By Jeff Heaton

Do you want to benefit how one can construct a working laptop or computer procedure? development your individual desktop method enables you to get precisely the computing device approach that you simply desire. This booklet will take you thru all the steps to create a strong desktop approach. Our advisor includes over one hundred twenty photos to lead you thru the method. This book additionally comprises pattern designs for computers that emphasize such makes use of as gaming, video enhancing, common use or an economic system approach. know about the entire parts that make up a working laptop or computer method, reminiscent of difficult drives, CD/DVD drives, motherboards, processors, reminiscence, instances, energy offers and fanatics. yet most significantly, study what's appropriate with what

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3, the power supply has not been installed in this case. The power supply is installed in the large space near the top of the case. You should also be able to locate the case screws. 3 they are located on the left and right sides, near the top and bottom. This computer case allows both the left and right side panels to be removed. Some cases allow only the left side panel to be removed. All components will be installed through the left-side panel. While we are looking at the computer case lets also examine the port block.

Checking Compatibility It is very important that you only buy components that will work with your motherboard. In particular you should pay attention to the following. Before buying, make sure you remember the following!! Make sure your motherboard and power supply match. Both must be either ATX or ATX 12V. You cannot interchange ATX and ATX 12V! Make sure your RAM matches your motherboard. Both your motherboard and RAM must be either DDR or DDR2. You cannot interchange DDR and DDR2! Make sure your motherboard has a slot that is compatible with the type of video card you are buying.

This will allow you to attach screws to both sides of a drive. The rest of the right side is taken up by a large metal plate that supports the motherboard. Attaching the motherboard usually does not require access to the right side of the computer. Attaching the motherboard will be covered in Chapter 3. 7: An Empty Case (Right) Now that the case has been opened, we are ready to begin assembling the computer. The first step is to attach the power supply. Examining the Power Supply There are a number of different power supplies that you can use for your computer.

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