How Computers Work

How Computers Work

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A classic is back in its 8th and best edition yet! How Computers Work, 8th Edition is a must-have for anyone interested in the inner-workings of computers. The full-color, detailed illustrations will take you deep inside your PC and show you just how intricate it is. This latest edition has been updated with information on all of the latest technologies, including:

PCI Express Bus
Serial ATA Connections
Digital Photography Software
TiVos, Gas Plasma Screens, iPods, and Other Home Entertainment Equipment
Google and eBay
3D Game Development, Two-Slot Video Cards, and Overclocking

How Computers Work has sold over two million copies world wide. But don't take our word for it - get your copy today!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 204 x 250 x 26mm | 1,102.24g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 8th edition
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • 0789734249
  • 9780789734242
  • 2,354,899

About Ron White

Ron White, former Executive Editor and Columnist of PC Computing, developed the "How it Works" series to explain technology. White has written for dozens of computer magazines and authored several books over 20 years. He is a fellow in criticism of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and his work has been a finalist for the National Magazine Award. Tim Downs, Creative Director for Infoworld Media Group, is an Award winning Techno-ceptual Illustrator focused on disseminating information for easy digestion. By drawing from his vast computer and informational design knowledge, Tim has developed the richly illustrated style that is unique to How Computers Work.
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