How to Build a Computer Bundle

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What's Included

How to Build a Computer from Scratch: Complete Blueprint
  • Certification included
  • Experience level required: All levels
  • Access 51 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Length of time users can access this course: Lifetime

Course Curriculum

51 Lessons (2h)

  • What To Expect and What You Will Take Away
    Benefits of Building Your Own Computer vs. Buying One Pre-built2:27
  • Assessing Your Needs: Start planning for your build
    What Will You Demand From Your Computer?
    Consider and Set Your Budget0:56
  • Functions of the Machine: How a Computer Works
    Learning About Components
    Walk-through of a Computer's Inner Hardware2:27
    The Motherboard1:11
    The CPU (Central Processing Unit)1:56
    What Is RAM?0:54
    The Power Supply1:08
    Learn About Storage Devices
    What is a Dedicated Graphics Card?1:45
    Optical Drives; Do You Need One?
    Optimizing Airflow with Case Fans1:04
    Hardware review
  • How to Choose Your Components
    Best Sources for Buying Computer Hardware1:53
    Consider Your Motherboard2:33
    AMD vs Intel
    Choosing your Ideal Motherboard12:36
    Choosing the Appropriate CPU5:52
    Finding the Perfect Case3:25
    Getting the RAM You Need4:44
    Choosing the Right Storage Device4:26
    Acquiring a Suitable PSU3:31
  • Optional Components to Consider
    Finding the Right Graphics Card for your Needs
    Shopping for Your Perfect Graphics Card3:55
    Aftermarket CPU cooling devices7:27
    Extra Case Fans1:48
  • Computer Accessories: The functions of I/O devices
    Input/Output Devices1:23
    Finding the Right Monitor
    Choosing your Keyboard/Mouse
    Acquiring All Tools Needed for Your Build
  • Time To Start The Build: Install all hardware necessary to run a computer
    Quick Run-Through before Commencing your Build2:44
    Prepare the Case for Installation1:27
    Installing the Motherboard3:26
    Installing the CPU & Heatsink w/ Fan4:51
    Note: Installing Aftermarket CPU Cooling Device
    Installing RAM Sticks2:19
    Installing your Storage Device(s)2:59
    Installing Case Fans2:18
    Installing Power Supply3:22
    Installing Graphics Card3:18
  • Computer Wiring: Wire everything in the case like an expert
    Wiring Overview2:04
    Wiring the PSU5:25
    Wiring Case buttons (Power button, USB ports, Audio ports.. etc)9:29
    Connecting the SATA Cable(s) and Heatsink3:42
    Check & Re-Check!
    Test your build2:52
    Did Something Go Wrong?
  • Installing your Operating System: Install an OS Onto a Bare Computer
    Congrats! Whats Next?
    BIOS and Installing the OS

How to Build a Computer from Scratch: Complete Blueprint

Matt Thomas

Matt Thomas is a tech fanatic with a passion for computer hardware and an extensive background in the professional IT field.

Naturally, he's loved tinkering with computers his whole life, building and upgrading various systems along the way. He has acquired a wide variety of skills as a result of his years of experience working with hardware. From setting up extreme performance rigs to cabling new and old infrastructure, he's done it all.

Nothing makes him happier than passing on his expertise onto those out there willing to learn and expand their skill sets. Knowledge should be applicable, understandable, and most importantly, useful. If you take any of his courses, you'll see how detailed he gets in breaking down every idea. You won't miss a thing!


Have you always wanted to build your own computer but lacked the know-how? Would you like to save money on an awesome custom-built computer while learning all about computer architecture along the way? In this course, you'll not only learn how to assemble your very own computer from scratch, but you'll learn all about the functional roles of the various components and hardware that make up a computing system.

  • Access 51 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn about the basic functions of a computer system
  • Pick out appropriate hardware for your build
  • Assemble all hardware needed for a fully functional computer
  • Wire everything within the case like an expert
  • Install an OS onto a computer
  • Build a new home or office computer


Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels


  • Internet required


  • Unredeemed licenses can be returned for store credit within 30 days of purchase. Once your license is redeemed, all sales are final.
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