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Authors: Loyd Case, Stuart Moulder
ISBN-13: 9780072226379, ISBN-10: 0072226374
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/OsborneMedia
Date Published: September 2002
Edition: (Non-applicable)

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Author Biography: Loyd Case

Book Synopsis

Turn your PC into a hot-rod gaming machine with this unique guide to hardware and operating system performance. To meet the demanding requirements of today's popular PC games, you need to know how to supercharge your PC for maximum game performance. PC hardware expert and avid computer gamer Loyd Case offers you helpful tips for tweaking and tuning your PC without spending a fortune. You'll learn about the latest in 30 graphics technology, tips for tweaking your existing operating system and hardware, ways to enhance your multi-player experience, and much more. Get this book and take your gaming experience to the next level!

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
1Welcome to the World of PC Games
1How PC Games Affect Performance
2The Soul of a Great Gaming PC
3Operating Systems for PC Gaming
4Multiplayer Gaming with Your PC
5Do-It-Yourself Gaming
2Creating the Perfect Gaming PC
6Tuning Your PC to the Types of Games You Play
7Controlling Your World: Game Controllers for Every Game
8Developing an Upgrade Plan
93D Hardware and Game Performance
10More PC Hardware Choices
11The Easy Upgrades
12Major Surgery
13Installing Windows
14Be Your Own Dell
3Tweaks and Troubleshooting
15Common Problems and Solutions
16Hardware Tweaks
17Software Tweaks
4The Future of PC Gaming
18Where to Next?
Index

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