Best Case Ever.
April 23, 2002 4:52 PM   Subscribe

Best Case Ever. As in computer case, just in case you couldn't case it out. dig? anyways. like someone else said, this thing says 'geek pimp' all over it.
don't be a hater!
posted by jcterminal (24 comments total)
Whoa, that is freakin' cool, jc. Looks kinda like my PC mated with my grandmas breadbox.
posted by jonmc at 4:57 PM on April 23, 2002

Looks like H.R. Giger had an influence on it.
posted by adampsyche at 4:58 PM on April 23, 2002

It looks to me like a 1934-39 Toastmaster 1A4. (scroll down a wee bit)
posted by mr_crash_davis at 4:58 PM on April 23, 2002

that's straight out of a Terry Gilliam flick.
posted by eyeballkid at 5:07 PM on April 23, 2002

The May 2002 issue of PC Gamer has announced a l33t b0x3n contest, and in that issue show off three really cool rigs. There's one guy who's shoved his computer's guts into a box shaped like a big X. X-box? Uh huh. The PC Gamer site didn't have pics (dammit) but I was amazed and can't wait to see the winners of their contest.

posted by WolfDaddy at 5:20 PM on April 23, 2002

Fins. It's just screaming for tail fins.
posted by dchase at 5:22 PM on April 23, 2002

Either that or some nose cone art.
posted by mikewas at 5:28 PM on April 23, 2002

I would love a PC case designed in the style of the late Ed "Big Daddy" Roth
posted by jonmc at 5:31 PM on April 23, 2002

I'm more impressed by the case and lighting that this 13 year old boy did on his first PC.
posted by anildash at 5:39 PM on April 23, 2002

Out of the mouths of babe's oft come gems, anil. I spend most of my workday listening to grown men explain the same concepts far less clearly. That kid should be editing PC magazine.
posted by jonmc at 5:44 PM on April 23, 2002

Here's a case modding introduction, and a few cool examples of case modding, even a little art.
posted by insomnyuk at 5:50 PM on April 23, 2002

Changing the way you see PC's: has quite a few interesting premade cases for sale. Check out PhatMax, Doggie, and Kitty. Hee.
posted by gummi at 6:58 PM on April 23, 2002

No, no. Here's the Best Case Ever.
posted by Danelope at 7:08 PM on April 23, 2002

That is sweet, sweet, sweet. Very Cronenberg.
posted by frykitty at 7:24 PM on April 23, 2002

I'm still admiring the all-in-one gaming system of Yoshi's Boxx... we're talking a PC complete with Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System, Microsoft Xbox, GameCube, and PlayStation 2. Damn.
posted by Hankins at 7:42 PM on April 23, 2002

I think it needs a tachometer
posted by srboisvert at 7:51 PM on April 23, 2002

damn, danelope, that link isn't worksafe. i feel all dirty, but kinda excited at the same time and... uh.... i'll be back.
posted by eyeballkid at 7:54 PM on April 23, 2002

1. I think you mean "Best. Case. Ever. "


3. I am only interested in the human element of this story.

4. Imagine a beowulf cluster....etc.
posted by Settle at 8:06 PM on April 23, 2002

Via HardOCP - Watercooling?
posted by Nauip at 8:20 PM on April 23, 2002

Totally awesome case!
posted by ArkIlloid at 8:27 PM on April 23, 2002

It's high time people started using boxes like these. Computers need style just like everything else. I don't know how we ended up with the beige boxes that are so ubiquitous these days. Were people afraid of computers and needed something that was as anonymous as possible? Trying to please everyone by not pleasing anyone? Doesn't PC stand for "personal computer"?
posted by Poagao at 8:59 PM on April 23, 2002

Reminds me of Dead Ringers. Now I won't be able to sleep. Thanks a lot.
posted by ODiV at 11:02 PM on April 23, 2002

Why just look like a toaster, when you can use a toaster.
posted by eckeric at 8:32 AM on April 24, 2002

Very cool; and by cool I mean totally sweet. It blows the plexiglass side panels off those boring mod kit jobs.
posted by Foosnark at 10:46 AM on April 24, 2002

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