Upgrading and Repairing PCs
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Upgrading and Repairing PCs

Upgrading and Repairing PCs

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For more than 25 years, Upgrading and Repairing PCs has been the worlds #1 guide to PC hardware: The single source for reliable information on how PCs work, troubleshooting and fixing problems, adding hardware, optimizing performance, and building new PCs. This 22nd edition offers beefed-up coverage of the newest hardware innovations and maintenance techniques, plus more than two hours of new video.


Scott Mueller delivers practical answers about PC processors, mother-boards, buses, BIOSes, memory, SSD and HDD storage, video, audio, networks, Internet connectivity, power, and much more. Youll find the industrys best coverage of diagnostics, testing, and repairplus cutting-edge discussions of improving PC performance via overclocking and other techniques.


Mueller has taught thousands of professionals in person and millions more through his books and videosnobody knows more about keeping PCs running perfectly. Whether youre a professional technician, a small business owner trying to save money, or a home PC enthusiast, this is the only PC hardware book you need!



  • The newest processors, including Intels latest Core i Haswell processors and AMDs Kaveri core processors.
  • Everything you need to know about the latest GPU technology from NVIDIA and AMD, including developments in OpenGL, DirectX, and Mantle.
  • New firmware innovations like the InSyde BIOS, Back to BIOS buttons, and all the updated settings available for the newest processors and chipsets.
  • The latest in updated home networking standards, from blazing fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi to HomeGrid and G.hn powerline networking.
  • Ever larger storage, thanks to new technologies like helium-filled hard disks, shingled magnetic recording, and Cfast and XQD for flash memory.
  • Emerging interfaces such as mSATA, USB 3.1, and M.2
  • Updated coverage of building PCs from scratchfrom choosing and assembling hardware through BIOS setup and troubleshooting



Get 3 hours of up-to-the minute, studio-quality how-to videosall playable on your DVD player or computer! In this edition, Scott Mueller delivers a complete seminar on PC troubleshooting, teaching you how to identify and resolve an array of common and not-so-common PC problems.

From detailed explanations on all the tools that should be a basic part of any PC toolkit, to all the critical rules you should follow to safely operate on your PCs internal components, in these videos Scott Mueller ensures you are equipped with everything you need to know to successfully resolve your PCs problems.

From there, Scott takes you through a complete disassembly of an All-in...
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Scott Mueller is the president of Mueller Technical Research (MTR), an international research and corporate training firm. Since 1982, MTR has produced the industry s most in-depth, accurate, and effective seminars, books, articles, videos, and FAQs covering PC hardware and data recovery. MTR maintains a client list that includes Fortune 500 companies, U.S. and foreign governments, major software and hardware corporations, as well as PC enthusiasts and entrepreneurs. Scott s seminars have been presented to several thousands of PC support professionals throughout the world. Scott personally teaches seminars nationwide covering all aspects of PC hardware (including troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, and upgrade), A+ Certification, and data recovery/forensics. He has a knack for making technical topics not only understandable, but entertaining; his classes are never boring! If you have ten or more people to train, Scott can design and present a custom seminar for your organization. Although he has taught classes virtually nonstop since 1982, Scott is best known as the author of the longest-running, most popular, and most comprehensive PC hardware book in the world, "Upgrading and Repairing PCs," which has become the core of an entire series of books, including "Upgrading and Repairing PCs," "Upgrading and Repairing Laptops," and "Upgrading and Repairing Windows." Scott s premiere work, "Upgrading and Repairing PCs," has sold more than two million copies, making it by far the most popular and longest-running PC hardware book on the market today. Scott has been featured in "Forbes "magazine and has written several articles for "PC World "magazine, "Maximum PC "magazine, the Scott Mueller Forum, various computer and automotive newsletters, and the "Upgrading and Repairing PCs "website. Contact MTR directly if you have a unique book, article, or video project in mind or if you want Scott to conduct a custom PC troubleshooting, repair, maintenance, upgrade, or data-recovery seminar tailored for your organization: Mueller Technical Research: Web: www.muellertech.com Email: info@muellertech.com Forum: www.forum.scottmueller.com Scott has a forum exclusively for his readers at www.forum.scottmueller.com. Anybody can view the forum, but posting is available only to registered members. If you have suggestions or comments about the book or new book or article topics you would like to see covered, send them to info@muellertech.com."



Chapter 1 Development of the PC5

Computer History: Before Personal Computers5


  Electronic Computers10

Modern Computers11

  From Tubes to Transistors11

  Integrated Circuits14

History of the PC15

  Birth of the Personal Computer15

  The IBM Personal Computer16

  The PC Industry 34 Years Later17

Chapter 2 PC Components, Features, and System Design21

What Is a PC?21

  Who Controls PC Software?23

  Who Controls PC Hardware?26

  White-Box Systems28

System Types29

System Components30

Chapter 3 Processor Types and Specifications33

Microprocessor History33

  The First Microprocessor33

  PC Processor Evolution36

  16-Bit to 64-Bit Architecture Evolution39

Processor Specifications40

  Data I/O Bus48

  Address Bus48

  Internal Registers (Internal Data Bus)49

  Processor Modes49

  Processor Benchmarks54

  Comparing Processor Performance55

  Cache Memory58

Processor Features65

  System Management Mode65

  Superscalar Execution66

  MMX Technology67

  Dynamic Execution69

  Dual Independent Bus Architecture70

  HT Technology (Hyperthreading)70

  Multicore Technology72

  Hardware-Assisted Virtualization Support73

Processor Manufacturing74

  PGA Chip Packaging78

  Single Edge Contact and Single Edge Processor Packaging80

Processor Socket and Slot Types81

  Socket LGA77584

  Socket LGA115685

  Socket LGA136686

  Socket LGA115587

  Socket LGA201187

  Socket LGA115089

  Socket AM2/AM2+/AM3/AM3+89

  Socket F (1207FX)91

  Socket FM192

  Socket FM292

  Socket FM2+92

  Socket AM1 (Socket FS1B)92

CPU Operating Voltages93

Math Coprocessors (Floating-Point Units)94

Processor Bugs and Steppings94

Processor Code Names95

P1 (086) Processors95

P2 (286) Processors97

P3 (386) Processors98

P4 (486) Processors99

P5 (586) Processors100


Intel P6 (686) Processors103

  Pentium Pro Processors103

  Pentium II Processors104

  Pentium III106


Intel Pentium 4 and Extreme Edition Processors108

  Intel Pentium D and Pentium Extreme Edition110

Intel Core Processors112

  Intel Core 2 Family112

  Intel (Nehalem) Core i Processors116

AMD K6 Processors121

AMD K7 Processors122