MSI PRO MOD Season 5 Winners Revealed

Congratulations to the 8 winners of the MSI PRO MOD Season 5 case mod competition!

The wait is over! The winners for MSI’s PRO MOD Season 5 have been announced on the MSI Facebook page. The competition was fierce with 25 PC mods from all over the globe competing for the prize packages. The judging was done by a panel of four pro modders consisting of Dave Cathey (United States), Oliver Peier (Germany), Ronnie Hara (Japan) and Jengki Wmp (Thailand). The theme for this 5th season was “ARCTIC” and the only requirement was that the motherboard and graphics card must be MSI branded.

MSI PRO MOD Season 5 Scratch Build Category

1st place: Ra’ad-101 by G.N.B Baker

This mod has got to be one of the largest that I have seen! Not wanting to be limited to any standard-size PC, this mod goes all-out with a large screen monitor that lowers into viewing position at the press of a button and wrap-around console that includes a gaming chair. In the video below you can see this mod in action.

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2nd place: MSI USS Dragon-1 by Random Design

This mod was built to look like the Shuttle Type-9 from the Star Trek Voyager universe. To meet the ‘ARCTIC’ criteria for this build, they used mostly grey on the outside, cold blue illumination on the interior and dyed the liquid cooling fluid a blue color. This mod is composed of an MSI Z270 Gaming M7 motherboard, Intel i7 6700K, 16GB of HyperX Predator memory and MSI 980Ti Lightning video card.

Build Log: https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=287579.0

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3rd place: ARCTIC HORROR by Белов Игорь

This mod was designed to be a King of Aliens from the Aliens universe. The project exterior was created with stakloplastika. The builder was able to incorporate animatronics in this rig, as shown below in the video. This mod is composed of the MSI 990 FXA Gaming motherboard, AMD FX8320E, 16GB of HyperX Fury memory and MSI GTX 1050Ti video card.

Build Log: https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=286721.0

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MSI PRO MOD Season 5 Casemod Category

1st place: GalaKrond by Amin Dadvar

This mod was designed around the concept of a real dragon. For the ‘Arctic’ criteria was met by making a frozen dragon, but with strong fire beneath the skin which may awaken one day and fire up all the world under his ingenious wings. This mod is composed of the GREEN Revolution case, Intel i7 7700K, 32GB of Ballistix DDR4 memory, MSI Z270 Tomahawk motherboard and MSI GTX 1080Ti Sea Hawk EK video card.

Build Log: https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=289054.0

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2nd place: RAGE by MooZ

This build incorporates numerous custom fabrications to include the ‘brain’ of the unit, a molded polymer clay humanoid upper body prominently displayed on the front the mod. This mod also includes several custom fabricated turrets in this spacecraft-inspired build. This mod is composed of the Elite 130 Mini ITX case, MSI H110i Pro motherboard, Intel i3 6100, 8GB of Ballistix Elite DDR4 memory and MSI RX480 Gaming X video card.

Build Log: https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=285199.0

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3rd place: “ONI” Project by RiftDM

The concept for this mod is the “ONI”, a Japanese demon which causes disasters, disease and other unpleasant things. These nebulous beings could also take on a variety of forms to deceive (and often devour) humans. This mod is composed of the Cooler Master Master Case Maker 5 case, Intel i5 7600K, 32GB of HyperX Fury memory, MSI Z270 Gaming Carbon Pro motherboard and MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X video card (2 in SLI).

Build Log: https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=285584.0

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MSI PRO MOD Season 5 Special Jury Winner

“ONI” Project by RiftDM

The concept for this mod is the “ONI”, a Japanese demon which causes disasters, disease and other unpleasant things. These nebulous beings could also take on a variety of forms to deceive (and often devour) humans. This mod is composed of the Cooler Master Master Case Maker 5 case, Intel i5 7600K, 32GB of HyperX Fury memory, MSI Z270 Gaming Carbon Pro motherboard and MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X video card (2 in SLI).

Build Log: https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=285584.0

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MSI PRO MOD Season 5 People’s Choice Winner

ARTIC COMMANDO by Popoy Ramdom

This mod incorporates a unique concealed hinge so that the entire top and front assembly tilts forward for easy access to the interior components. The builder created custom water channels and a reservoir from acrylic. This mod is composed of the Tecware Quad case, Intel Pentium G4560 Kaby Lake processor, Apacer memory, MSI B250M Mortar Arctic motherboard and MSI GTX 1060 video card.

Build Log: https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=285142.0

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