The Clear Computer Case and Other Cool Components
What better way is there to show off your computer’s power and
speed and your own style and flair than with a clear computer
The best clear computer
cases are made from solid clear acrylic or UV reactive tinted acrylic. Acrylic
computer cases look great. They function just like any other case, but they do it a lot
Shopping for a clear computer case is fun. There are so many styles,
shapes and sizes, so make sure the one you select meets all the requirements for your machines
configuration. Make sure you check out the placement of fan ports, blow-holes, USB ports,
Options are plentiful too. You can really build a one-of-a-kind computer that is uniquely yours.
The choices for modification seem almost endless. There are cathode lights, chrome and colored grills and
switches, color coordinated hard drives and cables, you name it.
Suddenly, your computer can become the high-tech centerpiece of any room you put it in. It makes
an instant conversation piece that everyone seems to love, from kids to adults, novices to hard core gamers.
Clear computer cases are an excellent addition to educational projects too. Once the computer is built, the
students can see inside and be reminded of what they accomplished.
In fact, I’m pretty sure the original purpose of clear computer cases was for the educational
market, but like so many other things in the technology sector the market has grown into much more than that in
the past several years. Today, clear cases and towers are favorite among the DIY PC building and gaming crowds,
each attempting to outdo their last creation with new, more and better modifications.
There are two basic types of clear cases were available. First there are those with clear side
panels inserted into an aluminum metal frame. These usually have an aluminum frame that encompasses the top,
bottom, back and corner rails. Some of them have a clear top too. These allow for some visibility of the inside
components and permit a minimum amount of modification. Prices are a bit lower than they are for totally
The other more popular type is completely constructed from acrylic. This is the ultimate clear
computer case, and the kind that gives the most flexibility for customization and modifications. You can get
them pre-assembled or flat packed where you assemble them yourself. Prices are usually comparable, but you can
often save shipping expense on the flat packed cases which require assembly.
Assembling flat packed clear computer case is very simple. They usually go together with thumb
screws and clips along the edges. The way they are produced today, the edges and corners line up with very good
precision on the acrylic ones. Check the corner style in the product description to see if the edges are rounded