Building Your Own Computer By Adam Weidemann Case and Power Supply You want to first choose a case that will fit the motherboard form factor and choose.
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Case and Power Supply You want to first choose a case that will fit the motherboard form factor and choose a power supply with an output that will accommodate your needs Be Sure to get a nice flashy case that you can show off to your friends! Might want to have a PSU of about 350 Watts just to be save!
Motherboard, processor, memory Make sure your Motherboard supports the processor and memory you plan on buying! Carefully mount and screw your motherboard to your case Very carefully insert the processor into the socket, be sure to line up the pins correctly and put the heat sink on. Insert Memory into a Dimm and snap the edges back in.
Optical Devices Take off any neccesary drive-bay covers on your case Screw in each drive to the drive-bay Plug in all necessary power and ide cables to the mother board and drives Check for proper Jumper Arrangment
Other Devices Video Card and sound card snap in place in the PCI slots and screw in for added stability.
Setting up the Case Switches Resort to your motherboard manual for this very annoying and tedious activity, for the proper jumper configs.
Make that baby POST!! After everything is correctly plugged in, turn on the computer If you don’t hear a beep, start troubleshooting Make sure all jumpers are configured correctly, processor is securely fastened and that you are not overheating anything!
Installing Windows XP Insert the CD Into your cd-drive Set Your CD-Drive to boot first in your bios Restart Computer, press any key to boot from CD Choose to format your Hard Drive using NTFS on an unpartioned drive space Follow setup instructions BAM You got Win XP Baby!
Brag to your friends Now you can build a computer for anyone, maybe even make some good money doing so. You can even make them look all fancy schmancy with neon lights and case windows!