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Lian-li PC-A05FNB
8.9 out of 10

Lian-li PC-A05FNB

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Overall 8
8.0

Great quality, no 140mm fan grill

Christopher N., Newegg
7 July 2015
  • Summary: This case is great. Just remember, if you want to run a 140mm exhaust fan you need to buy a fan grill.
  • Pros: Sleek smooth no frills design... The way the power supply mounts is amazing.
  • Cons: -1 egg because they have an optional 140mm fan mount and there is no fan grill to go with it!... also the CORSAIR H90 DOES NOT FIT... the radiator will not clear the mobo. Don't make the same mistake I did. Now I gotta RMA my watercooler :(
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Michael M., Newegg
10 March 2015
  • Summary: Seriously, aluminum cases are light. It's amazing. Definitely worth the money.
  • Pros: One of the best cases I've ever owned -- I don't know why I didn't buy a Lian Li case earlier. The all aluminum construction means it's light but still strong (compared to picking up an old-fashioned steel case, you can really tell the difference). Everything gets routed nice and easy and easy on...
  • Cons: The only downside is when you choose to mount a fan on the top fo the case, there's no grate protecting the fan -- it's basically just an open hole right into your computer. I've been careful not to drop anything down it, but it'd be terrible if anything does.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Eric C., Newegg
19 August 2014
  • Summary: I knew about the size limitations but bought this case anyway. In the end I am glad I did. If you are patient then you can assemble this well even with full size parts. Just don't expect to open it up and tinker with it often!
  • Pros: As always with a Lian Li case, it is well built and looks good. Components are easy to install...so long as they are small enough.
  • Cons: This case really can fit a full size ATX board, power supply and GPU, but it becomes a very tight fit when using full size parts. The front power supply position is an excellent use a space, but if you are using a power supply that is longer than average then it can interfere with ports on your m...
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Overall 10
10

Most fun build ever!

Jonathan D., Newegg
11 July 2014
  • Summary: I am dumbfounded what a beautiful and well thought-out case this is. It doesn't go together any quicker than a normal case because there is ALWAYS some extra bracket or do-wicky to deal with such as the quick releases on the drive case.
  • Pros: 1. Good price, good deliver, good packaging. 2. Attractive smallest case that fits an ATX but looks like an mATX case. 3. Most everything that you need is included, even the post speaker that I stressed I had no post speaker and there it was included LOL Lots of nice screws. 4. It is EASY to work...
  • Cons: 1. The unusual power supply placement, of course. I always wondered why someone didn't put a PS in that big empty space at the bottom front of the case, and Lian Li has! 2. I stressed that the PS I had was extra long and what was I to do? There are an extra set of bracket holes at the bottom, so ...
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Overall 10
10

Sleek

Donald A., Newegg
4 June 2014
  • Summary: Power supply sits at bottom front of case. my old supply had too short a lead to connect to the motherboard. got a new supply. never a bad idea.
  • Pros: Sleek, smooth, minimalistic brushed black aluminum finish Everything is logical and fits nicely together Second one of these I've owned, my son has the first one Looks terrific there, replacing a 10 year old yellow case Did I mention that it is beautiful?
  • Cons: No room behind motherboard tray for cable routing Only room for three 3.5" hard drives
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Overall 10
10

Top Notch built case

James G., Newegg
18 April 2014
  • Summary: Anyone that says that this case is hard to work with, should see some of the cases I have built over the last 14 years. I had cut fingers, knuckles etc from these cases. I am used all different brands, some better than others.
  • Pros: Good quality easy to install items in case like the front mount power supply Air movement is very good Everything well thought out and designed Room to run cables behind motherboard tray. Some has said metal is thin, but its of high quality of which makes up. Very good finish inside and out
  • Cons: none
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Overall 6
6.0

SLI users beware

Andy E., Newegg
21 February 2014
  • Summary: A friend of mine has this unit with a different mother board and runs SLI just fine, so this will work with some mobos but not others. He loves it, and if I could, I'd keep it too.
  • Pros: Solid, lightweight construction. Good quality parts, lots of rubber anti-vibration mounting grommets, support for 2 2.5" drives that didn't feel like an afterthought. Conservatively attractive; To-The-Max Xtreme Bro Gamers need not apply.
  • Cons: My 2nd video card did not fit. With my ASUS Z87-A mobo (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131981) and Corsair RM850 PSU (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139056), my 2nd Geforce 770 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500303) wo...
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Overall 10
10

A Thing Of Beauty When Complet

Joseph A., Newegg
16 February 2014
  • Summary: This is a unique design with the PS mounted at the front. Also has a reverse cooling design which pushes air through the front side slots. I was a little concerned about this at first, but is seems to work well.
  • Pros: Very sharp looking. Light weight, quiet. Beautiful finish. Comes with two fans installed, which do a good job keeping it cool. USB 3.0 at front. Gives a very professional appearance when complete.
  • Cons: Some sharp edged inside, but not too much of a factor as long as you are careful (I have seen a lot worse). A bit pricey, but if gotten on sale a good value. Bottom floor mount for SSD a bit tight for cables, so you may choose to use an adapter instead and mount up front. Make sure you have an ad...
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Overall 10
10

Really Happy with this Case

c s., Newegg
1 February 2014
  • Summary: The did a good job overall, provided enough room for everything if you plan and map out your components right. Some people complain that the side walls a flimsy, flex out, and bend. The case is made out of aluminum lol, its not stainless steel.
  • Pros: -Sleek and Simple but still has a clean/sharp WoW factor! -Very Light but sturdy -LED's are visible but not over powering/annoying when in the dark -Like the tool less design to pull everything off - Good Air Flow even with reverse direction design (PS unit sits in the front of tower compared to ...
  • Cons: -The reset button is works and can be pressed...just the diameter is a little small and have to apply a decent amount of pressure to activate it. They could have increased the size for better access when pressing with finger. -Power Supply in the front is a cool different design but when plugging...
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice Case

Jordan H., Newegg
12 January 2014
  • Pros: I got this case during the Cyber Monday sale for $79.99. It's nice to look at. We actually use it in the living room. It manages a relatively compact size while still being able to handle today's gigantic video cards. Components are staying cool despite the unconventional airflow design. Aside fr...
  • Cons: It's made of materials that feel pretty thin and flimsy. Watch your hands when working inside, because there are lots of sharp edges. Even though the back-to-front airflow design seems to be working fine... it feels weird mounting the power supply on the front like that. That's all I can come up ...
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