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Modding Fans Will Love It: The U2UFO Chassis

Modding Fans Will Love It: The U2UFO Chassis
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Did Captain Janeway on the spaceship Voyager fail? Or does the U2UFO chassis come from the (in)famous Area 51? No both on both accounts: the PC cube is not a creation of Gene Roddenberry or any other science fiction writer. Instead, it comes from a good ol' American PC specialist. Judging by its dimensions of 45 x 45 x 45 cm (18 x 18 x 18 inches), you can't help but think of the Borg or Rubik's Cubes of the 1980s, but the fact is, this is neither. A PC chassis in the form of a cube may not be all that new, but Mountain Mods' approach reveals precise attention and a great love for detail.

A Plain Jane When Empty

The mailman was astonished at the oversized package that he delivered, but we had little compassion because we were eagerly looking forward to its contents. The UFO chassis arrived at our lab in a very plain brown cardboard. The reason is that this chassis is not mass-produced, but instead a custom-made product. Every piece of it was handmade, hence the lack of fancy or flashy packaging. Unfortunately, our sample suffered a bit of damage during the transport. Despite several thousand Styrofoam chips, which should have sufficed, the cube ended up getting scratched. But using a black permanent marker, we were able to play the plastic surgeons. No need to use silicone every time.

Still bleak, no internal life and no lighting

The U2UFO looks better already.

A permanent marker helped us fix a cosmetic blunder.
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    warezme , April 17, 2008 1:46 PM
    forum hijacking hmmm, so our forums are now just another place to hawk your wares....
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    rochin , April 17, 2008 2:22 PM
    That is by far the worst case I have ever seen. It is way beyond butt ugly. Ugh.(Its true that case is ugly)
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    MadHacker , April 17, 2008 2:47 PM
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    That is by far the worst case I have ever seen. It is way beyond butt ugly. Ugh.(Its true that case is ugly)



    Have you ever made one better?

    I'm designing my own case...
    If it looks half as good as that...
    then it won't be to bad...
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