Before you purchase a computer, you need to know what type of computer is right for you and what extras you really need. This chapter helps you do that by explaining the sales jargon and demystifying the process of buying a computer.
Choose a Computer Type 34
Select a CPU 35
Determine How Much RAM You Need 36
Select Data Storage Options 37
Choose a Monitor and Video Card 38
Choose a Printer 39
Add Other Peripherals 40
Purchase Additional Software 41
Tips on Purchase Considerations 42
The most important consideration when purchasing a computer is the type of system that you need.
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