Pics: Seven-foot-tall transforming Optimus Prime PC case mod

optimus_prime_pc2.jpgExtremeTech held a competition for the most extravagant PC case mod, and this is the spec list that walked away (or, rather, rolled out) with the top prize:

optimuscomputer.jpgHeight: 6'10" Weight: 125 lbs Motherboard: EVGA nForce 680i SLI Graphics cards: (2) GeForce 8800GTS OC PSU: Enermax 1000W Power Supply RAM: 2GB (Corsair XMS2 2x1GB RAM) CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 HDDs: (2) Western Digital RaptorX 150GB Case: Custom Built Optimus Prime that actually transformed and has a removable Autobot Matrix of Leadership complete with live lightning effects!

Now, if only we had an Optimus Maximus keyboard to go with it, we'd be set. Found via Forever Geek.

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