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SilverStone RAVEN SST-RV01B-W Full Tower Case - Inside the SilverStone SST-RV01B-W - Continued

Thinking outside the box while designing the inside of one leads to a new "twist" in case design with SilverStone's stealth inspired RAVEN chassis.

| Full-Tower Cases in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Apr 7, 2009 5:30 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: SilverStone

Inside the SilverStone SST-RV01B-W - Continued

 

SilverStone RAVEN SST-RV01B-W Full Tower Case

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After removing that support bar, you can get a better look at the motherboard tray. SilverStone has added four wire management holes and also added some unique clamps that are made to hold the wires behind the tray in place as well.

 

SilverStone RAVEN SST-RV01B-W Full Tower Case

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On this side of the optical drives, with the RAVEN RV01, this can be screw-less if you choose. Just tip the lock up, slide in a drive and press the lock down until it clicks into place. The opposite side has screw holes if you feel you need more secure mounting.

 

SilverStone RAVEN SST-RV01B-W Full Tower Case

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Under the optical drives are the side mounted, six hard drive racks. Unlock by pulling the tab down and outward, then slide out the tray.

 

SilverStone RAVEN SST-RV01B-W Full Tower Case

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Getting a bit closer inside the hard drive bay area reveals that the RAVEN has a backplane for the drive in the first slot. The SATA connector and molex 4-pin to run to your motherboard and power supply, are tucked in to the right.

 

SilverStone RAVEN SST-RV01B-W Full Tower Case

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The left side of the floor, positioned a few inches above where the power supply goes, is where the RV01 houses one of the 180mm fans to start the air moving well from the bottom.

 

SilverStone RAVEN SST-RV01B-W Full Tower Case

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To the right of that fan, is a good sized hole to pass the power supply wire through. SilverStone has also made it large enough to accept a couple of ½" tubes to pass through as well. Hidden to the right of this is the second 180mm fan that cools the hard drives first then continues up past the optical drives and into the case.

 

SilverStone RAVEN SST-RV01B-W Full Tower Case

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It is dark with all the black going on inside the RV01, but here is the dark place to house the power supply to the left. There is also a plastic clip mounted to the top of this area that securely clamps the PSU in a rubber anti-vibration isolated compartment.

 

SilverStone RAVEN SST-RV01B-W Full Tower Case

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These are the case wires that are from the switches, lights and front I/O panel. There is an IEEE1394, USB 2.0 and HD and AC '97 audio connections. From the switches and lights, we have the power switch, reset switch, HDD activity connections and a molex 4-pin for lighting, all of which are on really long wires.

 

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