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Pc case or pc chassis - which is correct in the UK?

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a c 248 ) Power supply
February 15, 2013 12:48:50 PM

I am curious. Which of the terms listed below is more commonly used in the UK:

pc case

pc chassis

computer case

computer chassis

More about : case chassis correct

a b ) Power supply
February 15, 2013 12:52:30 PM

pc case

or computer case
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a c 248 ) Power supply
February 15, 2013 2:49:27 PM

I just did a Google search for online vendors in the UK. Every vendor listed on the first two pages uses the term case.

Now I wonder why a few of the UK sites that publish hardware reviews use the term chassis instead of case when referring to consumer pc cases. In the USA the term rackmount chassis is associated with business enterprise.
a b ) Power supply
February 15, 2013 2:53:02 PM

maybe the people doing the reviews although working for a uk site arent originally from the uk?
a c 248 ) Power supply
February 15, 2013 5:03:59 PM

Considering the global nature of the Internet that is a very real possibility. I sometimes notice awkward grammar when reading hardware reviews.
a b ) Power supply
February 15, 2013 5:07:57 PM

pc case. chassis is used in other countries. and cabinet in india weirdly

a c 104 ) Power supply
February 15, 2013 5:12:01 PM

Case, I've never heard of chassis or cabinetmodding :p 
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a c 248 ) Power supply
February 15, 2013 5:49:31 PM

Interesting. I typically associate the terms chassis and cabinet with commercial installations, corporate Intranets, IT departments, and server farms.

BTW - I had to laugh when I read the softpedia article. I still use my genuine IBM mechanical keyboard that was manufactured in 1984. It weighs 8.5 pounds, is an ugly beige color, and it is indestructible. I like it because the main keys are an exact duplicate of the old IBM Model D electric typewriter. I learned to type on a Model D a long long time ago. Hmmmm.......Kids probably don't know what a typewriter is!
a b ) Power supply
February 15, 2013 6:07:41 PM

yes thats where mechanical keyboards arrise from the ibm keyboards, they stopped production because it was too expensive to manufacture such keyboards and also they last long time so less people would replace there keyboads if they kept making mechanical keyboards.

gotta love mechs tho, just switched to one and its night and day.

i like the blue mx switches cuz it sounds like ur typing on a type writer. :p 

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