Chapter 8. Basic Skills for PC Building and Upgrading


“Build me straight, O worthy Master!

Stanch and strong, a goodly vessel,

That shall laugh at all disaster,

And with wave and whirlwind wrestle!”

 --Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, “The Building of the Ship”


Building a PC from scratch and upgrading an existing computer are arts that anybody can master. If you can wield a knife and fork without poking yourself in the eye, then you have the requisite dexterity to perform any PC building or upgrading task. If you can dress yourself in the morning, then ...

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