A computer case is a housing or container for computer hardware such as a motherboard, processor, video card, power supply, hard drive, optical drive, cooling fan. The function of the casing is as a container for computer hardware, it is also useful for protecting computer devices from dust that might damage the hardware. The computer case itself is divided into several types according to the size of the motherboard. So the larger the size of the motherboard, the larger the size of the casing. The following are the types of computer cases based on the type of motherboard size:
Computer case full-tower
This full-tower type computer case is the largest computer case among other types of the casing. This type of casing can accommodate all sizes of motherboards such as Micro-ATX, ATX, E-ATX, and XL-ATX, usually, this type of casing is used by gamers or those who are very enthusiastic about computer hardware.
This mid-tower type case has a smaller size than a full-tower case but can still accommodate motherboards with Micro-ATX and ATX size specifications. This type of casing is the most commonly sold in computer stores and the one most people use today. this.
Casing Mini-tower ATX
This mini-tower case is smaller than the mid-tower case, this type of casing can only accommodate a Micro-ATX size motherboard.
Casing Mini-Tower ITX
As the name suggests, this mini-ITX case can only accommodate a Mini-ITX size motherboard. It is size is much smaller than that of a mini-tower case, and usually, this type of case uses a special size power supply that is smaller than the power supply we usually see. in most computer cases.
Slim computer case
Slim models are generally flexible because they can be used in a sleeping or standing position. Many PCs currently use slim models.
Computer case for desktop
Desktop PC cases are usually placed on a table (sleeping position). Generally, the casing construction is sturdy enough so that the monitor can be placed on it. Branded computers, which are factory output computers whose components are all produced by one factory. Are mostly produced with this desktop case model (such as IBM desktop, Dell, Acer, Compaq, etc.), which supports Pentium II and III.
Casing large server
Usually shaped like a file cabinet with fairly large size.