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Lian Li Announces New Tyr PC-X500FX Chassis

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Lian Li Industrial Co. Ltd. maker of high-end all-aluminum computer chassis since 1983, is pleased to release the Tyr PC-X500FX computer case. An upgrade to Lian Li's Tyr PC-X500 released in 2008, the new chassis is a direct result of Lian Li's commitment to listening and giving consumers what they want.

In there review of the 2008 release OverClock3D.net said “This chassis is crying out for a windowed side panel to show all the goodness off.” Lian Li couldn't have agreed more and have added a side panel window to the Tyr PC-X500FX to show off its all-black, anodized aluminum interior. Reviewers called for more HDD room and they got it: The new case has tool-less, rubber suspension mounts for six 3.5” internal HDDs, as well as one internal 2.5” HDD. Two tool-less, external 5.25” ODD bays can be placed on either the right or left side panel, giving users the flexibility to place the PC-X500FX in virtually any location they want. There are eight, tool-less PCI expansion slots, room for graphics cards up to 315mm long, and the ability to mount ATX, Micro-ATX, or Mini-ITX motherboards onto the motherboard tray. The tool-less PSU holder has been moved to the bottom of the chassis, right above a ventilation hole covered by a dust filter, to improve the thermal design of the PC-X500FX. There is 215mm of space available, or, with an expansion rack, 280mm for long PSUs.

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That's a nice case but... $499 presumably means £499 :(
 
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Great price too, there must be like millions of people on the planet that would kill for a full system costing half as much :)
 
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For a case that costs that much I would have expected to be able to mount a triple rad behind those front intake fans without any mods (and still keep the hard drive mounts).
 

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For a case that costs that much I would have expected to be able to mount a triple rad behind those front intake fans without any mods (and still keep the hard drive mounts).
You have extra harddrive mounts on the top behind the optical drive slots.

This case looks sexy, as with all Lian-Li cases, but I cannot afford them :ohwell:
 
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i like their cases and was going to buy one but didn't, because i didn't like those stealth drives
and yes they are far to much money

also what about static air pressure? three 140 mm at the front and two 120mm at the back :wtf:

i wish coolermaster would bring out the cm 690II in aluminium, now that would be a :respect: moment ;)
 
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Looks real good. I purchased a custom made lian li two years ago, things still kicking it. Durability is written all over their cases.
 
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Nice case, but that price is horrible, this is why I will never own a Lian Li.
 

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I want this case now. Forget Obsidian 800Ds, forget Silverstone TJ-09s. This is one epic case. People are going on about the price, but come on: isn't it a price worth paying for the best engineering, best quality, best looks, and best internal design out of any case on the market? I'd work harder, make a bit more cash and pay the extra.
 
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I love Lian-Li stuff, but that case is just too big for my purposes. Id prefer moving to more MicroATX and cheaper prices.
 

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Wow, its just awesome. I love the way all the X series look, but I am too poor to afford it.
 
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#14
Nice, though I'm not giddy about it. Agree with Beer's suggestion of a radiator, that would make the price a little more digestible.

Oh well, still loving my PC-A17 and 90% of the other stuff Lian-Li puts out.
 

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#15
Love the look and inside of it. Plus there is what 5 or 6 fans with two exhaust on the back? Very awesome. Too bad Lian Li is priced high.