Originally Posted by superman22x
Well, my cousins computer was in the case too... I heard being on a carpet with nothing but metal between the carpet and the computer, it creates static e-
But nothing is electrically connected to the case... That's the same reason you can rub your hands on the case or use an anti-static wristband connected to the case to de-static yourself before touching the components. Maybe your cousin's system had a different fault or something was touching where it shouldn't be? I don't know everything and maybe you are right... But I've been running the same system on the carpet for quite awhile, 95% of the time running, and the only problem I had was the hard drive somehow got screwed up and refused to work (during a lightning storm). The problem was fixed when I formatted the drive...