Build a PC that will outperform any brand-name box on the market Yes, even if youare not a total geek you can build your own PC -- and we guarantee itas worth the effort. Youall discover that the quality is better and the cost is much lower than any comparable off-the-shelf PC you can buy. Design the custom computer you want, and have fun doing it. Get high-quality PC hardware from local stores and online vendors Plan your computer project with a complete checklist Create the ideal PC that will run Windows 7 or Linux Take advantage of the latest multi-core CPUs Assemble, test, and configure your PC with ease Build a PC that meets your needs and fits your budget Written by hardware experts, this book delivers complete instructions for building your own dream machine with high-quality components, whether itas a PC for general use, extreme gaming, a media center, or home server. Straightforward language, clear directions, and easy-to-follow illustrations make this guide a breeze for computer builders of any skill level, even those with no experience. Building the Perfect PC presents six in-depth custom PC projects: Mainstream PC -- Fast, flexible, quiet, and reliable at a reasonable price Extreme System -- A wicked fast PC for video editing, gaming, and more Media Center -- One PC to replace your TiVo, game console, DVD, and CD player Home Server -- Ideal home network hub to store, share, and secure data Appliance PC -- A tiny, quiet, inexpensive PC you can put anywhere Budget System -- Reliable and highly functional at a low, low priceProblem: The display shows a No Boot Device, Missing Operating System, or similar error message. ... If you upgrade your motherboard but keep your original hard drive (or use a utility to clone your original), your operating system installation may not have the drivers ... Most systems configured this way prompt you to aPress any key to boot from CDa or something similar. ... If you thinkthis has happened, try pressing the reset button to reboot the system while the optical drive is alreadyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Building the Perfect PC|
|Author||:||Robert Bruce Thompson, Barbara Fritchman Thompson|
|Publisher||:||"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2010-11-16|