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post #1 of 12
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So what are people's opinions on the A+ Black Pearl Edition? Personally I really like the looks of it, kind of like a mix between a Lian Li and a Temjin 07 (which happens to be my favourite case). For those who haven't seen I'll save you the 2 seconds it takes to do a google search and just post pictures of it in here:

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Big yet simple. Haven't looked into the cost myself, but I'd be curious to see how quiet it is (after getting my antec 900 the other day, I'm very much aware of how loud my system is inside of it... ).
    
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Are you sure Lian Li doesn't produce it and they rebadge it? The internal design looks nearly identical to the PC-V2000



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Nothing is more noisy than my Antec 900 with all fans on full settings, noise doesn't bother me at all though, If my PC is on my speakers are either on playing music or I'm playing games with noise cancelling headphones on.
    
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Are you sure Lian Li doesn't produce it and they rebadge it? The internal design looks nearly identical to the PC-V2000
I'm pretty sure I heard somewhere that Lian Li gave Tagan the design for the V2000 and Tagan produced this case, could be a lie though so don't hold me to it. Either way, the inside layout of the V2000 is pretty good so it wouldn't bother me haha
    
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post #6 of 12
It can be had at Fry's for 249.99, haven't looked anywhere else. I met a guy at QuakeCon from XS that has this case, and it's nice and big, and clean looking. He polished the insides so it looks siiiiiiiiiiiiiiick.
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I believe it is a rebadged PC-V2000...

TBH, I really like it, apart from that LCD bit on the front. Kinda wrecks the case for me.
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I'm pretty sure I heard somewhere that Lian Li gave Tagan the design for the V2000 and Tagan produced this case, could be a lie though so don't hold me to it. Either way, the inside layout of the V2000 is pretty good so it wouldn't bother me haha
I suspect Lian Li just manufactors it for Tagan. I highly doubt Tagan has the dedicate facilities to hand build these cases: http://www.vmgo.com/yt/video/dVVTP30...m-Lian-Li.html
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post #9 of 12
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I don't live in the US though so frys is no use to me, I know where to get it for good prices in the UK anyway, I'm a real bargain hunter. I would paint the insides black and cover up the sides of those optical drives.
    
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I suspect Lian Li just manufactors it for Tagan. I highly doubt Tagan has the dedicate facilities to hand build these cases: http://www.vmgo.com/yt/video/dVVTP30...m-Lian-Li.html
That does sound a lot more likely
    
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