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Raktron Inc. Turbo Charges Computer - Project Forced Induction

| Trade Shows News | Posted: Apr 2, 2007 10:14 pm

Bit of a car buff? Admire the hard work put into a well-built custom PC? Oh you've just GOT to see this. Raktron Inc. have decided to do the unthinkable, and actually turbo-charge a highly customized PC (with red flames, working headlights, custom license plate etc.).


The turbo-charger was pulled from a late 90s Mitsubishi Eclipse and is actually made functional at 3,500rpms to push air through the case.


Pretty damn funny stuff.


This was our first PC Case Modification, and this computer generated more attention than we ever could have imagined. Featured in two magazines and many websites (including, the response was overwhelming, and we'd like to say thanks to those who sent in positive comments. It made all the effort worthwhile.


We thought a fast computer should have hot rod flames, working headlights, and a custom license plate. As for the cooling system, an LED case fan just wasn't going to be original enough. Instead, our case fan is a turbocharger commonly found on late 1990's Mitsubishi Eclipses and Eagle Talons.


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