This combined computer-and-desk design borders on extreme excess in execution but sure is pleasing to the eye (of a technology-loving geek). Highlighted with glowing LEDs and surrounded by clear laser-cut acrylic, this desk shows off every one of its internal computing processes. Fans and liquid throughout the interior cool the system – a process on display like the rest of those in the desk.

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Each part of this admittedly overkill system (designed and built by the folks of Popular Mechanics) is essentially flayed open, spread like the dissected cadaver of some unfortunate animal in a high school science classroom. The only pieces that come to and extrude from the surface are drives and buttons – those essential interactive elements for users to interface with.