Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Builds & Case Mods › Case Mods › Lego PC case?? **NOW WITH PICS**
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Lego PC case?? **NOW WITH PICS**

post #1 of 113
Thread Starter 
I have a crap load of legos, enough to build a mini atx case...

i have all the hardware to build a fully functional computer, but no case...

what do you guys think about a lego case???

i was thinking about putting together a build log with pics and how steps along the way...

EDIT: 12-14-2007

I downloaded the lego design thing... Here are some screen shots of the first attempt to use there crude software, compared to auto cad that is....

I up loaded my plans to the lego website... The want $480 to buy all the legos needed to build it...

http://shop.lego.com/Product/Factory...a-696f3b46913d







Sorry for the huge pictures. It's hard to get a good perspective in the LEGO app.
good enough
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6600 3ghz Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS3L 9800GT 2x2gb fatility DDR2 1066 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMouse
2 x 74gb raptor raid0 win7 64bit Samsung 245BW Razer 3G diamondback 
Mouse Pad
glass core pad 
  hide details  
Reply
good enough
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6600 3ghz Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS3L 9800GT 2x2gb fatility DDR2 1066 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMouse
2 x 74gb raptor raid0 win7 64bit Samsung 245BW Razer 3G diamondback 
Mouse Pad
glass core pad 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 113
Do it. If nothing else you could do it desktop or media center style so you don't even have to mount the mobo. I say go for it. It sound like a blast!
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4790k @ 4.7GHz Asus Z97 Pro Gaming EVGA 1080 Ti FTW3 @ 2050 MHz 32GB G Skill Sniper DDR3-2133 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Intel 600p m.2 512GB Crucial M500 SSD 960GB Toshiba X300 HDD 3TB LG Blu Ray Burner 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Cooler Master Nepton 240m Windows 10 Pro Samsung 34" Curved Ultrawide (3440x1440) Samsung 22" Portrait (1080x1920) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Poker II Cherry MX Brown, KBParadise V80 Cherry... EVGA G2 650W Cooler Master Silencio 652s Steelseries Sensei Wireless 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
Tekmat SIG 556 SMSL Q5 Pro DAC Bowers & Wilkins DM601 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4790k @ 4.7GHz Asus Z97 Pro Gaming EVGA 1080 Ti FTW3 @ 2050 MHz 32GB G Skill Sniper DDR3-2133 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Intel 600p m.2 512GB Crucial M500 SSD 960GB Toshiba X300 HDD 3TB LG Blu Ray Burner 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Cooler Master Nepton 240m Windows 10 Pro Samsung 34" Curved Ultrawide (3440x1440) Samsung 22" Portrait (1080x1920) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Poker II Cherry MX Brown, KBParadise V80 Cherry... EVGA G2 650W Cooler Master Silencio 652s Steelseries Sensei Wireless 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
Tekmat SIG 556 SMSL Q5 Pro DAC Bowers & Wilkins DM601 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 113
How would the fans get in there? The airflow probably wouldn't be too good but it'll look nice!
Workoholic
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K P8Z68-V PRO NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 G.Skill 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel 520 Series ASUS DVD+RW Windows 7 Ultimate 20.1" Samsung 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Corsair 620 Modular Lian Li V1020B G9x 
Mouse Pad
Custom Cloth Pad 
  hide details  
Reply
Workoholic
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K P8Z68-V PRO NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 G.Skill 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel 520 Series ASUS DVD+RW Windows 7 Ultimate 20.1" Samsung 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Corsair 620 Modular Lian Li V1020B G9x 
Mouse Pad
Custom Cloth Pad 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 113
lol. I'd recommend a buttload of super glue... heh heh.

Sounds pretty cool though. If it could work... I'm not really sure. Try it! It shouldn't be TOO much work.


Quote:
Originally Posted by MGX1016 View Post
How would the fans get in there? The airflow probably wouldn't be too good but it'll look nice!
Why not? He can put in all the fan holes or vents he wants or needs! If he glues all the pieces together to make it stay, he could drill holes in some of the blocks to put screwholes in (and he will need to, to mount stuff)
Pumpmaster Flex
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-2700k Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5 ASUS R9 280X DirectCU II TOP 3 GB G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 16GB DDR4 3200 
Hard DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Samsung 850 EVO 500 GB Cryorig H7 Windows 10 Pro Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
EVGA SuperNOVA 850w Fractal Design Define R5 Black Silent Logitech G502 Proteus Core SteelSeries QcK Heavy 
OtherOtherOther
Sennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-Ear Head... Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Headphones AntLion ModMic 
  hide details  
Reply
Pumpmaster Flex
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-2700k Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5 ASUS R9 280X DirectCU II TOP 3 GB G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 16GB DDR4 3200 
Hard DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Samsung 850 EVO 500 GB Cryorig H7 Windows 10 Pro Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
EVGA SuperNOVA 850w Fractal Design Define R5 Black Silent Logitech G502 Proteus Core SteelSeries QcK Heavy 
OtherOtherOther
Sennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-Ear Head... Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Headphones AntLion ModMic 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 113
Don't forget to ground that sucker, or else you'll have a big pile of melted Legos.
post #6 of 113
Quote:
Originally Posted by MGX1016 View Post
How would the fans get in there? The airflow probably wouldn't be too good but it'll look nice!
he can prob use silicone glue to seal it. go for it dude and send a pic to lego.
Home Improvement
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 EVGA 132-BL-E758-A1 2600PRO + Gateway 24 HD-LCD 3GB OCZ Gold 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung 500GB + 2x HITACHI 1TB 18x DVDRW Lightscribe **HDDVD/BLU RAY TBD** Vista Ultimate 32x Gateway 24" HD LCD FPD2485W 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600w Zalman Fatal1ty 
  hide details  
Reply
Home Improvement
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 EVGA 132-BL-E758-A1 2600PRO + Gateway 24 HD-LCD 3GB OCZ Gold 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung 500GB + 2x HITACHI 1TB 18x DVDRW Lightscribe **HDDVD/BLU RAY TBD** Vista Ultimate 32x Gateway 24" HD LCD FPD2485W 
PowerCase
Silverstone 600w Zalman Fatal1ty 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 113
Not sure it's gonna hold

Good luck anyways
ThinkPad R61
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
T7500 ThinkPad Intel GMA X3100 2x1GB DDR2 Value Select Corsair 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMouse
120 Hitachi Windows XP Professional 14.1' UltraNav 
  hide details  
Reply
ThinkPad R61
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
T7500 ThinkPad Intel GMA X3100 2x1GB DDR2 Value Select Corsair 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMouse
120 Hitachi Windows XP Professional 14.1' UltraNav 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 113
Here's something similar:
http://home.hawaii.rr.com/chowfamily/lego/

As for the fans, you can use the Lego slit windows etc...
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium D - 915 @ 2.8gHz Intel D946GZis GeForce 9500GT 1gb DDR2 
Optical DriveOSCase
DVD/RW WinXP Home SP3 Rosewill Cheapie 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium D - 915 @ 2.8gHz Intel D946GZis GeForce 9500GT 1gb DDR2 
Optical DriveOSCase
DVD/RW WinXP Home SP3 Rosewill Cheapie 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 113
Be sure to make a base or something first and be ready for hell. I started a pc case from legos and stopped because my thumb was so sore from putting them in.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-6300 3.8Ghz 6-Core Asrock 990fx Extreme3 eVGA GeForce GTX650 1GB 1x8GB Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveCoolingOS
1TB WD Green STOCK lol Windows 8 64-bit 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-6300 3.8Ghz 6-Core Asrock 990fx Extreme3 eVGA GeForce GTX650 1GB 1x8GB Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveCoolingOS
1TB WD Green STOCK lol Windows 8 64-bit 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 113
if your gonna do that dont make it multi color make it like uniform or something with a pattern, the "oo red here, umm blue, green" people piss me off.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Case Mods
Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Builds & Case Mods › Case Mods › Lego PC case?? **NOW WITH PICS**