Published on 16th February 2011 by
Originally Posted by Fingers66You have the measurement comparison with the R3 wrong (third paragraph).
The R3 is 207.40 (W) x 440 (H) x 521.2mm (D) - without feet
The PC-A04 is 188 (W) x 386 (H) x 460mm (D) - going by the Lian Li website this includes the case feet (this could be wrong though).
The R2/R3 is 455mm high with feet so the Lian Li is significantly smaller.
Edit: £86.99 @ SpecialTech and £76.98 @ OCUK.
Originally Posted by MankzI like it, but why not do it AO5 style with the PSU at the front and make it even smaller!
Any who really needs that many HDD bays?
Originally Posted by Fractal DesignRichard: There is plenty of space behind the M/B tray in the Define MIni, much more than in R3.
TAG: The Define MIni is actually of thicker steel than R3, and the top panel will not be perceived as flimsy.
Originally Posted by Bindibadgibut it won't rust at all (which is more important in non-UK environments - certainly here in TW!) which means it'll last indefinitely if treated well, and it's much better than the painted layer at resisting scratches.
Originally Posted by [USRF]ObiwanLame excuse...
Iron reacts with the oxygen of the air and forms oxides of iron or rust. It happens readily but you do not see it readily with naked eyes. It takes some time for the rust to be thick enough. (like the brown formation we know of as rust) Rust formation slows down because the initial layer prevents the oxygen and iron from getting in contact and reacting. With a good painted case (and most of them are galvanized) however it would take several years before any signs of 'rust' would be noticeable and even ages before your case collapses because of rust, unless you have your case outside in the monsoon 24/7 (I would worry about the hardware inside it more) the case would be fine.
Originally Posted by Fractal DesignTAG: They will all be in UK in April. I'm not sure why we told BT mid Jan for Arc, that was wrong.
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