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Lian Li Launches the PC-8FI Mid Tower Chassis to Turn Gamers' Heads

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Lian Li Industrial Co. Ltd. launches the PC-8FI mid tower series. The hair-line brushed all-aluminum chassis is positively sexy and available in a red spider-edition, as well as black and silver, taking looks to a new level. Lian Li's signature tool-less installation features and customization capabilities make the PC-8FI series a must have for the gaming enthusiasts and professional gamers.

The same fan design is used for all three models with two 120mm @1200rpm intake fans on the front panel and one 120mm @1200rpm exhaust fan mounted on the back panel. All the fans have anti-vibration mountings. Additionally, the top panel offers users one 140mm fan hole, should they desire to mount an additional fan. The red spider-edition's side panel features a large, spider-shaped, transparent window, exposing the interior of the chassis and the rear panel's exhaust fan, lit with red LEDs. On the black edition's front panel, the intake fans are lit with blue LEDs.

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So it's a modified PC-B25F with a different front and top panel with the added benefit of USB 3.0 support. Well, at least the non-red versions are priced ok.
 

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No thanks.

All I want is a minimal case with hot-swap 2.5" SATA drive bays, USB 3 and no LEDs!

Why can't any company make a case I want? How hard can it be to make a box? :rolleyes:
 

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Why can't any company make a case I want? How hard can it be to make a box? :rolleyes:
Create one then and commission your nearest engineering co :p
 
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cant understand lian li, all cases looks the same.:shadedshu
 
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£235 in the UK :laugh:
 

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My interest was piqued until I saw the price and the inability to remove one of the 3.5 drive cages to allow for a longer video card like the 5970. *sigh* Why can't someone come out with an Antec 300 style case, filters and internal layout, that is long enough to fit a HD 5970 AND has cable management holes behind the motherboard tray in a mid-tower design? :cry: :banghead:

I frigging HATE full tower cases with a passion after dealing with one for a couple of years moving it around to LAN events and such. :mad:
 
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What is essentially a mid-tower version of the full-tower A70F, the pricing is somewhat disproportionate considering the A70F costs virtually the same amount. I was honestly expecting it to be lower...like 60FN and 7FN territory.

I'd take one in silver though. :)
 

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1, no side air intake for videocard(s)
2, never answer customer service

= no deal.

aluminum is for soda cans.