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    What is the "Bentley" in terms of build quality of cases?

    This ^^ Also Lian-Li and Silverstone cases circa 2010.
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    New Silverstone FT02

    Never tire of seeing examples of the FT02 still surviving out in the wild : ) It's still the best case when taking into account all the things a case is meant to do, housing components, keeping them cool and free of dust, running as quietly as possible while looking good - nothing else can...
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    Anyone do this?

    My PC is set up in a room that backs onto the garage, the garage is secure, as secure as the house, it's very very cold in there during winter and cooler than the house on the hottest summer days, so I was thinking about drilling a hole through the walls and setting my PC up in there, running...
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    New Silverstone FT02

    I didn't realise they were that rare, got mine for a steal!
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    High end silverstone 2021 cases?

    Any truth to the rumours you're working on a case with Gamers Nexus? If true that is a match made in heaven, if not how did you manage to miss out on that opportunity?
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    New GPU's that are 'inverted layout' compatible

    FT02 owner here and I'm looking to replace my PC's guts but really want to keep using this case. For those that don't know the motherboard orientation has been rotated so that the 'back' of PC (I/O shield/cables etc) is at the top, this means the GPU is standing upright which some heat pipe...
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    540 mm fan Bracket for Silverstone FT02 and RV02

    Sorry I didn't respond sooner, been very busy with work and whatnot. It's rapidly approaching the time for my new build so this is now a priority for me. This weekend I'm going to make a concerted effort to find the cheapest option either online or locally. Will update. To anyone who's...
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    Optimal case for mATX, 300mm x 127mm graphic card?

    Came to ask the exact same question and the Jonsbo UMX3 looks perfect, I'm currently housing an ageing mATX build in an FT02, the plan is to re-use that case for a new build and switch out the old but still useful components to a smaller case to be used primarilyfor light work and web browsing...
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    New Silverstone Alta F1

    I modded a case a couple of months ago that lacked grommets so I bought some rubber Edging and it did the job fine, just be sure to get the right size (tight enough to grip the panel), a very cheap and easy mod. Edit: To expand on that - you can make grommets by attaching pieces of rubber sheet...
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    HELP! Fans running amok

    Cheers, just ordered one, didn't realise that SATA extensions were a thing so that was a big help. Once it all arrives I'll fit everything and report the results here. Pleased that I'll get to use the fan controller, thought I'd have to sell it.
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    HELP! Fans running amok

    Thank you, so that's a cable that will attach to a connector on my existing SATA daisy chain and extend to fit the fan controller? Like this...
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    HELP! Fans running amok

    Specs Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Gene Z87 CPU: 4790K RAM: 16GB DDR3 2400 GPU: 1660 Super PSU: Corsair RM650 I pulled back the CPU's OC from 4.8 to 4.4 which dropped temps from 80C under heavy load to rarely hitting 60C, and in the bios I lowered fan profiles to 400RPM low and silent mode, but...
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    540 mm fan Bracket for Silverstone FT02 and RV02

    It's certainly an option, if it looks like getting a single piece made is not viable cost wise that'll be the next avenue for exploration. Thanks for looking into it., to clarify... Set up and design services are one off expenses applicable only for the first unit - which should mean that for...
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    540 mm fan Bracket for Silverstone FT02 and RV02

    That was the original idea, however after searching around for quotes I couldn't find anywhere that could print an item that long :(
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    New Silverstone FT02

    I finally put some hardware inside the case, I originally bought it to house my next build and that is still the plan, but with furlough boredom kicking in I couldn't resist transferring my old build over to it. A lot of fun to build in although the cable management memes are correct. Cleaned...
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    HELP! Fans running amok

    Thanks for the reply. I bought all new 4 pin fans for the case, but maybe voltage control vs PWM is the issue as the motherboard itself is fairly dated and the fans in the previous case were 3 pin with 4 pin splitters (except the cooler fans). I'm going to play around in the bios now and see if...
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    540 mm fan Bracket for Silverstone FT02 and RV02

    OK, firstly this is just a preliminary design, the last thing I want to do is persuade 9 other people to buy into a prototype that might not work exactly as planned, so please understand if I don't want to take any leadership role in a bulk purchase, there is also the chance of people not...
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    HELP! Fans running amok

    Just switched my PC from one case to another, everything is the same except the case and fans, for some reason my fans are all running either at (or close to) full speed. This was not an issue in the previous case with the other fans. I've tried lowering the speeds and setting manual curves in...
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    540 mm fan Bracket for Silverstone FT02 and RV02

    I sent an email but not hopeful, I think it's the cutting that costs as opposed to the bending. Every Fortress owner who... ...Is looking to buy a 3090 or any other future card that won't fit ...Dislikes the stock fan bracket assembly ...Has damaged stock assembly It seems that the costs are...
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    540 mm fan Bracket for Silverstone FT02 and RV02

    Bad news, the quote is pic related... 😞 (WITHOUT SHIPPING COSTS LOL) Obviously there's no way I'm paying £280+ for a bracket. However I'm going to contact local sheet metal fabricators and even try the local college which might have the tools and be willing to make one for less, whatever, I am...
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    540 mm fan Bracket for Silverstone FT02 and RV02

    Awesome, and thanks. I cancelled the Freelancer.com contract. I went for this guy mainly because he claimed to be new to it and struggling to put a portfolio together and he offered to do it for half of whatever the cheapest offer was, however he's been stalling me for a week now and I'm...
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    540 mm fan Bracket for Silverstone FT02 and RV02

    OMG, how long did that take you? It's great to see it like that (y) Do you mind if I add it to the OP so anyone interested can go right ahead and get one made? Also I have no experience at all with CAD so forgive my ignorance - what if any free software could I download in order to inspect this...
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    540 mm fan Bracket for Silverstone FT02 and RV02

    Yes, the fans sit on top, so there will be just enough clearance between them and the bottom of the case to limit resistance to airflow, and more space above them to allow for longer GPU's. As for the positioning of the holes the modeller has the fan templates to double check that three fans...
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    New Silverstone FT02

    Just spotted this spanker for sale on ebay, used but looks pristine, many extras still in the bags, if I didn't already have one I would buy this one, UK only unfortunately but my God look at how beautiful it is. It could be the finest specimen in existence, hard to see how there could be any...
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    540 mm fan Bracket for Silverstone FT02 and RV02

    I paid £32, although he's yet to finish it, what mistakes did I make?
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    540 mm fan Bracket for Silverstone FT02 and RV02

    I'll let you know when I am getting the fabrication done, might be a while because I have other priorities right now, although I do intend to get this done as soon as is practical. It's designed to replace the entire lower fan bracket assembly, the point is to lower the profile of the fans...
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    New Silverstone FT02

    Please see either my post on page 95 of this thread (posts 3794 and 3796) for a cheap way to lower the fans considerably, or my thread linked here for a more expensive but better quality solution https://hardforum.com/threads/540-mm-fan-bracket-for-silverstone-ft02-and-rv02.1998206/#post-1044718786
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    540 mm fan Bracket for Silverstone FT02 and RV02

    I don't know that it will, but it'll allow me to get a 30 series GPU into the case as well as tidying up the basement, will add an external magnetic filter for dust. I might be wrong but I don't think cooling will be affected too much by the new set up. I did the basic design myself using...
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    Seeking very quiet big case

    I had a Nanoxia Deep Silence 6, a very big and very quiet tower with plenty of flexibility when it comes to cooling solutions.
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    Various cooling related items

    Triple 5.25 inch drive bay 120mm radiator/fan mount 240/280 mm adjustable radiator mount Custom 120 mm fan grill Adjustable 240 mm radiator mount Kingwin FPX-008 4 Channel fan controller
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    New Silverstone FT02

    I like smaller form factors, they come with their own set of positives not least being space saving and portability, but if you have the space available a larger case will always be better in every other way that matters. The vast majority of PC owners use an air cooling solution, that includes...
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    New Silverstone FT02

    FT02 for sale No pics so can't be sure of overall condition, whether or not it has a side window or USB 2.0/3.0. You could always contact the seller for more info.
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    New Silverstone FT02

    With some minor tweaks to interior design (as many have suggested above) this case could certainly be a great choice for water cooling enthusiasts, the space is there. A simplification of the lower fan mount assembly to accommodate a radiator, retasking of drive bay area etc which many modders...
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    New Silverstone FT02

    There's a reoccurring thread on the /G/ tech board called 'Post aesthetic cases' and this case always makes an appearance along with the TJ-07 and a selection of other old Silverstone classics, it seems that you really hit a magical creative streak circa 2000 - 2010. I know that the company has...
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    540 mm fan Bracket for Silverstone FT02 and RV02

    Just finished work on a preliminary design for a triple 180mm fan mount to replace the stock bracket assembly in the Silverstone FT02, diagrams below. Edit: The purpose of this bracket... 1 - To simplify the fan mounting system, reducing from 9 separate parts including filters to just 2 parts...
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    New Silverstone FT02

    Here's a pic with the fan in situ
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    New Silverstone FT02

    Man :) It's still a WIP, however the concept works, the fan sits flush to the case bottom, the small tabs seem plenty strong enough and when properly inserted they apply a small amount of upward pressure on the fan causing it to kick up a centimetre or two, the bungees threaded through each of...
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    New Silverstone FT02

    Two of the intake fan mounting sections (the lower parts that attach to the case) are damaged, it looks like the previous owner snapped some of the little clips trying to get them out. After searching fruitlessly for many hours for replacement parts I decided to have a go at modifying the upper...
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    New Silverstone FT02

    Just bought one of these after a 5 year hunt, so excited to finally get my hands on one and so lucky to spot it within 10 minutes of being posted on eBay, swapped it for £100 cash and a couple of old cases. Awesome thread and a very useful resource, I have quite a few questions and no doubt...
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