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Looks cool. That about the color I would have painted them if I was gonna, just a bit lighter so they give contrast rather than just disappear into the case. Seeing that though I think a dark olive would look incredible so that's probably what I would paint them now if I felt like it.
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Originally Posted by juano;14510032 
Looks cool. That about the color I would have painted them if I was gonna, just a bit lighter so they give contrast rather than just disappear into the case. Seeing that though I think a dark olive would look incredible so that's probably what I would paint them now if I felt like it.

I would paint them whatever color my led's are, to maximize OCing potential...
    
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Originally Posted by OutOfBalanceOX;14521178 
I would paint them whatever color my led's are, to maximize OCing potential...

Because systems overclock better if they are color coordinated?
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Originally Posted by juano;14465178 
Yea but atleast you know you can replace it now though, hopefully Silverstone won't give you any trouble sending a new one.

I contacted SilverStone, and they gave me the option to either replace the front panel ports under warranty, or to pay $12+shipping for a set with the USB 3.0 internal header instead of the standard 'external' USB 3.0 cable connections.

The cable is 800mm long, which should be long enough to route to my motherboard's internal header, so I sprang for this version. It will let me get rid of a little bit of cabling inside the case.

I'll take a picture once I get it.
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Ah very cool.
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Hey guys, I have been looking on this case in like 1 week from now. And i must admit, it look really awesome! I want to thank all people who participated in this discussion, I think this will help me a lot. It took quite long time to read everything laugher.gif

I think i will go on with this build:
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Sry for danish, but thats my language smile.gif anyway, i want to know if the Corsair GS 800W PSU can fit in this case?, it's exactly 180mm depth, but i read at page 2 I think it was, a list of PSU brands which don't work.

Anyway what do u guys think of this build?, any changes that u guys might will change?

After a month or later after the build i will put some blue leds and maybe cathodes, in the rv03. Which also include to paint all the lines blue instead of gray color on the WA version of rv03.

The HDD will be replaced with a Hitachi Deskstar (cheaper and faster). I just added it to my pc build list, to get an idea of the price smile.gif

11.011 DKK is equivalent to 1478 EUR, but maybe i don't even buy the HDD, because i already got some from my current pc. Also that dust off spray i might remove, it will be a bit cheaper.

Last question, i want to know where the best location will be to install my H80, and what about replacing that 120mm exhaust fan with h80? will this have some serious effects?
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I don't see any reason you will have any issues with that PSU.

That post you read was based on old info.
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Hi all,

I have a friend with Raven 03 are about to buy Corsair H100 but he did not know how to mount it on the case. Any users with this experience?

Thx
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He will actually be the first that I'm aware of (and I almost have as many posts in here as the OP tongue.gif) but check out this post to get an idea of what he can expect. It will almost certainly work without a optical drive, and should be able to work even with an optical drive but you'll have to tell us I'm afraid. From what I can tell it should work one way or another though. Good luck.
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Originally Posted by juano;14554135 
He will actually be the first that I'm aware of (and I almost have as many posts in here as the OP tongue.gif) but check out this post to get an idea of what he can expect. It will almost certainly work without a optical drive, and should be able to work even with an optical drive but you'll have to tell us I'm afraid. From what I can tell it should work one way or another though. Good luck.

Wow.. almost an instant feedback, juano. thumb.gifthumb.gif

I'll forward this link to him, thanks a lot.. cheers.gif
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