Take control of your PC!
Why do they load up a PC with stuff you don't need and leave off the things you really want? Don't take it anymore! Grab a screwdriver and let these two experts show you how to build the PC of your dreams, even if you've never cracked a case before. You'll learn to choose the right components, install them safely, test your system, find the best prices on parts, and even trick out your new machine with some cool tweaks and mods. Plenty of illustrations and step-by-step directions make it easy, and you just might make your wallet happy, too.
How to build what you want
Oh, the things you'll learn!
• Safety firstit's Chapter 1
• Choose your tools
• Powering this puppy
• Motherboard knows best
• RAM it into drive(s)
• Video and sound are in the cards
• Bringing your PC to life
• Testing! Testing!
• Operate on Windows? XP
• Warrantiesin English
|Series:||ExtremeTech Series , #28|
|Product dimensions:||7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is technical director and consultant for a UK computer company. He also produces course materials for companies and universities, and teaches online classes.
Kathie Kingsley-Hughes is known for her ability to present complex topics in a friendly, easy-to-understand manner. She has written several programming books as well as Hacking GPS, another in the ExtremeTech series.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I used to build PC's years ago. Just got back into the game and I have to say this book made it very easy. This book even makes the difficult building situations easy. I recommend this book for any beginner or for the expert. It will not disappoint. A+
This is an awesome book for any beginner or pro at building computers. I absolutely love this book thumbs up to u all