I've already warned you against non-standard motherboard and case form factors. Some cases, however, are non-standard in a more subtle way. Such cases might support standard motherboard sizes but use other non-standard components. For instance, many computers from large computer companies use front panels that curve in interesting ways. These curves often necessitate the use of unusual curving front panels on CD-ROM drives and other removable media devices. If you need to replace such a drive, you might be faced with a difficult job when it comes time to add the new drive, because it might not fit, or at least ruin the aesthetics of the case.
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