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Photos: Modded laptops

If you're sick of black and gray computer cases, options are out there to help you personalize your machine.
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Smooth Creation #1

One of Smooth Creation's more intimidating laptop designs costs $300 for the basic paint job, with an additional charge depending on the size of the logo.

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Smooth Creations Iwo Jima

A soldier in the U.S. Army requested this rendering of the famous Iwo Jima national monument, according to Smooth Creations.

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Smooth Creations evil clown

The "evil clown" is an original design from Smooth Creations' staff.

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Smooth Creations surface prep

Smooth Creations will remove or fill in vendor logos on the lid of the laptop in order to create the best surface on which to paint its designs.

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Smooth C., electronics removal

Smooth Creations removes all electronics from a laptop before applying detailed images such as this rippling American flag.

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Smooth C. gamer paint

Gamers are considered primary customers for these paint jobs, which will really make you stand out at the next LAN party.

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Skyn's Eva

The Eva, a new design by laptop customizer Skyn, is quickly becoming its most popular self-adhesive laptop cover.

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Longhorn

The official logo of the University of Texas at Austin is the silhouette of a longhorn.

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