Press Release: November 18, 2010
Building the Perfect PC: Build a PC that will outperform any brand-name box on the market--New from O'Reilly
Sebastopol, CA—Even if you're not a total geek, you can build your own PC—and it's worth the effort. You'll discover that the quality is better and the cost is much lower than any comparable off-the-shelf PC you can buy. Written by hardware experts Robert and Barbara Thompson, Building the Perfect PC (O'Reilly Media, $39.99 USD) delivers complete instructions for building your own dream machine with high-quality components, whether it's a PC for general use, extreme gaming, a media center, or home server.
"This book appeals to the hidden hacker in everyone, the folks who like the idea of being self-sufficient when it comes to their PCs," say authors Robert Bruce Thompson and Barbara Fritchman Thompson." Building the Perfect PC teaches you how to design and build a custom PC optimized for your own specific needs and budget, instead of paying more for a mediocre commercial unit. Readers will learn to build a PC with full confidence in the components they have selected and their skills to perform the task."
With this book, you will:
- 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
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. Design the custom computer you want, and have fun doing it.
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For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://oreilly.com/catalog/0636920010197
Building the Perfect PC
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
By Robert Bruce Thompson, Barbara Fritchman Thompson
Print ISBN: 9781449388249 Ebook ISBN: 9781449388256
Pages: 368 (est.)
Print Price: $39.99 Ebook Price: $31.99
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