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post #1 of 7
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Alright so as the title says I am looking at cases that have 90 degrees rotations. I really like the idea and have a RV-02. But I want something that supports 90 degrees rotation but looks slicker like a NXT Phantom or something like it but also has 90 degrees rotation.

Any idea why it isn't supported as much? I would think the idea is sound and I believe my temps are lower with the motherboard rotated that way
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post #2 of 7
Silverstone is the only company that makes those types of cases at the moment.

FT-02


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Ah. I didn't know that silverstone were the only ones that do that.
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I don't understand why more cases aren't adopting this orientation. Now that I own a FT02 I wonder why cases haven't been like this from the start...
    
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Silverstone RV-02 >>>>>> NZXT Phantom

The Phantom looks like it tries too hard.
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post #6 of 7
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Originally Posted by Epitope View Post
I don't understand why more cases aren't adopting this orientation. Now that I own a FT02 I wonder why cases haven't been like this from the start...
I agree I don't understand it either. I really thought it would be more widely supported and I don't think there is a patent for it.

To the post above me. Well I like cases like that lol It looks more stylish. Don't really like plain cases. Though I do like my Raven 2 it just doesn't wow
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post #7 of 7
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Originally Posted by hyujmn View Post
Silverstone RV-02 >>>>>> NZXT Phantom

The Phantom looks like it tries too hard.
They're both pretty good cases, and they both have their advantages and disadvantages. It all comes down to the wants and personality of the buyer.

Yes, the Phantom doesn't have the motherboard 90 Degree rotation feature, but it makes up for some of its loses through its superb airflow/water cooling potential, free fan controller, great finish, and price.

The raven is a great looking case with its side window, but it barely fits high-end motherboards, not to mention it only has 3 HDD cages.
    
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