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PC*Base #3 – Cases

In previous weeks I’ve written about different parts, and how to look for what you’re buying.  Now it’s time to finally start looking at specific hardware.  We’re starting with cases because it’s the base for everything you do.  Since everything goes inside the case, and you will have to stare at it, picking out a good one is pretty important.
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PC-Base #2 – Researching Parts

In Part 1 of the PC-Base series we covered some basic knowledge on computer parts.  In part 2 I will cover how best to research the parts we will be discussing, where to get the best deals, and how to get the best support when something goes wrong.  As the series continues I’ll be referring back to these sites when I refer to part information.  Continue reading PC-Base #2 – Researching Parts

PC-BASE #1 – Intro

Over the years I’ve been the “tech guy” for my friends when they have tech questions and tech support issues.  I just recently helped a friend build a new PC, which really isn’t that difficult.  It wasn’t all roses and we ran into a few troubles along the way.   By the end he was kind of comfortable putting a lot of it together himself, because of all of the troubleshooting we had to do. Continue reading PC-BASE #1 – Intro