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Hardware Lancool Metal Boned K7

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 4 Apr 2008.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Redbeaver

    Redbeaver The Other Red Meat

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    me like :)

    its clean, simple, and it performs. i think the biggest reason y it didnt cool as much as expected was due to the metal mesh in the front panel. nothing that a dremel cant fix :p its solid black, and its, well, solid. not a bad price either.

    if i need another case, i definitely pick this one up. and start cutting holes left n right to make it even sweeter :rock:
     
  3. notatoad

    notatoad pretty fing wonderful

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    this looks like exactly the case i've been looking for. clean, simple, fairly small, open insides. hopefully somebody in canada will sell it.
     
  4. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    Looks like a nice case, but as you say, not awesome performance. How much is it?
     
  5. Naberius

    Naberius New Member

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    I think the price is the deciding factor on this case.

    But i do have to say the MS Wordart on the front page of their website is a little off putting, i thought people were over that way back in '95.
     
  6. badders

    badders Neuken in de Keuken

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    If it's under £50 then I reckon I'll be getting a new case.
    ANy more than that and I'll stick with my cheapo special.
     
  7. phuzz

    phuzz This is a title

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    I don't suppose there's a hint as to the price is there? I need something I can bung loads of harddrives in, and with two 120's they should stay cool, but it just needs to be cheap...
     
  8. Da_Rude_Baboon

    Da_Rude_Baboon What the?

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    Do the Lian Li drive covers fit and match this case?
     
  9. naokaji

    naokaji whatever

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    the cheapest lian-li midtowers are ~50£ so the Lancool (there el cheapo brand) will probably be less.
     
  10. LAGMonkey

    LAGMonkey Group 7 error

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    I adore the clean lines on the case! and it reminds me of the big black monolith at the start of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

    Its calling to me and i need to get one for my headless Media Server / router.

    Silly name tho :p hehe....boned :lol:
     
  11. Guest-23315

    Guest-23315 Guest

    Looks very much like a Lian Li.

    Nice though.
     
  12. genesisofthesith

    genesisofthesith complete spanner

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    The Lancool brand is there to distingush between the all aluminium lian li cases and the steel chassis/aluminium exterior Tpanels of the new sub brand, and s the article isn't explicit about the difference between a lian li and a lancool, mentioning the brushed aluminium outer shell, and light weight may lead some people to assume a similar all aluminium construction to its parent brand.

    Nice article though on a promising looking case if the price is right (read cheap :naughty:)
     
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  13. Tulatin

    Tulatin The Froggy Poster

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    I've got to love how you guys go on about it having a "great wire management system".... then just not use it at all. Eh, there's only so many hours in the reviewing day, I suppose.
     
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  15. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    Checkout the 'optional extras'

    The Thermometer and Card reader are just lian-li items. You can even still see the logo.
     
  16. Gravemind123

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    Looks very Lian-Li-esque, which is nice, they might have something good if they keep prices down.
     
  17. Cadillac Ferd

    Cadillac Ferd New Member

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    "Ask not for whom the bone bones, it bones for thee..."
    Haha, Futurama jokes aside the case does look quite nice. It kinda looks like the younger brother of the Lian-Li PC-A70b (catchy name innit? see here if you don't know the case in question: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811112141&Tpk=pc+a70b )
    I've been wanting an A70b for a while now but 250$ is a bit steep, well that and I'm having trouble justifying the full tower when I'm not running any sort of extreme serverish set up, I'll definitely try and look in to the K7 when it becomes available.
     
  18. sheninat0r

    sheninat0r What's a Dremel?

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    Hey... according to the site, this is the Metal Boned K7 of Strength +40!
     
  19. Techno-Dann

    Techno-Dann Disgruntled kumquat

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    Looks a lot like a steel-frame PC7H+...
     
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