It seems that the further down the chain of PC components, the more companies there are to produce the hardware. For desktop PCs we have two main CPU manufacturers, three main GPU manufacturers (including Intel), half-dozen mainstream motherboard manufacturers, about the same memory manufacturers (many smaller ones), a dozen storage manufacturers and a couple dozen main chassis manufacturers (with even more getting involved in CPU cooling). To this extent, more competition requires more innovation and brand recognition to differentiate the company: over the past several years, we have seen Lian Li come out with a variety of unique case designs, and the PC-A51 today is a little more conservative in that respect. The PC-A51 is a 44 litre ATX mid-tower design suitable for...
It seems that this is a week of Lian Li press releases – first up was the PC-V358 micro-ATX case that uses hinges to make accessing the components easier...42 by Ian Cutress on 12/20/2013
A lot of shiny cases come out of Lian Li, best known for their use of aluminum with an element of style. Chassis like the mini-ITX based TU-200...30 by Ian Cutress on 12/18/2013
For many users who have gone to a large LAN event, taking stock of all the crazy PC builds is part of the experience. Some users modify the...19 by Ian Cutress on 5/14/2013
As a case designer and manufacturer, Lian Li has built their entire business around aluminum. It's one of those materials that seems to have a real marketing draw, that...59 by Dustin Sklavos on 9/30/2012
Marking our fifth venture into Lian Li territory in recent years, the PC-A55 enclosure we have on hand is another unique, slightly-off-the-wall design from a company we've come to...63 by Dustin Sklavos on 6/16/2012
If you're willing to shell out the money for them, there are a lot of interesting alternative enclosure designs on the market. Companies like SilverStone, Thermaltake, and Lian Li...65 by Dustin Sklavos on 12/7/2011