mATX, mini-ITX|
|Ventilation:||Front: 3x 120 or 2x 140 mm |
Rear: 1x 120 mm
cover: 2x 120 mm or 2x 140 mm
|Radiators:||Front: 1x 360 mm, 1x 280 mm, 1x 240 mm |
Cover: 1x 240 mm
Rear: 1x 120 mm
|Max. CPU cooler height:||162 mm|
|Max. Graphics card length:||350 mm|
|Max. Power supply length:||175 mm|
|Cable management space:||27-29 mm|
|Place for front radiator:||60 mm|
|Special features:||Dust filter, cable management, PWM control board|
Scope of Delivery
The SilentiumPC Armis AR5 comes well and safely packed in a brown box with black writing and is wrapped in a normal Styrofoam. The supplied accessories were stored in a transparent bag and fastened inside the housing. This bag contains all important screws, six black cable ties, a mainboard speaker, a tool for screwing in the spacers and a short illustrated installation guide.
The scope of delivery also includes two pre-installed 120 mm fans, a PWM board for up to eight fans and the pre-installed spacers for the mainboard.