Building the perfect PC / Robert Bruce Thompson, Barbara Fritchman Thompson

Author(s): Thompson, Robert Bruce
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Subjects: Microcomputers--Design and construction--Amateurs' manuals
Electronic books
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 3rd ed
Published: Sebastopol, Calif. : O'Reilly, 2010, c2011
LC Classification: T, TK
Alternate Titles: In: Safari books online
Print version: Thompson, Robert Bruce. Building the perfect PC. (OCoLC)649803474 3rd ed. Farnham : O'Reilly, c2011, 2010 9781449388249
Additional Authors: Thompson, Barbara Fritchman
Safari Books Online (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 9781449388249
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Cover title
Previous ed.: 2007
"Learning by discovery."
"Perfect for Windows 7, Linux, and more."
Includes index
Contents: 1. Fundamentals : Why build a PC ; Designing the perfect PC ; Things to know and do before you start ; Things you need to have ; Troubleshooting -- 2. Choosing and buying components : Choosing components ; Buying components ; Final words -- 3. Building a budget PC : Determining functional requirements ; Hardware design criteria ; Component considerations ; Building the budget system ; Final words -- 4. Building a mainstream system : Determining functional requirements ; Hardware design criteria ; Component considerations ; Building the mainstream system ; Final words -- 5. Building an extreme system : Determining functional requirements ; Hardware design criteria ; Component considerations ; Building the extreme system ; Final words -- 6. Building a media center system : Determining functional requirements ; Hardware design criteria ; Component considerations ; Building the media center system ; Installing software ; Final words -- 7. Building an appliance/nettop system : Determining functional requirements ; Hardware design criteria ; Component considerations ; Building the appliance system ; Final words -- 8. Building a home server : Determining functional requirements ; Hardware design criteria ; Component considerations ; Building the home server ; Final words
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xix, 342 p.) : ill
OCLC Number: 740435583
ISBN/ISSN: 9781449388249

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