A useful list of all the components that you will need to build your own desktop computer, be it for business, gaming or entertainment purposes.
The usually black/grey container where your motherboard sits and cables connect to.
Computer Power Supply
Most cases comes with one. But if you’re into overclocking, high performance gaming or entertainment, you will need to get a better one.
Computer Processor (CPU)
It’s going to be an Intel or AMD. Choose wisely.
The motherboard is where your processor, RAM, graphic cards etc sits on.
RAM (Random Access Memory)
You need at least 4GB of RAM these days to run an optimum operating system.
Motherboards usually comes with their on graphic processing units/chips, but for serious gamers, video producers or graphic related designers, you will need to get a better graphic card.
This is where all your data, files, media etc are stored in.
Get a widescreen if you can afford it.
For listening to music, movies, videos, sound effects etc
There are basically 3 types of mouse for you to choose from: laser mouse, optical mouse and wireless mouse.
You’ll need a keyboard for typing.
External Storage Disk Drives
A portable external hard disk or solid state drives (SSD) will come in handle especially when you want your data to be portable and share it with others or on another computer.
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