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Build Your Own PC on a Budget: A DIY Guide for Hobbyists and Gamers by John Mueller

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Introducing the Major Parts

Chapter 1 discusses a lot of topics that deal with making your custom-built computer a good buying decision. In addition, it helps you focus in on why you want a custom-built system in the first place. However, you might also be a bit confused at this point about some terms in the first chapter, such as motherboard. Even if you have heard of some of the terms in Chapter 1, you may have never seen any examples of what these items look like. This chapter helps correct that oversight. In this case, you get an overview of the major parts (components) in a typical PC. Of course, your PC may contain special components, depending on its purpose, but it will also contain the general components described in this chapter. ...

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