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Old March 1, 2009, 05:35 PM
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I really badly want a Silverstone Raven, which is why im selling a bunch of stuff. But everywhere i have posted people say no dont get it, its ugly bla bla bla. If its so ugly what should i get instead? The Raven is going to cost me $270CAD Shipped including GST, what should i get instead in your opinion. Just like to make sure i havent overlooked any cases that i like more. Honestly, i just want something new and innovative that looks cool on my desk ;)
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Old March 1, 2009, 05:36 PM
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(Oh, was I supposed to convince you to "not" buy a raven???? :) )
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Lol;
I just did another quick search and i seriously cant find any other case that grabs my eye as much, even in the $300's.
im basically set on it. should be ordering it tomorrow hopefully. Just need to sell one of my pairs of headphones or my mp3 player. *hint hint* :D
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Old March 1, 2009, 06:16 PM
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In terms of air cooling performance, you may want to look at the ATCS 840, but other than that.... I feel your pain! Was drooling over those Raven's in the HwC store but couldn't bring myself to get it when i already have a new project on the table now and an upgrade for my main system planned for about two months from now. So yeah..... just get a Raven already!
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Old March 1, 2009, 06:17 PM
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Umm ... well it's ugly ... that's a good reason.
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Umm ... well it's ugly ... that's a good reason.
-1. Disagreed. But everyone has their own opinion.

I think the only reason I didn't jump on it instantly was the "lack" of fans. As you can see from my Sig., anything less than "Gale Force" just won't cut it, lol.
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Plllllaaaaastic..... PLLLLLLLLLLAAAAAAAAAAAASTTTTTTTTTTTTICCCCCCCCCCCCC c.

Plastic!
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Plllllaaaaastic..... PLLLLLLLLLLAAAAAAAAAAAASTTTTTTTTTTTTICCCCCCCCCCCCC c.

Plastic!
Hmmmmm, also a good point.... All my cases are Alu....
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HAF 932 is cheaper and has less plastic. But is not as much a conversation piece. What is the most important things you are looking for in a case? Pick your top 2 reasons and choose the case which fits these reasons the best.
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In terms of air cooling performance, you may want to look at the ATCS 840, but other than that.... I feel your pain! Was drooling over those Raven's in the HwC store but couldn't bring myself to get it when i already have a new project on the table now and an upgrade for my main system planned for about two months from now. So yeah..... just get a Raven already!
Ya i died when i saw it for $199 free shipping, then i saw the "add to wishlist" :(

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Plllllaaaaastic..... PLLLLLLLLLLAAAAAAAAAAAASTTTTTTTTTTTTICCCCCCCCCCCCC c.

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That is the one and only thing i dont like about it, that and that its steel.
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HAF 932 is cheaper and has less plastic. But is not as much a conversation piece. What is the most important things you are looking for in a case? Pick your top 2 reasons and choose the case which fits these reasons the best.
Ya, steel and plastic are the only reasons for my dislike. Although the steel isnt that bad i guess since its painted. My number one thing is that i want something unique. I dont like having the same thing as everyone else. Which is basically how i am with everything. (which is why i like MSI :D) and why i switched to amd, and why i dont have an ipod lol


EDIT* oh ya, the HAF is nice, just not as sleek, it looks more like a bruiser. The raven looks more sleek

and i really liked the flipped mobo; I hat sticking my head around my case and banging it on the wall whenever i need to plugin/unplug anything
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