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Old 26th Jul 2012, 15:37   #1
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Lian Li announces the PC-B12

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Old 26th Jul 2012, 16:23   #2
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A vent bigger than than the case?
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Old 26th Jul 2012, 16:32   #3
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A vent bigger than than the case?
Yep, 1.2m would make for a very large vent. Good cooling though
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A vent bigger than than the case?
D'you know, I corrected that - by adding a comma, rather than by removing the extra 0.
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Old 26th Jul 2012, 18:29   #6
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More images here.

Although I find the PC-V650 more exciting.

Not really sure what they mean by "bottom vent", by the way. It's the intake for the PSU and Lian Li has been doing that for some time. Same with the baffle, which usually doesn't amount to much.
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Not really sure what they mean by "bottom vent", by the way. It's the intake for the PSU and Lian Li has been doing that for some time. Same with the baffle, which usually doesn't amount to much.
No, that's the vent at the back of the base; they're talking about the holes at the front of the base (as seen in the image,) which are in place of the usual holes in the front panel of the case.
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No, that's the vent at the back of the base; they're talking about the holes at the front of the base (as seen in the image,) which are in place of the usual holes in the front panel of the case.
Oh, I see now. Silly me. Although I first noticed the vent on a large image of the bottom.
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Love Lian Li.

Pictures do not seem to do justice to their cases.

In photos a black case just looks like a black case, but in reality that brushed black aluminium is sexy as hell.
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What's the point of the baffle on the back?

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...for those who still use a floppy drive, Zip drive or - heaven help you - an LS120 drive.
Why write this fluff and not mention what people actually use a 3.5" bay for nowadays, fan controllers, multi-card readers, USB hubs, etc
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Ohh I get it, it's a silent case. The fans directed to the floor means less direct sound out the front and the flap at the back has sound matting directly behind it to collect dust kill the noise bouncing off the wall behind. I would guess it's also matted inside the front fascia too.
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Because it made me smile - and because I still use an LS120 (well, an LS240.)
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