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210 fitting or changing a Motherboard . . . . . . 215 Configuring the Motherboard utilizing BIOS Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 226 bankruptcy 6 assisting Processors . . . . . . . . . . . . 239 forms and features of Processors .............. 240 How a Processor Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 241 Intel Processors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246 AMD Processors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 248 Cooling tools and units ............................ 250 Coolers, fanatics, and warmth Sinks . . . . . . . . . . . . 250 Case lovers and different lovers and warmth Sinks . . . . 252 Liquid Cooling platforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253 facing dirt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254 choosing and fitting a Processor ................... 256 pick out a Processor to check approach wishes . . . 256 set up a Processor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258 BIOS energy administration Settings for the Processor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273 Troubleshooting the Motherboard and Processor ............................................... 274 issues of Installations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275 issues of the Motherboard or Processor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277 issues of Overheating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279 Boot difficulties prior to the working procedure rather a lot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283 bankruptcy 7 Upgrading reminiscence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297 reminiscence applied sciences ....................................... 298 DIMM applied sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three hundred RIMM applied sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 305 SIMM applied sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306 reminiscence applied sciences and reminiscence functionality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307 the way to improve Memory................................... 307 How a lot reminiscence Do i want and what kind of Is at the moment put in? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308 what number and what sort of reminiscence Modules are at present put in? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 309 what percentage and how much Modules Can healthy on My Motherboard? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 309 Table of Contents How Do i choose and buy the correct reminiscence Modules? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 316 How Do I set up the recent Modules? . . . . . . . . 317 Troubleshooting Memory................................... 321 improve difficulties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321 habitual difficulties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321 bankruptcy eight assisting demanding Drives . . . . . . . . . . . 329 inside of a difficult force .......................................... 330 reliable country, Magnetic, and Hybrid Drives . . . . 330 How information is geared up on a troublesome force . . . . . 332 harddisk Interface Standards.......................... 335 The ATA Interface criteria . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336 SCSI expertise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341 RAID: demanding Drives operating jointly .................. 343 approximately Floppy Drives......................................... 344 Floppy force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345 Floppy force dossier approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 346 tips to decide on and set up difficult Drives and Floppy Drives ......................................... 347 deciding upon a difficult force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 347 Steps to put in a Serial ATA force . . . . . . . . . 348 Steps to Configure and set up a Parallel ATA force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359 fitting a difficult force in a large Bay . . . . . . 366 tips to enforce RAID . . . . . . . . 366 Steps to put in a Floppy force . . . . . . . . .

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