Include a few sentences summarizing the type of user you are building your PC for. Then,
System components: Find the following components listed below. For each component you choose please explain why you choose this particular component in detail. It would be a good idea to write one paragraph about each component. Remember, DO NOT just list the specs. You must include all the important information about why you choose this component. Do NOT just list all the specs. include in full sentences the important specs.
(4 points) computer case – check form factor;
(5 points) power supply – how did you calculate how much wattage you need? Make sure you choose an appropriate amount
(5 points) Hard drive – discuss capacity, number of drives, type (SSD, HDD, hybrid)
(7 points) RAM-choose an appropriate amount of RAM. You do not need to choose the maximum amount that your OS allows. Keep in mind whether your MB has dual/triple channeling when you make your choice. Explain your thought process
(5 points) Video card (if needed)- but still discuss if you don’t need (why not?)
(2 points) DVD/CD drive – but still discuss if you don’t need (why not?)
(5 points) Keyboard, monitor, mouse, speakers – but still discuss if you don’t need (why not?)
(7 points) Operating System- Which operating system will you install? Why? Do you have any specific software that needs a particular system? What are the features of this operating system?
Include any other components you think you may need (i.e. specialized equipment for a custom build)
(5 points) Conclusion: write a conclusion that summarizes the specifications of the components you choose. Discuss what you may have learnt from this process. Will you consider actually building this computer? Did you find any particular web-sites helpful?
(5 points) Summary: Include a table as a summary, that lists each component, the key specifications, the website where you found it.