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I have my heart set on this case, mainly because of the rotated mobo tray. My 6970 lightning is sagging quite bad and i dont want to run it like this tbh.

Would the cooling style of the RV02 affect the way the twin frozr 3 cools the card? Its the only thing on my mind and tbh if it does im pretty sure it wouldnt affect it that much. Would like some more opinions though
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post #2 of 11
It does effect the way that it cools, the rotated design helps to push out the hot air that would normally sit in the case, and feeds more cool air ultimately helping the GPU run cooler.
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post #3 of 11
that and having the card mounted vertically instead of horizontally will probably eliminate the sagging issue.
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I just heard/read somewhere that its more beneficial to cards that exhaust the hot air externally. Maybe im just thinking about it too much and should just buy it

And yes, thats the main reason i want it, to stop the card sagging. Especially since i will be getting another one in a couple of months.
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post #5 of 11
The way the airflow of that case works, you will find a decrease in temps compared to conventional cases. Its a great case except that it might get cramped if u have a multi gpu setup or really long cards.
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post #6 of 11
will work fine with the frozers, but the design works most efficiently with reference style blower cards as they work perfectly with the way the air flows in a raven.

With frozer style coolers some of the heat they generate is blown right back into them, not a huge deal, but something with a big side intake and top exhaust generally works better with those types of coolers.
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post #7 of 11
imo leave the rvo2 alone and get a ft02 or the cheaper rv02-e.
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post #8 of 11
see my sig, its my recent raven 2 build.
from what ive researched it is much better to get external heat dumping card (reference design fan) rather than an internal one.

I am running 3 cards in my raven, 2 are external, 1 is a baby gt430 that has a fan that does some spinning.
    
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post #9 of 11
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I would like the ft02 and i could stretch for it, we'll see. Also whats the difference between the rv02 and rv02-e?

And yeh i know ee cards would benefit more, but i only just bought this 6970 lightnining a few weeks ago and dont really wanna change it.

I think i'll go for the rv02 or ft02, guess its not really gonna affect the cards too much, and i have seen ravens with twin frozers etc in.
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post #10 of 11
One of my 5850s is externally exhausting, the other isn't. Moving to this case dropped the temps of both, so yeah
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