Overall and FV

For years Lian Li has had a specific reputation with their cases. When you buy a Lian Li case you expect high quality, low weight, and an all aluminium design. Over the past few years, Lian Li has branched out, seeming board almost, and pushed out a bunch of unique cases of various designs. When I saw the PC-7HX I was reminded of the Lian Li cases of old. This isn’t to say that their new cases haven’t been great, but there is something to be said for the simplicity that their old cases used to have. The PC-7HX looks great with its rounded edges around the mesh grill on the front of the case. I would love to see this same model with a windowed side panel, but beyond that I wouldn’t change anything on the outside.

The best way I can explain the case as a whole is you are going to get everything you need and nothing you don’t. That means this is a no frills Lian Li case. With a price that is almost in line with their all steel Lancool cases, its hard to fault them for keeping it simple. My only two complaints with the case where the lack of room for wire management behind the motherboard tray and the fact that it only supports one 2.5 inch drive. Nether issue should prevent you from getting the case, unless of course you plan on running two SSD’s in RAID. At a price just under $100, its not the cheapest case but for an all aluminium Lian Li its actually a good deal. Lian Li fans will jump all over this for their budget builds.


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garfi3ld replied the topic: #29655 27 Feb 2013 23:25
Todays case review, the Lian Li PC-7HX
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Plague replied the topic: #29656 28 Feb 2013 01:22
Ok, I have to say it. Fractal Design mini arc? I looks a lot like it with a few changes.

I still think the Fractal Design looks better. :)

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