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post #11 of 25
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Originally Posted by Skripka;12336317 
It should also be noted that RV02 is a vacuum cleaner on carpet. If you have pets or a somewhat dusty environment-expect to need to clean the fan filters at least once a week...more often when the fans are on high.

Nice case if you're air-cooling and have no intention of ever water cooling.

This is true.thumb.gif
More air sucked in = more cleaning of filters and case required.biggrin.gif
post #12 of 25
Just go with what your eyes like the most!
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It should also be noted that RV02 is a vacuum cleaner on carpet. If you have pets or a somewhat dusty environment-expect to need to clean the fan filters at least once a week...more often when the fans are on high.
Better than cleaning heatsinks inside the HAF? LOL!

My vote goes for Raven. Best airflow you can get, great design, and not too "10-years-old" like.
post #14 of 25
That video was a bit crappy.

Look at the SilverStone FT02R-W version it has the same fans and layout.
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cas...02r-w-review/2
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post #15 of 25
is the ft02/rv02 that bad for watercool? can i just mount a 360 rad at back?
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Better than cleaning heatsinks inside the HAF? LOL!

My vote goes for Raven. Best airflow you can get, great design, and not too "10-years-old" like.
Yea, but HAF doesn't have fans pulling lint and other crap straight out of the carpet in the exact manner as a vacuum cleaner. The fans generate enough pressure that the case on a hard surface say a desk, will pull dust across the surface laterally and into the filters-necessitating polling the case apart and cleaning the filters annoyingly often especially if you have pets.

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is the ft02/rv02 that bad for watercool? can i just mount a 360 rad at back?
IMHO, yes it is that bad.

The only way to mount an external rad pack is by cutting holes in the case yourself. The dimwits at Silverstone did not choose to make the case-feet tall enough for the hose-holes in the bottom of the case to actually be useful, the result being that any barb-barb fitting with hose over it routing out those holes will cause the case to not sit flat.

Between RV02 being awful for WCing, and the vacuum cleaner aspect, I want to dump mine once I have the money.
Edited by Skripka - 2/11/11 at 5:45am
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Having experience with both..


HAF-X. Hands down.
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Having experience with both..


HAF-X. Hands down.
have a good night's rest with a uber loud chassis and 5 million case lights! Lian Li/Fractal have style, HAF does not. I would recommend ATCS840.
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have a good night's rest with a uber loud chassis and 5 million case lights! Lian Li/Fractal have style, HAF does not. I would recommend ATCS840.
Uber loud?? I don't agree but lights no question but one can turn the front led fan lights off with the on/off switch it has.

I have a black ATCS 840 case on the sidelines awaiting what to do with it.
post #20 of 25
not true about the watercooling... i have my Raven 2 and have 2 full lenght 6950's in CF and a 120 x 2 rad in there... cooled by the air penatrators...

you can see from the pics im aobut to post.
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