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Silverstone ALTA S1

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Is this finally the replacement for the amazing Fortress FT02? If it is i do like the case and would consider purchasing it to replace my FT02 but not sure about the fans, think id of preferred the upgraded AP183 instead.
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Nope, silverstone using much plastic recently and weird design with overpriced stuff
 
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No, for me it isn't (...the spiritual successor of FT02). Half the functionality is gone out the window: the U-shape unibody provided elegant clearance and breathing room from the floor/desk, it is gone here.... No 5.25 bays, not a single one and a bunch of small other things, which I'd address when I have better review of Alta S1. All the original needed was: a PSU shroud, slight optimization for watercooling setups (not for me, but many others requested), a handle of some sort (pretty please :)), window optimization and some small current trend updates. That's all. I wouldn't re-design FT02 completely, it's just the overall silhouette is so good :)
 
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No, for me it isn't (...the spiritual successor of FT02). Half the functionality is gone out the window: the U-shape unibody provided elegant clearance and breathing room from the floor/desk, it is gone here.... No 5.25 bays, not a single one and a bunch of small other things, which I'd address when I have better review of Alta S1. All the original needed was: a PSU shroud, slight optimization for watercooling setups (not for me, but many others requested), a handle of some sort (pretty please :)), window optimization and some small current trend updates. That's all. I wouldn't re-design FT02 completely, it's just the overall silhouette is so good :)
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I pretty much agree the FT02 just needed more cable management room, heres mine, heavily modifies for watercooling.
 
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Almost the same interior as the RV02 except you've removed the drive bays and a 180mm fan by the looks of thing inorder to fit the pump/res at the front

looks like not much room for drives in there though



the really nice bit is the side panel being a hinged door that's a nice touch

 
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I actually do like the case but i need to know if those new 200mm fans are effective as good as the 180 AP series.
 

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I actually do like the case but i need to know if those new 200mm fans are effective as good as the 180 AP series.
With your setup are you really going to use stock fans and not something, y'know, of a bit more quality?
 
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Well the 180 AP fans were the stock fans on the FT02, that was one of the original cases selling points, which is why id like to know if these new 200mm stock fans are as good.
 
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Well the 180 AP fans were the stock fans on the FT02, that was one of the original cases selling points, which is why id like to know if these new 200mm stock fans are as good.

They should be atleast as effective but at lower speeds so quieter so instead of 700/1200rpm thay should do 500/1500 rpm or there abouts and put out roughly 140CFM max
 
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