Computer cabinets or computer cases are also commonly known as System Unit, or Computer Chassis or Towers. A computer cabinet is something that basically encloses the computer safely to keep it away from dust and damage. These products may also be referred to as gaming cases. The product covers most of the computer parts that are responsible for the operation and need to be kept safe. The cases may not include external parts like the mouse, keyboard, monitor etc. Generally, the cases are made of high-quality steel that is cold-rolled. Some of these cases are made of electro-galvanized or SECC steel or even sometimes they are created with aluminum. Nowadays, plastics or glass or wood or even Lego bricks are also used to construct computer cabinets.
The form factor or sizes of the computer cabinets or cases can vary from company to company according to the components or the parts inside the computer. Most importantly the size of the cabinets is determined by the size of the motherboard as the motherboard is the largest part inside the computer. Full tower cases usually are 22 inches in height or even sometimes more and they are designed to be made to stand on the floor. Six to ten external accessible drive bays are a possibility in these sorts of cabinets. These full tower cases are designed to keep file servers whose responsibility was to serve data from the CD-ROM database. In the present time, demand for mid-tower has come into fashion. The mid-tower cases are small in size which is about 18 inches tall having at the most two or four external bays.
At present, the most appealing and popular PC cases for the gaming enthusiasts are created with various designs and features. The products are also among the most popularly sold products and are in great demand for their uniqueness. The manufacturers of these products are getting along with the market quite well by creating portable and durable cabinets to impress the users. With metal sheet enclosure, the case helps in accommodating the drive bays or a power supply component along with a panel at the back that can handle peripheral connectors. These connectors protrude from the motherboard and expansion slots. The cases are also empowered by power button or switch along with a reset button and LEDs to show power, an activity of the hard drive and even network signals in some of the advanced models. USB and headphone ports are also added to the features as they help you get connected with other devices easily.
The cases have the ability to draw attention from customers as they also indicate the use of advanced parts tied up the most upgraded technology. From the early 2000s, some cases are seen having clear side panels or acrylic windows. This technology has led the owner of the computer to have the possible visibility of the insides even while the computer is on.