Last updated: Aug 29, 2018
For our first lesson in building your own PC, we start with a little computer hardware basics. Lesson 2: Choose and Buy Your Parts. In this lesson, we’ll show you how to most effectively pick out and shop for your parts.
Buying a computer off of the shelf or from an online retailer is a perfectly valid way to get yourself a new PC. If you’re feeling adventurous and want to save a few dollars though, building it yourself is the way to do.
Let’s imagine that you want to build a powerful video-editing computer. You want it to have a quad-core CPU , lots of RAM and at least 2 terabytes of disk space. You also want to have FireWire and USB 3.0 ports on the motherboard.
Rolling your own computer offers a number of advantages that boxed desktops just can’t match, even though inflated component prices have made DIY computers less of a deal these days. You still
Apr 04, 2014 · Today I show you how to build a computer. Building a computer has many advantages. For starters you will save thousands of dollars, you also have the freedom to …
A very good book that doesn’t go overboard into technical aspects of how a computer works, but gives enough instruction and detail to allow any non-computer savvy user to actual buy the parts they need and build a computer from scratch. Well written and it cleaned up some questions i had about certain computer components fitting with others.
This is a question that has been asked about a billion times in the past, when deciding on hardware components to build a new computer. The AMD vs. Intel debate is a matter of opinion, and of course, there are a lot of opinions.
Before you do, you should test if your computer is working as intended. Plug in the system and attach a monitor (make sure you plug the monitor cable into the video card) and a keyboard, the bare