Lian Li Unveils PC-O12 Mid-Tower Case
Ashley Allen / 10 months ago
Premium PC case manufacturer Lian Li has launched a new mid-tower case, and it’s every bit as sleek as you’d expect. The PC-012 – the latest chassis in Lian Li’s O-Series range – is a lightweight case with. The aluminium, steel, and tempered glass case can squeeze two vertically mounted graphics cards and five large-format fans into its compact frame.
Lian Li PC-012 Key Features
- Tempered glass, aluminium and steel design
- Width: 203mm; Height: 508mm; Depth: 550mm
- Suitable for E-ATX, ATX, MicroATX motherboards
- ATX PSU compatibility, up to 230mm length
- 4 expansion slots for graphics cards; up to 340mm graphics card length
- 1x 440mm PCI-E 16X Riser cable
- Fits CPU coolers up to 75mm high
- 5″ HDD x4 and 2.5″ SSD x4; eight total drives
- USB 3.1 type C x1, USB 3.0 x3, HD Audio
- Space for up to five 120mm and 140mm fans
Tempered Glass Adds a Touch of Class
The PC-O12’s flawless tempered glass front and side panels make it a sleek and sophisticated showcase for the latest cutting edge computing technologies. Tempered glass is tough, safe and very durable, providing a ‘fresh from the showroom’ appearance indefinitely. The PC-O12’s alluring black aluminium outer body and panels complete the picture. Internally, a rigid steel frame provides a firm foundation for state of the art features.
Ideal Balance of Chassis Size and Features
Despite its space-saving format, this mid-tower enclosure offers plenty of room for the most powerful hardware. The 440mm full-bandwidth PCI Express 16x riser cable allows flexible vertical graphics card mounting to enhance cooling and to show off the latest graphics technology through the tempered glass side panel. The roomy case interior fits graphics cards up to 340mm long and CPU coolers up to 75mm high.
There’s internal space for up to eight hard disk and SSD drives for terabytes of fast storage capacity. In addition, the newest ultra speedy, powerful external USB 3.1 type C devices are supported, and there is a total of four external USB connectors as standard.
A Case with Great Low-Noise Cooling Performance
With up to five large-format fans, this chassis ensures valuable PC components keep running cool, prolonging life, enhancing performance and reducing noise. There’s space for three 120mm fans at the top of the case, plus two 140mm or 120mm fans at the front. With so many airflow options, users are able to reduce fan speed and reduce noise.
In addition, removable mesh dust filters cover the primary fan mounts. The drive cages and PSU mount include rubber vibration dampeners to minimise noise.
Price and Availability
The PC-O12, priced £379.99, is available from OverclockersUK at the end of May.