This barebones computer is unlike anything you’ve seen before

If you’re a fan of unusual PCs, you might like this new version of Nagao Seisakusho, the Japanese specialist in open frame structures. Instead of locking all components inside the chassis, Nagao fired them for free — and this time, the company further fleshed out the design with unexpected detail.

Nagao has just a statement A monitor mount bracket matches its open chassis, allowing customers to build a fully portable All-in-One PC by themselves.

Nagao open frame computer case with screen attached to it.
Nagao

Nagao is a brand that makes outdoor chassis for all kinds of motherboard sizes and use cases, including standard ATX, Micro-ATX and Mini-ATX motherboards. The company has several options that allow users to customize their computers beyond what the typical chassis would normally allow.

first spotted momomo_us on TwitterReferred to as the “PC N-Frame,” these open “cases” allow you to build your PC from scratch in an elegant way.

As shown in the images that include the mounting bracket, the result is unlike anything else we’ve seen. The pictures show the potential of the structure, with a large volume Photographers card Completely not restricted by the size of the motherboard. The display is hung on the side of the chassis, with the motherboard and components directly behind it. The full setup is highly upgradable, easy to monitor, and in all likelihood, pleasantly easy to clean. (Did you know it should be Clean inside your computer once every few months?)

Usually a file Best All-in-One Computers Put the ingredients away inside the screen, just like cool Apple iMac 24 inch. On the other hand, it’s hard to deny that Nagao’s vision definitely scores some points when it comes to uniqueness, and for the actual performance of the PC, it’s definitely useful. Instead of cramming things into a very tight space, the components get a lot of cooling once they’re out in the open.

While Nagao’s products sound a lot of fun for an avid PC builder, they’re not directly available in the US, however, you can check them out on the Japanese version of Amazon if you want to give them a try. The Nagao Open Frame Micro-ATX chassis costs JPY 14,955, which is about $112.

Nagao outdoor chassis and monitor stand.
Nagao

Getting rid of the chassis when building a new computer certainly has a bunch of benefits, from increased airflow to the fact that it looks really cool. It’s also easier when you don’t have to worry about component size as much, and cable management becomes less of an issue when you have plenty of space and options to organize them. Moreover, servicing an open-frame computer is fairly easy – after all, it’s all in an open space at hand. However, builds like the Nagao are not without their issues, and seeing a handle on top of the computer – especially with a screen mounted on it – raises the question of safety.

Undoubtedly, Nagao will have tested the devices before its launch. It’s still a bit scary to imagine what would happen if the screen ended up being heavier than the rest of the chassis, which is entirely possible depending on the screen size. The monitor stand has 75 x 75 and 100 x 100 VESA mounting holes which can translate to a fairly large screen.

Once an all-in-one computer is built based on Nagao products, it can be moved anywhere easily thanks to the additional handle. This, again, can make one feel a bit anxious. Imagine the slightest accidental spill or scratch on your graphics card… this is unlikely, but it could happen. If you want to try it out for yourself, you will have to weigh the pros and cons and decide how much portability you want to risk with your unique device.

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