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The aluminum chassis specialist unveiled PC-D8000, a massive full-ATX tower case with room for twenty hard drives. Measuring a gargantuan 405 x 628 x 572 mm (WxDxH), and weighing 26 lbs (13 kg), the PC-D8000 packs twenty 3.5-inch drive bays arranged in two stacks that span the entire height of the case in the front portion.

German retailer Alternate.de lists the PC-D8000 for pre-order, priced at 329 Euros.

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I want! I like BIG!
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Pure overpriced junk with less customization compared to MountainMods.
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A MountainMod case is just steel. Sure its OK, but your breath will be taken away when you see and feel a Lian Li in real live. It's brushed aluminum. You can't get better than that.
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Lian Li kinda missed the point of a double. It's not to house hard drives, doh. Anyways, I can mount 20 drives in my PC-V2000B.
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Move the motherboard tray to the middle section, take out the HDD caddy and run a big rotary compressor for integrated phase cooling and enough space left over for a water loops biggrin.gif
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Lian Li cases are beautiful but not worth their price premium. I used to love stroking the Aluminium of the cases I used to sell but beauty doesn't justify me buying one of their cases rather than spending more on other components.

In fact I have a rather dodgy and not too well made Asus case I'd get other a Lian Li case simply because of the super cheap price.
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Originally Posted by tsm106 View Post

Lian Li kinda missed the point of a double. It's not to house hard drives, doh. Anyways, I can mount 20 drives in my PC-V2000B.

They didn't advertise this as a watercooling gaming box. It aimed towards server and media users.
But like with most Lian Li cases, with a little work, it can be whatever you want it be.
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I generally think there are better values in large cases, but I do like some of lian-li's smaller towers, the PC-650V, for example.

Anyway, I could fit about sixty 2.5" drives in this D8000 monstrosity, comfortably.
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It's brushed aluminum. You can't get better than that.

Unless strength is more important than weight, in which case you can get steel, and it will be better.
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This would make a beautiful home server if you weren't interested in getting a rackmount.
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