Now in its fourth edition, this best-selling manual has been fully revised to bring you right up-to-date with technology. We explore the latest processors, memory, storage options and operating systems, discover what you need for Windows Vista and Windows 7 and of course we focus on the practical with plain English descriptions of what to get, where to get it at the best price and how to put it all together.
Table of Contents
Pure power and little wonders: deciding what to build. Understanding the specs. Getting the bits without breaking the bank. Making your PC future-proof. Build your own powerful PC. Build your own small, sleek machine. Installing Windows and adding peripherals. Tweaking and troubleshooting.
Freelance journalists Kyle MacRae and Gary Marshall have been debunking jargon and making everyday computing accessible to everyone for more than a decade, covering technology for a wide range of magazines, newspapers and radio programmes.