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Fan Builds Giant GeForce GTX 690 Replica with 11,396 Lego Pieces


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Some fanatics construct customized PC instances that includes our emblem. Others have created digital cities within the form of the NVIDIA claw. And various have gotten NVIDIA tattoos. A fan in China, then again, has simply hit our geek button, onerous.

Impressed through a crude variation of a competing firm’s pix card manufactured from Lego-model bricks, NVIDIA fan Xiaosheng Li, 23 – a freelancer for Chinese language web sites DIYers and NFANs – made up our minds he might do higher. Significantly better.

A Big Fan:
A Big Fan: Xiaosheng Li has visited our headquarters in Santa Clara, California and grabbed our CEO’s autograph.

The Beijinger kicked off his project in July by using Lego modeling software to create a digital mockup of his GeForce GTX 690. Then he acquired 11,396 Lego-style bricks.

Three months later, he finished off a humongous scale model – measuring nearly six feet long and more than two feet wide – complete with a working fan. His project caused a social media sensation in China after we sent over a photographer to document his work.

No Detail Overlooked:
No Detail Overlooked: Even the GTX 690′s PCI pins were recreated.

It’s a project that’s definitely catapulted its creator into the upper echelon of NVIDIA fans. He’s visited our headquarters, in Santa Clara, California. He’s got an autograph from our CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang. “I think I have already qualified to become history’s most powerful Nfan,” he wrote in a Chinese-language forum post, describing his feat.

He’s definitely up there.

Big and Beautiful: Li’s model is nearly six feet long more than two feet wide.