Written in an easy to understand style, this book will enable you to build the ultimate gaming computer. All the components are looked at from a gaming perspective so you can tailor the build to suit the types of games you play. It starts with buying advice so you know what to buy and from where. Then it looks at every component, explaining what they do and examining the important specifications, to make sure you buy the right ones for your purpose.
Also important are the peripheral devices, such as the mouse, keyboard, and game controllers. These are a step up from the peripherals used in standard desktop PCs and getting the right ones will enhance your gameplay enormously. Everything you need to know about these devices is explained. The assembly stage is made as clear as possible with the use of pictures and step-by-step instructions.
This is followed by a guide on how to install Windows and set up the system by installing hardware drivers and changing settings in the UEFI BIOS. Should you have any problems, the book explains the most commonly experienced faults and how to fix them.
A detailed overclocking guide is provided that will enable you to get the best possible performance from the CPU, graphics card and system memory. Also examined are the latest technologies, such as Virtual Reality and Ray Tracing, with advice on how to take advantage of them. These days, the Internet is a huge part of gaming and the book finishes by highlighting some online resources that gamers will find invaluable.