A closeup of a creepy clown's face is just as likely to appear on the box of a video card as on an Insane Clown Posse CD. A smirking bald guy with shades floating through a weird '90s CGI background could be the cover of a Joe Satriani album or the logo for a Taiwanese hardware manufacturer you've never heard of, with a name like HopeVapor. You're just as likely to come across a tough lady with big boobs, a demon, a wizard, or a sweet dragon on the box of a random PC component as you are to find them on the cover of a random metal album.

There is a distinct crossover between these seemingly disparate industries, a point where bad art proudly asserts itself as bad-ass art. The question is: How well do you know your album covers?

Each image below was cropped from either the cover of an album or the box of a video card. Take your guess, then scroll down to see if you're right.

Album Cover or Video Card Box?

Answer:
Video Card Box
(MSI N285GTX HydroGen)

Album Cover or Video Card Box?


Answer:
Album Cover
(The Crawlian Supremacy by Soulitude)

Album Cover or Video Card Box?

Answer:
Album Cover
(Becoming X by Sneaker Pimps)

Album Cover or Video Card Box?


Answer:
Video Card Box
(BFG GeForce 8800 GTX)

Album Cover or Video Card Box?

Answer:
Album Cover
(Nevermind by Nirvana)

Album Cover or Video Card Box?


Answer:
Both
(Marilyn Manson 3D Prophet 9500 Pro from the album of the same name, by Beck)

Album Cover or Video Card Box?

Answer:
Album Cover
(Wizard King Has A Seizure by Miles Davis)

Album Cover or Video Card Box?

Answer:
Album Cover
(The Official Mass Effect 2 Soundtrack)

Album Cover or Video Card Box?


Answer:
Video Card Box
(Screamin' GoldVamp HD 4850)

Album Cover or Video Card Box?


Answer:
Album Cover
(Hurricane Katrina Tribute: Greatest Hits by Chill CGI Babe)

Album Cover or Video Card Box?

Answer:
Album Cover
(Hello Nasty by The Beastie Boys)

Album Cover or Video Card Box?


Answer:
Video Card Box
(Argyria 32X Silver Intake Pro)

Album Cover or Video Card Box?

Answer:
Album Cover
(Johnny Cash Essentials by A Very Excited Skull)

– Dennis "Corin Tucker's Stalker" Farrell

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