You Can Make Anything You Can Imagine With LEGO. Even A PC.

One case modder out there in the world has finally found a use, a true purpose, for the featureless square "houses" and "castles" young me inevitably built (and tore down) from my LEGO collection.

This particular PC is, indeed, made of LEGO bricks. Sure, the motherboard and processor and fans and the rest aren't made of LEGO, but they're slotted and held in by thoughtful brick placement. The maker claims that neither screw nor soldering, nor any drop of glue have found their way into this playful PC, and that, being made entirely of LEGO, it can be disassembled and reassembled at any time. (Though perhaps not easily.)

The addition of drilled air holes on the side keeps the crowded interior running cool. Alas, due to the fan's placement on the case top, it's probably extremely inadvisable to make a handful of LEGO PC cases and then snap them together into a monstrous wall. But that won't stop me from kind of wanting to.

Lego PC 1.0 [TechPowerUp]


Comments

    Indeed this is cool, but I am not fond of the colour choice, plus it could have been in the shape of something really cool instead of just a box...

    I have the sudden urge to do the same! Lego forever!

    Agreed with oggob. It's LEGO, and they made a box??? How dull. At the very least they could have used the LEGO men as cable managers or something.

    LEGO is a great material for a PC case - easy airflow! ;-)

    Those aren't drilled holes,you can get Lego pieces like that. Nice simple build, but not much to look at. It's Lego, go crazy!

    As a kid I had parts thrown at me from time to time from older geek friends, and at one point found myself with everything I needed for a new system to replace my ageing 486, minus a compatible case. A shoebox for PCBs and a Breville kettle box for drives did the trick. No power switch meant that a ballpoint pen was needed at boot time :D Airflow was not so great....

    I think you'll find those "drilled holes" are actually Lego Technic pieces.

    that's as impressive as the Leg o House that James May and his team built in Toy Stories

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