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The Amazing (Real) Pocketbike PC Case Mod

We all love a good case mod. Some of our favorite case mods involve things that weren't meant to hold computers in the first place, such as a pocketbike that can hit 110 km/h.

17-year-old "Saibot" from Canada took an old pocketbike and gutted it to accept a full Intel Core i7-based system. The impressive project took 12 days of work spread over five months.

The best part of his mod was that he documented the entire process with pictures, transforming a furry bike into an amazing pocketbike PC complete with lighting effects. The user can still actually sit on the bike, but with no engine, it's not going anywhere.

Specs:

Corsair TX750watt PSU
Intel i7 920 d0 batch# 3845b260
Asus p6t
OCZ 6gb DDR3-1800 @ 8-8-8-26
XFX 8800 GTS (my 9800 gtx+ died)
1x WD 500gb HDD
1x Samsung 1tb HDD
Furry pocket bike
True120 + tricool
Lots of lights and led fans.

Check out his build in full detail here. (Yes, we know that this mod is from nearly a year ago, but true coolness is timeless.)

Marcus Yam
Marcus Yam served as Tom's Hardware News Director during 2008-2014. He entered tech media in the late 90s and fondly remembers the days when an overclocked Celeron 300A and Voodoo2 SLI comprised a gaming rig with the ultimate street cred.
  • nforce4max
    Amazing now how fast does it go? :P
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  • pangedit
    Who owns a furry bike? LOL
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  • back_by_demand
    ulysses35Does it play Crysis ?With an 8800 GTS, probably not very well
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  • wishmaster12
    does it run on gas?lol
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  • elbert
    Now he needs to replace the windshield with an LCD. A few moto racing games and this would be amazing.
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  • coleipoo
    Yo dawg, we gave you a PC in your bike so you can play games while you pretend to ride bike.
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  • back_by_demand
    I thought that was a can of Mountain Dew at first and was going to comment that the guy is now double-geek cool.

    Zooming in it's Canada Dry Ginger Ale.

    Epic Fail.
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  • sirmorluk
    Sure you guys can laugh but I can tell you nothing beats the feel of 2.6 Ghz of raw multicore hyperthreaded power between your legs.
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  • Camikazi
    pangeditWho owns a furry bike? LOLSeems like the person who modded the furry bike did.
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  • jomofro39
    His system's bottleneck is the muffler. And I wonder how his RAM timing interferes with his ignition timing :-/
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