How to Build a Computer From Scratch

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    1. Choosing Computer Hardware
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    Customize your computer to meet your exact needs by building it yourself! Learn what hardware you’ll need to get started in the Part 1 of this four-part series.

    Customize your computer to meet your exact needs by building it yourself! Learn what hardware you’ll need to get started in the Part 1 of this four-part series.

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    2. Installing a Computer Hard Drive
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    Installing the power supply in your custom-built computer was a breeze! Now learn how to install the optical drive, card reader, and hard drive.

    Installing the power supply in your custom-built computer was a breeze! Now learn how to install the optical drive, card reader, and hard drive.

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    3. Installing a Motherboard
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    Mounting the motherboard and connecting the cables properly are the final hurdles to clear when putting together your own custom-built computer.

    Mounting the motherboard and connecting the cables properly are the final hurdles to clear when putting together your own custom-built computer.

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    4. Final Computer Testing & Set Up
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    Now that you’ve finished putting together the hardware for your custom-built computer, all that’s left installing an operating system and the motherboard drivers!

    Now that you’ve finished putting together the hardware for your custom-built computer, all that’s left installing an operating system and the motherboard drivers!

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43 Comments
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Michael I
Carey is great! Love his videos and podcast. Unfortunately the question about how many screws come with a power supply was wrong. In the video it said 4, but the answer that was scored as correct was 6.
Veronica B
I had the same thing happen to me with the question asking about the number of screws needed to put in the power supply.
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Jean M
I didn't know building a computer came with pre-assembled, pre-made parts. Very interesting, thanks.
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Kamel H
SIMPLE LEARNING METHOD, VERY INTERESTING.THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS.
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Giuseppe M
Excellent! I also loved the dog's thoughts!
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Fred H
I like it. Thought about this for several years...seeing this video has got me serious about building my own. Thanks.
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