Asked by: Sharolyn Tenotechnology and computing desktops
What's needed to build a PC?
Last Updated: 5th January, 2020
- Processor (CPU)
- Motherboard (MOBO)
- Graphic Card (GPU)
- Memory (RAM)
- Storage (SSD or HDD)
- Power Supply Unit (PSU)
- PC Case.
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In this regard, is it cheaper to build your own computer?
Building your own PC can be cheaper,morerewarding, and offers additional customization. On the otherhand,buying a prebuilt gaming PC is quicker, easier,andgenerally more reliable. In the past, building a PC wasmuchmore difficult and buying a prebuilt came with amuchhigher premium.
One may also ask, how much does it cost to build your own computer? Depends on your needs and your budget! Itcancost anywhere from $300 to $2000, and many people liketooccupy a happy in-between at around$500-$700.
Just so, what cables do I need to build a PC?
In the simplest, basic requirements for acomputerare hard drives, disc drives, power supply, ram,processor,motherboard, case, keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Themonitor willeither need a VGA or DVI cable (maybeHDMI orDisplayPort but DVI will work in most cases).
How do you set up a computer?
Method 1 Setting up a Windows Desktop
- Unpack your components.
- Place the tower.
- Connect the monitor to the tower.
- Plug in the mouse and keyboard.
- Connect any speakers.
- Plug the tower into an outlet.
- Turn on the computer.
- Connect to a network.