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Lian Li Announces the PC-V2130 Brushed Aluminum Full Tower

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Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd today announces the release of a new brushed aluminum full tower chassis - PC-V2130. The update of the popular PC-V2120, the PC-V2130 improves on the design by adding extensive water cooling support, a more versatile HDD system, enhanced cable management.

At 94L, the PC-V2130 can handle any hardware PC enthusiast desire. Motherboards up to HPTX are supported. Up to 11 3.5"/2.5" drives can be mounted behind the motherboard tray and on the individually removable hard drive bays. An included removable bracket allows for 4 more 2.5" drives to be installed. The chassis also features a modular 5.25" cage that gives builders the flexibility to use the space as they see fit.

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i like the internal design, but the exterior looks too flat
 
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I don't think I'll ever be able to consider their cases again until they start making all their fan cutouts 120/140 and add slotted holes for rads. At this point they're so behind the times I'm amazed they haven't gone under.
 
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Fans on the bottom basically turn this thing into a vacuum cleaner. Not cool...
 
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i like the internal design, but the exterior looks too flat
I agree about the internal design being well-thought-out, except for the fan cut-outs I much prefer the option of installing 120mm or 140mm (small gripe, to be sure). I rather like the exterior.

The price, however, is a huge deal-breaker to me. I understand aluminum costs more than steel, but the price is more than twice of my two Phanteks Enthoo Primos, and that's hard to swallow, especially when it offers no more, in a couple spots less, than the Primo. I've owned aluminum cases before and I do appreciate the weight differential, but not that much.

Still, the V2130 appears to be a very good case with modern, up-to-date features we've come to expect.
 
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pretty sure they had the same case on the market 10 years ago
 
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pretty sure they had the same case on the market 10 years ago
Yep, this is the PC-V2120 with some updates. Lian-Li haven't designed a completely new chassis in years.
 

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Yep, this is the PC-V2120 with some updates. Lian-Li haven't designed a completely new chassis in years.
They lost their innovation streak with the conch shell or step tower...