A custom computer case is the case where your mother board, central processing unit, video card, storage devices and other hardware are placed, only that it is customized. Customized in the sense that it is built following a specific design or theme. Unlike the parts of a computer itself, PC cases don't play a very important role when it comes to PC performance. Its primary function is to protect the delicate parts of the unit and prevent overheating. But for most people, it's a way of expressing their creativity together with their gadgets. A way to help in showing off their cool computers.

There are several things to consider in choosing a custom made computer case. First is the size. Be definite in your choices. Choose a case that has enough space for all the essential parts that you need to fit inside and has extra space for future modifications. It's also important that the case can cater to the best cooling system to avoid overheating. If a case doesn't have a proper cooling system, it may end up ruining the whole unit. Full tower, mid tower, mini tower and small form factor cases are just few of the sizes available in the market.

Another thing to consider is the material used. Cases are made of steel, plastic, aluminum and acrylic. Steel is the common material used since it is economical and strong, but it's a bit heavy. Plastic is light and still economical, but is not that strong. Aluminum is also light and is on the top when it comes to the best case condition, life span and appearance, but is a little bit more costly than steel. On the other hand, if you're one of those who would want to modify your case from time to time, then acrylic material will work best for you. Due to its transparency and cutting ease.

You can find custom computer cases on sale in many stores. You can buy a pre-made "custom" case for as little as $15.00, depending on how the durable the materials are and the design. Of course, the higher the cost, the cooler the case. Be wise in choosing a case. Choose a case that would be able to justify the amount that you're willing to spend.

However, if you're more motivated to create your own custom built computer case, you will need a design or a plan. Just like building a house, you need a blueprint, whether it is a picture of you, your favorite cartoon character, movie, car or anything that you wish. Then set your budget. Make sure that you set limits as to how much you are willing to spend because it's surprising how quick expenses can add up. When you have everything you need, let your imagination work to create the perfect case you desire.

Whatever custom computer case you want to have just make sure that you choose the right case for your situation. Bear in mind that the modifications that you are planning to make/making to your case will not affect the performance of your computer. Even its looks cool and great, it would be useless if it does not serve its purpose very well.