Computers

Build Your Own Gaming PC

The step-by-step manual to building the ultimate computer

Author: Russell Barnes

Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK

ISBN: 9780857338020

Category: Computers

Page: 192

View: 3116

Get the performance you want on a budget you can afford. With Build Your Own Gaming PC you'll find all the cutting-edge technology and guidance you need to make your perfect PC a reality. Whether you're looking to upgrade your current computer or building a new one from scratch, you'll be able to play the latest games in style and be ready to face the challenges of next year's hottest titles.
Microcomputers

Haynes Build Your Own Computer

Author: Kyle MacRae,Gary Marshall

Publisher: Haynes Manuals

ISBN: 9780857332684

Category: Microcomputers

Page: 176

View: 9732

Now in its fifth edition, this best-selling manual has been fully revised to bring you right up-to-date with the latest technology, explaining what you need, where to find the best prices and how to put it all together. You'll discover the best multi-core processors and graphics options, whether solid-state drives are better than hard disks and the differences between Windows 7 and Windows 8, all written in a jargon-free style. With step-by-step photos showing how to build a powerful PC and an ultra-compact one - and a troubleshooting guide to help you with any issues you may encounter - this up-to-date manual is a must for anybody who wants to build their own computer.
Computers

Building the Perfect PC

Author: Robert Thompson,Barbara Fritchman Thompson

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596526865

Category: Computers

Page: 402

View: 4656

This popular Build-It-Yourself (BIY) PC book covers every step in building one's own system: planning and picking out the right components, step-by-step assembly instructions, and an insightful discussion of why someone would want to do it in the first place.
Computers

Building Extreme PCs

The Complete Guide to Computer Modding

Author: Ben Hardwidge

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596101367

Category: Computers

Page: 191

View: 1996

Provides instructions on building, customizing, and modifying a PC, with information on components and how to build and test a system, along with a collection of customized PCs.
Computers

Building a PC For Dummies

Author: Mark L. Chambers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118084829

Category: Computers

Page: 360

View: 8750

Shows tech hobbyists how to build the perfect PC, whether they want to create the ultimate gaming machine or combine new and recycled parts to construct an inexpensive computer for a child The do-it-yourself craze is sweeping through the tech community, and this guide is now significantly revised and updated to cover the wide array of new hardware and accessories available Step-by-step instructions and dozens of photos walk first-time computer builders through the entire process, from building the foundation, and adding a processor and RAM, to installing a video card, configuring a hard drive, hooking up CD and DVD drives, adding a modem, and troubleshooting problems
Computers

Build the Ultimate Gaming PC

Author: K. R. Bourgoine,Matthew J. Malm

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471755478

Category: Computers

Page: 347

View: 5656

Provides instructions on designing, building, and assembling a PC dedicated to computer gaming.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Building Computers

Computer Engineers

Author: Daniel R. Faust

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1508145385

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 9626

This book on computer engineering is perfect for the tech-savvy reader interested in an exciting career. Readers will learn about how engineers design and construct the computer hardware people use every day. The text also highlights famous computer engineers who have made invaluable advancements in computer technology. This career integrates science, technology, engineering, and math, which makes this book a perfect fit for STEM instruction and career-based education. Information-rich text is supplemented by a graphic organizer and sidebars to ensure a strong understanding of the topic. Color photographs illustrate the information and give readers an inside look at the life of a computer engineer.
Computers

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

Author: John Mueller

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071842381

Category: Computers

Page: 320

View: 648

Design and assemble an inexpensive yet fast and reliable PC Construct the PC of your dreams using the practical information contained in this hands-on guide. Build Your Own PC on a Budget explains, step-by-step, how to put together a customized computer that is affordable, stable, and powerful. Discover how to choose the parts that fit your needs, safely connect and test components, add video and peripherals, install an operating system, connect to the Internet, and go wireless. Security, maintenance, and software updates are fully covered in this DIY book. Look inside a PC and understand how each component works Decide what you want from your PC and develop a design plan Create a cost-effective parts list and select the best vendors Wire up the motherboard, processor, and add-on boards Connect storage devices, display adapters, and peripherals Securely connect to LANs, WiFi networks, and the Internet Install your operating system, device drivers, and applications Maintain your PC, update software, and back up your data
Computers

The Ultimate Roblox Book: An Unofficial Guide

Learn How to Build Your Own Worlds, Customize Your Games, and So Much More!

Author: David Jagneaux

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1507205333

Category: Computers

Page: 256

View: 9879

Roblox, the largest user-generated online gaming platform that allows users to create and share their own game worlds and gaming creations, has taken the digital world by storm. There are so many games and social worlds to create with the platform, and this guide gives you the advice you need to get started.
Computers

Building Your Own PC

Buying and Assembling with Confidence

Author: Arnie Lee

Publisher: Abacus Software Incorporated

ISBN: 9781557553553

Category: Computers

Page: 157

View: 8447

Written for the novice, this step-by-step book strips away the mystery and fear most people have about the internals of a personal computer and helps the average consumer confidently select and buy the right components and assemble them into a high-performance Pentium II PC.
Business & Economics

The Startup Owner's Manual

The Step-by-Step Guide for Building a Great Company

Author: Steve Blank,Bob Dorf

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 098920054X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 608

View: 8232

Welcome to The Startup Owner's Manual, a near-encyclopedic manual that will teach you * How to incorporate the Business Model Canvas as the organizing principle for startup hypotheses * How to find Product-Market fit * How to Get, Keep and Grow customers * How to fuel growth with metrics that matter The Startup Owner's Manual walks you, step-by-step, through the tested and proven Customer Development process created by startup expert Steve Blank, unlocking the secrets to building a successful, scalable company. This book: * Guides startups of all types in their search for a scalable, profitable business model * Explains the 9 deadly sins startups commit most often - and helps you avoid them * Provides separate paths and advice for physical versus web/mobile products * Explains how to test and iterate your company's road to product/market fit * Details strategies and tactics for how to get, keep and grow customers * Teaches a new math for startups -- metrics that matter * Includes detailed checklists at every step of the process ...and provides hundreds of ideas, watch-outs and "how tos" for founders! The Startup Owner's Manual lays out the best practices, lessons and tips that have swept the startup world, offering a wealth of proven advice and information for entrepreneurs of all stripes. It is used by thousands of startups, leading universities (including Stanford, U.C. Berkeley and Columbia) and the U.S. National Science Foundation, among many others.
Computers

Building a PC in Easy Steps

Author: Stuart Yarnold

Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited

ISBN: 9781840786019

Category: Computers

Page: 192

View: 9393

A guide to building a custom PC covers such topics as CPUs, memory, motherboards, system cases, video systems, monitors, hard drives, input devices, testing and setting up the system, and peripherals.
Computers

How to Build a Computer (for Beginners)

Eighth Edition

Author: John Gower, III

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781470111717

Category: Computers

Page: 122

View: 8873

The book, "How to Build a Computer (For Beginners)", outlines step-by-step instructions on how to build a computer from the bare bones to the finished product. The book includes a list of choices for tools and supplies necessary to successfully build a computer on your own; using the author's educated knowledge and background on computer software and hardware.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Coding Computer Games with Scratch

Author: N.A

Publisher: Kids Play

ISBN: 9781465439352

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

View: 7190

Coding computer programs is one of the most valuable skills for anyone to have. Written for children with little to no coding experience, Coding Games with Scratch guides children through building platform games, puzzles, racers, and 3-D action games. Schools have incorporated computer coding into their curriculum, beginning as early as kindergarten to ensure students understand the languages and uses of computer coding. The step-by-step guides are simple and easy to follow with Minecraft-style pixel art. Children will learn essential coding skills while having fun and creating games to play with their friends. The many different styles and types of games are covered, such as classic and arcade games. When people learn to code in Scratch, they learn important strategies for solving problems, designing projects, and communicating ideas. Coding Games with Scratch empowers children to be creative and to have fun while teaching them practical real-life skills.
Computers

Upgrading and Repairing PCs

Author: Scott Mueller

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0132682184

Category: Computers

Page: 1200

View: 9882

“…a comprehensive resource for PC enthusiasts and professionals alike. Packed with the latest speeds and feeds, you’ll want to keep this book on-hand as an authoritative technology reference.” –Chris Angelini, Managing Editor, Tom’s Hardware For 20 years, Upgrading and Repairing PCs has been the world’s #1 guide to PC hardware: the single source for reliable information on troubleshooting and fixing problems, adding hardware, optimizing performance, and building new PCs. Now, better than ever, this 20th Edition offers beefed-up coverage of the newest hardware innovations and maintenance techniques, plus more than 90 minutes of new DVD video. Scott Mueller delivers practical answers about PC processors, motherboards, buses, BIOSes, memory, storage, video, audio, I/O, input devices, networks, Internet connectivity, power, and much more. You’ll find the industry’s best coverage of diagnostics, testing, and repair–plus cutting-edge discussions of improving performance via overclocking and other techniques. Mueller has taught thousands of professionals in person and millions more through his books and videos–nobody knows more about keeping PCs running perfectly. Whether you’re a professional technician, a small business owner trying to save money, or a home PC enthusiast, this is the only PC hardware book you need! NEW IN THIS EDITION The newest processors, including Intel’s 2nd generation Core i3, i5, i7 plus the Atom, and AMD’s new VISION series CPUs 3TB (and larger) disks, 4K sectoring, partition alignment, faster SATA disk interfaces, and SSD (Solid State Drive) hard drive replacements New firmware innovations, from full UEFI BIOS support to built-in motherboard flash BIOS upgrade utilities Integrated video and audio, including 5.1/7.1 surround sound, HDMI, and DisplayPort connections Updated PCI Express and Power Supply specifications for powering high-end video cards Emerging interfaces such as USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt Updated coverage of building PCs from scratch–from choosing and assembling hardware through BIOS setup and troubleshooting ON THE DVD Get more than 90 minutes of up-to-the minute, studio quality how-to videos–all playable on your DVD player or computer! In this edition, Scott Mueller offers true insider information about several of the key components in a PC, including hard disk drives, power supplies, motherboards, and more. You will see hard drives completely dissected–even see an open hard drive in operation–so you can observe exactly what happens under the covers. One of the most common causes of failure in modern motherboards, power supplies, and many other PC components are bad capacitors–otherwise known as the capacitor plague. Mueller will show several real-world examples of this “disease,” so you can easily identify and perhaps even repair the problem. Finally, because external hard drives are now commonly used for supplementary storage and backups, you’ll find a complete discussion of several alternatives on the market. This includes tips and tricks for building or assembling your own flexible, high performance and highly reliable external storage drives, with several examples shown. This DVD also contains the complete 19th edition of this book in printable form, plus extensive technical reference material, a comprehensive glossary, and more!
Computers

Automate the Boring Stuff with Python

Practical Programming for Total Beginners

Author: Al Sweigart

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593276850

Category: Computers

Page: 504

View: 2082

If you’ve ever spent hours renaming files or updating hundreds of spreadsheet cells, you know how tedious tasks like these can be. But what if you could have your computer do them for you? In Automate the Boring Stuff with Python, you’ll learn how to use Python to write programs that do in minutes what would take you hours to do by hand—no prior programming experience required. Once you’ve mastered the basics of programming, you’ll create Python programs that effortlessly perform useful and impressive feats of automation to: –Search for text in a file or across multiple files –Create, update, move, and rename files and folders –Search the Web and download online content –Update and format data in Excel spreadsheets of any size –Split, merge, watermark, and encrypt PDFs –Send reminder emails and text notifications –Fill out online forms Step-by-step instructions walk you through each program, and practice projects at the end of each chapter challenge you to improve those programs and use your newfound skills to automate similar tasks. Don’t spend your time doing work a well-trained monkey could do. Even if you’ve never written a line of code, you can make your computer do the grunt work. Learn how in Automate the Boring Stuff with Python. Note: The programs in this book are written to run on Python 3.
Computers

Build a Computer from Scratch

Author: Jeff Heaton

Publisher: Heaton Research, Inc.

ISBN: 0977320626

Category: Computers

Page: 212

View: 4857

Building a computer system lets users get exactly the computer system that they need. This book takes them through all of the steps to create a powerful computer system. Includes 120+ photographs to guide readers through the process. (Computer Books)
Architecture

Building with Cob

A Step-by-step Guide

Author: Adam Weismann,Katy Bryce

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: 252

View: 2951

Computers

Computer Coding for Kids

Author: Carol Vorderman

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241010446

Category: Computers

Page: 224

View: 854

A simple visual guide to get kids computer coding in no time Computer coding is firmly back on the agenda as a key skill for children to start learning. Computer Coding for Kids is a unique step-by-step guide, perfect for kids interested in computer programming and how computers work. Now available with text that lights up as you read along and playful images and sounds. Avoiding computer jargon, this book guides children through creating computer programs starting with the very basics. Computer Coding for Kids is the only programming book that teaches both Scratch and Python programming languages, with illustrated, simple, step-by-step explanations that make the complex art of computer programming clear for the complete beginner. Starting with simple explanations of programming basics, it progresses to more advanced projects where children can build their own games. Computer Coding for Kids is ideal for kids looking to take your first steps into programming or those that are already interested and hungry to learn more.