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PC Performance Tuning & Upgrading Tips & Techniques (Tips & Techniques)

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Find hundreds of readily accessible tips for upgrading and tuning a PC inside this organized resource. Written by bestselling computer book author Kris Jamsa, readers get inside information and best practices on everything from system settings to adding and upgrading peripherals, and much more.

Synopsis:

500+ immediate solutions from the pros

Whether you want to fine-tune modem operations, load programs faster, increase CPU performance, maximize bus bandwidth, speed printer operations, or improve disk and file access, you'll perform PC operations faster using the step-by-step instructions found inside this book. Focusing on upgrades that improve system performance and increase flexibility, this unique, information-packed resource shows you how to upgrade and tune your PC with expert precision. Well-known computer authority Kris Jamsa provides you with a collection of valuable tips and techniques that maximize your PC's capabilities, which in turn maximize productivity. Straightforward and practical, this accessible reference provides you with the best practices and proven solutions--and you can implement them all immediately.

Inside: Precise, proven techniques--professional-level advice from industry experts Chapter-by-chapter subject indexes--makes critical information easier to access Focused information-- straightforward explanations for experienced users "Use it" icons--each tip includes instructions for immediate implementation Must-have tools--quick and concise solutions that work

Table of Contents

1 Measuring PC Performance

2 Touring the PC System Unit

3 Understanding PC Power

4 The PC Motherboard

5 Getting the Most from Your Central Processing Unit (CPU)

6 Upgrading the PC BIOS

7 Getting the Most from Your CMOS Settings

8 Random Access Memory (RAM)

9 Speeding Up and Troubleshooting System Startup

10 Operating-System Performance

11 Understanding Cables and Ports

12 PC Buses

13 Common System Components

14 Modem Operations

15 Network Operations

16 Disk Drives

17 Video Cards and Monitors

18 Printer Operations

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072193787
Author:
Jamsa, Kris
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Location:
New York
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
Maintenance and repair
Subject:
Microcomputers
Subject:
Computer Architecture - Repair & Maintenance
Subject:
Hardware - Personal Computers - PCs
Subject:
Microcomputers -- Maintenance and repair.
Subject:
Microcomputers -- Upgrading.
Subject:
Computer Architecture - General
Subject:
Personal Computers-General
Copyright:
Series:
Tips & Techniques
Series Volume:
#40
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1008
Dimensions:
9.20x7.51x1.31 in. 2.16 lbs.

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Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
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Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » Hardware

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"Synopsis" by , 500+ immediate solutions from the pros

Whether you want to fine-tune modem operations, load programs faster, increase CPU performance, maximize bus bandwidth, speed printer operations, or improve disk and file access, you'll perform PC operations faster using the step-by-step instructions found inside this book. Focusing on upgrades that improve system performance and increase flexibility, this unique, information-packed resource shows you how to upgrade and tune your PC with expert precision. Well-known computer authority Kris Jamsa provides you with a collection of valuable tips and techniques that maximize your PC's capabilities, which in turn maximize productivity. Straightforward and practical, this accessible reference provides you with the best practices and proven solutions--and you can implement them all immediately.

Inside: Precise, proven techniques--professional-level advice from industry experts Chapter-by-chapter subject indexes--makes critical information easier to access Focused information-- straightforward explanations for experienced users "Use it" icons--each tip includes instructions for immediate implementation Must-have tools--quick and concise solutions that work

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