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Lian Li Releases the PC-A79 Full Tower Chassis


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Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd today announces the release of a new brushed aluminum full tower chassis with a versatile cooling design and removable motherboard tray - PC-A79 - in North America. Capable of supporting HPTX, E-ATX, XL-ATX, ATX, and Micro-ATX motherboards, this fully aluminum full tower easily contains the latest high-end components, while keeping these components at optimal operating temperatures with its versatile and effective cooling design.

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Now with wheels :eek:

I think they can easily provide support for 2x 360mm with this dimension, but for some reason the silly hard drive cage is on the way and they are not providing flexiblilty on the top. A miss in my opinion.
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Now with wheels :eek:

I think they can easily provide support for 2x 360mm with this dimension, but for some reason the silly hard drive cage is on the way and they are not providing flexiblilty on the top. A miss in my opinion.
I'm with you on this one. With a case this size they definitely had room to support multiple large radiators but apparently thought a fairly basic layout was enough for a near-$400 price tag. It doesn't even have hinges, just basic notched side panels! Thankfully it's all aluminum and should be fairly easy to mod in extra radiator supports but for $400 they're competing with multiple less-expensive, top-tier flagship cases that are much more feature-rich and don't need to be modded (Silverstone Fortress and Corsair 900D are arguably best-in-class for air and water cooling, respectively). They're also reaching into Case Labs pricing territory and Case Labs will match the all-aluminum of the Lian Li while offering WAY more in terms of customization and flexibility for air or water cooling without ever having to consider custom modding.
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Come on

Come on Lian Li. How is it that you can make such a massive case and then not incorporate proper liquid cooling setup? They could have easily made this case capable of handling 2x360 mm rad and 240/280mm rad. Just a shame really!:mad:


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Those wheels aren't nearly as nice as the set that came on my V1000. :ohwell:
Oh yeah V1000 FTW! So sleek and sexy. I still use mine.