Inside the Lian Li PC-TU200 Mini Tower Chassis
With the ball and socket design of the door mounting, and the fact that on the PC-TU200, they sit flush with the frame, there is no way to open the doors. That is why the latches are on the top of the back of the chassis. Removing the thumbscrew allows the lever to move and it sends a bar into the back of the panel "popping" the corner out to remove it.
Once the panels are out of the way we can see there is quite a bit going on inside this Mini-ITX chassis. The hardware comes strapped to the rear panel, and the paperwork was outside of the case.
Behind the front of the chassis there is the 140mm fan that blows through the 4+1 bay, hot-swappable, hard drive cage. Above this removable hard drive rack there is room for one 5.25" drive and below it is an element that allows for a GPU support system to be used.
In the back of the PC-TU200 the top is flanked on both sides with the mechanisms the "pop" the top corners of the door so they can be removed. Once the motherboard is in, you have 80mm of room for the CPU cooler before you install the PSU over the top of it. At the bottom you find two expansion slots with ventilated covers installed at the moment.
The floor of the chassis is well ventilated to the left allowing the expansion cards to get some fresh air. Lying on the floor are the USB 3.0, HD Audio, and e-SATA connection all in black. The wires for the buttons and LEDs is pre-routed and run along the back edge of the chassis.
If you don't have access to the 2.5" drive mounting position in the hard drive rack because you planned to remove it, you still have a place on the floor to mount a 2.5" drive using grommets and screws supplied in the hardware.
Behind the motherboard tray there isn't much more than a few mm of room, so wiring here isn't going to happen. Behind the two hot-swap panels, there is just enough room to plug in the SATA cables and the Molex connections for power, and bend them tight to fit them in here. There is a bit of room up the left side, but my tip with this case is having a modular PSU, there is little room for extra anything in here.
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