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From the thermal performance analysis, RV04 can definitely be called one of the best products of the current mainstream roles, though not as the year RV02 three penetrators so exaggerated, but the power of the same two 18cm projectile can not be overlooked, but from the surface in terms of industrial design, RV04 afraid still did not give us too many surprises, but abandoned the vertical wind tunnel dug N years ago, did not see the internal structure of an old bottle clothes reflect the value, some of the small details humane SilverStone want people to see make some people praise the initiative seems to be the lack of practicality and combat level, then the final RV04 is able to tap into people's desire to buy it? wish everyone in the evaluation discussed in response to express their views on it.

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post #2 of 42

Meh, still too much plastic.

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Looks like my old RV02E was better.
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agree its to much plastic and cheap looking
    
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1. to much plastic
2. to little radiator options
3. no full sleeving
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Other than plastic the interior is really well designed, though. Fortress FT04, assuming it swaps plastic for aluminium, will make a really good air cooling case.
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Other than plastic the interior is really well designed, though. Fortress FT04, assuming it swaps plastic for aluminium, will make a really good air cooling case.

Yeah I mostly like the interior and it should offer great air cooling with less noise than the FT02/RV02E. And the FT04 with the aluminum front and top has a real sleek looking exterior with no plastic. The cables in the FT04 are also sleeved.
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2. to little radiator options
 

 

It's designed with aircooling in mind

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It's designed with aircooling in mind

Yeah, most people don't watercool their GPU's and there are large CPU heatsinks that offer around h100i performance while remaining a lot quieter.
post #10 of 42
Why? The signature feature of the Raven series was the rotated top-facing backplate.

I don't like the new one.
   
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