It seems that the further down the chain of PC components, the more companies there are to produce the hardware. For desktop PCs we have two main CPU manufacturers, three main GPU manufacturers (including Intel), half-dozen mainstream motherboard manufacturers, about the same memory manufacturers (many smaller ones), a dozen storage manufacturers and a couple dozen main chassis manufacturers (with even more getting involved in CPU cooling). To this extent, more competition requires more innovation and brand recognition to differentiate the company: over the past several years, we have seen Lian Li come out with a variety of unique case designs, and the PC-A51 today is a little more conservative in that respect. The PC-A51 is a 44 litre ATX mid-tower design suitable for...

Lian Li Launches the PC-Q33: Another Hinge Chassis, but mini-ITX

It seems that this is a week of Lian Li press releases – first up was the PC-V358 micro-ATX case that uses hinges to make accessing the components easier...

42 by Ian Cutress on 12/20/2013

Lian Li Release PC-V358 Chassis for Micro-ATX Builds

A lot of shiny cases come out of Lian Li, best known for their use of aluminum with an element of style. Chassis like the mini-ITX based TU-200...

30 by Ian Cutress on 12/18/2013

Lian Li PC-TU100 Mini-ITX Case Review

A year and a half ago, we reviewed Lian Li's PC-TU200, a decent but flawed portable enclosure. Has Lian Li improved on that design with the PC-TU100?

22 by Dustin Sklavos on 5/29/2013

PC-Q30: A New Curved Mini-ITX Chassis from Lian Li with an Acrylic Window

For many users who have gone to a large LAN event, taking stock of all the crazy PC builds is part of the experience. Some users modify the...

19 by Ian Cutress on 5/14/2013

Lian-Li: What Else Can We Do With Aluminum?

Visiting Lian-Li's CES booth is usually at least an interesting experience. I often feel like the engineers and designers there just get an idea for an enclosure and "go...

14 by Dustin Sklavos on 1/10/2013

Lian Li PC-A76X Case Review: The Limits of Aluminum

As a case designer and manufacturer, Lian Li has built their entire business around aluminum. It's one of those materials that seems to have a real marketing draw, that...

59 by Dustin Sklavos on 9/30/2012

Lian Li PC-A55 Case Review: Unfortunate Name Befits the Design

Marking our fifth venture into Lian Li territory in recent years, the PC-A55 enclosure we have on hand is another unique, slightly-off-the-wall design from a company we've come to...

63 by Dustin Sklavos on 6/16/2012

Lian Li's PC-90: The Hammer Strikes Hard

The majority of the enclosures from Lian Li that we've tested so far have been designed for mini-ITX and micro-ATX builds, but today we have on offer one of...

54 by Dustin Sklavos on 2/21/2012

Lian Li Enclosures, Big and Small

In addition to the craziness going on over at the SilverStone suite, Lian Li had a mountain of new case designs on display. Most of them are smaller units...

6 by Dustin Sklavos on 1/10/2012

Lian Li's PC-A05FN: Alternative Thinking at a $99 Price Point

If you're willing to shell out the money for them, there are a lot of interesting alternative enclosure designs on the market. Companies like SilverStone, Thermaltake, and Lian Li...

65 by Dustin Sklavos on 12/7/2011

Lian Li PC-TU200: On the Road With Lian Li

More and more lately, mini-ITX boards are becoming very feature rich and users are needing fewer expansion cards in their desktop systems. Where once upon a time we'd need...

51 by Dustin Sklavos on 10/31/2011

Lian Li's PC-V353: Lighter Than Air

We've been wanting to get Lian Li enclosures in house for review for a while now, and we're pleased to report we finally have a contender on hand (with...

56 by Dustin Sklavos on 9/28/2011

Computex 2011: The ‘suit’-case from Lian Li

I had a chance to quickly go through the Lian Li booth today, and scope out what new products are on the horizon for the well respected computer case...

22 by Ian Cutress on 6/1/2011

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