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  • 38% (15)
    RV02-EW
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    RV03
  • 12% (5)
    Other(please post what you suggest)
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post #11 of 63
I would recommend you buy my case. Cooling is excellent, and it is special ed to boot

Seriously, pm me if interested.

Objectively, they both have their pros and cons. I find worling in less cramped computer environments personally, and the psu placement for the v3 is whack
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post #12 of 63
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Originally Posted by amstech View Post
Here's the one I wanted you to see.
Those cases you are looking at seem nice too.

I won't act like I know much about them, never owned that brand or really heard of them.
Maybe I am out of the loop?

I have owned Lian Li and their build quality and craftsmanship/attention to detail is second to none.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12...ack.html#blank


Lian Li build quality is very good I have owned two of their cases in the past but there fans are only OK. I have been thinking about buying that PC-K63 that you posted. If you upgrade those stock fans you can some great airflow.

nawon72 I would go with Raven 3 since the size of the case is important to you. Cooling wise is gonna be really good with the RV2 or RV3.
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post #13 of 63
Get the 650D
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post #14 of 63
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Quote:
Originally Posted by F-U-B-A-R View Post
Get the 650D
The fan placement is the same as the 600T, so I'm assuming it will has the same crappy airflow.

Quote:
Originally Posted by redalert View Post
Lian Li build quality is very good I have owned two of their cases in the past but there fans are only OK. I have been thinking about buying that PC-K63 that you posted. If you upgrade those stock fans you can some great airflow.

nawon72 I would go with Raven 3 since the size of the case is important to you. Cooling wise is gonna be really good with the RV2 or RV3.
I'm interested in that PC-K63, but for simplicity i think the ill probably get the RV03 or RV02-EW.

When you say that cooling wise is gonna be really good with the RV3 or the RV2, do you mean that they will have the same temps(except for the HDD's since the RV2 has a AP181 under them). If that's what you're thinking, then i have no reason to get the RV2 over the RV3.

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Originally Posted by trulsrohk View Post
I would recommend you buy my case. Cooling is excellent, and it is special ed to boot

Seriously, pm me if interested.

Objectively, they both have their pros and cons. I find working in less cramped computer environments personally, and the psu placement for the v3 is whack
The case you have is the albino brother of the RV2, so i don't know why i would pay more for it.

Although i agree with you about the PSU placement being whack, I'm sure SilverStone did it for a good reason. And I don't really see it having any negative effects other than the PSU size limit. The only thing that worries me about it's placement is that ChipHell used the same brand PSU as me when they installed their components in the RV3, and they said the extension cable is too short when the PSU is in it's optimal position.

@amstech Please don't try to convince me to get the HAF...
post #15 of 63
Get the RV02 much better, plus its a full tower (thats often confused to be a mid) it can take pretty much everything but an SR-2 board but its a pretty small full imho. I also think that the psu design looks like a mess in RV03. Not to mention the RV03 looks awful in comparison, I know you said that doesn't matter but uhhhhhh.
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post #16 of 63
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Originally Posted by Canadarocker View Post
Get the RV02 much better, plus its a full tower (thats often confused to be a mid) it can take pretty much everything but an SR-2 board but its a pretty small full imho. I also think that the psu design looks like a mess in RV03. Not to mention the RV03 looks awful in comparison, I know you said that doesn't matter but uhhhhhh.
I really doesn't matter how it looks. I wouldn't mind a case that looked like a turd as long as it was superior to other cases. And who looks at their case when they use their computer? What do you mean when you say the PSU design looks like a mess? Are you talking about how it looks or how it might function?
post #17 of 63
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Originally Posted by nawon72 View Post
I'm interested in that PC-K63, but for simplicity i think the ill probably get the RV03 or RV02-EW.

When you say that cooling wise is gonna be really good with the RV3 or the RV2, do you mean that they will have the same temps(except for the HDD's since the RV2 has a AP181 under them). If that's what you're thinking, then i have no reason to get the RV2 over the RV3.
The HD temps may go up a lil bit but I didnt realize how many more fan options the RV3 has over the older Ravens. Are you planning on adding any fans or just gonna use the stock setup? IMO you could get better temps with the RV3 if you add some 120mm fans in the front, I wouldnt put any high CFM fans in there cause it could screwup the airflow in the case.
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post #18 of 63
You have no idea how happy it made me when I found out you were actually using a cardboard box. that is so freaking awesome.
    
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post #19 of 63
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What do you mean when you say the PSU design looks like a mess? Are you talking about how it looks or how it might function?
Just look at it
    
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post #20 of 63
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Lian Li my young Jedi.
And a cardboard box PC would be cool.
This, and then mod it into a Raven then call it a Raven 4!

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