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Lian Li DK01 Desk-Type Chassis Prototype Unveiled

Apr 16, 2010
2,050 (0.59/day)
System Name The Stone that the Builders Refused / iJayo
Processor R5 1600/ R5 1600X
Motherboard Asrock AB350 Pro4 / Gigabyte B450 I Aorus Pro Wifi
Cooling Cryorig M9 / Artic Freexer 33
Memory G skill 16 Gigs ddr4 / 16 gigs PNY ddr4
Video Card(s) MSI r9 270 / MSI RX 570 Armor
Storage 120gig 840 evo, 120gig adata sp900 / 512 Scandisc M.2 ssd 2 x 1tb seagate hdd 120 gig Hyper X ssd
Display(s) 42" Nec retail display monitor/ 42" Nec retail display monitor
Case Pink Enermax Ostrog / NZXT 200i
Audio Device(s) Altec Lansing Expressionist Bass/ M-Audio monitors
Power Supply Corsair450 /Seasonic Focus 650 fx
Mouse corsair vengence M65 / Func Ms3
Keyboard corsair k70 cherry blue /corsair k95 cherry red
Software Window 10 pro / Windows 10 pro
Benchmark Scores meh... feel me on the battle field!
Aug 4, 2007
3,890 (0.87/day)
System Name HP z800 workstation
Processor Intel Xeon X5687 3,60ghz 12mb cache x2
Motherboard HP Z800
Cooling All stock fans replaced with noctua brand fans
Memory 24gb ecc ram 1333mhz
Video Card(s) sapphire pulse Vega 56 8gb hbm2
Storage 300gb hdd. 1tb hdd. 240gb ssd OS. 160gb ssd. 160gb pci-e ssd Fusion io drive. 3tb raid 1 hdd
Display(s) AOC display 1080p
Case HP z800 workstation case
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply HP z800 1100 watt
Mouse Drakonia Black
Keyboard Xtrust nameless?
Software Windows 7 ultimate 64bit, Luxion Keyshot 5&7, 3ds max 2016, fusion 360
Benchmark Scores 3d mark 11 P18 135. Cinebench 1033. timespy 6151
Dec 16, 2010
1,493 (0.46/day)
State College, PA, US
System Name My Surround PC
Processor Intel Core i7 8086K @ 5.1 GHz
Motherboard Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5
Cooling Swiftech MCP35X / XSPC Rasa CPU / Swiftech MCW82 / Koolance HX-1320 w/ 4 Corsair Fans
Memory 32GB (2 x 16 GB) Team DDR4-3200 CL16-18-18-38
Video Card(s) MSI Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti Armor 2X
Storage Samsung SSD 970 Pro 512GB, 2 x 4TB HGST NAS HDD in RAID 1
Display(s) 3 x Acer K272HUL 27" in Surround 7860x1440
Case NZXT Source 530
Audio Device(s) Integrated ALC1220 + Sony MDR-7506 + Logitech Z-5500 5.1
Power Supply Seasonic X-1250 1.25kW
Mouse Patriot Viper V560
Keyboard Logitech G15
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
I hate how manufacturers picture cases with high end hardware installed but with most of the power and data cables missing. You can talk all you want about the case looking nice in the pictures, but if it's a mess once you install the cables, then the window is pointless. Cable management is what distinguishes good windowed cases from bad ones.
Sep 4, 2009
969 (0.26/day)
System Name Grond
Processor Ryen 5 1600 @ 4.0ghz
Motherboard Asus Prime x370 Pro
Cooling XSPC Raystorm CPU + 2 RX360 radiator + xspc Razor R9-290 w/ backplate
Memory 16gb Corsair LPX DDR4@2999
Video Card(s) XFX R9 290 w/ XSPC Razor full cover block and backplate
Storage XPG SX8200 480gb-OS, WD Caviar black 2TB-Steam, Samsung 860 Evo 1tb
Display(s) Samsung 23" 120hz 3d LCD w/ 3d glasses, using 'lightboost' trick
Case NZXT H630 white watercooling case
Audio Device(s) Soundblaster ZX + Sennheiser HD 598
Power Supply XFX Pro 850 XXX semi-modular
Software Windows 10 Pro (Had some mystery error on Win7 and decided to go W10)
Neat little case, would be decent for someone who lives in a tiny dorm or apartment.
Feb 8, 2012
2,934 (1.04/day)
Zagreb, Croatia
System Name Windows 7 64-bit Core i5 3570K
Processor Intel Core i5 3570K @ 4.2 GHz, 1.26 V
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z77MX-D3H
Cooling Scythe Katana 4
Memory 4 x 4 GB G-Skill Sniper DDR3 @ 1600 MHz
Video Card(s) Gainward NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 Phantom
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1 TB, Seagate Baracuda 1 TB
Display(s) Dell P2414H
Case CoolerMaster Silencio 550
Audio Device(s) VIA HD Audio
Power Supply Corsair TX v2 650W
Mouse Steelseries Sensei
Keyboard CM Storm Quickfire Pro, Cherry MX Reds
Software MS Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit SP1
It would do better as a coffee table, short legs, all in black, gaming rig between sofa and TV ... it would make sense


New Member
Jan 7, 2014
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Ohh so many design flaws, the biggest is HDD cooling (yes they need cooling, especially if you clam up that many in a case). They ALL will need direct air flow over them, plus the exhaust capability...basically its useless for those with liquid on CPU and GPU, and several mechanical hard drives. All that ambient temperature will bake your motherboard chipset, and if you do not have liquid on your GPU, goodbye video card kabooom! (give or take half a year lol). I am currently working on one of these concepts, and while I lack the tools to make it look sharp, this is like Fisher Price on the thinking side. Looks mean nothing if it does not work. That is why I am a fan on the larger NZXT cases such as the Switch 810/Phantom 820. The only thing you can't do it it is jam a hord of hard drives, but at least your hardware is safe. Besides, if you have that many drives on a motherboard, what kind of SATA/RAID card setup do you have? Also, what motherboard is going to support a Dual GPU (becoming more common) and the drive controller cards to run all those drives....wait for it, XL-ATX, EATX, and HPTX...wait for it...crap it does not all fit, remove some components, back to a high school gamer setup (because realistically that is all that will fit in this without compromising space and PROPER cooling). Try again Lian Li, figure out your measurements and placements better.