Description

I won the case at a LAN raffle(SanDiegoLAN), and then shortly after my old computer smoked itself after an apartment move, so I decided to build something powerful enough to run my Vive, but maneuverable enough to easily take to LAN events.

I had originally bought the corsair cooler, but didn't like it, so switched to the Noctua.

The Noctua cooler comes with a 14mm thick fan, but I bought a 20mm thick Noctua fan and swapped it out.(The cooler comes with hardware for the 20mm in the box, so was a painless mod)

Next, I wanted to vent some of the hot air off of the motherboard, so I dremeled out the side of the silverstone case and added two 60mm noctua fans.

I plan to eventually laser cut some custom acrylic windows for the silverstone case.

The monitor I got off of ebay for much cheaper than it's list price, and it works fantastically.

I absolutely love the Silverstone case. I bought the handle for the case, and it's awesome being able to put all my peripherals in a backpack, then pickup my case, and my monitor and walk out the door.

Part Reviews

CPU Cooler

Great cooler for a sff build, and already having the hardware for a 20mm thick fan was super convenient.

Motherboard

Great motherboard. All of the main functionality is top notch. Only loses a star for it's RGB compatibility, or lack there of. They're a closed hardware that you have to use their own branded software. Which means my Case lights can't sync with my Logitech RGB keyboard or my Razer RGB mouse.

Case

I love this tiny little case. It's really easy to work on. Quick to disassemble and get to all the parts.

I would suggest custom power cables though. The 'flat' cables that come with the Corsair power supply are a bit of a pita to route.

Custom

I think this is a must-buy if you get the Silverstone rvz02 case. It looks awesome installed, and is so convenient.

Comments

  • 12 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice!

  • 12 months ago
  • 2 points

What is the heat like in the case?

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Really not to bad. Average about 48C CPU/GPU on idle, and mid 60's under load. Doing VR it'll get closer to 70C, but that's it. Have had zero problems with it.

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Do you mind going in detail on how you installed the two fans for the motherboard?

  • 11 months ago
  • 1 point

how loud is the 1070ti was thinking of getting a sff pc and that 1070

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

How and where did you fit the 3.5' HDD? I assume next to the GPU but it looks like a tight fit...

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Sorry for the late replay. In this case, the location for the CD drive can be modified to fit a 3.5hdd there(it's in the instruction manual).

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Ta.

  • 3 months ago
  • 1 point

I also purchased the handle separately. It did not come with screws and the extra screws that came in the accessory bag for the case are too short. Did your handle come with screws? And if not, how did you get the handle to screw on? Thanks.