Upgrading and Repairing PCs (20th Edition) by Scott Mueller

By Scott Mueller

<P style="MARGIN: 0px">“…a accomplished source for notebook fans and pros alike. choked with the newest speeds and feeds, you’ll are looking to preserve this ebook on-hand as an authoritative expertise reference.”
<P style="MARGIN: 0px">–Chris Angelini, coping with Editor, Tom’s Hardware
<P style="MARGIN: 0px"> 
<P style="MARGIN: 0px">For twenty years, Upgrading and Repairing desktops has been the world’s no 1 advisor to computing device undefined: the one resource for trustworthy details on troubleshooting and solving difficulties, including undefined, optimizing functionality, and development new computers. Now, higher than ever, this twentieth variation bargains beefed-up insurance of the most recent suggestions and upkeep suggestions, plus greater than ninety mins of latest DVD video.
<P style="MARGIN: 0px"> 
<P style="MARGIN: 0px">Scott Mueller gives you useful solutions approximately laptop processors, motherboards, buses, BIOSes, reminiscence, garage, video, audio, I/O, enter units, networks, web connectivity, strength, and masses extra. You’ll locate the industry’s most sensible assurance of diagnostics, trying out, and repair–plus state-of-the-art discussions of bettering functionality through overclocking and different techniques.
<P style="MARGIN: 0px"> 
<P style="MARGIN: 0px">Mueller has taught hundreds of thousands of execs in individual and thousands extra via his books and videos–nobody is aware extra approximately retaining computers working completely. Whether you’re a certified technician, a small enterprise proprietor attempting to get a better price, or a house laptop fanatic, this is often the single computing device publication you need!
<P style="MARGIN: 0px"> 
<P style="MARGIN: 0px">NEW during this EDITION
<UL> * the most recent processors, together with Intel’s 2d iteration center i3, i5, i7 plus the Atom, and AMD’s new imaginative and prescient sequence CPUs * 3TB (and better) disks, 4K sectoring, partition alignment, quicker SATA disk interfaces, and SSD (Solid nation force) harddrive replacements * New firmware suggestions, from complete UEFI BIOS aid to integrated motherboard flash BIOS improve utilities * built-in video and audio, together with 5.1/7.1 encompass sound, HDMI, and DisplayPort connections * up-to-date PCI show and tool offer standards for powering high-end video playing cards * rising interfaces resembling USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt * up to date insurance of creating desktops from scratch–from settling on and assembling via BIOS setup and troubleshooting
</UL> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> 
<P style="MARGIN: 0px">ON THE DVD
<P style="MARGIN: 0px">Get greater than ninety mins of up-to-the minute, studio caliber how-to videos–all playable in your DVD participant or desktop! during this variation, Scott Mueller deals precise insider information regarding a number of of the foremost elements in a laptop, together with hard disk drive drives, energy offers, motherboards, and more.
<P style="MARGIN: 0px"> 
<P style="MARGIN: 0px">You will see challenging drives thoroughly dissected–even see an open harddisk in operation–so you could discover precisely what occurs less than the covers. essentially the most universal motives of failure in sleek motherboards, strength provides, and lots of different workstation parts are undesirable capacitors–otherwise referred to as the capacitor plague. Mueller will exhibit numerous real-world examples of this “disease,” so that you can simply establish and maybe even fix the matter. eventually, simply because exterior not easy drives at the moment are customary for supplementary garage and backups, you’ll discover a entire dialogue of numerous possible choices out there. This contains tips and tips for development or assembling your individual versatile, excessive functionality and hugely trustworthy exterior garage drives, with numerous examples proven. This DVD additionally includes the entire 19<SUP>th</SUP> version of this booklet in printable shape, plus wide technical reference fabric, a entire word list, and more!
<P style="MARGIN: 0px"> 

Show description

Read Online or Download Upgrading and Repairing PCs (20th Edition) PDF

Best computers books

Fire in the Valley: The Birth and Death of the Personal Computer

Within the Nineteen Seventies, whereas their contemporaries have been protesting the pc as a device of dehumanization and oppression, a motley choice of university dropouts, hippies, and electronics lovers have been engaged in anything even more subversive. enthusiastic about the belief of having machine energy into their very own palms, they introduced from their garages a hobbyist move that grew into an undefined, and eventually a social and technological revolution.

STACS 2006: 23rd Annual Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science, Marseille, France, February 23-25, 2006. Proceedings

This e-book constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the twenty third Annual Symposium on Theoretical points of computing device technology, STACS 2006, held in Marseille, France, in February 2006. The fifty four revised complete papers provided including 3 invited papers have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 283 submissions.

Compel (Vol. 23, 2004): Special Issue

Particular factor: chosen papers from PMAPS 2002 -Conference on Probabilistic equipment utilized to energy platforms, Naples 2002

Extra info for Upgrading and Repairing PCs (20th Edition)

Example text

This is the primary working memory that holds all the programs and data the processor is using at a given time. ” Case/chassis The case is the frame or chassis that houses the motherboard, power supply, disk drives, adapter cards, and any other physical components in the system. ” Power supply The power supply feeds electrical power to the internal components in the PC. The power supply is covered in detail in Chapter 18. Hard drive The hard disk is the primary high-capacity storage media for the system.

In any case, remember that bus widths and register sizes are completely unrelated. Also note that most newer processors use serial buses which are narrow, but also very fast. ◊◊ See “Internal Registers (Internal Data Bus),” p. 44 (Chapter 3). ◊◊ See “Processor Specifications,” p. 37 (Chapter 3). System Components A modern PC is both simple and complicated. It is simple in the sense that over the years, many of the components used to construct a system have become integrated with other components into fewer and fewer actual parts.

It is simple in the sense that over the years, many of the components used to construct a system have become integrated with other components into fewer and fewer actual parts. It is complicated in the sense that each part in a modern system performs many more functions than did the same types of parts in older systems. This section briefly examines all the components and peripherals in a modern PC system. Each item is discussed further in later chapters. 3. 3 Basic PC Components Component Description Motherboard The motherboard is the core of the system.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.63 of 5 – based on 5 votes

Related posts