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Pros: I really like this case, but will mention one thing I felt could be improved, but won't dock any points overall.
-Easy wire management
-Panels are easy to work with
-Lots of room for a small build
-USB Type C Gen 2
-Supports 12" video cards
-Front Fan Filter
For a 12" video card, if a front intake fan was installed at any point, it will most likely need to be temporarily popped out to install/remove the card at an angle if it's 2+ slots.
Cons: My only complaint with this case may not necessarily matter at all to some, but I wanted a very quiet build, so, having said that...
The rear exhaust grill has holes that mimic a power supply design, meaning that they're the little tiny holes that limit more airflow compared to larger ones you'd often find on a desktop case. I did not like this design, as the rear exhaust is the main source of heat removal since there isn't top exhaust. As a result, a fan I previously used for a quiet build had to be turned up more to keep a Ryzen build, uh, "cool", but it was, for me, just too loud/hot, so I got crafty.
I decided to draw out a circle and cut out the grill entirely for the 120mm fan size, and after a dash of black paint around the edges, and a black 120mm fan grill/finger guard I had already, it actually looked great.
Thankfully, my effort wasn't wasted either, as it made a huge difference in the airflow/noise combination. I have the fan back at only 30% on idle, and it only has to rev up a little more (like 40% or a but more) in games.
This also helped my video card drop to to <=70 C again so its fans wouldn't rev up more than I was used to. It was usually 68C or a tad less in another build, but jumped to ~75 C in this one before the tweak, making it just hot enough to get the fans too loud for my quieter preference.
My processor stays in the mid 60's C now for the most part, whereas before it wasn't shy at all to say hello to the 80's.
Overall Review: Overall, I totally recommend this case for all its perks. I just did a very particular mod to make my setup quieter/cooler for both idle/gaming. I was still happy enough with it beforehand. I have no idea how a water-cooler setup would compare. I really do wish the original design had larger vent holes on the back, but this may not be an issue for others at all.
By having a front fan lightly assisting with airflow intake, but the bulk being pulled from the open vents on the bottom by the rear fan as well (as this MUST be a "pull" configuration with fans to avoid considerable heat buildup), it's been great.
TL;DR - Great case. I did a thing to help the airflow. Worth it.
Overall Review: ITX with plenty of room. Very well designed and thought out. This was my first ITX build and I heard it would be a challenge getting all of my components to fit with clean cabling, as this has a window on the side. There is PLENTY of room in this case. Running an i7-9700k with a 2070. I have a Noctua D15S on the cpu and my temps under stress load go highest 77C. There is enough space to fit Noctua's biggest cpu cooler. I was worried about airflow with only one 120mm fan on the front and one on the rear, but the two fans I have are doing fine. I also added two slim Noctuas to the bottom of the case for added air intake. Temps are perfectly stable. I don't think there would be room for a big radiator AIO with the video card in the computer, which is why I went with air cooling. Works perfectly.
Build quality is great, handle is awesome, and all the panels being able to take on and off is an added plus. Being able to run cables up and use the top of the case as a cable run made things easier as well.
Overall I was blown away at how nice this case was.
Pros: Snap on panels.
Clean aesthetic look.
Handle for carrying.
Plenty of cable management options, the attic is excellent.
Relatively light weight.
Cons: One of the snaps for the side panel was bent, and the subsequent plastic clip was broken. Not a big deal, 7 out of 8 clips is fine for the one panel.
Could use a magnetic filter for the bottom 2 fan spots.
Overall Review: Overall it was pretty easy to put together, the space under the top panel, the attic, is awesome for excess cable and the rgb controller.
Side notes: With fans on the bottom and a 2 slot graphics card, it's a bit tight, but you have maybe half an inch gap between them.
Using an aio water cooler as the exhaust fits on the back but hits a clip for the side panel if you want to slide it higher in the mounting spot. Ended up removing that clip, replacing the broken one on the other side, so all is well.
First time building an ITX form factor, highly recommend this case, it was a breeze to put together.
Has a handle which i use more than I expected
Thermals are better than expected
Toolless makes working on it very easy
Attic is nice for cable managment
Looks awesome imo
The blacked out area on side pannel keeps the cable managment looking very clean
Magnetic handle is nice and feels good in hand
I thought it was easy to work in
Cons: Thermals could be better if they did my below suggestion they couldve added a slot for another 120 fan in the top
If the case was made a hair longer the ssd coulve been moved to a spot on the bottom front of the case and the 3.5 coulve been put where the ssd is for better cable managment.
Because it needs a sff psu the attic is nice but unless you do custom cables is still limiting but can still be made to look nice.
I dont love the feet they use on this case but that's just me nitpicking
If you use a 2.5 or 3 bay gpu with a mini itx you cant really fit 120 fans nicely unless you get slims
If you get the dtx mobo no fan support in the bottom at all
A custom gpu mount from the top or something that could mount to the radiator itself could make water cooling support better but I dont water cool so....
Overall Review: All in all I think this case is amazing I highly recommend it for gamers and or people who move their tower around. I've considered buying a second one and modding it with some of my mods in the cons section to make thermals and cable managment better but the cons on this case for me were def not enough to stop me from buying. While gaming I saw max temps of 75 c with the stock wraith prism cooler amd gives you and 2 lian li bora digital fans one front 1 back. I'm sure better temps could be acquired with a bigger tower cooler or aio and fans in the bottom maybe a blower style gpu keeping less hot air in the case could help to but I dont think any of it is necessary.
Overall Review: There are plenty of reviews out there you can read about this case, professional and customer feedback so I won't really go into how awesome (for me) this case is. I just wanted to comment on how fantastic customer support was for me. I had a faulty front USB port and contacted customer support not really expecting much but they responded to me right away and within 24 hours they sent me a replacement cable via FedEx International Priority. Extremely happy with Lian LI's support, they'll be the first ones I look at when I replacement my main desktop Phanteks case. That company never replied to me when I had a faulty fan hub in my Evolv X, so thank you Lian-Li!
Pros: Handle, decent airflow, feels like quality ccomponents.
Cons: Some sharp edges, especially in the top compartment, bottom fan placement is impossible with a dual slot graphics card, mind you im using lian lis own brand fans. Cable management tie downs are few. Really disappointed about the fan issue. The gigabyte axial design 5700XT I used isnt even particularly thick.
Pros: - Easiest setup of a Mini-ITX case, easier than some Micro-ATX and even full ATX builds I've had
- Enough space to take an RTX 2080 mobile
- Super portable
- Decent airflow (No complaints, considering the size & features)
- Good cable routing, limited only by the length of cables provided with most mini-ITX power supplies
Cons: - Possibly fragile glass design or manufacturing process (Mine shattered!)
- Flimsy/sensitive panel holders
- Could've included optional filters for bottom case fan slots, though aftermarket and homemade options are easily available
- Bottom case fan slots are not really viable unless you have a VERY thin single slot GPU
Overall Review: I've contacted Lian-Li support for the glass issue already and I'm sure they will respond (at which point I will update this review with an additional egg), but just so potential buyers are aware:
I keep my case on the floor, and being very small, you can't see into it with putting your head on the floor, so in order to show off the build to a friend of mine I popped up the handle and tilted the case back on its two feet a little bit, then gently placed it back on all four feet when the glass COMPLETELY shattered all at once! (And yes, ALL the panel retainers were pushed all the way in) As I mentioned to Lian-Li support I imagine this is a manufacturing fluke or some kind of tension was on the glass during shipping as this wasn't a hairline fracture but a complete safety glass style explosion. I hope this can be corrected in my case, but something to watch out for if you're considering transporting the glass panel version around a lot.
The panel retention clips, as others have mentioned do seem a little flimsy but I haven't had an issue. Just don't go taking them off and on all the time and do so carefully and I bet you will have no issue. Mini-ITX builds are more one-and-done rather than constant tinkering anyhow.
Cable management is also very good with creative use of cable ties, etc. You're limited more by the length of PSU cable that comes with mini-ITX PSUs. You could actually route things better in this case with longer cables but that obviously does not apply to all mini-ITX cases.
Re: Water cooling, you can absolutely easily fit a single slot AIO unit as long as it is a backplate style and I cannot stress this enough! I purchased the ASUS Ryuo 120 AIO to go with my Ryzen build and started getting nervous that I would need to use the AMD clip style mounts but thankfully the ASUS Ryuo mounts to an included backplate even for AMD so things went fine. I imagine most aircoolers will be okay with the AMD clips as they give more clearance for your hands to reach the clips but AIO combo pump/heatsinks will not give your hands or a screwdriver enough clearance.
All in all, a great case for an on the go build with a couple of caveats - but really, any mini-ITX build requires more planning than a regular micro or regular ATX build. Construction quality is good aside from the aforementioned glass situation, which I hope can be worked out with support. Either way I would steer anyone planning to move this case around a lot towards the window-less version (there's not all THAT much room for showing stuff off unless you're really dedicated to finding super slim glowy parts anyway haha).
Pros: This case is just awesome in every single aspect. Love the portability and ease of use. Screwless panels throughout the entire case.
Overall Review: I would recommend this product to anyone with the intention on building a small portable itx PC.