Build Your Own PC
by Morris Rosenthal
Publisher: McGraw-Hill 2004
Number of pages: 240
This visual how-to manual is loaded with photographs and images to help you see exactly how to assemble from scratch--or simply upgrade--your PC easily. Organized in three main sections, this easy-to-follow guide will lead you through making preparations to build your PC, which includes guidance selecting and purchasing the right parts. Next, you'll learn how to build the actual computer, including internal components, and finally, there's a section on maintaining and troubleshooting.
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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.
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.
by Jeff Heaton - Heaton Research, Inc.
Describes the computer system components, such as motherboards, processors, hard drives, memory, CD/DVD drives, cases, power supplies and fans. The book will take you through all of the steps to create exactly the computer system that you need.
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.