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Source: http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,14...s/article.html

Thought this was interesting.

"11 Pimped-Out PCs
From the cutting edge in eight-core PC gaming muscle to the retro styling of the Victorian era, these desktops and laptops reach for the heights of extravagant design."

Check them out, http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,14...s/article.html

I like the " Smooth move " one.
Also we have 20x better cases here @ oc.net
post #2 of 34
I am a "Flame on" person myself.
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post #3 of 34
PC World obviously has not looked at some of the Work Logs on OCN. All of CD's cases look better than those!
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Originally Posted by bdattilo View Post
PC World obviously has not looked at some of the Work Logs on OCN. All of CD's cases look better than those!
completely agreed!
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wow ! those are awesome
my favs are the flame on , and the smooth move.
i wish my computer was that awesome :[
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Meh, those are terrible imho. Way better modded cases in here. =]
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post #7 of 34
Pimped out? Where? All I see is some fancy paint jobs and "top-of-the-line" hardware.


They obviously have not seen any real modding... Be it CD or some amateur.
    
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post #8 of 34
did you see the PC World Dream PC specs?? . .

Quote:
Dream PC Prize Description & Estimated Retail Value

System Components

* GIGABYTE 3D Mercury GZ-FW1CA-AJS Silver Aluminum ATX Full Tower Computer Case â�" $399
* Custom Case Painting by Gary Berg - $1500
* OCZ ProXStream 1000 watt power supply - $299.99
* 2 Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Processors - $2600
* Intel D5400XS "Skulltrail" dual-CPU Motherboard - $500
* 4 Kingston KVR800D2D4F5/2G 800MHz 2GB FB DIMMs- $520
* 2 EVGA GeForce 8800 Ultra Video Card - $1259.98
* 2 OCZ 64GB internal solid state disks (SSD) - $3,000.00
* Adaptec RAID 3405 adapter card - $390
* âCheetah 15K.5 SAS 3Gb/s 300-GB Hard Drives - ST3300655SS - $3,931.20
* 2 LG Super Multi GGW-H10NI BD burner HD DVD reader� - $1,999.98
* Ultra Internal 3.5" Floppy Drive w/Multi Card Reader Black - $29.99
* Cables Unlimited UV Reactive Mode Kit with Dual Tube UV CCFL Lights, Fans, Floppy Cable and ATA133 Cable - $26.99
* Vantec UV Reactive Motherboard Slot Protector - Green - $4.99 (PCIe)
* Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1800 PCIe NTSC/ATSC/QAM tuner - $149
* Emu 1616M PCI Sound card and breakout box (studio quality inputs and A/D, D/A, surround via digital) - $599

Display

* 3 NEC LCD2490WUXi-BK 24.1" Widescreen LCD Monitor - $3,866.97
* Three monitor mounting system from 9xmedia - $1000

External Peripherals and Components


* Iomega UltraMax Pro eSATA 1.5TB - $504
* APC Back-UPS RS 1500VA LCD â�" 249.95
* Logitech diNovo Edge Keyboard - $199.99
* Logitech MX AirTM Rechargeable Cordless Air Mouse - $149.99
* Logitech Z-5500 THX Certified 5.1 500-watt Dolby Digital & DTS Hardware Decoding Speaker System - 209.99
* Canon Pixma MP970 Printer - $299.99
* Icemat Siberia Headphones/mic - $79
* Saitek X2 Flight control system - $119.95
* Xbox 360 Gamepad controller - $39.95


Software

* Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007 - $629.99
* Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64 - $379
* Microsoft Windows XP SP2 - $249.99
* Adobe Master Collection CS3 - $2,750.99
* EA Crysis - $49.99
* Microsoft Flight Simulator X Deluxe - $59.99
* Call of Duty 4 - $59.99
* Half Life 2: Orange Box - $61.99
* Battlefield 2142 Deluxe Edition - $30.99
* Kaspersky Internet Security 7.0 - 73.99
* System Commander 9 - $69.95
* Acronis True Image Home $49.95

Miscellaneous

* OCZ Freeze Thermal Compound - $5.99
* Labor for building and troubleshooting -- 100 hrs at $50/hr - $5,000


TOTAL ESTIMATED RETAIL VALUE: $30,924.76

The only thing I could possibly think of changing is to 8 gigs of DDR3 . . but still

I bolded thing that I thought stood out from typical "super" build lol
 
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post #9 of 34
30k for the pc world one :O
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I thought that rustic laptop was a work of art.. not that i would buy one but seriously thats amazing.
    
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