Computex 2018: Weird and wonderful creations from the show floor

Computex 2018 has been jam-packed with important news, breakthroughs and product launches, most notably the Asus ROG Phone, Snapdragon 850 and Zenbook Pro.

However, the show has always been about so much more than the announcements. We’ve ventured through the halls of Taipei’s Nangang Exhibition Centre, and have put together a selection of the most eye-catching creations on display at Computex 2018.

Warning: some of the masterpieces below may conjure up feelings of extreme jealousy.

Hammerhead PC

Possibly the biggest attention-hogger in the entire building, Suchao Modding & Design’s Hammerhead (pictured above) is genuinely breathtaking.

  • Built by Suchao Modding & Design
  • Motherboard: ROG Maximus X Code
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-8700K
  • VGA Card: ROG Strix-GTX1070-O8G-Gaming
  • Memory: T-Force Delta RGB DDR4 8x4GB
  • Storage: Plextor M8Se 256GB
  • PSU: Toughpower Grand RGB 850W Platinum

More info here.

Inception Project

The Inception Project, put together for Computex 2018 by an army of hardware companies, is (said to be) the world’s largest water-cooled PC display. Count them up, there are 12 PCs on the back, each powering one of 12 TV screens on the front.

Z-Tower

This rather dramatic beauty has been surrounded by a multitude of admirers every single time we’ve performed a walk-by ogle.

  • Built by Wei Zheng
  • Motherboard: ROG Rampage VI Extreme
  • Chipset: Intel X299
  • CPU: Intel Core i9-7920X
  • CPU Cooler: EKWB Custom Waterloop
  • VGA Card: ROG-Strix-GTX1080TI-11G-Gaming
  • Memory: G.Skill Trident Z RGB (DDR4 3200 4x8GB)
  • Storage: Plextor M9Pe(Y) PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD 512GGB
  • PSU: ROG Thor 1200W Platinum
  • Chassis: InWin Z-Tower

Freedom

Just out of shot: a talon-like hand reaching through the front of the chest (seriously).

  • Built by Ice Freeze
  • Motherboard: ROG Maximus X Formula
  • Chipset: Intel Z370
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-8700K
  • CPU Cooler: Bitspower WBCPUEFX-RGB
  • VGA Card: ROG-Strix-GTX1080TI-11G-Gaming
  • Memory: Apacer Panther RGB (DDR4 3200 4x8GB)
  • Storage: Apacer 2280P2 PCIe NVME M.2 SSD 240G
  • PSU: FSP Hydro G 850W
  • Chassis: Scratch build

Ryzen BattleBot

A very warm welcome to Computex from the $4200 Ryzen BattleBot, which happens to be pointing a gun towards us.

  • Built by Designs by IFR
  • Motherboard: ROG Crosshair VI Extreme
  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
  • CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Masterfan Pro RGB
  • GPU: Asus Arez Vega 64
  • Memory: Zadak 16GB
  • Storage: Zadak
  • PSU: Cooler Master V750

More info here.

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