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Actually I like the raven look a tad bit better. It got a bit more character to it than the FT02. But what I like best about the FT02 is that it seems it will NOT be a problem when sitting on a carpeted floor - that by itself is worth it for me.

How is the air cooling on a Cosmos? I will need to look up some wc setup on that as well
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post #12 of 18
Whenever i get the ft02 i will be planning on watercooling it. Before i was looking at that case i wasn't even thinking about watercooling now i am. It's definietly not the best layout but it has been done with what looks to be with not much modification on some systems.

I wanna see some temps with a rad at the bottom getting cool air in vs a rad at the top getting warm air from the components. To me either way your gonna get higher cpu temps. Ideally i would think to get the best temps the rad will need to be located outside and away from the gpu exhaust etc.

Here is a watercooled ft02 with a switftech 320 read at the bottom.
http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?...tress&page=101

Quote:
Originally Posted by Awaz View Post
Any suggestion on a case that I can air cool for now and won't be terrible to water cool later? I guess I can operate on the silverstone if I have to....but I am thinking mounting a rad at the back means an unnecessarily longer loop...sigh...
I would be worried more about how to mount the rad in the back and if there is some other way to do it other than drilling into the case.
Edited by speculate - 2/6/11 at 12:20pm
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post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by obsidian86 View Post
there is a limited edition white one out right now



http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811163175

but dont take my opinion seriously im just here to make you feel better bout the money spent
That is one SEXY *** CASE!!

Thanks for the pic.
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I couldn't be happier with this setup: http://www.overclock.net/12285050-post7775.html

I had most of the same WC loop in an HAF932 and moved to this case. Much quieter and cleaner than the HAF. Can't argue with the point made that this isn't the perfect WC case, but it does work well for me. As far as it being a dust vacuum cleaner, nah, you must be talking about the HAF, not the RV02. I suppose maybe if you removed the filters at the bottom.
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I dont like that its a plastic
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post #16 of 18
Bottom line is the case looks really nice put together and very sturdy. It is a major vacuum for any dust in your house. We have 2 dogs and 2 cats and this thing is like an over sized air purifier. Makes me think Silverstone added filters for a reason! I like the HD drive trays and SSD mount, saved me some pain. Down the line I'll switch to a better WC case if I decide to take that route, but this is a great case to consider for air cooling.
post #17 of 18
Man that white edition is freaking slick...
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Quote:
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Man that white edition is freaking slick...
If you don't use any 5.25" bay, yeah.
Otherwise, good look finding white peripherals
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