Assemble your Pc and upgrade your laptops
Assemble your Pc and upgrade your laptops
About the Book
This explains with many many photos, how to assemble and upgrade your PCs, and your laptops.
A second part, extending the contents, will be released, as 103 pages full of pictures means a 200 MB PDF.
- Table of Contents
- Introduction 5
- Tools 5
- Hardware 7
- Understanding the costs 7
- Understanding why you want that computer for 8
- Do you want a computer to play videogames and enjoying the experience to the max?. 8
- Do you want a computer to work with common LibreOffice, Google Docs, or Microsoft Documents? 8
- Buying your material in Cork 9
- Prepare the list of Hardware carefully 9
- Hardware Checklist 10
- Practical case: a Video games workstation, AMD Based 10
- Practical case: a ZFS Storage Server, Intel Based 12
- Selecting the Graphic Card 14
- Selecting the motherboard 15
- Installing the memory 18
- Installing the memory by Pictures 21
- Installing the CPU 30
- Release the metal lock on the CPU socket 31
- Installing the CPU refrigerator 42
- Installing the NVMe drive or M.2 SATA drive 51
- Installing an M.2 57
- Installing an NVMe 59
- Attaching the cables from the Tower to the Motherboard 67
- The System Panel LEDS 75
- Type of Slots 82
- Installing the video card (GPU) 83
- Installing the PSU 94
- Attempting first power up 104
- Liquid refrigeration 109
- Installing a cooler Coolermaster for Intel CPUs 109
- Quiz: Watch this image. Do you see anything wrong? 110
- Types of Hard drives 111
- Interesting gadgets 112
- External USB case for Hard drives 112
- External USB base for Hard Drives 112
- KVM Switch 112
- DIY: Adding a Storage Enclosure 113
- Adding an HBA Controller PCI 113
- Assembling the UPS 121
- Adding an internal hot swap drives case 124
- Icy Dock MB326SP-B SATA Black disk array - disk arrays (HDD, SSD, Serial ATA III, Black, HDD, Power) Uses 1 5.25” Bay 124
- Upgrading your laptop 126
- Upgrading HP 14-bp060sa (2019 model) 126
- Troubleshooting Hardware Problems 133
- Assembling problems 133
- Pc not starting 133
- System hang 134
- Weird things 134
- Horror histories 134
- My experience as technician in a small store in Barcelona 24 years ago 135
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