What Does Case Modification (Case Mod) Mean?
Case modification is the practice of enhancing, improving
or otherwise altering a computer case or shell. Different types of case
modification can be done to improve function, for
aesthetic purposes, or both.
Case modification is also known as case modding.
Techopedia Explains Case Modification (Case Mod)
Different types of case modification are done for different
purposes. Some types of case modification involve adding lights and/or sound
devices that show CPU clock speed or other hardware operations in the form of
blinking lights or sounds. Many kinds of aesthetic case modding involve making
a computer case look modern or futuristic, or otherwise providing some sort of
interesting aesthetic result, for example, an exterior bamboo case or a case
that puts the computer inside some other kind of modern appliance. Peripheral case modding also exists, which involves making headsets, keyboards, mice and
other peripheral devices match a computer. In addition to case modification for
computers, there is also the practice of video game console case modification,
which is often aesthetic.