I've never seen the Star Wars: Clone Wars TV series, which this week's build is based on, but I've seen Revenge of the Sith and know enough about General Grievous. He's a robot jerk with four arms and the lightsabers to match and is probably the only good-ish memory I have of that movie. But supposedly, the show is pretty good! If that means more angsty robot action, I'm all for it.
Modder Andrew McIntosh drew inspiration from Season One, Episode 10 of the series, in which we get an inside look at Grievous' base of operations. Unsurprisingly, the robot has a refined sense for interior decoration and it's reflected nicely in McIntosh's design. Most of all, I like that it just looks like a very grumpy case. Cheer up, little guy.
If you ask me, the finest detail isn't the gorgeous grinning exterior, but the inclusion of four GTX 760s running in SLI. Let that sink in for a minute. Four GPUs. A four-armed robot. Heh. They may not be top of the line, but the sacrifice in power is worth it for the concept.
For more pictures and information, take a peek at McIntosh's official build log.
Lair of Grievous components:
- CPU: Intel Core i7-5820k
- CPU Cooler: Coolermaster Nepton 240M
- GPU: GeForce GTX 760 (x4)
- RAM: G.Skills Ripjaws 4 DDR4 (4x4GB)
- PSU: EVGA Supernova 1200W P2
- SSD: 256GB Samsung 950 Pro M2
- Mobo: X99 Sabertooth
- Chassis: CM Storm Sniper Black Edition