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Pictures: The 20 most unusual PC cases

A PC case can be more than just a box


When it comes to computer cases, you don't have to be stuck with a boring grey box. PCs have been packed into everything from pianos and petrol pumps to whisky bottles. We've rounded up the 20 most unusual PC cases.

Butterkneter's EA FIFA '06

Created by Butterkneter of Contaminated Case Creations and unveiled in 2006 on Bit-Tech.net, the EA FIFA '06 case blends football passion with a great little machine.

Specs include an AMD Athlon 64 processor, 1GB of RAM, a 250GB Seagate Barracuda hard drive, and an HTPC touchscreen. The players were pulled from a model train set and painted into two opposing teams, and the stadium lights up for night-game action.

Photo: Butterkneter

Wall Crawler

The Wall Crawler is another PC Case Mod Contest winner featured on ExtremeTech. The creators needed a PC that they could easily access to switch out hard drives, so they said: ‘Why bother with a case at all?'.

The result is an entire desktop computer thrown against the side of a cabinet. The Wall Crawler packs a 2.53MHz Intel Pentium 4 processor, a Radeon ATI 9200 graphics card, 1GB of DDR RAM, separate CD and DVD burners, and 320GB of storage on two separate hard drives.

Photo: ExtremeTech

NEXT PAGE: A Steampunked Mac Mini and R2-D2

  1. A PC case can be more than just a box
  2. John Deere petrol pump
  3. The Hulk and a BBQ
  4. Futurama's Bender
  5. Dean Liou's DialupPC
  6. A liquid-cooled muscle PC desk
  7. EA FIFA '06 case
  8. A Steampunked Mac Mini and R2-D2
  9. A Doom 3 inspired case
  10. A 1904 grand piano case


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