The Anandtech Guide to PC Gaming Hardware

The Anandtech Guide to PC Gaming Hardware

eBook - 2002
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Take your PC farther. The AnandTech Guide to PC Gaming Hardware shows you just how to choosethe right parts, assemble your new PC, and squeeze every last drop of performance from it.

  • Tired of reading about hardware specs written for the masses? Grit your teeth no longer. TheAnandTech Guide to PC Gaming Hardware provides in-depth coverage of processors, chipsets,motherboards, and memory from a gamer's perspective.
  • Although this book covers the latest advancements in PC hardware technology, it spends moretime helping you understand the specs and under-the-hood tricks that will turn your meager PCsinto implements of death and destruction.
  • Build your ultimate gaming PC from scratch or overhaul your existing PC. Maybe your PC is theneighborhood slowpoke today, but it could be the resident PC speed demon tomorrow.
  • Put your PC's pedal to the metal and overclock it for performance you never dreamed possible. Learn which motherboards, BIOSes, and processors can be overclocked and which you should avoid if pushing the envelope is your goal.What happened to my beloved PC? What to do if you go too far...troubleshooting advice from oneof the industry's most trusted PC hardware experts.

Take your PC farther. The AnandTech Guide to PC Gaming Hardware shows you just how to choose the right parts, assemble your new PC, and squeeze every last drop of performance from it.

  • Tired of reading about hardware specs written for the masses? Grit your teeth no longer. The AnandTech Guide to PC Gaming Hardware provides in-depth coverage of processors, chipsets, motherboards, and memory from a gamer's perspective.
  • Although this book covers the latest advancements in PC hardware technology, it spends more time helping you understand the specs and under-the-hood tricks that will turn your meager PCs into implements of death and destruction.
  • Build your ultimate gaming PC from scratch or overhaul your existing PC. Maybe your PC is the neighborhood slowpoke today, but it could be the resident PC speed demon tomorrow.
  • Put your PC's pedal to the metal and overclock it for performance you never dreamed possible. Learn which motherboards, BIOSes, and processors can be overclocked and which you should avoid if pushing the envelope is your goal. What happened to my beloved PC? What to do if you go too far...troubleshooting advice from one of the industry's most trusted PC hardware experts.


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Written for the PC hardware enthusiast, this guide focuses on hardware needed for building a gaming PC, covering the CPU, the chipset, the memory, the motherboard, mass storage devices, and the video card, and emphasizing benchmarking and testing to measure performance. The book also provides information required to understand aspects of performance, interoperability, troubleshooting, why things work as they do, and future technologies. Shimpi runs a PC hardware Web site. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Que, c2002
ISBN: 9780768654783
0768654785
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 490 p.) : ill

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