Building a DIY Vista PC - Intro
Building a DIY Vista PC - a Core2 Duo Computer
Ok, sorry about the "chick" thing. Especially since"the chick" is my daughter. Anyway, building a PC for a girl can be a bit different. They are generally not hardcore gamers like "dudes". The aesthetic requirements also differ. If it were for a boy it could have spikes and flashy things all around and an overall supermegatruck appearance. More is better. With a girl, you may want to be a bit more tasteful. Maybe you'd like to make something soft and pretty - good luck with that. See below...
Part 1) Computer Building Basics:
Store (Hell) Bound First?
A Masochists tale
Meet the Hardware
Part 2) Building:
Installing the motherboard, Cpu and memory
Installing the Drives
Cable installation - headers, power and drive connections