At CES 2014, Razer has announced an idea to bring change to PC gaming forever. they have come up with an idea that they have titled Project Christine. Project Christine is a design to bring the desktop computer into the next generation with a completely modular design. Current PC design has remained unchanged and has been more of an enthusiast platform for quite a while, but Razer looks to change this. With Project Christine users will be able to build and customize their own PC in any configuration they choose without any special technical knowledge. As someone who has been building their own PC for years, this is a great new way for people to get involved in PC gaming. instead of looking in to make sure that each specific part is compatible to the motherboard you chose, users are now able to upgrade to whatever components as soon as they hit the market. Project Christine’s modular design is something that allows users to install components on-the-fly whether it be a CPU, Memory, a Graphics Card, or an SSD you can just pick them off the shelf and plug it into your computer and you’re up and running in no time.
Project Christine is even said to support multiple operating systems to cover all the bases that someone might need. It is extremely customizable and fully upgradable that any component can be purchased and added as you get them. No more waiting to get more money for a new motherboard because the new processors don’t have the same pin layout. The backbone which is based on PCI-Express can support Quad SLI (that’s four graphics cards running in unison), Multiple SSD’s for the fastest storage possible, RAID storage, I/O devices, and even power supplies. Each module will be self contained so there’s no messing things up trying to find the right connectors. The days of figuring out how you’re going to get two 6 pin connects for your powerful new video card is a thing of the past.
Because of each component being contained in it’s own compartment, the entirety of Project Christine will feature active liquid cooling and noise cancelation. This allows for overclocking of the components without voiding any of the warranties. Project Christine even features a touch-screen LCD that shows maintenance information as well as some controls. Razer looks to revolutionize the way the regular person views the traditional PC. They aim to never have their customers buy another PC or gaming system again.
Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder, CEO and creative director. “We have a history of bringing incredibly innovative concept systems to market and it’s fair to say that Project Christine is a very exciting new prospect for future development.”