Creatively designed PC case mods
1. Steampunk Frankenstein PC
Dana Mattocks fashioned this 8-foot-tall Frankenstein computer-mod that weighs around 106 pounds and is crafted in solid brass. Truly impressive is the precision that went into its making. It takes 5 sets of clock gears, a solid brass Model T spot light, and WWII brass radar port window for the final full assembly. It has two radiators to cool the CPU and touts dual 8800 GTX video cards.
2. The Desk PC Case Mod
The Desk PC case mod by Will Urbina, is cool Case Mod, featuring an actual PC inside the desk, and all the components can be seen through the Plexiglas which acts as the desktop. The Desk has built a separate enclosure to house all his hard drives.
3. The water-cooled steampunk PC
The stunning piece of functional work-water-cooled steampunk PC (Two parts water, one part coolant, and one part guts are all it takes to water-cool your PC). Water conducts heat far better than air, and you don’t have to be a turbogeek to perform the conversion.
4. Liquid cooled PC case mod
Built by editors at Popular Mechanics this extravagant PC mod is a quad-core beast loaded with just the kind of pricey hardware you’d expect from such a flamboyant mod. It stuffs 4GB of Kingston HyperX DDR3 RAM, a GeForce GTX 280 graphics card, two 300GB, 10,000RPM VelociRaptor HDDs, and an Antex kilowatt power supply—all centered around an 3.0 Intel Core 2 Quad processor. The structure of the desk is made up of two massive panels of acrylic, bolted to a custom-built aluminum frame. A glycol liquid cooling system snakes through the whole of the machine and it has a custom-built Synaptics touchpad built on the top.
5. Whiskey bottle PC case
PC in a Bottle by Jason Marton is a working brain of his PC inside a 1.5 liter Ballantine’s bottle. It features a 3.5″ SBC board, Intel P3 733EB processor, 256MB notebook RAM, 40GB notebook HDD, 60W mini-ITX PSU and 44-pin mini-IDE cables inside. The guy deserves some accolades for the intoxicating creativity that he’s shown in hacking a PC inside a whiskey bottle.
6. Pyramid HTPC case mod
Modder Gup turns the Egyptian Pyramids into entities of fiction with his rather illusionary, beyond the thought Pyramid case mods. Inspired by Stargate this Pyramid HTPC casemod is stuffed in with a an Intel T7200 Core 2 Duo processor, Mini-Itx Crommel LV-677 motherboard, 2GB of DDR2 Ram and a 160GB hard drive. Luring the better gamers with the Gforce 9400GT graphics card, the Gup’s Pyramid HTPC casemod also features a LCD display and moving side panel with built in lights controlled by the remote attached.
7. ION Cube PC Case Mod
ION-based glowing casemod is built by Bill Owen of Mnpctech for mod design contest. The ION Cube as Owen calls this case is made using the ZONTAC ION mini-ITC 330 platform and is so finely done both internally and externally. sing aluminum and laser cut green transparent cast acrylic for the exterior, the ION Cube features spider-like fan blades within. The cube can produce crisp picture @ 1080p HDMI, which would be beneficial in case you’re planning an HTPC, click here for more details and how you could build one like this, that’s an outcome of over a 100 hours of labor.