How to Build a Computer - Step by Step Video Guide

Few years ago only computer enthusiast and geeks would think of building their own computer. Nowadays, the idea to build your own computer has become so popular that even the average Joe Blogs can do it. Have you decided to build your own computer but don’t know where to start. You probably done some research about the benefit of building your own computer and need that last bit of motivation to make the idea into reality. In this guide we will show you exactly how to build your own computer using step by step illustrations as well a short video of each step.

The aim of this guide is build a computer that has latest hardware but at the same time must be good value for money. The specification would be upper entry level which would be suitable for average users to browse the web, run all latest applications and even play 3D games at low resolution. So let jump into our parts list :

1. Coolermaster Centurium 5 Mini Tower Case

2. OCZ Xstream 400 Watts Power Supply Unit

3. Gigabyte GA-H55M-UD2H Socket 1156 Motherboard

4. Intel i3 540 Processor

5. Crucial DDR3 SDRAM PC3 10600

6. Seagate Barracuda 500GB SATA Hard drive

7. Pioneer S18 DVD -RW Drive

8. ASUS GeForce GT 430 1GB PCI-E Graphics Card


The parts that i have listed above is perfect for an upper entry level Computer. You can obviously choose parts that are more or less powerful. When choosing your hardware it is best to choose the parts that is suitable for your needs. Its always best to do your home work first before shopping around. With all that out the way lets move to Step 1 – Prepare the case and Install Power Supply Unit.