pc building parts checklist

list of pc parts needed to build a desktop pc

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This list is a general overview with abbreviated descriptions of the parts typically necessary to build your own desktop computer system. I encourage you to spend some time researching each individual item you are curious about--just take this page as a general list.

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I've included two additional webpages describing the components you'll need to build your PC. Click here for the first page of descriptions, and click here for the second page of descriptions.

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Click here to learn about the set of parts below (descriptions)

  • _ ATX tower (or mid-tower) case
  • _ Power Supply
  • _ CPU
  • _ ATX Motherboard
  • _ RAM / Memory
  • _ Graphics/video card
  • _ Cooling / Fans

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Click here to learn about the set of parts below (descriptions)

  • _ Sound card
  • _ SSD - Solid State Drive or Hard drive(s)
  • _ Speakers
  • _ Screen (LCD)
  • _ Keyboard
  • _ Mouse
  • _ optical drive (DVD burner or Blu-ray)
  • _ Surge Protector
  • _ Network Interface Card
  • _ Wi-Fi
  • _ USB card
  • _ Operating System software
  • _ Modem (optional)
  • _ Printer (optional)
  • _ Scanner (optional)
  • _ Webcam (optional)

Read the PC Building Guides

To learn how to assemble the pc parts, you can read Guides to Building Your Own Computer

View Descriptions of Parts on: Page 2 / Page 3

The Parts Checklist Descriptions are found on page 2 and page 3.

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