•Now in it's 4th Edition
•The first step in the right direction to building your own PC
•Concise and easy to understand, this book will enlighten you to which components
best suit your needs and how to merge them into a fully working system
•Fully Illustrated and updated for Windows 8Pre-built systems are often a compromise between what the manufacturers want to sell you and what you want to buy. One solution is to build it yourself. Acquiring a copy of Building a PC in Easy Steps is the first step in the right direction. Written in a concise and easy-to-understand style, this book walks readers through all the stages of building and setting up a computer: buying the parts and avoiding sales scams; mastering and installing each component (CPU, memory, video, etc); altering default settings in the BIOS for optimum performance; and installing and configuring device drivers. The troubleshooting chapter is invaluable in the event of problems. By the time they have finished, readers have a computer that’s tailored to their exact requirements with no superfluous features or functions. Fully illustrated and updated for Windows 8.