Build a Computer from Scratch
by Jeff Heaton
Publisher: Heaton Research, Inc. 2006
Number of pages: 212
Building your own computer system lets you get exactly the computer system that you need. This book will take you through all of the steps to create a powerful computer system. This book contains over 120 photographs to guide you through the process. Learn about all of the components that make up a computer system, such as hard drives, CD/DVD drives, motherboards, processors, memory, cases, power supplies and fans. But most importantly, learn what is compatible with what.
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by Morris Rosenthal - McGraw-Hill
This visual how-to manual is loaded with photographs and images to help you see how to assemble from scratch your PC easily. This guide will lead you through making preparations to build your PC, which includes guidance selecting the right parts.
by Michael Karbo - karbosguide.dk
This guide is written in easy language and contains a lot of illustrations. The author would like to give you enough insight into and confidence about your PC's workings that you would dare to upgrade your PC, or build your next PC yourself.
The book on building your own computer: choosing the parts, motherboard, processor, RAM, hard disk, graphics card, keyboard, monitor, assembling it all into a new computer that you built yourself, and final moment when you flip the power switch.
Introduces the reader to a Windows PC environment, it explains basics of computers and peripherals, operating systems and controls, desktop, file systems, concepts and settings, networks and the Internet, email, chat-rooms, and IM.