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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
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.
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.
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.
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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