Can you replace a PC cases' side panel? 3 replies

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FileTrekker Über Admin

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#1 5 months ago

So I'm not sure if they're standard sizes or if each case is going to be wildly different.

Or if there's a better solution to my issue;


Basically I have a window in my side panel but it's a plexi plastic window which scratches easy and is hard to clean. I've seen that tempered glass is all the rage now as it's much cleaner and clearer. 

I would like to replace mine with tempered glass, basically, but if I can just replace the glass or the side panel, that seems less hassle then replacing the case altogether.

Is it possible to do?


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#2 5 months ago

Depends on the case, how it mounts, etc...


If your case doesn't specifically sell replacement side panels you're probably better off just getting a new case with the features you want.


There are cases with Tempered Glass in the sub $100 range now so it's doable.


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#3 5 months ago

I'd honestly buy a new case and transplant.


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#4 5 months ago

Just buy a new case, remove the tempered glass panel from that case, and glue it onto your case. Easy solution.