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Build Your Own High-Performance Gamers' Mod PC (Build Your Own...)

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Improve the skin and heart--the box and inner components--of your PC. Authors Joel Durham, Jr. and Edward Chen show you how to customize your machine to gain power, prestige, and excitement. Learn to improve performance and upgrade components with the latest CPUs, the largest hard drives, and the fastest RAM. Discover physical modifications such as painting, lighting, windows, and specialized controls. Build Your Own High Performance Gamers' Mod PC is a complete, illustrated step-by-step guide to the skills, tools, and accessories you'll need to build a juiced up box that will help you enjoy gaming even more.
  • Improve the looks and performance of your PC
  • Tweak video and sound cards so applications and games look and sound better
  • Customize your box with neon, LED, Electro luminescent lights, and more
  • Design and create case windows
  • Add exciting switches, controls, and other custom features
  • Apply professional painting techniques
  • Learn from more than 200 photographs and illustrations

Synopsis:

This handbook shows readers how to transform a regular desktop PC into a customized, high-performance Gamers PC Mod at a fraction of the price.

Synopsis:

This guide shows how to transform a regular desktop PC into a cool looking, high-performance Gamers' PC Mod. Each chapter takes the reader step-by-step through the process of modifying the PC and shows how to make a PC run faster than the manufacturer planned.

Synopsis:

Rev it up, take it into overdrive, and transform your ordinary desktop PC into a cool looking, high-performance gamer’s mod PC. Learn to acquire and install the latest CPUs, the largest hard drives, and the fastest RAM. Plus, tweak sounds and video cards so applications and games look and sound better. Also explains physical modifications including painting and lighting design.

About the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwideMcGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Table of Contents

Part I: Making It a High-Performance PC

1: The Case and Power Supply

2: The Motherboard, Processor, and Memory

3: The Graphics Card

4: The Sound Card and Speakers

5: Storage, Cooling, and Finishing Up

6: Outside the Box

Part II: Modding the Case

7: Window Construction

8: Case Lighting

9: Painting Techniques

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072229011
Author:
Durham, Joel
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Author:
Durham Jr., Joel
Author:
Chen, Edward
Author:
Durham, Joel, Jr.
Location:
Emeryville, CA
Subject:
Entertainment & Games - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Microcomputers
Subject:
Computer games
Subject:
Hardware - Personal Computers - PCs
Subject:
Video & Electronic - General
Subject:
Computer Architecture - General
Subject:
Personal Computers & Micro / IBM-Compatible
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
McGraw
Series:
Build Your Own...
Series Volume:
no. 96-2011-WQ&FA
Publication Date:
March 2003
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
10.16x8.00x.52 in. .99 lbs.

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Product details 208 pages McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media - English 9780072229011 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This handbook shows readers how to transform a regular desktop PC into a customized, high-performance Gamers PC Mod at a fraction of the price.
"Synopsis" by , This guide shows how to transform a regular desktop PC into a cool looking, high-performance Gamers' PC Mod. Each chapter takes the reader step-by-step through the process of modifying the PC and shows how to make a PC run faster than the manufacturer planned.
"Synopsis" by , Rev it up, take it into overdrive, and transform your ordinary desktop PC into a cool looking, high-performance gamer’s mod PC. Learn to acquire and install the latest CPUs, the largest hard drives, and the fastest RAM. Plus, tweak sounds and video cards so applications and games look and sound better. Also explains physical modifications including painting and lighting design.
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