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Lian-li PC-B25F
8.8 out of 10

Lian-li PC-B25F

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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 8
8.0

first impressions

Christopher G., Newegg
3 February 2011
  • Summary: - The two front intake fans draw air primarily through the side vents on the front panel. I assume Lian-Li has tested that this will provide sufficient air flow. - No front fire wire port and only 2 front USB ports.
  • Pros: - Excellent tool-less expansion card mount. First one I'd use to support heavy/dual-slot graphics cards. - Simple yet effective tool-less HDD mount system. - Clean look.
  • Cons: - The molex power adapter for the front ring LED was missing. - The color of the front ring LED is blue while the power LED is more turquoise. For a $200 case, they should match. - The HDD cage was missing the top 2 thumbscrews, and no thumbscrews were included for the power supply either. Even w...
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Overall 8
8.0

Awsome case

Joseph H., Newegg
19 March 2010
  • Summary: I did not want to put this as a con since I do not feel there is any flaw in the design. 1: My two ATI HD 5870 cards barley fit. I had to remove the HDD cage then reinstall it after the cards were installed. just a tight fit, but the case still allows for adequate air flow.
  • Pros: Light, Rounded edges, well ventilated Overall great design.
  • Cons: None
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Overall 8
8.0

Impressive

Lucas K., Newegg
26 January 2010
  • Summary: I replaced all of the 120mm fans with the Enermax MAGMA UC-MA12 fans ($15 @ newegg) as soon as the case arrived. The fans included in the case are fine, but I had these in the previous Lian-Li and found them quieter and moved more air than the included 120mms.
  • Pros: Attention to detail and logical design. Every fan is pre-mounted on anti-vibration rings. Motherboard mounts already in place for ATX and thumbscrews provide the most solid mount for the motherboard I've seen. My first case with power supply on the bottom and the case seems much more stable for i...
  • Cons: Cables from top mounted ports can interfere with top 5.25" bay. Front and top are a little too easily removed (and can be accidental). Thumbscrews for motherboard mounts can interfere with adjacent power cables (use the smaller thumbscrews in crowded places!). All those fans are 3-pin connectors ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Pretty good Lian li, some improvment areas though

Andy A., Newegg
6 December 2009
  • Summary: This case has some serious engineering consideration. This is my second lian li, my first was silver and had a door. the silver cases are unpainted brushed alluminum which doesn't show scrathes or finger prints as easily as the black painted models and I think silver looks better.
  • Pros: Toolless design Nice HDD cage and mounting system Many large fans and vents ESATA chassis port Many fans are not particulary loud but audible through the case so I hooked them up to the mobo and set the bios to silent settings Extra case with for long vid cards and side mounted Sata ports on mobo...
  • Cons: Front and top are not solidy attached, they are not locked in place so just a small tug and they come off which makes moving the case more difficult Wish there was a silver one Not a fan of the blue ring
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Natalya G., Newegg
5 December 2009
  • Summary: I like the case. I didn't hook up the blue ring. I don't need it. As long as you don't move the case from room to room and don't pick it up to much then this case is for you. this is my second build and it went great until I tried to intall the cpu cooler. Should have been a piece of cake. Not!
  • Pros: easy build because it's toolless. plenty of air flow. nice size.
  • Cons: cpu cutout doesn't match up. top and front panels come off to easy. Not quiet. Hardly any space for large graphic cards. Ex. gtx 280's.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Yandex
14 February 2012
  • Excerpt: В целом я очень доволен. Но ожидал немного больше за эти деньги :)
  • Pros: Отличное качество, просторный корпусу. Все действительно продумано до мелочей. Элементы корпуса хорошо обработаны, невозможно порезаться. Все провода прячутся за заднию фальшь стенку, ни чего не свисает ни чего не торчит. Поставил Corsair CWCH80, открываешь корпус красота.
  • Cons: К сожалению не могу назвать корпус тихим. Два вентилятора сверху дают о себе знать. Это не шум, а свист вырывающего воздуха. Буду покупать реобас и все выставлять на минимальные обороты. Пять вентиляторов на корпусе это больше чем нужно.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Yandex
14 February 2012
  • Excerpt: В целом я очень доволен. Но ожидал немного больше за эти деньги :)
  • Pros: Отличное качество, просторный корпусу. Все действительно продумано до мелочей. ; Элементы корпуса хорошо обработаны, невозможно порезаться. Все провода прячутся за заднию фальшь стенку, ни чего не свисает ни чего не торчит. Поставил Corsair CWCH80, открываешь корпус красота.
  • Cons: К сожалению не могу назвать корпус тихим. Два вентилятора сверху дают о себе знать. Это не шум, а свист вырывающего воздуха. Буду покупать реобас и все выставлять на минимальные обороты. Пять вентиляторов на корпусе это больше чем нужно.
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