The Optimus Prime Transformers Case Mod

Check out John Mangus’ Optimus Prime Transformers PC Case mod:

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How did he do it? Check out the rest of the post to find out and get the whole view of the Optimus Prime Casemod.

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This Optimus Prime PC mod is made out of aluminum from ranges of 14 ga to 1/4″ material and formed and tig welded. It stands 6’10” tall while in transport mode. When I was designing this PC I wanted it to transform in some way or another. It is a Transfomer, what kind would it be if it did not transform. So, I made it transform into a much smaller desktop form. The hands are from casts I made from my own hands. I thought it would be cool to have something of me built into the mod. I used a slideout motherboard design for the MB mounting and external PSU mounted in a custom enclosure mounted on the back. It also has a 7″ LCD screen mounted in the waist to watch movies or such. I made the Autobot Matix center out of a solid peice of brass then milled it on my lathe to accept a 7″ blue plasma disk and mounted on a 1/4″ aluminum frame and polished it to a mirror shine.

For cooling, I used 2 120mm fans on the top of the chest and angled them to blow directly into the GPUs and CPU. It also has a 80 mm fan mounted on the backplane of the MB tray.

When I decided to paint it, I wanted to use Heavy truck colors on it. I decided to use Peterbuilt red and Freightliner blue and silver. After applying the color I shot 1 intercoat of clear with brillant fire red metalflake on the red and colbalt blue on the blue for effect. I then applied 5 coats of clear. I then sanded the entire PC done with 200 grit sand paper and buff it back to shine.

System specs:
Height: 6’10”
Weight: 125 lbs
Motherboard: EVGA nForce 680i SLI
Graphics cards: (2) GeForce 8800GTS OC
Case: Custom Built Optimus Prime Case
PSU: Enermax 1000W Power Supply
RAM: 2GB (Corsair XMS2 2x1GB RAM)
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6850
HDDs: (2) Western Digital RaptorX 150GB

Source: Extremetech

One thought on “The Optimus Prime Transformers Case Mod

  1. first off i wanna say AWESOME *******G CASE
    YOU HAVE IMPRESSED ME WITH A IDEA I WAS THINKIN BOUT A FEW MINUTES AGO LOL NOT AS BIG BUT CLOSE LOL
    I ADMIRE YUOUR IMAGINATION AND I WISH U LUCK IN ALL YOU DO ….GOOD JOB

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