Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies

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Wiley, Apr 1, 2009 - Computers - 336 pages
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If you’ve dreamed about having a customized multimedia PC or one tricked out for your favorite games, build your own and make your dreams come true! Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies makes it easy.

Not only is building your own PC a really rewarding project, it can also save you a nice chunk of cash. This step-by-step guide helps you decide what you need, teaches you what all those computer terms mean, and tells you exactly how to put the pieces together. It shows you:

  • What tools you need (not as many as you might think!)
  • All about operating systems
  • How to install CD and DVD drives
  • The scoop on sound and video, and how to put a sound system together from start to finish
  • How to connect a monitor and install a modem
  • All about setting up and configuring the hard drive
  • Secrets for securing your system, and more

Included is a bonus DVD showing you how to install the motherboard, CPU, RAM, ports, hard drive, video and sound cards, a DVD drive, and more. With Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies, you can have the computer you want plus the satisfaction of doing it yourself!

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

This book will be of use to a real novice when it comes to opening up a PC and adding parts. However, anyone who has already upgraded memory, installed a video card or new hard disk, or added RAM is ... Read full review

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User Review  - grayghost19 - Overstock.com

The book is on point easy to follow and build your own PC. Great grift Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Mark L. Chambers has been building, customizing, and repairing PCs for over 20 years for himself and clients. As a consultant, he helps everyday folks update, maintain, and troubleshoot PCs.

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