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SilverStone has done a phenomenal job with RAVEN series. 90 degree rotated layout not only gives your system and out-of-the-world look but it also helps a lot in cooling. The stack effect works with the natural phenomenon of flow of the air and keeps your hardware well ventilated. It’s clear that engineers at SilverStone have put great efforts into this case.

In our system, RAVEN RV02 managed to keep temperatures 2-5C lower than Cooler Master HAF932. Apart from temperatures, noise level has also lowered considerably as compared to Cooler Master HAF932 even with the fans set at high speed. It is pretty amazing how SilvetStone managed to give such great air flow with only 4 fans. Less number of fans is one of the main reasons behind less noise.


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post #2 of 13
Hmm, relatively old case getting a new review in Pakistan. Fair enough... it's not a bad review at all.

Surprised they didn't review the revision with the hotswap HD bays though. Much better bit of kit.
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post #3 of 13
How does the 90 degree help cooling while you're watercooling . I don't really like the 90 degree idea but it works. This case is old here in the states and some other places.
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lol a review of the RV02

Guess things come later to Pakistan

I am Waiting for the Silverstone RV03
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post #5 of 13
The RV03 looks nice. They made the mobo face the left side of the case. I like that better than the right.
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post #6 of 13
I am from Pakistan and yeah we get things way too late here
Most of us end up importing them from abroad and it increases the cost way too much. A friend of mine imported TJ07 last year and it costed him 600USD.
You guys from US are living in heaven
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Not necessarily. People who live in Japan or Taiwan get their mobos and some other stuff early because some of the manufacturers are right there. Sandy Bridge mobos is one example.
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At the speeds the air travels with the air blowing it doesn't realy matter the temperature of the air.

The reason is because within the case is an area of high air pressure created by the fans. The reason heated air rises is due in part due to the low pressure it creates. But that pressure is easily cancelled due to the speed of the air moving through it.
    
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Not necessarily. People who live in Japan or Taiwan get their mobos and some other stuff early because some of the manufacturers are right there. Sandy Bridge mobos is one example.
i would prefer getting it cheap rather than getting it early
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lol a review of the RV02

Guess things come later to Pakistan

I am Waiting for the Silverstone RV03
Yea.. They dropped in 50 for humanitarian Aide. Osama Bin Ladin did the review.. He's got power and a Jaccuzi now.
    
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