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Key PC Components
The key components youll need
to purchase are:
- Case and Power Supply
- CPU With Heatsink and Fan
- RAM (Memory Chip)
- Video Card
- Hard Drive
- CD-RW and/or DVD Drive
- Other Removable Media Drives (optional)
- Sound Card (If your mainboard doesnt have
- Network Interface Card (NIC) and Other PCI Cards
- Operating System
- Keyboard and Mouse
The above components are all you
need. Most of the physical components connect together easily with standardized
connections. Again, Figure 1
shows all the parts you need.
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