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There are quite few entries in this year's Microsoft Next-Gen PC Design competition, but the Illusion PC is one of the standouts due to a unique magic trick. A 3D object appears to be hovering inside of the case—giving the impression that there are no internal components. According to the designer, this effect is fully customizable and a website could be developed for theme support.


Via Gizmodo

I wouldn't normally post a case mod, but this one is particularly cool. Search turned up nothing - but that doesn't mean anything so I hope this isnt a repost
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post #2 of 14
Looks cool, doesn't seem very practical though.
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post #3 of 14
Just like Microsoft, this case is truly an illusion. Smoke and mirrors

Still a cool case
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OMG That soo needs to be a Weighted Companion Cube...
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post #5 of 14
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Looks cool, doesn't seem very practical though.
What do you mean?
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post #6 of 14
He's talking about the game Portal by Steam.

Anyway... seems pretty cool, doubt the performance is that great though.

Ill stick to my full tower
    
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post #7 of 14
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Originally Posted by rabidgnome229 View Post
What do you mean?
He means that he is fooled by the illusion and it does not make any sense how a floating orb can be a cpu..

MAGIC
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post #8 of 14
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Originally Posted by Liability View Post
Looks cool, doesn't seem very practical though.
Well, it is for looks...
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post #9 of 14
Isn't the box in the center the one from the movie Hellraiser?
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post #10 of 14
It might be, this was featured in Maximum PC maybe a half year back. At lest I think this is the case. If it was this case, it is called the "hellusion" case so it might be an allusion to Hellraiser.
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