That certainly looks better (the middle is my favourite of the three) - but a little depth is needed... not much mind - just enough for a slot-loading optical drive - a sligh angle would be better for the typist / coder too lol.
Now the photo-image is very cleverly done, however the artist negates the fact the people would have to USE that keybaord - OMG ... its ghastly (truly sorry about saying that but, really!?.... the keyboard has to be used, not just looked at)
Now to make images like that have a chat with bLazer he did some very inspired work on some backdrops
I will be honest I found google-sketchup difficult compaired to most 3D rendering programs.
Have a look at a
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- Maya is good - its a little full-on at first but it will reward your efforts I promise =)