The thrilling thing about owning and using computers is that you don’t only have to sit back and wait for already built computers, especially if you fall among the category of high-end users who require computers for uses such as gaming. Several PC companies not only sell already built PCs, but they also offer PC parts to enable users to build their own. If you are interested in building a gaming PC, you should visit the US-reviews platform for a list of selected PC companies before choosing which one to patronize.
Building your gaming PC is one of the quickest ways to ensure that you enjoy a heightened gaming experience especially if you are a novice. Successfully doing this can be intimidating, but with guidance, you might find it easier than you had imagined.
In building your gaming PC, the first thing you need is to prepare your PC building tools. You will need an insulated workspace and a set of magnetic screwdrivers. The next thing you need is to select a PC case for your system. They come in three general sizes which include full tower, mid-tower, and mini-tower. The cases however vary according to manufacturers and are typically made based on motherboard sizes. The third thing you need is to get your gaming PC parts. You need to create a list of components and make research to know which components would be compatible with one another. To get reliable components needed in building your PC, it is advisable to read computer store reviews before selecting which computer store to patronize or visit.
The PC components/ parts you will be needing to include Central processing unit (CPU), Motherboard, Memory (RAM), Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), Storage, Power Supply Unit (PSU), System cooling, Gaming peripherals, and Operating system(OS). After all these are set, you can apply the following guides in building your PC:
Install the CPU
Remove the motherboard from its package. Look for the CPU socket, (this will be covered by a protective cap). Open the CPU socket, remove the CPU from its packaging and gently insert the CPU into the CPU socket. Thereafter, ensure it is balanced before gently lowering the retention lever that covers the CPU socket.
Install M.2 SSD
Although this is optional, find the M.2 SSD slot on your motherboard (you can consult the user manual that comes with your motherboard to find it), then gently slide the M.2 SSD into its slot, push it down and tighten it with its screw.
Install CPU Coolants
CPU coolers come in a variety of models and types. You should consult the manual that came with your CPU cooler to be guided on how to undertake the installation process.
Install the RAM
Consulting the motherboard user manual would help you ascertain how many RAM slots your motherboard has, and how to arrange and fit the RAMs accordingly.
Mount the Power Supply
Unpack the PSU, and set aside its cables. Mount the PSU by observing your case to know where …Read more