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Well at least I'm not alone in agreeing that the FT02 is a PITA to move around. If there's a LAN, it's coming to me, lol.

You got that right! I brought it to a LAN back in December. The worst part was trying to drive like a grandma to make sure that nothing flies around. Here is a picture of how I got my case to the party:

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Haha awesome looking case, the gap at the bottom makes a nice handle at least biggrin.gif

It hope the FT05 retains the bolt on window look
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I hope not, because then it means Raven pricing, besides I think the series was due for an overhaul, no? Ravens have had sharp lines, I could see this case being a Raven due to how sharp looking the boxy edges are.

Your post confuses me now. biggrin.gif You don't want it to be a Raven, or do you want it to be? Anyway, Raven's more known for its extravaganza, which is why it commonly has a fair amount of plastic. All those sharp "modern design" lines are difficult to do in metal.
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You got that right! I brought it to a LAN back in December. The worst part was trying to drive like a grandma to make sure that nothing flies around. Here is a picture of how I got my case to the party:


Lol, I had to move and I transported mine in a similar way. I just put it in the original packaging and buckled it up. No scratches or dents/scuffs. The worst part was carrying it up our new driveway, which is incredibly steep and then up 3 flights of stairs. Also, that silver FT02 looks really nice, I almost wish I got silver instead of black.
    
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Your post confuses me now. biggrin.gif You don't want it to be a Raven, or do you want it to be? Anyway, Raven's more known for its extravaganza, which is why it commonly has a fair amount of plastic. All those sharp "modern design" lines are difficult to do in metal.

I do want it to be a raven, it would be the best looking raven IMO.
    
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We've already gone over that tongue.gif

Too lazy to read the pages. :D

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Lol, I had to move and I transported mine in a similar way. I just put it in the original packaging and buckled it up. No scratches or dents/scuffs. The worst part was carrying it up our new driveway, which is incredibly steep and then up 3 flights of stairs. Also, that silver FT02 looks really nice, I almost wish I got silver instead of black.

I had to throw out the original packaging because there wasn't enough room for it in the house. So it went all wrapped up in towels.

Carrying it up and down stairs is the worst. Even if I host LANs at my house I have to carry it downstairs to the garage. The weight is probably the worst part about this case.

Thanks. I've always been a sucker for silver cases. My first real case was an Antec P160. My second case was an Antec P182SE. My third case is my current FT02. The P182SE was my least favorite out of the three because the mirrored stainless steel was so prone to scuffs and scratches. It got a few minor scuffs and one little dent from a screw. Considering that I carried that thing around for a few LANs it could have been a lot worse. I'll never buy a fragile case like that ever again.
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post #68 of 674
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This is nothing like the FT02. The FT02 is one of the best looking cases under $300. It has some of the best air cooling around. The workmanship and materials used are extraordinary.

The FT05 looks like a sad pathetic knockoff of the FT02. The rounded corners are gone and replaced with boxed corners. There is far more steel than aluminum. That is if there even is aluminum in the FT05. Putting a door on a case is one of the worst things you can do functionality wise.

It looks like a plain metal box. You'd be better off getting a (probably cheaper) Corsair or even a Cooler Master. There is no way I would trade my FT02 in for this pile of scrap. Even if it meant easier transport to LAN parties.

Something's telling me not to take you seriously, but you made me lol pretty hard.

Personally, the FT05 is the best looking case Silverstone has made yet.

The FT05 looks like a boxy FT02 with the front third of the case removed.

The FT02 uses more steel and aluminum than the FT05 because it's nearly 10 liters larger and twice as heavy. The FT05 uses basically the same materials as the FT02. If both cases had the same dimensions, the FT02 would have more steel inside.

The FT05 has an aluminum unibody frame like the FT02, as you can clearly see from the pics.

The FT02 looks like a plain metal box that's curved...both of them are simple looking cases.

The FT05 will have better cooling performance than the FT02 because of the AP182 fans.

Saying the FT02 is superior to the FT05 is subjective. They're two different cases targeted towards slightly different audiences.
Edited by airisom2 - 1/8/14 at 5:14pm
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The FT05 will have better cooling performance than the FT02 because of the AP182 fans.
Not mine coolsmiley02.gif
Maybe at some point I will replace the AP181's with 182's, that will depend on how long my next gpu's are.
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Not mine coolsmiley02.gif
Maybe at some point I will replace the AP181's with 182's, that will depend on how long my next gpu's are.

I'm pretty sure you know what I mean't (air) wink.gif I still can't help but drool when I see watercooled FT02s. I was on the fringe of doing it last year, but decided to wait things out.
Edited by airisom2 - 1/8/14 at 5:23pm
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