You’ve probably seen hundreds, if not thousands, of PC case mods over the years, but let’s be honest, the scene has cooled down quite a bit in recent times. So, it was only fitting to round up some of the craziest that we’ve seen, and they include: a skeleton, microwave, mailbox, an antique phone, and lots more. Continue reading to see them all.

Part 1

When personal computers first became available to the public, the majority were produced in simple, beige-colored cases. This design is sometimes referred to be as a beige box. Although this met the purpose of containing the components of the personal computer, many users considered their computers as “tacky” or “dull”, and some began modifying their existing chassis, or building their own from scratch.[citation needed] One of the original case mods is the “Macquarium”, which consists of replacing the CRT screen in a Compact Macintosh case with a fishbowl.

Part 2

A new market for third-party computer cases and accessories began to develop, and today cases are available in a wide variety of colors and styles. Today the business of “modding” computers and their cases is a hugely profitable endeavor, and modding competitions are everywhere.