SilverStone Raven RV04 Case Review


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SilverStone Raven RV04 Case Review

By Tom Jaskulka

Manufacturer: SilverStone Technology Co., LTD.
Product Name: Raven RV04
Model Number: SST-RV04B-W
UPC: 844761010300
Price As Tested: $159.99 (Newegg / Amazon)

Full Disclosure: The product sample used in this article has been provided by SilverStone.

Today Benchmark Reviews will be looking at the lastest Raven enclosure from SilverStone, the Raven SST-RV04B-W. Since the RV01, the Raven series served as the “experimental” arm of the SilverStone chassis lineup; testing out unique ideas like a 90-degree rotated motherboard orientation and exotic applications of materials in a line of enclosures that had the extreme looks (and performance) to match. The RV04 forgoes the vertical orientation of the motherboard in previous Ravens and instead rotates it yet another 90 degrees. Utilizing a cooling design inspired by the impressive micro-ATX TJ-08E, the ATX Raven RV04 uses two 180mm AP fans in a slightly more traditional format – well, as traditional as a Raven case can be…


Features & Specifications

Model No. SST-RV04B-W (black + window)
Reinforced plastic outer shell, steel body
Motherboard SSI-EEBSSI-CEBExtended ATXATXMicro-ATX
Drive Bay External (5.25″ x 2), Internal 3.5″ x 7 (2 hot-swap) , 2.5” x 4
Cooling System
2 x Air Penetrator AP181 180mm intake fan 600/900/1200rpm, 18/25/34dBA
1 x 120mm fan slot (option)
Expansion Slot 8
Front I/O Port
USB 3.0 x 2
audio x 1 
MIC x 1
Power Supply 1 x optional standard PS2(ATX)
Expansion Card Compatible up to 13.3” long, width restriction-6.69″
Limitation of CPU cooler 165mm
Limitation of PSU 180mm
Net Weight 10.9 kg
Dimension 219mm (W) x 581mm (H) x 497mm (D), 63.2 liters
Extra Support two Kensington locks


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