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Hello Guys

I am interested in Buying a Silverstone FT02 case



I need to know several things:

1. Will this case come equipped with the Air Penetrators Ap181 fans?

2. If it doesen´t come with the Air Penetrator fans, can the normal fans be removed and replaced by the Air penetrators?

3. What other differences does it have against the Rv02 apart from the fans.


Looking forward for your responses,i i'll give +rep to all

Thank you.
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1. Tengo entendido que no todas vienen con AP181s, sólo ciertas "revisiones" y eso ya depende de la suerte, porque por lo general no puedes decidir sobre eso al comprar en los lugares de siempre (Newegg, Amazon, etc..)

2. SÃ*. En la raven (y por supuesto, en la fortress) y en cualquier otra caja asÃ* sea la más mala de todas, los ventiladores no están fijos...perfectamente se pueden reemplazar.

3. a) Los materiales usados en la caja FT02 son metales (aluminio y acero), mientras que la raven utiliza plástico y acero; b) La FT02 viene con un material de absorción de ruido en las paredes; c) La más obvia, la forma exterior, porque el diseño interior y la refrigeración, son lo mismo.
Edited by Yor_ - 4/6/11 at 6:49pm
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post #3 of 24
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Originally Posted by Eduardv View Post
1. Will this case come equipped with the Air Penetrators Ap181 fans?

2. If it doesen´t come with the Air Penetrator fans, can the normal fans be removed and replaced by the Air penetrators?

3. What other differences does it have against the Rv02 apart from the fans.
1) If you're buying it new, yes.

2) Yes. You'd just have to find a place to buy penetrators.

3) The FT02 is a unibody case with 5 built-in HDD racks. I think the top mesh is also friendlier.
post #4 of 24
Looking at the pictures of the case on newegg it doesn't look like it comes with the penetrator fans. It looks like ti has the regular 180mm with a silverstone adapter on it to focus the airflow. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811999217

Now I'm sure you can swap them out for the penetrator fans as they are all 180mm. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835220039

The major difference on the inside is the HDD bays. The FT02 has in my opinion a much better system for mounting the HDDs. All else on the inside is about the same and on the outside, well the difference is obvious.

Hope that all helped.


BTW i have 4 of the 180mm penetrator fans and they are great!.
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Thanks to all

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Machiyariko View Post
Looking at the pictures of the case on newegg it doesn't look like it comes with the penetrator fans. It looks like ti has the regular 180mm with a silverstone adapter on it to focus the airflow. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811999217

Now I'm sure you can swap them out for the penetrator fans as they are all 180mm. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835220039

The major difference on the inside is the HDD bays. The FT02 has in my opinion a much better system for mounting the HDDs. All else on the inside is about the same and on the outside, well the difference is obvious.

Hope that all helped.


BTW i have 4 of the 180mm penetrator fans and they are great!.
Silverstone replaced their originals stock with the Penetrators. If the case is new, it will have Penetrators.
post #7 of 24
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Originally Posted by AdmiralThrawn View Post
Silverstone replaced their originals stock with the Penetrators. If the case is new, it will have Penetrators.

All good, I was going by the Newegg pics as well as a few others.

If it comes with them then all is well. Lots of added value for that case if they include 3 of them.
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post #8 of 24
Silverstone includes the Air Penetrators in all their new FT02s. Pisses off some of the older owners but what can you do, progress is good. Between those cases I like the FT02 look myself. Best air cooling case available.
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post #9 of 24
Yes, yes, like the other people said...the hard drive bay is different. Make sure you get the new revision for the penetrator fans!
    
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post #10 of 24
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Thanks guys.

Whats the best chance to get the new revision.

Amazon or Newegg.

Thanks
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