Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

minimum Minimum hardware required to build PC?


8 posts in this topic

Posted

What is the minimum hardware required to build a PC?

Seems like it would be: -

Case

Motherboard

CPU + cooler

RAM

PSU

Fans

Drive

Anything else?

Thanks :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

graphic card if you need something better then the builtin one on the motherboard

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

For what OS?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

By drive do you mean a HDD? or DVD Drive? Having both of those would be a good idea.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

For what OS?

Windows 8.

By drive do you mean a HDD? or DVD Drive? Having both of those would be a good idea.

HDD yeah. I honestly haven't used the DVD drive on my current PC in over a year so probably wouldn't need one, but if they're cheap enough I'd probably get one for completeness.

graphic card if you need something better then the builtin one on the motherboard

I don't think I would, mainly use my PC for browsing. I watch YouTube sometimes but never game on it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

HDD yeah. I honestly haven't used the DVD drive on my current PC in over a year so probably wouldn't need one, but if they're cheap enough I'd probably get one for completeness.

DVD burners are about $20 now (at least in Canada). I'd buy one just for convenience sake.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

If my days in college have taught me anything it's that "case" is not a required component. :laugh:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

Maybe some thermal paste to put between the cooler and the CPU.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.