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Building Your Own PC Workshop

Ever have the desire to build your own PC, but wasn’t sure how or where to start? This student-led workshop will talk about how to select components that will fit your needs, demonstrate how to physically put a PC together and install a Windows operating system.

Date: Thursday, March 14
Time: 2pm-4pm
Location: Technology Complex, Building 24, Room 205

Objectives:
By the end of the workshop, attendees will:

  • Know what type of computer fits their needs
  • Know where and how to buy parts
  • Know where to check part compatibility
  • Know what components are necessary in a PC.
  • Know what the components purpose is
  • Understand how to properly handle computer components
  • Identify common cables and connectors found inside a PC
  • Know how to assemble a computer
  • Identify common components found inside a PC
  • Understand a computers motherboard documentation
  • Know how to install an OS
  • Know what a partition is and how to make or remove them

Requirements: None.

RSVP Required. Contact Cathy Van Winsen at 509.574.4796 / cvanwinsen@yvcc.edu.