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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Fundamentals

    1. Why Build a PC?

    2. Designing the Perfect PC

    3. Things to Know and Do Before You Start

    4. Things You Need to Have

    5. Troubleshooting

  2. Chapter 2 Choosing and Buying Components

    1. Choosing Components

    2. Buying Components

    3. Final Words

  3. Chapter 3 Building a Budget PC

    1. Determining Functional Requirements

    2. Hardware Design Criteria

    3. Component Considerations

    4. Building the Budget System

    5. Final Words

  4. Chapter 4 Building a Mainstream System

    1. Determining Functional Requirements

    2. Hardware Design Criteria

    3. Component Considerations

    4. Building the Mainstream System

    5. Final Words

  5. Chapter 5 Building an Extreme System

    1. Determining Functional Requirements

    2. Hardware Design Criteria

    3. Component Considerations

    4. Building the Extreme System

    5. Final Words

  6. Chapter 6 Building a Media Center System

    1. Determining Functional Requirements

    2. Hardware Design Criteria

    3. Component Considerations

    4. Building the Media Center System

    5. Installing Software

    6. Final Words

  7. Chapter 7 Building an Appliance/Nettop System

    1. Determining Functional Requirements

    2. Hardware Design Criteria

    3. Component Considerations

    4. Building the Appliance System

    5. Final Words

  8. Chapter 8 Building a Home Server

    1. Determining Functional Requirements

    2. Hardware Design Criteria

    3. Component Considerations

    4. Building the Home Server

    5. Final Words

  1. Colophon