# Prototyping a New Form Factor for the Desktop PC

Unless you’re a gaming nerd, I’m willing to bet your desktop PC is ugly and hidden away rather than prominently displayed. It is odd that such a crucial object in our work lives receives such little design attention, but I suppose we all need what PCs deliver more than we need to have a lovely box to look at.

Nevertheless, Matt from the DIY Perks channel decided that while building his own PC, he’d completely rethink the form factor. He opted to go with external heat sinks, which then informed the design:

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Here he runs you through his process:

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