Book Review: Building the Perfect PC

Building the Perfect PC” by Robert Bruce and Barbara Fritchman Thompson (O’Reilly) is a perfect book for those looking for a guide on assembling computers themselves. The book also serves as a good reference for every computer user to deal with day-to-day maintenance issues.




Generally, you need to be an expert for assembling your pc as it requires a lot of technical knowledge and expertise. You have to decide right hardware components and set them properly. Although, internet is full with informative articles but most of them are not for beginners and non-techies. The Building the Perfect PC targets users of all skill-levels, including those who don’t have any prior experience of dealing with computer hardware. It starts with basic concepts and leads to advanced topics like “Building a Home Server”.

The book describes each and every component in details. It covers topics like “Building a Budget PC”, “Building a Mainstream System”, “Building an Extreme System”, “Building a Nettop System” and hence useful for all types of requirements.

The Building the Perfect PC by Robert Bruce and Barbara Fritchman Thompson has been published by O’Reilly, and available in print & e-book (ePub, Mobi, PDF) formats. Limited book preview is available here.