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CompTIA A+ Part 6: How to Build a Computer

Course Summary

This course will teach you the ins and outs of building a computer. You'll see how to install a motherboard, processor, memory, hard drive and optical drives, expansion cards and more.

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Overview
        ◦ Overview
    ● Safety and Tools
        ◦ Safety Best Practices
        ◦ ESD Wrist Strap
        ◦ Recommended Tools
    ● Evaluating the Case and Power Supply
        ◦ Assessing the Exterior of the Case
        ◦ Assessing the Interior of the Case
    ● Motherboard Review
        ◦ Introducing the Motherboard
        ◦ Motherboard Schematics
        ◦ Walkthrough of Ports
    ● Motherboard Installation
        ◦ Fastening the Motherboard to the Case
        ◦ Securing the Power Connectors
        ◦ Attaching the Front Panel Connectors
    ● Installing the Processor and RAM
        ◦ Processor, Fan and Heat Sink Installation
        ◦ Memory Installation
    ● HDD and Optical Drive Installation
        ◦ Securing a Hard Drive
        ◦ Installing an Optical Drive
    ● Installing Expansion Cards
        ◦ PCIe Installation
        ◦ Network Card Installation
    ● Wrap Up
        ◦ Testing Functionality


Course Fee:
USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

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