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Old July 3, 2009, 05:26 PM
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Just noticed that your HX 1kW is mounted upsidedown (Fan drawing in from your Case your Case).....yet your Decal on the PSU is rightside up...?...did it come like this ? I'va had 2 of these PSU now and all show decal right side up with Fan at the bottom drawing air in through the bottom of the case....
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Old July 3, 2009, 08:57 PM
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Does anyone know of a Canadian Lian Li distributor that offers decent prices. The only retailers I could find offer these cases at outrageous prices.
I found Xpresscanada.com the cheapest. Saved like $50.

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My old Lian Li PC-68

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Just noticed that your HX 1kW is mounted upsidedown (Fan drawing in from your Case your Case).....yet your Decal on the PSU is rightside up...?...did it come like this ? I'va had 2 of these PSU now and all show decal right side up with Fan at the bottom drawing air in through the bottom of the case....
Ya it came like that. I was just used to having cases with the fan sitting flush against the bottom and since the decal was upside down I just mounted it that way. Looks goofy the other way around. It stays cool even under 24 hours at full load so I think I'm good. Now that I look at pics on the net though it seems these units are all over the place for decal and fan placement strange maybe I should contact Corsair but than again I wouldn't bother getting it changed!

NightRain nice case dude you even still have the quality check sticker on there!
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Remember Voodoo PC before they went the way of the dodo? custom made to order, but none the less, Lian Li cases. Other than the custom emblem cutouts, and minor outside appearance differences, the Voodoo PC cases were stock trim Lian Li.

Lian Li, simple, yet elegant, usually high build quality, and priced to match.
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I found Xpresscanada.com the cheapest. Saved like $50.

Here's my Current Lian Li PC-V1010B





My old Lian Li PC-68
How are your temps with the i7 rig? I wanted to purchase this as well because i love the way it looks but was concerned with the lack of top fans and only 1 intake fan. Also cable routing without cutting up the case. I thought i found my case with the pc-p50 but realized only 3 hdd can be mounted. Saw the new lancools and i wish the pc-p50 was built the same way as the pc-k62. Here is the link. DragonLoad K series
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How are your temps with the i7 rig? I wanted to purchase this as well because i love the way it looks but was concerned with the lack of top fans and only 1 intake fan. Also cable routing without cutting up the case. I thought i found my case with the pc-p50 but realized only 3 hdd can be mounted. Saw the new lancools and i wish the pc-p50 was built the same way as the pc-k62. Here is the link. DragonLoad K series
My i7 is running pretty warm with stock cooling, which is why I ordered a Noctua HSF with push/pull to replace it. Currently my CPU idles around 60 and hits the mid 90's under extreme loads. I expect major drops with my new HSF, should get it this week.

Cable management is fine, I didn't have to cut anything and there is plenty of room to run wires.

I wouldn't trade my V1010 for any other case. Well maybe a V2010.
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That's pretty high temps specially on an i7. I was contemplating buying it from performance-pcs because they can drill blow holes on the top for you but it was too expensive specially with the shipping and conversion. I guess i could cut up the top myself but i'd be pretty pissed if i it up considering it's a $300 case.

Just looked at pic and saw that you are running stock cooling. Yeah your temps should drop once you get the new heatsink. Let me know what you're temps are as i'm still considering this case. I have an ex-33b that can also be used as an intake but not sure how much it would improve the temps.

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Old July 5, 2009, 12:59 PM
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That's pretty high temps specially on an i7. I was contemplating buying it from performance-pcs because they can drill blow holes on the top for you but it was too expensive specially with the shipping and conversion. I guess i could cut up the top myself but i'd be pretty pissed if i it up considering it's a $300 case.

Just looked at pic and saw that you are running stock cooling. Yeah your temps should drop once you get the new heatsink. Let me know what you're temps are as i'm still considering this case. I have an ex-33b that can also be used as an intake but not sure how much it would improve the temps.
I've always had temps that range 10-20 degrees higher than normal. My office/computer room in my home doesn't vent well and it is always warm. I don't even turn the heater on in here in the winter. If I used this PC in my basement it would be cooler for sure. I will post an update when the new HSF is installed. As a guide my ambient room temp right now is 29 degrees, it is 22 degrees in my living room and 18 degrees in my room down in the basement. All this while it is 22 outside.

Also here is a picture from the back of the motherboard tray showing my cables, it could be cleaner but since you can't see them normally I haven't done anything to tidy them up.

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I guess you bought the last one from memoryexpress because as of today they don't even list this model anymore. This case would be perfect if had 2-3 blowholes on the top.
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I guess you bought the last one from memoryexpress because as of today they don't even list this model anymore. This case would be perfect if had 2-3 blowholes on the top.
If you're referring to me then yes I agree having a blow hole at the top would be awesome, there is a lot of room and 2 140mm fans could easily go there. It is one of the few things I'd change about my case.

I actually bought mine from XpressCanada.com not memoryexpress, but they don't have it listed any longer either. It was there a few days ago, I got mine in January though.
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