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Description

Even if you’re not a total geek, you can build your own PC -- and it’s worth it. 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, this book 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. 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.

Reviews

On Feb 16 Vasudev Gurumurthy wrote:
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Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On May 1 Kevin Gamin wrote: Perfect Book For Building The Perfect PC
I have a confession which may cost me a large portion of my geek cred. I have never built my own PC. This is not to say that I haven't upgraded PCs, both my own and those owned by clients of the company I work for. I've installed RAM, hard drives, optical drives, and power supplies. I/m halfway to building my own PC, so why haven't I taken the plunge? Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Feb 17 Jeffery Rine wrote: Building the Perfect PC, Third Edition
Building the Perfect PC, Third Edition walks you through the process of building 6 different systems from concept to completion including assembly photographs. Continue reading → Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Feb 14 Eder Andres Avila Nino wrote: Budget and Build an Inexpensive PC
Building the Perfect PC is a good book for technical and non–technical users looking for an alternative, affordable, reliable, inexpensive computer in practicable, understandable, illustrative, quick manner. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

On Jan 29 Kedar Mhaswade wrote: Technical Book Review: Building the Perfect PC (III Edition)
This is a review of this excellent book on building PC's. Here is the book's publication page. (Disclaimer: I received this book as part of a blogger review program at O'Reilly Books).Building a PC has always been fun and though it hasn't remained quite like how Woz built it and… Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Jan 22 Aaron Sumner wrote: Who's this book intended for?
Building a computer can be educational, gratifying, and, with the right guidance, can even be fun. Unfortunately, I don’t know if this book provides that kind of guidance. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar2.0

On Jan 20 Leo Marihart wrote: Excellent, comprehensive guide to PC building
Now in its 3rd edition, this may be the last 'shop manual' you need for building a PC. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Jan 19 Arpit Kumar wrote: Perfect Guide
It is the complete tutorial. You don't need to refer any other content. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Dec 22 Wayne Werner wrote: Review - Building the Perfect PC
Building the Perfect PC, by Robert Bruce Thompson and Barbara Fritchman Thompson, is the perfect introduction to the world of building your own computer. Whether you're looking for a general purpose computer built mainly for playing Farmville, or you want to build a web server, or a MythTV DVR computer,… Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Dec 15 Bobbie Eicher wrote: Review: Building The Perfect PC by Robert Bruce Thompson and Barbara Fritchman Thompson
Building the Perfect PC is a guide for people who want help in choosing, purchasing, and assembling the various pieces required to make a working computer. It includes a remarkable amount of detail, including photographs to illustrate the process. I’m not planning to build my next computer quite yet, but… Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

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