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

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Adding RAM and Processor

You have a shiny new motherboard, RAM, and processor, along with a number of other components. It’s possible to install the motherboard into the case first, but easier if you install the RAM and processor before you install the motherboard. Having the motherboard in a place where you can access it easily makes the process faster. With this in mind, this chapter is going to get you started on the building process by adding RAM and the processor to the motherboard.

Understanding Static Electricity

It’s a dry day and you’ve walked for some distance across the floor in your slippers. When you touch the doorknob, you will see an arc race from your finger to the doorknob and feel the jolt of static electricity. Some people ...

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