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Originally Posted by rocstar96 View Post

10 Degree increase in GPU temps... this is most... saddening.

Meh, That's what a dremel is for. tongue.gif

Open a fan mount on the side panel or get a machine shop to open a hole for you. Now this also depends on what you feel like doing with the case and whether or not you actually enjoy the it. In my opinion the Raven is for showing off your beast rig and the tempest is the perfect balance between performance and looks, It's sleek yet powerful. The Raven from what I remember doesn't have very many features on the inside, personally I can't stand the fact that the bottom fans aren't replaceable except for the stock model.
post #1762 of 2487
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Meh, That's what a dremel is for. tongue.gif
Open a fan mount on the side panel or get a machine shop to open a hole for you. Now this also depends on what you feel like doing with the case and whether or not you actually enjoy the it. In my opinion the Raven is for showing off your beast rig and the tempest is the perfect balance between performance and looks, It's sleek yet powerful. The Raven from what I remember doesn't have very many features on the inside, personally I can't stand the fact that the bottom fans aren't replaceable except for the stock model.

Oh god so i woke up this morning, ac was set off by 3 hours ago so the room is hotter now, hers before and after (this is without ac in the room)

case: evo-32 rv01-34

mobo: evo-42 rv01-45

cpu: evo-39 rv01-44

gpu: evo-38 rv01-46 (REALLY BAD!)

gpu pcb: evo-38 rv01-40

1tb hdd: evo-33 rv01-36

250gb hdd: evo-34 rv01-37

160 IDE hdd: evo-37 r v01-43 (BAD!)

Now what is look if it sucks hard frown.gif

I like the look of the raven, it makes me want to keep it, but this is unacceptable.

EDIT: Also, GPU Temps: (AC was on last night, I dont even dare to test the temps right now.)

OC'd: evo-low 80s rv01-high 80s to low 90s

Stock: evo-high 50s rv01- high 60s
Edited by rocstar96 - 5/5/12 at 7:58pm
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post #1763 of 2487
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Oh god so i woke up this morning, ac was set off by 3 hours ago so the room is hotter now, hers before and after (this is without ac in the room)
case: evo-32 rv01-34
mobo: evo-42 rv01-45
cpu: evo-39 rv01-44
gpu: evo-38 rv01-46 (REALLY BAD!)
gpu pcb: evo-38 rv01-40
1tb hdd: evo-33 rv01-36
250gb hdd: evo-34 rv01-37
160 IDE hdd: evo-37 r v01-43 (BAD!)
Now what is look if it sucks hard frown.gif
I like the look of the raven, it makes me want to keep it, but this is unacceptable.
EDIT: Also, GPU Temps: (AC was on last night, I dont even dare to test the temps right now.)
OC'd: evo-low 80s rv01-high 80s to low 90s
Stock: evo-high 50s rv01- high 60s

well hey if you are getting rid of it, let me know as I might just buy it off you. wink.gif
post #1764 of 2487
I think ill give it to mom as a gift biggrin.gif
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Hey guys. I Just got a Tempest 410 Elite. Got it for 60$ after MIR. I Have plans to mod as soon as possible biggrin.gif
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post #1766 of 2487
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I think ill give it to mom as a gift biggrin.gif

I can see it now... xD

Hey mom I got this case to replace mine, but it made my components hotter than my old case so I'm giving it to you and keeping my old one. She'll say: Thanks, son it's an amazing gift. What she really thinks: I see how much he cares about my computer components.

Jk btw, I'm sure she'll love the way it will scare off burglars when they try to break in and all they see is this massive shadow being cast upon them. As the review over at HardwareCanucks said:

"It really looks like someone had taken a NZXT case and force fed it steroids while chaining it to a Stairmaster for 6 months."

Lol tongue.gif
post #1767 of 2487
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I can see it now... xD
Hey mom I got this case to replace mine, but it made my components hotter than my old case so I'm giving it to you and keeping my old one. She'll say: Thanks, son it's an amazing gift. What she really thinks: I see how much he cares about my computer components.
Jk btw, I'm sure she'll love the way it will scare off burglars when they try to break in and all they see is this massive shadow being cast upon them. As the review over at HardwareCanucks said:
"It really looks like someone had taken a NZXT case and force fed it steroids while chaining it to a Stairmaster for 6 months."
Lol tongue.gif

HAHA! Thankyou for the good laugh Fateful!

IMO this case will really shine when used for Water cooling.

I really wonder why the temps on all parts are higher than the previous case. mad.gif

If the rotation was just normal i bet it would be loads better!
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post #1768 of 2487
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HAHA! Thankyou for the good laugh Fateful!
IMO this case will really shine when used for Water cooling.
I really wonder why the temps on all parts are higher than the previous case. mad.gif
If the rotation was just normal i bet it would be loads better!

The odd thing here is that the Raven was designed to handle higher thermal output, The orientation is designed to literally push the heat out of the system by it's own using the simple principle that Heat rises coupled with the two large 180mm fans on the bottom. There has to be something wrong with he fans or the way your system is laid out, I've heard nothing but good reviews on it's heat dissipation.
See if there are any cable blocking the fans or any obstructions to the design. wink.gif
post #1769 of 2487
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The odd thing here is that the Raven was designed to handle higher thermal output, The orientation is designed to literally push the heat out of the system by it's own using the simple principle that Heat rises coupled with the two large 180mm fans on the bottom. There has to be something wrong with he fans or the way your system is laid out, I've heard nothing but good reviews on it's heat dissipation.
See if there are any cable blocking the fans or any obstructions to the design. wink.gif

Maybe it was specially designed for blower-type GPUs, and mine is not, and the tempest evo has 2 140mm fans at the top vs 1 120mm on the raven. I wish my sister was here so i can show a picture of some minor mods I did, ill explain later when i get home biggrin.gif
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post #1770 of 2487
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Maybe it was specially designed for blower-type GPUs, and mine is not, and the tempest evo has 2 140mm fans at the top vs 1 120mm on the raven. I wish my sister was here so i can show a picture of some minor mods I did, ill explain later when i get home biggrin.gif

The Raven was designed with a flipped motherboard tray configuration so the heat literally rises out of the case unobstructed by components that would otherwise trap it in like a SLI'd system. In a conventional case the heat from the second GPU would rise up and get trapped by the Primary card and the same could be said with the power supply generating heat and it being trapped by the secondary card, The same principle could be brought forth if said person was using a massive air cooler for their CPU then the heat generated by the primary card would then be trapped near the VRM and/or Northbridge on the motherboard. With the Raven it is less likely that the heat would be trapped by these conventional methods, therefore my best suggestion would be to check and see how much "cool" air is getting to the system because even with the natural convection of heat cool air is needed as I'm sure you are aware. The bottom 180mm fans is what I would check on, how are they getting their draw of cool air or do they get it at all. hope this helps. wink.gif
Edited by Fateful_Ikkou - 5/7/12 at 8:11am
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