A Look Inside
Getting inside the PC-K6S is easy, just remove the two thumbscrews from the side panel and take it off. When you remove this side panel you’ll notice thick sound dampening material on it. There is sound dampening material on both side panels.
Taking a look inside you can see that Lian Li really did design the PC-K6S to be clean. There are large metal shrouds covering the hard drive cages and power supply. This breaks the case into three main sections.
Starting at the front of the case you have the two 5.25-inch drive bays. These drive bays use a tool-less locking system.
Moving over to the main compartment this is where you’ll house your motherboard and graphics card. Being a mid tower this case supports motherboards up to ATX. We can see a large CPU cutout in the motherboard tray which also shows us the sound dampening material on the opposite side panel of the case. There are two large cable routing holes and two smaller ones on the motherboard tray to help you route cables and keep them out of sight.
At the bottom of the case we have that large shroud which will cover your power supply. This shroud extends the entire bottom of the case, so again you get that really clean look. There is a single cable routing hole on this shroud to route your PCI-E power cables as well as the cables for the headers on the bottom of your motherboard.
At the top of the case we can see that thick sound dampening material that covers the top ventilation. This is actually two different pieces, one for each fan mount. So if you only want to mount one fan up there you won’t lose sound dampening properties if there was just a single piece of sound dampening material.
If we take a look at the backside of the case we can see how the rest of the case is designed. There is about an inch of space between the backside of the motherboard tray and the back of the case. This will give you more than enough room to hide and route your cables back here. Also you’ll notice that the back of the case is ventilated here, allowing hot air trapped back here to escape.
Towards the front of the case you’ll find the hard drive cage, which houses seven removable hard drive trays. These trays are made of plastic and support both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch hard drives.