SilverStone Raven RV01

  • SilverStone Raven RV01
86
Based on 14 scores, 40 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    5
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Rotated motherboard tray to improve airflow.
  • Screwless retention mechanism for drives.
  • Cablerouting clips on motherboard tray.

Cons:

  • Plastic outer shell.
  • Non removable motherboard tray.

Expert reviews and ratings

By 3dGameMan on -

Video Review: The SilverStone Raven RV01 Case is available in a black color with or without a window. It has a reinforced plastic outer shell & an .8mm steel body. It has a number of very unique features, one of them being that the motherboard tray is...

By Motherboards.org on -

SilverStone says they are targeting this case for the Extreme Enthusiast and it has a plethora of features and innovation for just that crowd. The price tag online is $249.99 as of this writing, making it not for the faint of heart when it comes to...

By Pureoverclock on -

What is it about the common raven that instills fear in the hearts of men? Is it the Bowie knife shape of its beak, or maybe the profound intelligence behind their beady eyes? Whatever it is about the raven that makes us fear these birds, one thing...

By XSReviews on 90

Overall the Raven is a great quality chassis. Its highly innovative design is a breath of fresh air in one of the more static segments of the PC industry, and although the aesthetics will certainly invoke polarized opinions, the build quality is...

By Maximum PC on 80

A new twist on mobo orientation While most Silverstone cases tend toward polished metal and (if you’re lucky) a side window, the Raven’s hard plastic exterior takes its stylistic cues from a stealth bomber. Appropriately, everything on this...

By SilentPC Review on -

The Silverstone Raven is one of the more interesting cases weve come across. We can see a lot of advantages to rotating the motherboard tray. Doing so brings the power connectors closer to bottom-mounted power supplies, and helps airflow out of the...

By HardwareHeaven on -

The Raven is an interesting product and throughout testing we have had a number of mixed thoughts about the chassis. First and foremost, this is a design concept we have never seen from SilverStone before. Gone are the understated, slick looking...

By Phoronix on 80

While the Raven RV01 is yet another great SilverStone chassis, thanks to its top-notch build quality, unique exterior, and unique internal layout, we would not classify it as the best SilverStone enclosure we have reviewed. Our favorites would still...

By Custom PC on 61

strong>The basic concept of the Raven seems to be sound - to suck in cool air through the bottom of the case and expel hot air from the top. However, the case design is confused. The rear of the case should tidy DVI and speaker cables, and building...

By Atomic MPC on 95

If you like the looks, you’re going to love this...

By ExtremeMHz on -

Design The Silverstone Raven RV01 is an excellent addition to this new and bold servies that really does deviate from their other high-end products. They have done extremely well without the new Raven Series. However, this new and bold...

By HardwareLogic on 84

Silverstones Raven RV01 has landed with it a full arsenal of features. The stealth fighter jet inspired design speaks to a much different audience than Silverstone is used to but delivers a statement to the gaming market. Also, a new motherboard...

By FiringSquad on 92

Silverstone Raven Case ReviewSince the demise of COMDEX, CES has become the place where hardware manufacturers have announced new products and features. From Nvidia to Lian Li, CES is one of the first real showcases of PC’s and gaming hardware,...

By Ninjalane on 80

The SilverStone RV01 Raven Case is one of the most over engineered case that we can think of and is really a marvel of a case to look at and is an industry first on several levels. For instance this is the first case that SilverStone has built using...

By Hardware Secrets on -

SilverStone Raven RV01 is a full-tower case targeted to the enthusiast that wants a high-quality high-end full-tower case and liked the concept of the motherboard being 90º rotated. Here is a summary of what we found about this product.Strong...

By Xtreme CPU on -

Today, Xtreme CPU covered a lot of information on the Silverstone Raven RV01 case. With an innovative interior and exotic exterior, Silverstone has created a very impressive case that enthusiasts and gamers will drool over. It is one thing to see...

By Hardware Canucks on -

Silverstone has made headlines again with its all new and completely unique Silverstone Raven RV01. Taking some design ques from the Stealth Jets (the planes, not a sports team), the Raven has a style which has no equal, and coupled with Silverstone...

By AnandTech on -

The Silverstone Raven comes with many great features. Changing the orientation of the motherboard isnt entirely unheard of, but the case design as a whole is very innovative. For example, you can use shorter cable harnesses from your power supply,...

By Hardware Canucks on -

It certainly is not everyday that we come across a case which is truly unique. Sure we have reviewed many cases, some of which you could argue are unique for their near perfection; however, even the greatest have all used the same tried and true...

By Bit-tech.net on -

Installation and Initial Thoughts...For this quick preview, we used a Foxconn Bloodrage Caw i7 motherboard (review forthcoming), Akasa’s Nero cooler, a , two SATA hard disks (a 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black and a 300GB WD VelociRaptor) and a...