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    Default Man builds the ultimate PC case/desk hybrid


    The quest for the perfect workspace has been vexing for a great many geeks, but one man has taken things to a completely unheard of level. A user called Paslis on the Cooler Master forums has been documenting his desk/PC case build, and it’s one of the most impressive and elaborate mods I’ve ever seen.

    The design, called Next Level, is a completely integrated system. The desk, PC, and monitors are all integrated with the design. Paslis started with some 3D renders of the finished product, then he got to fabricating the frame. This involved laser cutting aluminum, welding, and woodworking. Definitely not the kind of skills all PC builders have.
    The PC components are sunken into the desk behind a sheet of glass. Fans are mounted in strategic spots, but most of the cooling is handled by a water cooling rig that, again, is completely integrated with the design. In fact, the reservoirs for the water are stylish custom pieces of wood and metal fit for any art gallery.
    The Next Level has a built-in dual-mount monitor stand with hidden cabling. Paslis attached two widescreen Dell panels to the rig. Not only are the monitor arms articulating, but the height can be adjusted. Actually, the entire desk can be lifted. The legs of the Next Level can extend or compress allowing it to go from being a regular sitting desk, to a trendy standing workstation.

    Paslis was good enough to take a ton of pictures at every stage of the build process. You can and should check out the forum thread linked below, not so you can replicate what he’s done, but so you can marvel at how much cooler his PC is than yours.
    Man builds the ultimate PC case/desk hybrid | Chips | Geek.com

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    Default Re: Man builds the ultimate PC case/desk hybrid

    wow i like that!
    You don't know me and that's the way i like it!

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    Default Re: Man builds the ultimate PC case/desk hybrid

    I love looking at PC/Desk builds. I can't wait to start mine when I get back. I just downloaded sketchup so I can start putting my ideas to a visual program.

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    Default Re: Man builds the ultimate PC case/desk hybrid

    I've seen this before but not in this detail, epic!

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    Default Re: Man builds the ultimate PC case/desk hybrid

    It's pretty damn nice looking.

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    Default Re: Man builds the ultimate PC case/desk hybrid

    chicken skin

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    Default Re: Man builds the ultimate PC case/desk hybrid

    one of the best scratch mods ever. Totally Epic
    "If you got it, Build it"

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    Default Re: Man builds the ultimate PC case/desk hybrid

    Way too cool!!!

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    Saw it on the CoolerMaste forums. They have a mod comp every year and there are often good scratch builds on there.

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    Default Re: Man builds the ultimate PC case/desk hybrid

    The wood really enhances the overall clean look of that build. Nice

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    Default Re: Man builds the ultimate PC case/desk hybrid

    Sweet!

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    Default Re: Man builds the ultimate PC case/desk hybrid

    very clean build


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    Default Re: Man builds the ultimate PC case/desk hybrid

    wow
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