When the auditors came around, seeing a pimped-out gaming rig in a bureaucrats office was quite a surprise.
Yet more surprisingly, the rig was paid for with State money all in the name of building a ‘backup server’ for a District Attorney. Well, shoppers of TigerDirect are able to confirm the lure of UV cables for inside your PC are pretty cool, and hard to resist.
According to the story at PennyArcade, “The machine in question sports “two hard drives, seven fans, high-end video and audio cards, a wireless Internet connection and cables that glow under ultraviolet light.” It’s a crime, yeah, but it’s an awesome crime. I make an exception for awesome crimes.
“I would not configure a backup computer in that way,” says Mr. Gregg, FBI senior forensic examiner and reigning Understatement King. “
- Original Cartoon at PennyArcade
- Gaming PCs at TigerDirect
- UV Cables at TigerDirect
- UV Cooling Fans at TigerDirect
Source: The Case of Texas vs. the KryoLord – PennyArcade
Image Credit: PennyArcade
Disclaimer: The Author does not wish to offend anyone with the usage of the term ‘pimp’ within this article. While some critics may say it is offensive and/or degrading to women, the term is not used in that context. It is used within the context of ‘making something extravagant‘ or ‘adding the most possible accessories,’ such as those profiled on popular reality-based TV shows such as the M-TV show ‘Pimp My Ride.’