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Old August 21, 2014, 08:12 PM
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Well it isn't exactly about this Lian Li but I wanted to share anyways. I got my 'new' case for my next gaming build. An A+ / Tagan Black Pearl. It is essentially a modified version of the old Lian Li PC-V2000. IMHO the best watercooling case of all time. This thing just oozes quality unlike modern Lian Li's.

This won't get touched till after I finish Mael. But these are the first pics of Mother Dark. Which will be a completely murdered out system. Which hopefully will include a few things that I haven't seen blacked out before.





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Old August 21, 2014, 09:39 PM
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Beautiful case! I don't know where you keep finding those beauties but it's a great place!!! ;)
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Old August 21, 2014, 10:00 PM
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Beautiful case! I don't know where you keep finding those beauties but it's a great place!!! ;)
Someone over in the Lian Li Showcase thread on OCN had posted a link to another older cheap Lian Li eBay. Gave me the idea to search eBay for a Black Pearl. Low and behold an eBay listing for a BNIB one. $130USD shipped including duty .

I actually had bought one of these back in 2008. In my n00bishness at the time I decided to get the case powder coated in just a couple of pieces. Didn't really take it a part. There were sections that were missed because A) the powder coaters were lazy and B) I didn't take it apart so it was harder to reach the corners w/ the powder coat spray. I also had it done in a metallic copper, the interior looked terrible in that colour. I quickly lost interest, so I have had an unfinished one in the closet for the past 6 years.
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Old August 22, 2014, 05:11 AM
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Someone over in the Lian Li Showcase thread on OCN had posted a link to another older cheap Lian Li eBay. Gave me the idea to search eBay for a Black Pearl. Low and behold someone had a listing for a BNIB one. $130USD shipped including duty .

I actually had bought one of these back in 2008. In my n00bishness at the time I decided to get the case powder coated in just a couple of pieces. Didn't really take it a part. There were sections that were missed because A) the powder coaters were lazy and B) I didn't take it apart so it was harder to reach the corners w/ the powder coat spray. I also had it done in a metallic copper, the interior looked terrible in that colour. I quickly lost interest, so I have had an unfinished one in the closet for the past 6 years.
130$ Shipped and Custom free!!!!!!!!!!!!

I guess I will have to take a peak on the thread then!

I wish I can find either a TJ07, PC-A77, V2000 someday for a scratch build but the prices are always on the crazy side.

I want a big good aluminum shell. I will now add the Tagan A+ since I did forgot about it!

Anyway enough about what I'm looking for .... I'm looking forward for your future plan in this case
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Old August 22, 2014, 05:37 AM
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Pc77 is that the one that has the full front door that covers the bays desiged for no sound if so have one in basement brushed aluminum.
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What are the plans with the fibre card?
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Old August 22, 2014, 08:19 AM
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WOW just WOW!!

I have always been amazed on your builds even since that i think it was on TJ07 with white liquid, I think you called it snow something lol.

The cables sleeve job you do that catches my eyes, one day hopefully I will be lucky and catch you selling them on here,,,, :)
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Pc77 is that the one that has the full front door that covers the bays desiged for no sound if so have one in basement brushed aluminum.
No the PC-A77 is full of 5.25 bays with no doors. In fact it's what Lowfat is currently using this build (Big Lian Li "Inverted Edition")

Can you take some pictures of yours...it might be easier to know which model it is since there was a few models with a full front door.


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WOW just WOW!!

I have always been amazed on your builds even since that i think it was on TJ07 with white liquid, I think you called it snow something lol.

The cables sleeve job you do that catches my eyes, one day hopefully I will be lucky and catch you selling them on here,,,, :)
I think you're talking about his "Forever Alone" build in a FT02....beautiful build indeed!
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Old August 22, 2014, 07:18 PM
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Awesome find lowfat

Anyways, I can't wait for the next build that you make with that one..I hope you go for quad 140 mm rad on that beast
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Old August 22, 2014, 08:48 PM
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What are the plans with the fibre card?
1 x 10 Gbit Ethernet connection will go to my server. Then the other port will go to my FreeNAS box. Both of them can easily saturate gigabit.

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The cables sleeve job you do that catches my eyes, one day hopefully I will be lucky and catch you selling them on here,,,, :)
I now make my sleeved cables to fit the case. So the cables and case would come as one. I couldn't really sell the cable seperately.
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Awesome find lowfat

Anyways, I can't wait for the next build that you make with that one..I hope you go for quad 140 mm rad on that beast
Actually the plan is to fit a 2x200mm, 1x200mm, and a 2x120mm. That is pretty close to 10x120mm worth of frontal surface area. Frontal surface area being what is most important for water cooling radiators.
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