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The Chrome Castle

onevoicewild
Level 9
Hello It's Michael Kaiser After The Metallica Build I went on a year long Gaming binge. I finally found a case that Inspired me.

The Victim of my affection is a Lian Li PC-V359. This is a Micro ATX case, but I will be using a Mini ATX
board so I will have a little extra room for cooling gear and mods, I like the square proportions
compared to the Mini version of this case.



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The case I ordered was Black with black Pillars. The Case I got was Black with Red Pillars
I kinda liked that model too so I'm going to go with it. Funny in the Lian li literature the
red is more of a fire engine red, but this anodized red is a much better tone of red - Sold.



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One of the interesting things about this Case is that the top and three sides slide out of
the corner pillars to give easy access which opens up a myriad of options for modding.


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I had a huge sheet of thick Deep Red Acrylic so the first thing i did was make a replacement top window.
I know there are a million red and black builds out there, but that's because it looks good
I'll just have to find a way to keep it from being boring.



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I didn't know it at the time, but once I put hardware in the case
the red window made everything inside look strange. Well
sometimes we have to experiment to get what were looking for.



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Here is a size comparison between the Lian Li and a Corsair 250D, Most of the hardware I'll be using
would fit in the 250D except the thicker radiator but that wouldn't leave much room for the fun stuff.
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Myk_SilentShado
Level 15
Spectacular!!! next project? heh take a break and ponder your next project. I'm sure something will come to mind soon enough, but for now, sit back and see all the attraction your build brings 🙂

RoG1
Level 7
compact & nice 🙂

D_V_D
Level 7
It's been long since i was here..but WOW...the end result is so beautiful...Thank you...
MB = Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z info
CPU = AMD Fx-8350 Bios 2101info
RAM = Kingston HyperX Beast 16GB (2x8Gb) 2133 KHX21C11T3K2/16X info
GPU = Asus GTX 980 Matrix Platinum info
SSD = Kingston HyperX 3K 240Gb
HDD = WD 500Gb +WD 3x1TB(fzex)
PSU = Corsair AX760i info
CPU Cooler = Thermaltake Nic C4
Display = Sony KDL-32w706b info
Mouse = A4Tech Bloody Gun3 V7
Keyboard = SteelSeries APEX info