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Old December 29, 2011, 12:36 PM
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anyone own this case? looking for personal experiences with it and if it is worth the dough.
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Old December 29, 2011, 02:46 PM
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I have its twin the rv-02-E
other than some minor styling ques and all the sound deadening materials they are the same case.
Great airflow and quiet as hell. had an amd 1100t oc'd to 4 ghz for a while. never seen more than 42 C with a h-50. 6 ft away and i cant hear the fans running so i am sure with the sound materials it will be even quieter. if your worried about the cost step down to the raven 2. same thing less $$
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Old December 29, 2011, 07:55 PM
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i have the FT02, it is beautiful and filters dust like a champ. I have a dusty house and my gear still looks like I just installed it. Great cooling. The only problem really was the limited space for the optical drive, make sure you get one as short as possible so it doesn't block mobo slots.
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Old December 31, 2011, 07:10 AM
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I love the FT02; I wish there was slightly more space between the side panel and the motherboard so cable management could be a bit better.
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Old January 1, 2012, 11:53 AM
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i considered getting it but ended up with the fractal case instead. Very shiney though
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Old January 18, 2012, 10:30 AM
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I have the non-window version. It has great air flow and is very quiet. The side panels and inner frame are steel so the case is quite heavy, but if you want a case that's both quiet and has amazing air flow the FT02 is unmatched.
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Old January 18, 2012, 12:00 PM
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I own a raven02-e, pretty much the exact same case internally. For air flow it's great, especially for multiple gpu setups. Overall an extremely wonderful case. Like stated above it could have used another quarter inch between the mobo tray and back panel so cable management would be so tight.
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Old January 30, 2012, 03:52 AM
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Have it and it's got a lot of great things but the more I add to it the more I realize I need a bigger case. Once you go Crossfire or Trifire it gets really claustrophobic in there and I can't use my DVD-RW because it is too close to the 2nd video card. The doors barely fit on due to so many cables being squashed in. The dust filters do work wonders but they get clogged up so quickly you have to open up the side door all the time to clean it out it gets to be a chore. I think if I were building a PC from scratch I might go with a Cosmos II for $100 more just to get more room. I don't know if anything beats the FT02's cooling and acoustics combination though.
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I am considering this case. Is it the BEST out there for cooling ?
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Old February 11, 2012, 05:23 AM
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Just ordered the FT 02B-W of directcanada.

Any idea if it will come with the new air penetrator fans ?
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