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This visual how-to manual is loaded with photographs and images that show you exactly how to assemble from scratch--or even upgrade--a PC in no time. Youll learn, step-by-step, how to find the best components for your budget and your performance requirements, assemble and connect the parts, install the operating system, troubleshoot common problems, and much more. Build Your Own PC is a start-to-finish, illustrated guide to the skills, tools, and accessories youll need to create a cost-effective, customized machine.
  • Learn about all the basic PC components and their functions
  • Select and purchase parts based on performance and cost
  • Explore different case designs and assembly techniques
  • Build with the latest Intel Pentium 4 technology
  • Assemble an Athlon 64 or Athlon 64 FX in Socket 939
  • Install Windows XP
  • Troubleshoot hardware problems common to new builds
  • Follow along with more than 200 photos and illustrations

ABOUT THE Author - Morris Rosenthal is a best-selling author and computer consultant. He has built or repaired thousands of PCs and has trained many PC technicians. Morris has been featured on the Dateline MSNBC Web site and in the national press as an expert on computer repair and purchasing issues.

Synopsis:

This visual how-to manual is loaded with photographs and images to help you see exactly how to assemble from scratch--or simply upgrade--your PC easily. Organized in three main sections, this easy-to-follow guide will lead you through making preparations to build your PC, which includes guidance selecting and purchasing the right parts. Next, youll learn how to build the actual computer, including internal components, and finally, theres a section on maintaining and troubleshooting, to help keep your creation on its best behavior.

About the Author

Morris Rosenthal (Springfield, MA) is an independent computer hardware consultant who holds a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering. He is the author of The Hand-Me-Down PC.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: First-Time Builders

Chapter 2: Selecting and Purchasing Parts

Chapter 3: Before You Assemble Your PC

Chapter 4: Building a Pentium 4 LGA in a Midtower Case

Chapter 5: Building an Athlon 64 or Athlon 64 FX in a Midtower Case

Chapter 6: Building a Pentium 4 in a Tower Case

Chapter 7: Installing an Operating System

Chapter 8: Troubleshooting Checklists

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072195583
Author:
Rosenthal, Morris
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Location:
New York
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
Microcomputers
Subject:
Computer Architecture - Repair & Maintenance
Subject:
Business Software - General
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Hardware - Personal Computers - PCs
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
McGraw
Series:
Build Your Own
Series Volume:
95-3
Publication Date:
20041020
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
10.81x8.53x.54 in. 1.14 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computer Architecture » General
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » General
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » Hardware

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Product details 240 pages McGraw-Hill Osborne Media McGraw-Hill Osborne Media - English 9780072195583 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This visual how-to manual is loaded with photographs and images to help you see exactly how to assemble from scratch--or simply upgrade--your PC easily. Organized in three main sections, this easy-to-follow guide will lead you through making preparations to build your PC, which includes guidance selecting and purchasing the right parts. Next, youll learn how to build the actual computer, including internal components, and finally, theres a section on maintaining and troubleshooting, to help keep your creation on its best behavior.
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