WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Redefining The Computer Desk
- The desk surface was constructed by DangerDen of two sandwiched, laser-cut layers of clear acrylic bolted to an aluminum frame.
- A half-gallon of glycol runs through 15 feet of Tygon tubing and a radiator, cooling the processors.
- To support our Times Square lighting, we used an Antec TruePower Quattro kilowatt power supply.
- Two 300-GB 10,000-rpm VelociRaptor hard drives handle storage.
- Synaptics engineered us this one-of-a-kind, flush-mounted touchpad with an integrated proximity sensor and light.
- At the heart of our system is XFX’s 790i Ultra SLI motherboard, outfitted with 4 GB of Kingston HyperX DDR3 RAM and a 3.0-GHz Intel Core 2 Quad processor.
- This worthless 15-inch custom PCI-E cable did not work—so we replaced it.
- We cooled our PaLit GeForce GTX 280 graphics card with Danger Den’s Tieton water block.
- Seven fans circulate air within the desk—and 13 bright-blue neon lights blind the user at the desk.
- Ejecting up from the desk surface is a Sony BDU-X10S Blu-ray drive.
Other posts by