The Basics of Building a PC
Computers have come a long way since its invention in the past decades. From huge cabinet like computers to microchips, the evolution of computers will not slow down anytime soon. For most people, mobile phones and smart tablets have become the substitute for computers as a means of communication or gaming, and if they prefer a more powerful device they would often go for laptops instead of the traditional desktop PC.
While desktop PC’s have become a thing of the past, there are still a lot of people buying and building their own PC such as hardcore gamers and computer related professionals, it may surprise you on how much they spend on personalizing their PC. These kind of people care more about the performance of their PC than its actual use, and while most of them build their own PC from the ground up there are others who bought their PC already assembled.
So, if you’re looking to build your own PC from the ground up, here’s what you need to consider. First and foremost, know why or what kind of PC are you going to build. Is it for gaming? For photo editing? Or for video editing? Knowing what you want to build will save you a lot of time looking for parts of your PC. There are hundreds of different parts sold in the market with different uses and specs, knowing what you should use would help you adjust your budget in building one.
The next step is buying the parts, there are 7 major components in building a PC, each component performs differently from the others and can be bought separately. The 7 major components are the processor, video card, motherboard, memory, storage, power supply and the case. Each of these components must be bought in order for your PC to function properly, and of course, you need to buy the monitor, keyboard, and mouse of your PC.
Building a virtual computer takes up a lot of time and money if you want your PC to be high-end. Depending on what kind of PC you’ll be building, always remember these tips because before you build your own PC you need to know the basics.