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Lian Li are well known for creating cases which excel on build quality, often matching high levels of workmanship with attractive design and impressive performance. That said it is very hard to make a perfect case, one which keeps up with the competition and an ever evolving market where there can be so many different requirements from customer to customer. Take the X-2000F as an example, for that chassis when we reviewed it we were very impressed by the low noise, good airflow and spacious layout. It was flexible enough to use as part of our main benchmarking system and at the same time looks great. There were two issues though, the first being the lack of support for 2.5" drives out of the box and the second that there was no 14cm to 12cm bracket for the rear exhaust to assist those who wanted to install a 12cm radiator in this location. A great case, but not perfect.

Like any manufacturer Lian Li are always trying to evolve their product range and meet the needs of consumers and the latest high end chassis to be released by them is the PC-P80N, a HPTX compatible tower with 6 pre-installed fans, support for 39cm graphics cards, 11 expansion slots and much more. On paper the PC-P80N looks great, can it live up to these impressive first impressions.
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Why did they have to ruin an otherwise beautiful case with that ugly top =/

Nice review though.
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wished the interior was painted black. Another awesome review from HH.
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