Unlike most of the other case I have taken a look at recently, the RVZ01 Raven’s box is done up in full color artwork to really get your attention.  Across the top and side of the packaging we have a large orange Z as well as a photo of the case itself. In the background, there are flames that match the Z in color. The reason this Z is important is the Z is what sets the RVZ01 apart from the much larger RV01 from a few years ago. As the box says, Silverstone is redefining expectations and I guess they are starting by showing everyone what they can do in a small form factor.

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When opening the box up I found the warning on the flap to be interesting. This is a unique product, please read the included manual before installation. Normally we wouldn’t have to worry about that, but just to be safe I will take a look before starting.

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Inside the RVZ01 comes wrapped up in a soft fabric bag to keep it safe from scratched and on each side we have Styrofoam keeping it secure and safe in the box.

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For documentation, we have a small book with information on other Silverstone products and then a thick user manual. This is one of the thickest manuals I have ever seen, and it is all for one of the smaller cases I have had in the office. All the more reason to read up on the case, Silverstone obviously put a lot of time in putting together in depth instructions.

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Deep inside of the case I also found a small box of goodies with all of the accessories needed for the RVZ01. Inside you get three magnetic fan filters, a fan cable splitter, a few brackets, all of the normal screws (in black), and a weird PCI Express x16 height extender. Silverstone also includes a small Raven badge that is shaped to fit the case when it is sitting vertical, this way you can make sure the logo is always level. They also include four small rubber feet for you to put on the side or the top of the case , this keeps the case from moving around, getting damaged, and helps you maintain some airflow as well. 

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garfi3ld replied the topic: #34703 06 May 2014 14:01
Small Form Factor builds are building in popularity and as always Silverstone has come up with a unique design that is completely different design than anything else on the market. Check out the new Raven RVZ01 in todays review.
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Plague replied the topic: #34704 06 May 2014 14:31
Nice this will probably be what I use to rebuild my HTPC in my living room, when I have some extra cash.
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garfi3ld replied the topic: #34714 12 May 2014 19:25
Looking forward to seeing it!

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