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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 box. PCs have been packed into everything from pianos and petrol pumps to whisky bottles. We've rounded up to 20 most unusual PC cases.

Thorn's Reactor of Proxycon

This is an incredibly detailed creation by the Polish-based modder Thorn, a member of the modding forum The Best Case Scenario. The mod was inspired by the video game Doom 3 and the Return to Proxycon video from the benchmark performance program 3D Mark 2006.

The Reactor of Proxycon mod has an Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 processor, 8GB of DDR2 RAM, and two 500GB hard drives.

Photo: Thorn, via The Best Case Scenario

Janos Marton's Whisky Bottle

After a tough day at work, do you like to unwind with a beer? Take a digital swig out of this case mod for a nightcap. It doesn't pack much of a punch, but you can still get a light buzz from the tech goodness inside.

Made by Finnish modder Janos Marton at MetkuMods, this bottle of Ballantine's features an Intel Pentium 3 processor, 256MB of RAM, a USB port, and a 40GB hard drive.

Photo: Janos Marton

NEXT PAGE: A 1904 grand piano case

  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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