Lian Li PC-A51 Review

Introduction and Technical Specification

Lian Li PC-51A


We don't get to see that many cases from Lian Li, but when we do it's always a treat.  You see Lian Li are one of those manufacturers that often do things just a little bit differently.  Let's put it this way, you couldn't exactly accuse then of churning out OEM boxes with a different fascia stuck on the front could you on.  That said, different isn't always better, and in straying away from the norm, perhaps to proffer a solution to a problem, there's always the risk of introducing other issues into the mix.  On the face of it, the PC-A51 has a lot going for it.  At just  393mm tall it's still able to accept full size ATX motherboards as well as M-ATX.  GPUs up to 400mm, PSUs up to 160mm, and any CPU cooler up to 175mm will be fine.  It also looks suspiciously like it might have native water cooling support in the roof.  Now we've whetted your appetite, let's a look at the full spec.


Technical Specification

 Model PC-A51
 Body Material Aluminium
 Dimensions 230x393x489 (WxHxD)
 Colour Silver, Black, Internal Black, Internal Red
 Motherboard ATX, Micro-ATX
 5.25" drive bay (External) 1 with Cover (C-02-1)
 HDD bay 3.5"/2.5" HDD x5 + 2.5" HDD x1(base)
 Expansion Slot 7
 System Fan (Front) 140mm Fan
 System Fan (Rear) 120mm Fan
 System Fan (Top) 140mm or 120mm Fan x2 (Optional)
 I/O Ports USB3.0 x 4, HD Audio
Maximum Compatibility VGA Card length: 280mm – 400mm(Max) 
 PSU length: 160mm 
 CPU cooler height:175mm
 240mm or 280mm Radiator
 Cable Management Space: height 30mm
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Most Recent Comments

17-06-2014, 07:15:36


Lian Li do things differently, and the new PC-A51 is no exception. Who's for rear to front airflow and a front mounted PSU

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17-06-2014, 07:20:22

Sounds strange, but if it works...

Link missing btw

17-06-2014, 07:22:05

Originally Posted by YouWhat View Post
Sounds strange, but if it works...

Link missing btw

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