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I'm about to get the PC-8NWX (the windowed version), but I have an eye on the PC-9F.
My only problem is it doesn't have a side window. After scouring the Lian-Li website, I haven't found any windowed panels that "officially" fit.

Anyone know if the W-LM2AB-6 panel would fit without cutting etc?
Any alternatives?

Thanks
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post #2 of 9
Is side panel really that important?
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post #3 of 9
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Is side panel really that important?
Yup. Surely I can't be the only one who wants his PC to look and function just the way they want it to?
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post #4 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by iamgiGGlz View Post
Yup. Surely I can't be the only one who wants his PC to look and function just the way they want it to?
So you spend hours looking at your components? Just get a sheet of acrylic and dremel and start cutting away, use sandpaper for the edges, get some u-channel rubber to line the sides.

PS: 9F = 8FI case, just check the dimensions of the panel, if the panels fits the B25F or B25FWB or B25S, 9 times out of 10 it will fit.
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post #5 of 9
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Great - I had to fight for it but thanks for answering my question.
Edited by iamgiGGlz - 5/24/11 at 6:31am
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post #6 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by iamgiGGlz View Post
Ya ok thanks

Back to my question.
Quote:
PS: 9F = 8FI case, just check the dimensions of the panel, if the panels fits the B25F or B25FWB or B25S, 9 times out of 10 it will fit.
Did you read it?

EDIT: Just checked, 99.9% confident that it will fit.
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post #7 of 9
The side panel with the window you want will fit, I have the same case and side panel.
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post #8 of 9
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Originally Posted by kev_b View Post
The side panel with the window you want will fit, I have the same case and side panel.
Awesome, thank you. Exactly the answer I was looking for.
No more cruddy Aerocool case for me!
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post #9 of 9
What does the extra window panel look like and how much does it cost?

Did it work out for you?

I googled the 8FI and it shows some ugly Spider Window.
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