Razer always has something innovative and flashy to show off at CES, this year is no different. Project Christine is Razer’s take on a desktop computer. Currently building a computer requires a ton of pieces, and some technical know-how. Razer’s vision is that anyone should be able to easily build a computer, it should be super fast with the possibility of being faster, and everything should be water cooled.
Quad SLI and water cooling are usually reserved only for extreme enthusiasts. But the idea behind Project Christine is anyone should be able to build a decked out rig. Razer accomplished simplicity by creating a true modular computer. You buy the blank frame that comes with 7 empty slots (8 including PSU slot), and piping throughout for water cooling in every module. Then you can get a CPU/RAM module, video cards, or storage arrays. When you want another video card, all you have to do is buy the module and snap it in. Creating a rig with Quad SLI is so easy, my grandmother could do it, no joke. When it’s time to replace an aging module with new tech, it’s as simple as sliding the module out, and replacing it with a new one. Currently swapping out a CPU takes about 10 minutes. But swapping out a CPU with Project Christine would seriously take less than a minute.
Razer wouldn’t provide an official comment on what kind of hardware is running in Project Christine, or if it will ever be available. Although, the idea alone is probably the biggest innovation in desktop computing since its inception. I’ll never look at a desktop the same.
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Jul 08, 2014 0