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LIAN LI PC-Q25B Black Aluminum Mini-ITX Tower Computer Case

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  • Aluminum Mini-ITX Tower
  • 3.5" Drive bay x 7 ( Hot swap x 5 ) Internal 3.5" Drive Bays
  • 2 Expansion Slots
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LIAN LI PC-Q25B Aluminum Mini-ITX Tower Computer Case

The aluminum mini-tower PC-Q25 offers a contemporary design that seamlessly blends into any professional or home environment. LIAN Li has designed the PC-Q25 to house all standard PC components inside to stay future-proof: standard Mini-ITX motherboard, 3.5-inch / 2.5-inch hard drives, and standard ATX PS/2 power supply units. Despite its size, the PC- Q25 supports up to seven 3.5-inch (hot swap x 5) / three 2.5-inch HDDs (used 3.5-inch bay) and long graphics card up to 320mm when HDD cage is removed.

Features

LIAN LI Computer Case

Standard PC Components

Standard Mini-ITX motherboard, 3.5-inch / 2.5-inch hard drives, standard ATX PS/2 power supply units. Upgrades will be easy well into the future.


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Using Standard ATX PS/2 PSU

Standard ATX PS/2 power supply unit with cooling fan - it can face the motherboard which is passively cooled.


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Maximum Compatibility

VGA Card Length: 320mm
PSU Length: 180mm


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Thermal Solution

There is a 140mm intake fan to draw a high airflow volume with lower RPMs to push the cold air through the HDD cage, and a 120mm exhaust fan at the top of the chassis.


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Supports Five SATA Hot-Swap HDDs

SATA hot swap HDD cage, changeable via thumb screws with rubber suspension, supports five 3.5" HDDs.




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Removable HDDs Rack

Supports two 3.5-inch and one 2.5-inch HDDs, with easy installation and services. When using two graphics cards or one large one, install 2.5" HDD only.


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Simple Installation

A hinge pin joins the side panel to the chassis, for easy removal and attachment of the side panel.


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What's in the Box

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Learn more about the Lian-Li PC-Q25B

Model

Brand
LIAN LI
Model
PC-Q25B

Spec

Type
Mini-ITX Tower
Color
Black
Case Material
Aluminum
With Power Supply
No
Motherboard Compatibility
Mini-ITX
With Side Panel Window
No

Expansion

External 3.5" Drive Bays
No
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays
3.5" Drive bay x 7 ( Hot swap x 5 )
Internal 2.5" Drive Bays
2.5" Drive bay x 3 (used 3.5" bay)
Hot-Swap Drive Bays
5
Expansion Slots
2

Cooling System

120mm Fans
1 x 120mm top fan
140mm Fans
1 x 140mm front fan

Physical Spec

Dimensions
14.41" x 7.83" x 11.02"

Features

Features
Maximum Compatibility:

VGA Card length: 320mm
PSU length: 140mm
CPU cooler height: 80mm

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • J-Dog
  • 8/18/2014 3:50:58 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsExcellent Case

Pros: Great looking case
Very solid construction
Holds a lot of drives in a very small space
5 Hotswap bays
Easy to get side panels on and off
Can change heatsink without de-installing motherboard
Removable motherboard tray

Cons: Fan does not blow directly across all drives
Hard drive noise
Blue LED too bright
Some PSU's may have issues without Lian's adapter
Hotswaps aren't entirely plug and play

Other Thoughts: This is my first Lian Li product. The very first thing that stood out upon arrival was how solidly constructed the entire unit was. The metal used is significantly thicker than any other case I have previously owned. Even with someone telling you it may still surprise you as well. The finish is quite nice. A very solid and good looking case for sure (looks better in person).

The only thing about the case that I did not like were the overly bright blue led and that the harddrive cage was not sufficiently decoupled from the rest of the case to help with hard drive noise. Sound dampening did not help much.

Also the hot swap bays require plastic rails to be installed on the hard drives (Enough rails are included for all 5 hotswap bays). This system does work, but if for instance you wanted to swap out one of your drives, taking it out and putting it back in is quite easy, but you have to de-install the rail and re-install it on the other drive (which will likely require a screwdriver). So not an entirely instant and toolless process, but still a nice and welcome addition. This design also does a good job of implementing hot swap style bays while still maintaining a good path for airflow.

Also, the system used for the doors seems to work quite well. Very easy to get on and off.

Overall, I am I really impressed with the build quality and craftsmanship of the product, and will definitely consider Lian Li for any future needs.

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  • Matt
  • 7/17/2014 8:59:20 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLIAN LI PC-Q25B

Pros: A true work of art. For such a small form factor case there is an incredible amount of room in this thing. Completely sleek exterior makes for a nice show piece, fits well even on an entertainment stand. Side panels have a secure, low risk for breakage attachment mechanism and the fans are near silent with no-tool removable air filters. The HDD bays and sliders have very nice fitment, once they're locked in there is very little to no play in them. Bottom tray mounting system is also easy to use and secure.

Cons: It attracts finger prints!

Other Thoughts: This is a multi-use home server machine. "Idle" is 2 empty Minecraft servers and a rather busy seedbox. Other services running include FTP, RDP, WINS, Active Directory with file and media shares.

CPU: Intel Pentium G3420 3.2Ghz Dual Core
MoBo: ASUS H87I-PLUS Micro-ITX
RAM: 2X4GB G.Skill Ripjaws DDR31600 9-9-9-24
PSU: Corsair CX430M
Case: LIAN LI PC-Q25B
OS Drive: Samsung 830 64GB SSD
Seed Drive: Samsung 830 64GB SSD
Storage: 2 Seagate 3TB in RAID1

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  • 7/5/2014 7:52:50 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsCompact + Pretty = Really SMALL

Pros: Compact Case, Really nice aluminum finish. SImple design. Quiet. HDD Space! Modular Fan System is awesome!

Cons: Did I mention it was small? In order for me to get the motherboard in there and wired, i have to remove the power supply while leaving the PS attached to the MB. It's almost too small. An extra couple of inches to the length would definitely help make the cable runs actually have room.

Other Thoughts: If the hdd caddy was designed for cable runs to the back of the system, this case would be much nicer. There is no real good way to run cables to the back of the caddy where you need to. Perhaps flip the caddy around so you insert the drives in the "rear" of the case while all of your cable connections would remain on the same side.

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  • 3/29/2014 10:42:19 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsOutstanding hotswap case

Pros: -Compact
-Durable
-Sleek/Elegant
-Hot swap!!!

Cons: Wasn't free...

Other Thoughts: I use this case as a wiping station for hard drives. It works perfectly since this is a hot swap case and you do not have to run cables to each hard drive. Plug in, wipe, and your done. I'm using a Lexar ZX micro USB to house multiple bootable ISO files including DBAN.

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  • 2/6/2014 9:27:12 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPlain, well-thought-out case

Pros: Lots of drive bays in a small package -- perfect for a fileserver (which is what I built). 5 hotplug bays plus 3 more spots on a removable base plate, and everything fits together nicely.

Cons: The opening for the power supply is tight -- I had to peel the decals off the power supply to get it to fit. There's not a lot of room for unused power cables, and if you don't secure stuff carefully, stray cables will jam the fans.

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  • 12/26/2013 4:50:59 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsOk NAS case but lacks quality

Pros: 5 Hot Swap Bays
Compact
Toolless Design

Cons: Runs warm
Fans are somewhat loud with filter QA issues
Cramped Cable Management
No Front USB
Bright LED Power Button

Other Thoughts: Using this case as a dedicated NAS server with a ASRock E3C226D2I Intel G3220 Kingston 4GB ECC RAM Corsair CX430 PSU and 2X WD Red 3TB 1X Seagate Barracude 3TB 30GB SSD(OS) plenty of room for expansion.
From first startup this case gave me problems the front 140mm fan filter was not properly finished with burrs around the edges and the fan hit these each revolution making a loud racket. I removed the filter altogether and used tape to create the vacuum in the front. The back top fan made a very low pitch clicking noise at full RPM, I contact Lian Li over 2 weeks ago without hearing back from them. Consider ordering a couple Fractal or Scythe fans if you plan to sleep in the same room with this. Hard drives run about about 6-8C warmer than a Antec 900 case being in the same room. The PSU slot needs a centimeter more clearance to fit PSUs better only after removing the stickers off a Corsair CX PSU was I able to push it in. The powerbutton LED is blinding at night dont bother connecting the LED power cables.
If you want a ITX form factor look at the Fractal Design Node 304 .
For the $100 Lian-Li is asking I am disappointed not just the fans but how thin the paint is on this thing my Antec seems to be holding up way better and its over 4 years old. The fact Lian-Li has not even returned my messages in 2 weeks shows they dont care about their customers. I picked this case up for $55 with rebate otherwise this would have been returned to Newegg ASAP.

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  • BrandonS
  • 12/21/2013 9:47:41 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat case for my FreeNAS build

Pros: - 5 hot pluggable bays
- This version supports both molex and SATA power connectors.
Thumb screw plate for PSU which helps on initial install and troubleshooting later on.
- Small footprint.
- Can take the sides off very easy without tools.

Cons: - A little harder to work on with the ATX PSU on top of it all.
- Pay attention to the mobo stand-off when you take it out so you put it back right. The bottom goes inside the case frame and the top outside of it. I could see doing this twice if you put the bottom on the outside.

Other Thoughts: One of the reviewers mentioned to get left angle SATA cables. If you do that, they will angle upward, not down. You are better off with two longer right angle ones for the top two bays, then 3 or more right angle slightly shorter ones as you move down the drive housing and get closer to the motherboard.

If anyone cares about this kind of thing the powerLED is blue.

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  • N/A
  • 12/16/2013 11:10:15 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPerfect case for SOHO NAS

Pros: I got this to replace an aging Drobo, and move to something with some better reliability. I decided to build my own NAS out of cost and performance considerations. (Went with unRAID as my OS. Not the most advanced, but it does a good job and is easily recoverable in the event of data loss.)

The case itself is PERFECT for a NAS. No 5.25" bay, 5 hot swap 3.5 bays, and more mounting area on the floor of the case. I currently have 5*2tb drives in the main bays, and a 256gb drive on the bottom for cache. I'm booting off a USB stick, so that I can keep the case dedicated to storage.

I was a little apprehensive of the aluminium construction, as I've only ever really used steel, but Lian Li has made an astonishingly strudy case. I'm very impressed with the build quality.

It is a small case, and with the PSU in, it's impossible to get to the motherboard. However, as cramped as it is, the airflow makes perfect sense. There's an intake on the front, exhaust on the top, another intake vent on the bottom, and the PSU will also act as an exhaust for the CPU.

Cons: Noise. Stick this thing in a closet or replace the fans. I have it sitting in my wiring closet, but I can hear it when I'm in there. If you're going to sit it somewhere that's out in the open, change the fans to some Fractals or something quiet.

Fingerprints. It is a total fingerprint magnet. While it's not a real issue, it's just a minor annoyance.

Other Thoughts: SATA connectors are now situated horizontally unlike previous versions that required "left-angle" SATA connectors to prevent an unhealthy bend radius. I will absolutely recommend you get 5 angled SATA connectors, and go ahead and wire up all bays regardless of if you are using them initially or not.

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  • 12/14/2013 10:22:38 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPerfect home NAS case

Pros: Case is well designed. Makes very efficient use of limited space. Lockable Hotswap bays are cleverly designed, convenient and plentiful, plus the bility to mount additional drives at the base of the case. Designed to be able to accomodate video cards if needed. Also capable of taking standard ATX power supplies. This was the perfect case for my home NAS project.

Cons: No surprises, space is very limited, especially once you get the power supply in there. You'll have to make sure to install the power supply last and be meticulous about your cable management, especially if you also plan to fit a video card inside. Speaking of video cards, if one is mounted you may not be able to mount full-size hard drives at the base of the case, (only SSDs or similar) but that's what the hotswap bays are for. The cutout for the power supply is so tight that it would have scraped the labels/decals off on my power supply if I slid it through - which it seems like it was designed to do as the power supply completely blocks the motherboard once installed, and the ability to slide it out of the way is perfect for when you need to work on it. This is all stuff to be aware of, but nothing worth taking an egg off, this case is designed to fit a lot in a small package, so this is all to be expected.

Other Thoughts: As a person who builds server for a living, I was pleased with the design of this case. Lian Li managed to strike a great balance between it's simple, pleasing design and functionality with excellent usage of space and intellegent airflow. The case draws air in from the sides of the case in front, moves it across hotswap drives, motherboard and PSU and exhausts out the top in the back. I don't think I'd ever use this for a workstation but it's pretty much perfect for a NAS/fileserver which is what I'm using it for. When I saw the room for expansion card I thought less video card and more RAID card or SATA card. I got by fine with a standard PSU, but a modular power supply would be very beneficial here. Hotswap backplane has both molex and SATA power connectors and by the looks of it either can be used. They are so close together that both connectors couldn't be connected at once anyway. I went with SATA power and the drives spun up just fine.

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  • N/A
  • 12/10/2013 5:30:47 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsNAS Case

Pros: Excellent case - I was shaking my head with disbelief at how well this case is made. All the usual trimmings of Lian Li - well thought out - I have this thing packed out with 6x 3Tb drives and 2x 120Gb SSD's running NAS4free on a supermicro X7SPE-HF-D525 - headless with IPMI and the web interface on NAS4free - it is in the corner of our basement just purring away providing "limitless" backup and storage space

Cons: Cable management - it is a rats nest in there with 6-3.5" drives and 2-2.5" drives plus all the power supply cables. I didn't have any issue with PSU mounting - but I can see that with a longer PSU it would be a problem - My PSU has just an 80mm fan at the back - not the bigger 120 on the bottom

Other Thoughts: Highly recommend if you want to pack a quantity of drives and have a solid case

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