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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

system unit The main body of a computer, consisting of a plastic or metal enclosure, the motherboard, and (typically) internal disk drives, a power supply, cooling fans, and whatever circuit boards plugged into the mother board, such as a video card. The system unit is occasionally referred to as the CPU, though this really means central processing unit. (2000-08-10)