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Computer Fundamentals by Anita Goel

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Appendix D

ASSEMBLING A PC

1.1 INTRODUCTION

To own a Personal Computer (PC), either purchase a pre-built and pre-assembled computer, or, assemble a computer yourself. This chapter discusses the assembling of computer by the user. Assembling the computer by the user has several advantages. The user learns about the hardware components of computer and their interworking. The user can customize the computer according to their specific needs in addition to saving money and having fun.

1.2 COMPONENTS OF PC

A computer installed at your office or home generally has the following components externally—(1) System unit, (2) Keyboard, (3) Mouse, and (4) Monitor. In addition to this you may have other external components like printer, external drives etc., ...

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