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Lian-li PC-B25F
8.8 out of 10

Lian-li PC-B25F

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Overall 10
10

Lian Li; the only choice for elegant cases.

Brandon G., Newegg
22 June 2012
  • Summary: If you are on the fence because of the high price, go for it -- you absolutely get what you pay for with this case. I had some buyers remorse when I first ordered after seeing the lower prices of other cases. That quickly subsided when the case arrived, and I began looking at it.
  • Pros: Beautiful and solid. And beautiful. Clean design on the outside, brilliant blue LED ring. The interior was obviously designed by an engineer -- very functional. Cables are routed and organized with east, and the PSU mounts with a simple cross-bar and rubber pad. Latches hold in expansion/PCI card...
  • Cons: Exterior is easily scratched. I had it sitting next to a printer, and did not move either much..still ended up with light surface scratches in the (anodized?) black surface. Not deep enough to show silver metal though, not a big deal. Also a pain in the neck to move...what what do you expect? It'...
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Overall 8
8.0

solid and elegant

Susan H., Newegg
15 June 2012
  • Summary: Chose this for my first build, so I'm comparing this to the Platonic ideal of a computer case. Take this for what it's worth. I struggled with cable management. I might have done so with any case (since, first build) but more cutouts might have been helpful.
  • Pros: Roomy mid-tower case. Plenty of space with everything installed. Understated elegance. Brushed aluminum looks fabulous. Would have looked even nicer in silver instead of black, but them's the breaks. Generous number of fans. Good airflow. Intakes (including the PSU air intake grill at the bottom)...
  • Cons: Even on sale, this is on the expensive side. Front USB ports are 2.0. They do sell a 3.0 replacement panel that you can install, but that adds to the cost. Only three exterior bays.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent

Jack D., Newegg
27 March 2012
  • Summary: Perfect for anyone looking for an all-in-one PC speaker solution on a budget with not much space to work with.
  • Pros: I bought these as an alternative to the chore of constantly having to connect my phone or laptop o our entertainment system every time we wanted to play music on decent speakers. Now we can simply play directly from our PC. The bass is loud and the bass knob is nice to have for adjusting dependin...
  • Cons: Proprietary connectors so not scalable.
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Overall 10
10

Awesome case

Kristin H., Newegg
27 December 2011
  • Pros: This case is absolutely amazing. The aesthetics are great, its very quiet, and the all-aluminum construction makes it very lightweight.
  • Cons: It doesn't have a side window and there isn't a whole lot of room between the motherboard tray and the right side panel, so cable management is a bit tricky.
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Overall 10
10

BEAUTIFUL

Brandon G., Newegg
16 December 2011
  • Summary: I put a 'dimmer switch' on the light ring (an unused fan controller), fixed that issue. If you have room and don't often have to transport your PC, it's great. If you're buying this for college (like me) and have to move it home to campus twice a year, assembled, up and down flights of stairs, start...
  • Pros: Beautiful - light ring is refined, not gaudy Aluminum - feel, sturdiness Size - roomy interior Price - Affordable Lian Li
  • Cons: Beautiful - Light is obnoxious when watching movies Aluminum - Heavy Size - bulky exterior Price - Expensive case in general
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Overall 10
10

Superior Service Provider

Anonymous, Newegg
21 November 2011
  • Summary: Customer Service is so very bad in most companies that when I am lucky enough to find one or read of one these days I run to them and if they are actually for real I have to constantly remind myslf that their prices are not going to be as "LOW" as others.
  • Pros: I ordered this case only today. My principal reason for this is to relate "my" experience with Lian Li to offer a different perspective based on actual, recent personal experience with the Lian Li customer support person I dealt with. A. I received on of the 6 Lian Li cases I have ordered over th...
  • Cons: None. Grat products for fair industry based pricing.
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Overall 2
2.0

TERRIBLE SUPPORT!!!

Ryan M., Newegg
31 August 2011
  • Summary: I know Lian-Li is normally renowned for their high quality, but I haven't had the opportunity to enjoy it. The other problems with the case are forgivable, but this company lacks any real customer service!
  • Pros: High Quality materials (completely aluminum) Purchased elsewhere and had the classic Lian-Li wheels attached at the retailer. Very clean look after attaching the optical drive bay covers.
  • Cons: - Not enough room behind motherboard tray - Not enough room for cables to pass through MB tray - One MB stand off not properly threaded - Front and top of the case pop off too easily - Fan filters were warped from the factory. Negates benefits since there's no seal what-so-ever. - expansion slot ...
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Overall 10
10

Great Case

mike k., Newegg
2 August 2011
  • Summary: I noticed that the nicer Lian Li cases never seemed to go on sale but that's probably because I never bought one. It figures that within months of my purchase, this case finally drops in price. Worth the $199 but a bargain at $169. I just wish the shipping was a little lower.
  • Pros: Quality materials and construction. Excellent cooling yet fairly quiet. Nice tool free design. I like the LED lit Power and reset buttons. An experienced PC builder said that Lian Li makes some of the nicest cases and I would not argue with that claim. The higher prices are the only reason I woul...
  • Cons: One of the top 140mm fans was making a mild rattling noise but it was not too annoying unless up close. I am guessing that this is uncommon and will not affect most customers. It would have been nice to have built in speed controls for the case fans since full speed is not always required. A simp...
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Overall 6
6.0

Almost

Ryan M., Newegg
13 June 2011
  • Summary: I like the case. It's pretty and it's decent to work it (far easier than an Antec P180), but there are flaws. Lian-Li's lack of support is absolutely inexcusable.
  • Pros: Aluminium - light, durable, attractive, (also con, see below) Tool-less Quiet design Uses 140mm fans (also a con) Filters on all intakes
  • Cons: - Not enough room behind motherboard tray. Hard to route large cables especially with acoustic dampening applied. - Aluminium is known to hum. Fixed with dampening. - 140 fans are hit and miss. Will be great when fan makers figure out that we don't want 120mm mounting holes on 140mm fans and we n...
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Overall 10
10

Worth the price

Anonymous, Newegg
9 June 2011
  • Summary: It's pricey but this is a case that will last years and years. Only thing that's not futureproof is the lack of USB 3.0 ports on the front panel, but there are easy ways around this.
  • Pros: Plenty of fans for cooling. Case has good air flow. There's a lot of room to work with. Very easy to clean dust inside with a swiffer. Looks great and feels sturdy.
  • Cons: None
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