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post #3181 of 6404
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Hm, I can see why. Radiator's ribs are vertically oriented and should be perfectly blown by the bottom 180s. Thanks.

It's actually due to the type of wick used in the heatpipes but the end result is that the MSI TF are the best air coolers I've come across for vertically oriented cases like ours.
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post #3182 of 6404
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juano is correct, it's the heatpipe construction method which is important. Inexpensive heatpipes with a smooth or grooved inside will not work well inverted, proper wicked heatpipes on the other hand, work perfectly.
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In my experience the gtx 680 reference coolers are very quiet. Trust me im turning into a silent freak, I consider the 180mm air penetraters to be noisy at low setting but in a case as well ventilated as the FT02 the should get plenty of cool air and not dump hot air onto your other components and stay quieter than the air penetraters at the bottom.
post #3184 of 6404
The 180mm hard limit on the PSU length for the Raven 3 isn't a problem for Seasonic X series or platinum. I fit my platinum in just fine. Also the length limit is only an issue in these cases because with a longer PSU you won't be able to fit the side door on.
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The 180mm hard limit on the PSU length for the Raven 3 isn't a problem for Seasonic X series or platinum. I fit my platinum in just fine. Also the length limit is only an issue in these cases because with a longer PSU you won't be able to fit the side door on.

Really that's awesome. Might've considered holding out on a deal for the SS 1kw even though I got mine for like $155. I'd love to see pictures of it installed and clearance with the side panel if possible. Actually now that I think of it it probably wouldn't have fit in mine because I have 1/2 inch sound deadening foam everywhere.
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I have come, I have seen, and I declare this thread The OFFICIAL Silverstone Case Owners Club thumb.gif

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I have come, I have seen, and I declare this thread The OFFICIAL Silverstone Case Owners Club thumb.gif
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YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!

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319 pages and this -just- became official? redface.gif

It may be that I'm biased because I have one, but does anyone else prefer the external looks of the FT01 over the FT02?

I like the looks of the rounded front a lot more than the rounded sides, as well as the general look of the front of the case.
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