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Lian Li’s New Standing Desk PC Case Hides Your RGB Components With a Click

Having your PC built into your desk is nice, but you don’t always want to stare at your components and their blinking RGB lights.

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So Lian Li has upgraded its standing desk case with glass that turns from clear to frosted with the press of a button.

It achieves this feat thanks to a layer that changes opacity when current runs through it.

The desk case accepts standard PC components and is motorized to switch from sitting to standing positions. The company is still working on perfecting the film that turns the desktop from clear to frosted, as well as integrating the control button into the desk controls.

Lian Li says the desk should be available later this year. Pricing and specs still aren’t finalized, but the company’s existing motorized desk case has an MSRP of $1,499.

Matt Safford
Matt began piling up computer experience as a child with his Mattel Aquarius. He built his first PC in the late 1990s and ventured into mild PC modding in the early 2000s. He’s spent the last decade covering emerging technology for Smithsonian, Popular Science, and Consumer Reports, while testing components and PCs for Computer Shopper and Digital Trends. When not writing about tech, he’s often walking—through the streets of New York, over the sheep-dotted hills of Scotland, or just at his treadmill desk at home in front of the 50-inch 4K HDR TV that serves as his PC monitor.
  • nancrhill45
    Got the SmartDesk DIY kit to DIY a standing desk from Autonomous? #diystandingdeskwithAutonomous
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  • Mandark
    islandwalker said:
    Lian Li’s been making desk cases for years, but its latest model has a glass top that turns from transparent to opaque with the press of a button.

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    WANT
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  • Mandark
    nancrhill45 said:
    Got the SmartDesk DIY kit to DIY a standing desk from Autonomous? #diystandingdeskwithAutonomous
    but is it as nice as the aluminum Lian-Li? probably not
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