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http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...ase-video.html

Video Review at their site. Link on their site for 720p YouTube HD vid.


http://www.silverstonetek.com/raven/en/rv01.php

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Silverstone has made headlines again with its all new and completely unique Silverstone Raven RV01. Taking some design ques from the Stealth Jets (the planes, not a sports team), the Raven has a style which has no equal, and coupled with Silverstone quality, it has all the makings for an excellent product. Much of the chatter about this one of a kind chassis, surrounds its innovative cooling and airflow engineering which mixes science and common sense into an elixir that promises to have near magical powers for reducing system temperatures. Check out our Product Showcase video as we get a visual on all the nooks and crannies of the Raven and fly in for a closer look.






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I think its a cool idea and looks pretty sharp but anandtech already proved its airflow to be a failure and when you consider the price its not worth hotter hardware compared to much cheaper cases IMO.
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I think its a cool idea and looks pretty sharp but anandtech already proved its airflow to be a failure and when you consider the price its not worth hotter hardware compared to much cheaper cases IMO.
i thought their design was for convection?
    
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I thought it was, "heat rises, make motherboard face up so all heat from the video card and CPU gets exhausted through the top, and intake cold air from bottom". At least that's how I understood it in the TigerDirect review .
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That would look great in flat black.
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bit tech was not overly impressed in their review either...
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post #7 of 9
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I like the basic design principle; but i guess the execution isnt perfect in this particular case. It looks like it might be because of the slower airflow/air replacement compared to some other cases.

I would like to see a case like this with a slow large exhaust fan(s). maybe with a sound deadening bevel mesh as long as it doesnt impede exhaust by adding back-pressure.
    
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I like the cablemanagement.. like how you can just plug the 24 pin right up there..
    
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I like the idea... Wish they could have made the case less flashy aesthetics wise... I'm a simple man.

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