Important Factors to Consider Before Purchasing a Desktop Computer Case

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This article is about the important factors to consider before purchasing a desktop computer case. It provides additional information about the protection that a computer case could give to the hardware components inside the computer. It enumerates and explains clearly the different factors that should be considered t make sure that you will choose the best desktop computer case.

Important Factors to Consider Before Purchasing a Desktop Computer Case

The desktop computer case is another important hardware part of a computer system. The graphics card, central processing unit, hard disk drives, and other computer hardware components are kept inside the desktop computer case for protection and to make it always cool when the computer is turned on. Those computer components are expensive compared to the desktop computer case so it is very important to enclose the components to avoid any hardware failure inside the computer system. Water and dust particles will be easily enter to the computer components that would cause a fast computer failure. The following are the different factors to consider on desktop computer cases.

Fans of the Desktop Computer Case

Choosing a good desktop computer case for your computer system also needs to consider some factors to make sure that you will obtain the right size, shape, and perfect style for your computer system. Usually, desktop computer cases have at least one system fan but high-end computers need two or more fans depending on the design of the desktop computer case. System fans keep the hardware components inside the computer system to be constantly cooled to avoid overheating and crashing of the computer. Heat entering inside a desktop computer case shortens the durability and life of the hardware components inside the computer system so it is important to have a more ventilation inside the computer system. Some desktop computer cases already have their own power supply for the computer components but it depends on the style of the case.

Size of the Desktop Computer Case

It is also important to consider the size of the system casing that you will be purchasing. There are many types of desktop computer cases like ATX Tower Cases, Full Tower Cases, Mini Tower Cases, etc. As a computer user, you should always consider the sizes and the components that you will be assembling inside the desktop computer case. Of course all of your hardware components like motherboard, hard disk drive, central processing unit, cd-rom drive, etc. should fit in one computer casing only.

Workplace for your Computer

You should consider the where you will be using the computer. You should also know what are the components that you will need to put inside the desktop computer case. Hard Disk Drives and CD-ROM Drive are expandable so you should know how many of them that you will need to place inside the desktop computer case. You can purchase a desktop computer case which will accommodate exactly all the components. However, it is better to acquire a larger desktop computer case for future expansion of the inner hardware components. If you think that you will be working on a smaller area, you should purchase the hardware components and desktop computer case that will fit into your workspace.

Number of Computer Hardware Components

It is important to consider how many computer hardware components to be placed inside the desktop computer case. You should have a case that will accommodate all the hardware components of your desktop computer like CPU, Motherboard, Hard Disk Drives, CD or DVD ROM Drive, Fans, etc.

Size of the Motherboard

The technological advancements of today's generation have created different sizes of motherboards. It is important to consider the size of the motherboard to make sure that it could fit exactly inside the desktop computer case together with the other computer components that you will place inside.

Design of the Desktop Computer Case

There are computer users who are passionate of different styles that reflect to their personality. It is also important to consider the design and style of the desktop computer case. There are many styles with cool graphical designs to choose from. Latest desktop computer cases today have a transparent desktop computer case that looks very cool because you can see the hardware components as well as the LED reflecting to the transparent case.

Those computer tips mentioned above are a great help when purchasing a desktop computer case that will meet with your style and design. Just always remember to acquire or purchase a desktop computer case that will accommodate all the computer hardware components that will be placed in.

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author avatar Jerry Walch
19th Nov 2010 (#)

Another valuable article for the non IT computer user.

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author avatar EmPeE
20th Nov 2010 (#)

Thanks again Jerry. I will write more articles like this.

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author avatar Denise O
19th Nov 2010 (#)

Nicely done my friend. Great info. Gongrats on the star page, it is well deserved.
Thank you for sharing.:)

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author avatar EmPeE
20th Nov 2010 (#)

Thanks Denise. I really made it detailed to make my readers understood and guide them in purchasing desktop computer case.

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author avatar Sel
19th Nov 2010 (#)

Wow really good! I like this info!

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author avatar EmPeE
20th Nov 2010 (#)

Thanks Sel.

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author avatar Abdul Rahim Hasan
3rd Dec 2010 (#)

Beautiful article. The pictures complements the contents wonderfully. Well done.

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author avatar EmPeE
4th Dec 2010 (#)

Thanks Abdul. This is really a very informative article.

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author avatar Rona.mae.borja@gmail.com
16th Jun 2011 (#)

u know I really thank you for this informative article...I'm currently a first year student of sti in manila taking up IT...thanks...I hope to communicate with you for I might be needing some help from you in the future^^Thanks!^^ kudos!!!

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