Learn How to Build Your Own Computer

Have you always wanted to build your own computer? Then let us show you how to build a computer from scratch - complete with step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow photo illustrations.

Now here's a little secret that computer makers don't want you to know: Building a computer is quite simple, even if you have zero experience.

When you break it down, all it takes to assemble a computer is to:

  1. know what are the parts to build a computer
  2. choose the best components for your needs
  3. install these individual parts into a computer
Build Your Own Computer

And yes, we shall be covering everything above in full detail (and in plain English). So whether you're building a computer for the first time or refitting an aging PC with new upgrades, you can count on our newbie-friendly tutorials:

How to Build a PC - Step by Step Guide

Want to build your own computer but don't know your way inside a computer case? Have no fear! Our picture guide will show you the easiest method to build a computer from scratch.

CPU Guide for Dummies and Smarties

Building a computer begins with choosing the right CPU. Join us as we explain what is a CPU, how it affects your computer's performance and how to overclock it.

The Complete Guide to Motherboards

The motherboard will determine your computer's features, compatibility and expansion options. Soak up important motherboard facts here and how to choose the right one for your computer.

Everything You Need to Know about RAM

From the basic "What is RAM?" to the popular "How much RAM do I need?", get the full answers to these questions and more.

Buyer's Guide to Computer Power Supplies

Your power supply may not be the most glamorous component, but it's certainly the most crucial. Learn more about this important hardware and how to choose a dependable power supply unit.

How to Choose and Buy a Hard Drive

Should you buy a hard disk drive or solid state drive? Find out how to choose an affordable hard drive that is large and fast enough for your storage needs.