Building a PC For Dummies

Building a PC For Dummies

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by Mark L. Chambers
     
 

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  • Shows tech hobbyists how to build the perfect PC, whether they want to create the ultimate gaming machine or combine new and recycled parts to construct an inexpensive computer for a child
  • The do-it-yourself craze is sweeping through the tech community, and this guide is now significantly revised and updated to cover the wide array of new hardware and
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Overview

  • Shows tech hobbyists how to build the perfect PC, whether they want to create the ultimate gaming machine or combine new and recycled parts to construct an inexpensive computer for a child
  • The do-it-yourself craze is sweeping through the tech community, and this guide is now significantly revised and updated to cover the wide array of new hardware and accessories available
  • Step-by-step instructions and dozens of photos walk first-time computer builders through the entire process, from building the foundation, and adding a processor and RAM, to installing a video card, configuring a hard drive, hooking up CD and DVD drives, adding a modem, and troubleshooting problems

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Build your PC from scratch -- or just upgrade the one you have! It's easier than you think, with help from Mark Chambers. Buying parts, scavenging old systems, assembling the case and motherboard, adding RAM and CPU, video, hard drives, audio cards, modems, Ethernet, even off-the-beaten-track stuff like TV cards and web-based backup.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118084823
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/09/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
490,182
File size:
9 MB

Meet the Author

Mark L. Chambers is an author, tech editor, and unabashed techie. He is the author of more than 30 computer books including iMac For Dummies, 4th Edition.

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Building a PC for Dummies, 5th Edition 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous 7 months ago
Buildibg pcs are like legos <p> Nook keyboard sucks
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Just make sure your parts are compatable
FengShui42 More than 1 year ago
My son found this book very helpful and enjoyed it very much.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
this book is pretty good. tells you step by step how to build a pc and what parts you should get.a pretty good book for first time pc builders