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Back in June Lian Li announced the PC-A05FN, a mid-tower chassis with a different take on how we look at layout and airflow. Today we take a look at this new case and reveal its strong points and its weak points. Will a reversal on the typical case airflow design be a success or a flop? It’s time to find out!

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first review out for this, looks quite pointless for atx still cant help but think it looks great though... alright for an entry level rig perhaps.
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If you like Lian Li, don't go to the interior page.
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Originally Posted by overclock4ever;15476446 
first review out for this, looks quite pointless for atx still cant help but think it looks great though... alright for an entry level rig perhaps.

I have the PC-A05NB. I love this case. Just enough for everything. Perfect for people who dont like huge towers and dont need the extra space.

I plan on getting a CPU loop in mine soon.
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Originally Posted by TFL Replica;15476729 
If you like Lian Li, don't go to the interior page.

I see what you mean. That interior looks meh.
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post #5 of 25
Love the exterior...but hate the exterior.
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Love the exterior...but hate the exterior.

o_O


Hrmm... I like it. Now if they made it a mATX case, I would be all over this for workstation builds if it came in at a good price point, but knowing Lian-Li, it will be somewhere in the upper range for small cases.
 
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<< Grows tired of aluminum cases.
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I like the interior. They moved the PSU to the front to make the case shorter at the cost of HDD bays. Optional top vent is neat, I first saw the optional vent thing on Fractal Design cases. Tool-less 5.25" and 3.5" device installation. Would have been nice to see a PCI-01 installed for tool-less PCI/PCIe card installation.
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I like the original A05 better.
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Looks so starved for space for an ATX.


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