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post #1671 of 6380
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1. What parts of the FT02B-W are full aluminum and steel as I plan on powder coating.

2. How difficult is disassembly?

3. How realistic would it be to use something like a Hardwarelabs GTX 240 rad to cool maybe just the CPU?
1) The unibody frame is the only aluminum part. The actual chasis is steel.

2) Disassembly isn't the easiest, but certainly doable. There are lots of people that have done it.

3) You can fit a 240 radiator over the last 180mm fan so that you won't obstruct any graphics cards. I used to have a 240 radiator over the rear 180mm fan and a 120mm radiator in the top exhaust spot.
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Updated! Welcome to our new members!
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post #1673 of 6380
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Add me to the club for the FT02(Black with Window) . I'll get pictures up here shortly. I wanted to add, the Silver Arrow JUST fit into the case with the fans that come with it. Also, has anyone tried replacing the top exhaust fan with a more powerful one? I feel like I have a lot of intake but no exhaust.
FT02 is designed as a positive pressure case, it would be fine even without the 120mm exhaust fan. I have replaced mine with an Akasa Apache PWM fan, it's hooked up to my mobo's CPU fan header and only spins up above 40% when under load. Works like a charm.
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post #1674 of 6380
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Both the RV02 and FT02, amongst others are, as Kisakuku said, positive pressure cases. Positive pressure is designed to almost force air into your GPU so it exhausts cooler air, plus it escaped through all those little cracks and such. This also means that *all* the air in your case has come through the filters.
If you feel you need more air flow past your CPU cooler, then you could consider a better exhaust fan, but do check temps before and after, swapping out that fan could actually make things worse.
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Man... I'm getting impatient waiting for the Raven 03. I hope it's released online in Canada within the next two weeks. Is that a reasonable time frame?
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Man... I'm getting impatient waiting for the Raven 03. I hope it's released online in Canada within the next two weeks. Is that a reasonable time frame?
Who knows. I personally felt let down by the design of the Raven 03 as it looked cheaper and too much like some cheesy alienware case.
post #1677 of 6380
I'd go for the RV02 but it's a bit too long. Does the revised RV 02 have the same fans as the RV03?
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I want the TJ08-E. Does anyone have more info on this?
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Does the FT02 use rivets or screws for the chassis? Also, has anyone powder coated the FT02?
post #1680 of 6380
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Does the FT02 use rivets or screws for the chassis? Also, has anyone powder coated the FT02?
for the U part mounting to the square part is screws. unsure about rest atm will look after bit

edit: rivets for most if not all of the steel part
    
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