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Lian Li launches two new luxury V-series desktop cases

By Matthew · 9 replies
Sep 16, 2010
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  1. Lian Li has introduced two new premium desktop cases to its V series, the PC-V1020 and PC-V2120. Priced between $289 and $349 depending on the color (silver/black or red), the…

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  2. seronx

    seronx TS Rookie Posts: 26

    DAMN it so shineh!
  3. These V-series Lian Li cases are the sweetest ever. The craftsmanship of these are crazy tight. I have two early versions of the V-series. I'd never waste my time or money with any other.
  4. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,262

    Not too shabby. Pity the new full tower did away with the rolled edges that came with the V2010, likewise the vertical mount PSU position, since the bottom compartment would be tailor made for a secondary 120.3 rad (with a little creative CNC work) with plenty of room left over for pump and reservoir-once you ditch the secondary harddrive cage.
  5. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 7,410   +809

    I owned one of the older V-series cases a few years ago and loved the attention to detail and overall quality but it suffered from a rattling noise because of the Raptor hard drive that I used at the time vibrated a lot. With the noise that same drive made it was like a tin orchestra inside my case. I was able to resolve that with a silencer enclosure, but I must say I'm more than happy today with SSDs and my several times heavier HAF case :)

    We are contacting Lian Li for reviewing one of these cases, hopefully we'll have something to show in a few weeks.
  6. madboyv1

    madboyv1 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,445   +349

    I have that Lian Li PC-Q08B, and converted a mini PC to a incredibly small footprint home server. My first Lian Li case, and money aside, hopefully not my last. These new V-series look incredible, if I only had the means to fill one of those suckers up with hardware. =o
  7. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +116

    I'd love a full tower Lian Li case, but due to the cost I'll stick to a HAF instead! LOL.
  8. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,247   +448

    Lian Li PC-V2100B Plus II Black is what I use as my fileserver case - this looks very similar except it appears to have fewer drive bays. I love my 2100 btw and when I decide build a new fileserver I'm sure I'll reuse the same case.
  9. Lurker101

    Lurker101 TS Evangelist Posts: 798   +318

    It's a nice, full aluminium chassis but with a lack of watercooling support, I'm not interested. I thought with it having two 140mm fans on the front there may be a possibility of putting a double radiator there, but with how close the drive bay is, there's just no chance of that happening.
  10. madboyv1

    madboyv1 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,445   +349

    It's got plenty of support, with access grommets and three 120mm fan slot up top. Lian Li also is known for selling OEM parts tailored for customizing their cases, so a single instance where one kind of set up (where there are many many more) does not work is a poor excuse for entirely dismissing a case, especially one like this. If you think about it, most cases don't offer dual 140s up front, so I don't see why you're griping. =p

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