Modding--the practice of altering a computer's appearance to enhance its look or functionality--has become increasingly popular among creative computer enthusiasts. Take a gander at these strange and wonderful mods, all made with
motherboards. The Taiwan-based Via encourages modders to share photos of their modding pursuits.
Photo credit: Russ Johnson
Humidor Cluster: "I placed a server motherboard, a wireless router and a DSL modem into the same case and powered them all from a common power supply," designer Jeffrey Stephenson wrote. "I also preserved the cigar humidor's ability to store stogies."