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2) Power Supply Compartment
The Power Supply area has a raised platform that the PSU rests
on. The holes in it are useful, since a 120mm fanned PSU will have the fan
aimed downwards. The perforated bottom seen in the HDD compartment continues
in here, provided air supply for the power supply.
3) Motherboard Compartment:
Moving on to the motherboard area...
I developed a love-hate relationship with the motherboard mounting.
Unlike most other Lian-Li cases, the motherboard tray here is not removable. Complicating
installation further is that the holes for the aluminum motherboard standoffs
are not labeled according to their form-factor. With support for everything
from M-ATX to E-ATX, that's a lot of holes, and a lot of holding the motherboard
inside the case to see which holes need standoffs. The 120mm exhaust fan
is identical to the intake fan described in the HDD compartment, with the
exception of having a 3-pin, instead of a 4-pin connector.
But once in, the standoffs proved to be very secure.
Between each of the three compartments there is an oval pass-through
for the wiring and cables. Each is trimmed with a plastic protective guard.
The holes are plenty large, and wiring even a large number of drives shouldn't
be a worry. It does make "cable-gami" more of a challenge, however:
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