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The FT04 is great IMO, but the quality isn't there.

I can see why people would use the FT03 for small builds. The FT04 on the other hand is just a standard case. There's nothing special about it. It's not even rotated.
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Not sure how this case is garbage, looks like a more efficient version of the FT02, using the great HDD mounting system of the RV03
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It is inverted, like the TJ08 - PCI slots on top, IO ports on bottom.

I don't know why there's so much hate for this case - this is exactly what I was hoping the FT04 would be, although a little less attractive than I had hoped. They got rid of all of the stuff that was in the way (3.5" and 5" bays), reduced the size, dropped a fan - as long as there's space for cable management it's more or less what the community has demanded out of a successor.
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Hawt, but y u do dis a year after I bought my FT02? Also this looks like it'll be another case that's a pain to manage cables in. I think I prefer the rounded edges of the FT02 as well. The best part about SilverStone cases is how long they stay relevant (FT02, TJ07, etc). They really are pretty solid and future proof and have the build quality to last. That said, I think I'll hold onto my FT02 for a while longer, but this case is definitely tempting me. Quit making my case feel inadequate SilverStone.
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It is inverted, like the TJ08 - PCI slots on top, IO ports on bottom.

I don't know why there's so much hate for this case - this is exactly what I was hoping the FT04 would be, although a little less attractive than I had hoped. They got rid of all of the stuff that was in the way (3.5" and 5" bays), reduced the size, dropped a fan - as long as there's space for cable management it's more or less what the community has demanded out of a successor.

Exactly. Many people what a FT02 with a small footprint.
Also SS cases are known to look a bit rough prior to production. I'm sure this case will be more refined when we get closer to Spring.
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Exactly. Many people what a FT02 with a small footprint.
Also SS cases are known to look a bit rough prior to production. I'm sure this case will be more refined when we get closer to Spring.

The FT02 could lose a fan and be the right size. It's already really narrow. They just need to improve cable management, but I am impressed with the FT05.
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This IS ft02 with one less 180mm fan and without 9000 hdd cages and 5.25 bays most people have no use for. Id like it more ft02ish in the design though (round corners), but I have no doubts that this is going to be best air cooling atx case thanks to direct airflow, air penetrator fans and low volume with only competitors being silverstone or looking really cheap (or just terrible). Lets just hope they made cable management, fan filters etc. right, there is aluminium where it should be, there isnt much playstic and that build quality is good. My secret wish is there will be pwm air penetrators available somewhere in the future, because adjusting fan speed in 2014 manually is...rolleyes.gif
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The 2x 3.5" drives probably do as well, given the apparent lack of a drive cage anywhere else.
3.5 drives will most likely sit in a cage under psu if its anything like rv05 prototype showed in 2013.
post #48 of 674
Hopefully this one gets released soon and doesn't get delayed a couple of years like the FT04 was due to tooling issues.
Edited by burningrave101 - 1/8/14 at 2:22pm
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Looks like Silverstone is back on track after the disappointing 03 and 04 series...although I've always liked the window on the right side, shows off the GPU better biggrin.gif
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Hopefully this one gets released soon and doesn't get delayed a couple of years like the FT04 was due to tooling issues.

The SS Rep says this series is much easier to make. No door with complicated curves and grooves.
Spring is the projected release time for both cases.
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