Over the past few years we have seen quite a lot of evolution in the case designs that Lian Li offer. With every release it seemed like they were aiming to solve a problem with case design, or enhance other areas as much as possible. This evolution also moved from their tower cases into the smaller, more compact models where the excellent PC-V351 sits.
More recently we have seen some advance pictures of the next generation of Lian Li cases with unique takes on items such as hard drive installation and today we have another interesting chassis on our test bench. The PC-TU200 is a compact case which is designed to offer maximum flexibility, performance, ruggedness and portability.
Packaging and Bundle
Lian Li package their case in a box which gives us a clear image of the product along with a breakdown of the key features. Inside the case is protected by foam and wrapped in a plastic bag.
Bundled with the case we get a detailed manual, and all the screws/items required to build a system in the chassis. There is also a speaker for those motherboards which do not have one built on and a USB conversion wire is present too.
There was a time a few years ago that Hi-Fi/AMP like HTPC cases were everywhere. That has changed a bit in recent times due to some excellent m-ATX boards allowing builds in compact chassis however there is still something about the home theatre component style of design which can be appealing...