I keep my case right on the desk
It manages to suck enough dust there as it is. I'm loathe to imagine how bad it would be placed on my carpeted floor.....
It is just a matter of personal preferences regarding aesthetics. I quite like the glowing 'spaceship monstrosity' aspect. Every room should have one
Truthfully, all my other cases have been budget, no-name bland pieces of crap. This is the first one I've spent any decent amount of money and time on and as such, I want to enjoy the fruits of my labour.
Perhaps I'm going through a belated juvenile fancy or I'm making up for lost time. Regardless of the reasons, I'm proud of what I've achieved with this rig and I'm happy to show it off.
Even my best mate who hates computers, was highly impressed by it and that is no mean feat, I can assure you. So I must have done something right