After Hours

Cracking open the HP Blackbird 002 DE LCi gaming PC


Even the peripherals are well packed and protected.

The Blackbird has the look of a cast iron grill in many ways. The metal fins of the "grill" are most likely there to disperse heat. I know that when the Blackbird is on and doing some intense gaming those grill fins get pretty warm.

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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.

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