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From afar, this just looks like a giant LEGO brick, but step closer, and you’ll see that it’s actually a fully-functional computer. Made by Mike Schroop, it features an Intel Core i7 processor, multiple SSD drives, 8GB of RAM (upgradeable), Intel HD4600 graphics, two front USB 3.0 ports, and wireless connectivity. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Schroop adds: “The more I thought about the Lego computer over the last year, the more I started wondering how I could design and build a system that wasn’t so difficult to reproduce, one that could be bought by anyone looking for a new computer with a unique twist, a Lego twist. I don’t really need to explain how widespread the appeal of Lego is – we’ve all played with it, and many of us still do. Lego has the power to turn imagined forms into tangible things, conceived in the wonders of your imagination built with your own hands. And it appeals just as much to a 5 year-old as an 85 year-old.”