15 crazy PC case mods

Bored with your old beige box? These enterprising modders have you covered. Gorgeous, unwieldy, and rarely pragmatic, here are 15 cases that blur the line between workhorse and work of art.

Intel Ice



At first glance, [H]ardForum user jjsky5000 has come up with an innovative method for cooling his custom system--encase the entire rig in a giant block of ice. Alas, the "Intel Ice" mod actually consists of an Intel Atom-based system housed in a block of plastic resin.

While the mod is still a work in progress, jjsky5000 hopes to craft a decidedly different take on the home media server. The effect is already rather convincing, offering sub-zero chic without the subsequent puddles.

Photo: jjsky5000, at [H]ard

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