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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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.
by Morris Rosenthal - Foner Books
The book is not for absolute beginners, the focus of the book is teaching a structured approach to PC repair. The intended audience is hobbyists who already have some experience repairing computers or beginning computer technicians.
by Russ Walter - Russell Walter Pub
The book explains everything important about computers -- simply, candidly, and as wisely as possible, with a cynical laugh. This book was rated 'tops' by the major computer magazines, newspapers, library organizations, schools, and computer clubs.
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.