15 Apr '17, 2am

Build Your Own PC — Really https://t.co/C4m1qC7oSf

Build Your Own PC — Really https://t.co/C4m1qC7oSf

There was a time when building your own computer meant a lot of soldering or wire wrapping. At some point, though, building a PC has come to mean buying a motherboard, a power supply, and just plugging a few wires together. There’s nothing wrong with that, but [Scott Baker] wanted to really build a PC. He put together an Xi 8088 , a design from [Sergey] who has many interesting projects on his site. [Scott] did a great build log plus a video, which you can see below. As the name implies, this isn’t a modern i7 powerhouse. It is a classic 8088 PC with a 16-bit backplane. On the plus side, almost everything is conventional through-hole parts, excepting an optional compact flash socket and part of the VGA card. [Scott] acquired the boards from the Retrobrew forum’s inventory of boards where forum users make PCBs available for projects like this. If you try to duplicate [Scott...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2017/04/14/build-your-own-pc-really/

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  1. 07 Jul '17, 6am

    This article is very helpful for hardware technicians who are expert in resolving PC hardware issues and also those who want to build their own custom PC.
    Here I like to share another useful guide that why building your own custom PC is more often affordable than buying a new one. http://blog.memory4less.com/10-reasons-to-build-your-own-pc/

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