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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. Getting to Know Your Motherboard

    6. Troubleshooting

  2. Chapter 2 Choosing and Buying Components

    1. Choosing Components

    2. Buying Components

    3. Final Words

  3. Chapter 3 Building a Mainstream PC

    1. Determining Functional Requirements

    2. Hardware Design Criteria

    3. Component Considerations

    4. Building the System

    5. Final Words

  4. Chapter 4 Building a SOHO Server

    1. Determining Functional Requirements

    2. Hardware Design Criteria

    3. Component Considerations

    4. Building the System

    5. Final Words

  5. Chapter 5 Building a Kick-Ass LAN Party PC

    1. Determining Functional Requirements

    2. Hardware Design Criteria

    3. Component Considerations

    4. Building the System

    5. Final Words

  6. Chapter 6 Building a Home Theater PC

    1. Determining Functional Requirements

    2. Hardware Design Criteria

    3. Choosing Software

    4. Component Considerations

    5. Building the System

    6. Final Words

  7. Chapter 7 Building a Small Form Factor PC

    1. Determining Functional Requirements

    2. Hardware Design Criteria

    3. Component Considerations

    4. Building the System

    5. Final Words

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