In This Chapter
Studying the console's insides
Supplying the console with power
Examining the motherboard
Understanding the processor
Checking your PC’s processor
Setting the time
You have absolutely no reason to open up the computer console and peer inside. Just as you probably don’t venture under the hood of your car or probe around the interior of the furnace or look inside a cat. You can find professionals who are better equipped to deal with such chores. Let them do it.
Then again, you may have a faint recollection of the terms motherboard, processor, power supply, and so on. It’s possible to use your computer for eons and never really understand or relate to those terms. I’m guessing, however, that you want more from your PC investment than to simply gloss over such specifics. So although you may never venture inside of it, it still matters ...