The Hard Drive is the primary storage device of your computer to where all of your applications, operating system, and files are stored. The memory size of your Hard Drive will determine how much you can put on it, as well the speed of your hard drive will determine how fast it can transfer data. […]
Random Access Memory (RAM) is very important as it is your computers most common memory that can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on (see Definitions of ram on the Web). When choosing the right RAM for your computer it may be confusing as there are different types, but […]
The motherboard holds the crucial components of your computer system. As stated by PCreview: “A motherboard houses the BIOS (Basic Input/Output System), which is the simple software run by a computer when initially turned on. Other components attach directly to it, such as the memory, CPU (Central Processing Unit), graphics card, sound card, hard-drive, disk […]
The Processor or central processing unit (CPU) is the primary device used to carry a computers functions. The two major brand you can purchase at most computer resellers are Intel and AMD chips. I purchased an AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor, and it has worked wonders. Came […]
The power supply unit provides your computer and all of its accessories with power. Choosing the right power supply unit for your computer depends on how much power you actually need. Here is power supply calculator that is very useful to determine the right PSU Wattage needed for your particular set-up based on CPU, Motherboard, Video […]
A very important part of your computer building arsenal, is the housing to put it all in. This is the only part I did not have to buy for mine since I found someone with an old case. I took all of the old parts out, and it worked perfect! If you don’t know someone […]
1. A Computer Case 2. Power Supply Unit (P.S.U) 3. A Processor (With a Cooling Fan) 4. A MotherBoard (Compatible with your processor) 5. RAM – Memory 6. HardDrive 7. DVD – Drive 8. Video Graphics Card 9. Operating System 10. Other: Mouse, Keyboard, Monitor, Internet connection etc.