Lancool PC-K62 R Review

Conclusion

Lancool PC-K62 R Review

Conclusion

We'll start of with the feature that will make everyone that comes across the K62R give it a second look, the very red internals. The powder coat is very good quality, it's smooth and even with no unsightly orange peel that even professional modding shops in the UK seem to still think is acceptable. Adding that extra bit of quality is the subtle silver pearl over the base red, it's not as in your face as some pearls can be but is a great feature for those of us who appreciate the small details.

The tool free hard drive bays were very simple to use and very secure, as was the PSU mount simple and very effective. The K62R has more than ample cooling for even the hottest system and plenty of room to house it all also.
It's great that the case ships with both a windowed side panel and the plain panel, I can't see many people using both though and thing that is an area that could have cut the price down a little.

The Lian Li Blood Line is very apparent with the quality of the K62, its also great to see a colour other than black being used on the internals of a case. the red internals will probably be the main buying point when purchasing this case as this saves you at least £50 if you were to get it done by any of the aftermarket case modders.

If I had to find a fault it would be that there is not internal watercooling support. Saying that a midtower template doesnt have the acres of room that a full tower does and its far more important to have a handful properly executed features than lots of bodged additions.

Wrapping things up the K62R is very well made, has great cooling and a very striking interior. The externals of the case are very clean and understated and would happily fit in with any bedroom or office.  The mid towers available at this moment in time are all very good, never the less the K62R deserves to be on your shortlist of contenders.

Good
- Great Build Quality
- Many tool free features
- Great cooling
- Brilliant red powder coated internals
- Powdercoat even has a silver pearl!
- Clean Simplistic external design

Mediocre
- No internal water cooling support

Bad
- nadda, zip, nowt, nuffink

 

Thanks to Case King for the sample today, you can discuss this review and many others in our forums.

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Most Recent Comments

06-04-2010, 06:36:15

VonBlade
Surprisingly good looking. Sure it's darn red, but with a mobo on it if you want a Black and Red PC you're half way there alreadyQuote

06-04-2010, 07:10:36

Colossous
Yup - pretty good looking out of the box to be fair.Quote

06-04-2010, 08:02:16

a8875624
£95 is a little steep for a steel mid tower case, but I suppose the tool-less interface almost makes up for it.Quote

06-04-2010, 08:20:33

daniSAUR
If there were watercooling opportunities inside the case I'd say the £95 would be worth it. It's a pity, it's a lovely looking case!

Brilliant review as always. Quote

06-04-2010, 08:52:17

tinytomlogan
What you all need to remember is there is only so much you can cram in to a small chassis. They could have made the top bigger for water but it would have been ugly.

This is a very well made case, and with the red rather than plain old black its worth EVERY penny. If it had water support it would be worth £20 more imhoQuote
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