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Lancool Metal Boned K7

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The Lancool brand is created by Lian-Li and combines the flawless, understatement exterior with the sturdy bones of steel. This makes for the name "Metal Boned K7". The case is meant for LAN Parties and offers the same innovations found in the more expensive Lian-Li branded cases.

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Good features, Standard looks. Definitely good air flow in the case. Great review, thanks.
 

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$120...that's a great price though wouldn't the Lian Li cases with Al cages make a better buy? Especially PC-A01B and PC-65B. But the air-flow of this case more than makes up.
 

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I bought this case two weeks ago. I love it.

You can also get a PCI fan attachment (I think it's the BS-03, sold at performance-pc.com) that will blow air away from the PCI slot area.

My only problem with it was the edges inside were sharp. I cut my ring finger pretty deep on accident. Also, I know from experience that Lian-Li's fans don't last worth a darn.

The main reason I got this case was because of the hard drive positioning and two fans blowing on them. Also nice that the hard drives use the rubber holders to prevent most noise. I would have liked it if an eSata port was included, but oh well. Another thing I don't like but not a deal breaker is the front panel where the air is sucked in. It looks like that piece could be punched out.
 

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good god i love lian-li cases so it is no surprise that i love this case. im definately getting it for my next build simple and elegant!
 
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Yeah I bought this case from the 3dgameman dude off ebay.. I just got this case back from getting it Powder Coated a Blue Metallic outside and inside a Silver Metallic... I will start a work log here soon... :)




 

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Would a 3870x2 fit in this case?
 

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nice case but i still don't see why 120mm fans are so important my ultra moves air just fine with 80s
 

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They're preferred for their airflow:noise ratio.
 

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the low speed 80s in mine are silent and the case stays @ room temps
 

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Congrats.
 

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The Ultra Dragon has 5 80mm case fan mounts, this case has 3 120mm fan mounts.

A reasonable 80mm fan will push about 32CFM@30db, which is pretty quiet. So overall your pushing about 160CFM.

A reasonable 120m fan will push about 80CFM@30db. So overall, this case pushes about 240CFM.

That is why 120mm fans are so popular compared to 80mm fans.
 

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i know that they are i just love the fact that my case is @ room temp and the loudest fan is the one on my 7800GS so there is basically no noise from it :D

that and people go out and buy a ton of 120mm fans to throw in there cases that they really don't need haha i should make a guide to cooling cases since people always seem to think more is better when its really not
 

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Does anyone know where to buy the Windowed Side Panel for this case? I know it says it is available according to Lancool's site, but I can't fine it for sale anywhere.

Edit: Nevermind, I found a panel that will work. The model number is W-65B, and you can get it here.
 
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No.