Lian Li TYR PC-X2000 Chassis

Packaging & Contents

Packaging & Contents
 
When I took delivery of the chassis, the first word that sprung to mind was large! The box stands very tall when compared with others, and it is quite eye catching due to this. The front of the box features the chassis in all it's glory with pictures of the main features to the side. On the box sides, the chassis interiors are pictured with more information in text underneath. All in all, the external packaging is very descriptive, and uses real images of the chassis. I was eagerly anticipating viewing the contents after reading all the hype on the box. 
 

X2000 Box Front X2000 Side of box

 

The box comes with two pre-cut carrying handles, which is.....handy. Sorry, I couldn't resist. The chassis is wedged between two foam inserts and wrapped in a plastic bag. Everything fitted snugly and there were no loose items within the box. Removing the chassis from the external packaging took some effort, due to the size of the box. 

On removing the chassis from the box, I found that the cardboard carton containing the screws etc was placed inside of the chassis and secured with a tie wrap to stop it bouncing around within the chassis. 

 

Contents carton removed Contents secured

 

Closer inspection of the contents within the little box revealed a plethora of screws, bolts and assorted items. I have included a list of the accessories below: 

 
* A buzzer with motherboard header.
* 16x Motherboard stand-offs, 30x screws and a screw driver
* 7x PCI card holders with thumb screws
* 2x Clamps for cable management
* 26x HDD, 6x PSU & 8x CD fixing screws
* 6x Spare thumb screws
* 1x Mounting bracket for SSI CEB/EEB
* 2x Long SATA cables, 6x Normal SATA cables
* A plastic box for keeping spare screws etc.
* 6x SATA Drive Rails

 
Screws & Fittings SATA Cables 
SATA Drive Rails SATA Drive rail detail
 
On the whole, the chassis and extras were well packaged and secured safely in the box. The printed information on the exterior of the box is concise and highlights the major selling points. There was also an instruction pamphlet, with clear and legible text and images, and some promotional materials in the box.
 
Let's now take a closer look at the chassis, starting with the externals on the next page.
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Most Recent Comments

23-09-2008, 07:40:21

TopSecret
With sublime styling and some welcome features, the X2000 is the latest offering from Lian Li. Is it up to their usual standards?

http://www.overclock3d.net/gfx/artic...135622773s.jpg

Find out in our in-depth review.Quote

23-09-2008, 07:54:51

Rastalovich
That just wreaks class tbh.

I think the minor niggles are perhaps something that can be overcome - but I do hear that for £305 u really shouldn`t have to, or there should be options included in the kit to assist u.

Ur damn lucky to get ur mits on that, it looks a pleasure to build in and work in.

The only thing I really don`t like are/is the i/o on/off section. The rest of the case features can be forgiven with the style and such, placing the things on the top is perhaps weird. However, I don`t think it`s designed to go under a desk, more to stand on it`s own in a room as a feature. A piece of furniture to comment upon. I`d imagine with it stood on the floor, the buttons/ports are very accessible.

Very nice review, I`d get them, not for the price they are atm tho.Quote

23-09-2008, 08:06:31

Diablo
Looks brilliant, oozes style and great review. However, I have concerns about the lack of 5.25 bays. I personally have a dvd burner, blu-ray burner, fan controller (I know this isn't such an issue with this case), floppy disc drive, pico itx pc and a draw full of screws and bits.

Even if I got rid of the bay full of stuff and the fan controller, I'm still one bay over the limit. If I was going to spend £305 on a case, I would expect enough room to stick in more optical drives. What if you were to buy a 5.25 res?

Other than that though it looks great, but I can't help feeling that its targeted markets such as HTCP (too big) or performance (not enough expansion) have been missed.Quote
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