Upgrading and Repairing PCs
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For more than 25 years, Upgrading and Repairing PCs has been the world’s #1 guide to PC hardware: The single source for reliable information on how PCs work, troubleshooting and fixing problems, adding hardware, optimizing performance, and building new PCs. This 22nd edition offers beefed-up coverage of the newest hardware innovations and maintenance techniques, plus more than two hours of new video.
Scott Mueller delivers practical answers about PC processors, mother-boards, buses, BIOSes, memory, SSD and HDD storage, video, audio, networks, Internet connectivity, power, and much more. You’ll find the industry’s best coverage of diagnostics, testing, and repair—plus cutting-edge discussions of improving PC performance via overclocking and other techniques.
Mueller has taught thousands of professionals in person and millions more through his books and videos—nobody knows more about keeping PCs running perfectly. Whether you’re a professional technician, a small business owner trying to save money, or a home PC enthusiast, this is the only PC hardware book you need!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sferguson - LibraryThing
A book of great value, although it has become less and less useful to the knowledgeable technician over the past several years. Continuous additions of content in each edition add value and continue to make this a good investment for anyone interested in working on computer hardware. Read full review
Fantastic computer hardware resource!User Review - riz994 - Borders
Scott Mueller writes with a style that is accessible to anyone with an interest in computer hardware and history. While some concepts may be advanced for certain readers, most of the material will be ... Read full review
External IO Interfaces
Local Area Networking
The ATAIDE Interface
Flash and Removable Storage
Building or Upgrading Systems
PC Diagnostics Testing and Maintenance