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Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
I have a SeaSonic unit, it's best in class and it has top fan.
I would be more than willing to bet that its actually a bottom fan and youre looking at it upside down....

If its in a case with a bottom mounted PSU and the fan is facing up, then it is probably designed to be bottom facing as almost all PSU's are designed to be mounted at the top of the case per ATX specification

EDIT: Yep, I'm right
    
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oh ok, thanks
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2 other questions:
1. How is the RV03 build quality like? is it comparable to the RV02's?
2. what sort of gpu cooler will have problems with this case?
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post #254 of 425
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2 other questions:
1. How is the RV03 build quality like? is it comparable to the RV02's?
2. what sort of gpu cooler will have problems with this case?
the 90 degree mounting system works best with blower style coolers. Build quality looked pretty good when I opened one up at the local shop
    
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the 90 degree mounting system works best with blower style coolers. Build quality looked pretty good when I opened one up at the local shop
but does it feel like your RV02 as in materials? or is it all plastic?
Edited by somebodysb2 - 7/5/11 at 11:57am
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but does it feel like your RV02 as in materials? or is it all plastic?
The RV02 uses a metal frame with plastic fascia, the RV03 is the same in this regard
    
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post #257 of 425
you know those 2x 120mm front fan mounts beside the CPU? Do you think I can fit a H100 on them? (H100 rad+fans=52mm) will it be in contact with the CPU/ram?

nvm you cant
Edited by somebodysb2 - 7/5/11 at 12:28pm
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btw, can someone add me up into the list of RV03's?
There is a Silverstone case club in this forum, but this thread is just an unofficial discussion of the case.
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Hey if I remove all the HDD plates in the 5.25 bays and only use the cages for fans, can I use a top fan PSU?
If you really needed to, yes you could remove one or more 5.25" bays in order to give top-mounted fans room to breathe.

I agree, though, that this scenario is pretty unlikely.
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post #260 of 425
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you know those 2x 120mm front fan mounts beside the CPU? Do you think I can fit a H100 on them? (H100 rad+fans=52mm) will it be in contact with the CPU/ram?

nvm you cant
What makes you think you couldn't? We've got somebody to confirm that a H70 can go there and I see no reason why a H100 wouldn't work as well.

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I have a SeaSonic unit, it's best in class and it has top fan.
See my sig, your X650 is externally identical to my X750, which works fine and is bottom fan mounted.
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