Lian Li PC-Q15 Mini-ITX for Modern Mobile Data Storage
Published on March 22nd, 2012
Lian Li has announced yet another masterpiece, the Lian Li PC-Q15 Mini ITX chassis for modern mobile data storage. The PC-Q15 features the following; a compact, automobile-esque design with pop-off panels, supports mini-ITX motherboards, included 300W 80 Plus power supply, front fan with removable filter blows directly on 2.5” hard drives and motherboard, rubber strips on the bottom wheel-like stubs to prevent vibration, hot-swappable 3.5” HDD, come in two different colors Silver & Black.
Lian Li PC-Q15 Specifications
Dimensions: (W) 210mm x (H) 216mm x (D) 330mm (8.27” x 8.50” x 12.99”)
Front bezel Material: Aluminum
Color: Black / Silver
Side Panel: Aluminum
Body Material: Aluminum
Net Weight: 3.3KG
5.25″ drive bay (External): 1
HDD bay: 3.5-Inch HDD x1( Hotswap )/ 2.5-Inch HDD x3
Expansion Slot: 1
System Fan (Front): 120mm Fan x 1
I/O Ports: USB 3.0 x 2
Maximum Compatibility: VGA Card length: 250mm, CPU cooler height: 90mm
Power Supply: Micro-ATX PSU / OUTPUT : 300W / Efficiency : 80% (80-PLUS) Included
Here is the press release for the Lian Li PC-Q15
Supporting mini-ITX motherboards, the PC-Q15 with its the rectangular shape and wheel-like stubs resembles a miniature SUV. Not only does this chassis stand out in any environment, but the compact dimensions of (WxHxD) 210mm x 216mm x 330mm (8.27” x 8.50” x 12.99”) allows the PC-Q15 to serve as the home central hub for the modern mobile user in any nook or cranny.
With optical drive support and multiple HDD/SSD drive bays, the PC-Q15 gives users numerous options for data storage. The forward facing 5.25” drive bay is at the top on the chassis with the 3.5” and 2.5” drive bays hanging below it. The hot-swappable 3.5” HDD is aided by perfectly sized rubber strips that are effortlessly attach to the side of your 3.5” drive, allowing you to easily take your HDD in and out. Hanging below the 3.5” drive, the 2.5” drive bay holds three 2.5” HDDs/SSDs and can be adjusted to face the front or side.
Adding to the PC-Q15’s unique design, the motherboard plate lays flat against the bottom of the chassis. A prerouted cable simplifies connections between the motherboard and the the two USB 3.0 ports on the front panel. Keeping your system at optimum running temperatures, the included 120mm fan with Lian Li’s signature removable washable filter blows cool air directly across the motherboard and 2.5” SSDs.
Making the most out of every available space, the compact PC-Q15 supports VGA cards up to 250mm (9.84”) in length and CPU coolers with a height of up to 90mm (3.54”). The included 300W power supply with 80-Plus efficiency sits at the top rear of the chassis providing power to your components.
Wheel-like stubs with rubber strips not only keep the this chassis elevated, but also reduces vibrations to a minimum. As to be expected from Lian Li, the PC-Q15 is completely constructed from aluminum, and features pop-off panels for easy access to your system.
The Lian Li PC-Q15 is available in silver and back for the suggested retail price of US$179 / €179.
Lian Li PC-Q15 Mini-ITX Chassis Gallery